The international airport project in Pokhara has achieved physical progress of 22 percent in the last one and a half years, and the runway and taxiway are expected to be ready by mid-April. The facility will serve as the aerial gateway to the Annapurna region, one of Nepal’s major trekking destinations.
Gandaki Province lawmaker Tek Bahadur Gharti died on Thursday while undergoing treatment for Jaundice in India. Gharti, 46, was taken to New Delhi-based Apollo Hospital by air ambulance on Tuesday for treatment.
Pokhara residents on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court’s order on Thursday directing the government to acquire all encroached land of Lake Fewa within a year.The top court also ordered to implement the recommendations listed by the Lamichhane Commission in its report.