A museum to commemorate ‘Kavishiromani’ Lekhnath Poudel is being constructed at the poet’s birthplace in Lekhnath Municipality-27, in Pokhara. The construction is carried out under the initiative of Lekhnath Janmasthal Bikash Samiti.
Sixteen years ago when Jhalak Jalari of Begnas started to dig a pond to begin a fish hatchery business, everyone laughed at him. But 40-year-old Jalari had the last laugh when he became a successful hatchery owner.
New hotels and lodges have started sprouting in the vicinity of the western Nepali district of Baglung, as the construction of Mid-Hill Highway has raised movement of people, generating economic opportunities.