Stories Tagged 'Rani pokhari'
The Rani Pokhari was once a Kathmandu icon, a large lush pond, green and resplendent, in the heart of the city engulfing the distinctive pale Balgopaleshwor temple. Locals like Naresh Bir Shakya, who grew up in Jamal just across the Rani Pokhari, looked out at the pond every day. On his morning walks, he would marvel at the colourful fish and the flock of ducks that treaded the waters, scooping up those very fish.full story »
Heritage conservationists and activists are worried about government’s plan to hand over the reconstruction of Rani Pokhari to Nepal Army (NA).full story »
For decades, Bhajya Pukhu (Bhaju Pokhari), which lies across the road from Siddha Pokhari—one of Bhaktapur’s most famous landmarks—was more a field than it was a pond. The two levels of walkways made for the perfect running track for early morning joggers, its lush greens a great spot for kicking a football around.full story »
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started removing the concrete wall built around Rani Pokhari.full story »
Culture activists and heritage conservationists have slammed the high expenditure on reconstructing Rani Pokhari, the historic pond in Kathmandu, without any tangible results.full story »
Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to tear down the concrete structures in Rani Pokhari and start the rebuilding process afresh from mid-May.full story »