Tag: Pokhara

Pokhara prepares to launch e-ticketing in public transport after one month

Pokhara, June 13 Pokhara Metropolitan City is preparing to launch an e-ticketing system in the city’s public transport from mid-July. Earlier, the city government had announced to introduce the technology in mid-May. An agreement was signed with transport entrepreneurs and a consulting company also. “But, it was not as easy as we had tough,” Mayor […]

Pokhara police open fire to nab drug peddling suspect

Pokhara, June 12 Police in Pokhara of Kaski district opened fire to nab a drug peddling suspect on Wednesday afternoon. Police arrested Govinda Thapa after the incident. Thapa has sustained injuries in his leg and he is undergoing treatment at West Regional Hospital in Pokhara, according to police. The law enforcers had received a tip […]

Govt launches new water supply project in Pokhara

Kathmandu, June 11 The government of Nepal has launched a new drinking water supply project in Pokhara of Kaski district. The ‘Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara’ was launched with a grant assistance of the Japanese government worth Rs 4.83 billion. Minister for Water Supply laid the foundation stone for the first water […]

Human Rights Watch urges Nepal to stop prosecuting journalists, social media users

  Kathmandu, April 19 A prominent international rights watchdog has urged the Nepali government to stop prosecuting journalists and social media users for peaceful reporting and online expression. In a statement on Friday, Human Rights Watch has also urged the government to review the Electronic Transactions Act, 2006, which has been used by authorities to […]

Nepali Army corporal injured in Pokhara blast

Pokhara, April 18 A Nepali Army corporal attempting to defuse an improvised explosive device in Pokhara has been injured, officials said. The army was called in after a suspicious object was reported near the Provincial Assembly building in Pokhara-3. Corporal Dharma Thapa and his team discovered a denotator and they trying to defuse the bomb […]

Two paragliding companies banned from flying in Pokhara

Pokhara, March 18 Pokhara Municipality has banned two paragliding companies that failed to renew their licences. Golden Heaven Paragliding and Advance Paragliding have been banned by the municipality after they failed to register their companies with the municipality office within a deadline set by the civic office. Both companies were time and again asked by […]