Pokhara


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Pokhara

 

a city in western Nepal, on Lake Phewa, situated south of the Annapurna mountain peak. Since the early 1970’s it has been linked by highways with Katmandu and Segauli at the Indian border. Pokhara is a commercial and tourist center. An airport, a hydroelectric power plant, and a match factory are in the area.

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* The related office (e.g., Pokhara Municipality) should form a committee to study the remaining and lost public lands and take steps to recover those lost lands, and then preserve them.
He was found dead alone in his hotel room in Pokhara.
He was found dead in his hotel room in Pokhara. A pathologist told a Newcastle inquest yesterday a bowel infection may have caused his death.
Perth-born David Black died along with 13 Germans, an American and three Nepalese crew when the plane came down near the tourist destination of Pokhara.
Nepali experts are currently investigating the crash of an Shangri-La Air aircraft, which crashed yesterday (22 August) during its approach to the western Nepalese resort town of Pokhara killing all 18 people all on board.
The Canadian-built Twin Otter aircraft, operated by Shangri-la Air, came down just two miles short of the runway near the town of Pokhara.
That was the initial indication today as experts investigated the crash of a Canadianbuilt Twin Otter, operated by Shangri-la Air, short of the runway near the tourist destination of Pokhara yesterday.
The aircraft, which was also carrying three crew, was flying to the western resort town of Pokhara. Thirteen bodies have been recovered so far, Pokhara police chief Kumar Koirala said.
An international mountaineering museum, which Nepalese mountaineering officials claim is the first of its kind in the world, was opened in Nepal's western resort town of Pokhara on Wednesday.
We went from Kathmandu to Pokhara and decided to white-water raft it to get there rather than bus it along narrow routes overlooking sheer drops.
Along the way, we spent a day at a fabulous hotel in Pokhara at the foot of the scenic Annapurna range and another day at a mountaintop hotel that provided a panoramic view of the Himalayas.
"YOUR ENTRY FEE GOES DIRECTLY TOWARDS CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN THE ANNAPURNA REGION," read the brochure sitting in a box outside the Immigration Office in Pokhara. The fee, 200 Nepalese rupees ($5), was high by Nepalese standards but small change for the hordes of Western trekkers and hikers who came to romp in the highest mountains in the world.