Stories By 'Dipak Pariyar'
Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Yagya Bahadur Thapa and former health minister Khagraj Adhikari have been nominated in Kaski-1 for the federal election.
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The Annapurna Circuit trekking route draws hordes of foreign and domestic sightseers who inject cash into the local economy, but leave behind mounds of trash on the trails raising concerns over the sustainability of adventure tourism Locals have complained that trekkers and mountaineers are polluting the environment by their littering.
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Melting glaciers have eroded huge swathes of land in the Annapurna Base Camp over the years, casting a shadow over the prospects of trekking in the world-renowned Annapurna circuit.
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The defiant chief of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), who is embroiled in a corruption case worth millions of rupees, has challenged journalists to prevent him from wrapping up controversial land purchase deals.
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The newly elected officials of Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City have assumed their posts on Sunday.
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Asmita Nepali of Sibai, Ghandruk gave up her job at a fancy goods store in Pokhara and returned to her village to work in a factory that produces lokta paper.
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