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  • Foreign investors register 194 industries

    Kathmandu, April 16 : As many as 194 industries with foreign investment have been registered at the Department of Industry during first eight months of the current fiscal year. According to the information provided by the Department, 10 large-scale, four medium-scale and 180 small-scale industries have been registered till March 14. Among the industries registered, 11 are related to agriculture, four related to energy, 17 related to information, broadcasting and communication technology, 39 production-oriented, one related to mineral, 62...

    NATA to participate in international tourism fair

    Kathmandu, April 16: Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) is to participate in the Nepal China Sales Mission-2018 Tourism Fair taking place in Beijing of China today. The three-day international tourism fair is taking place to promote tourism of Nepal. The fair offers opportunity for all participating countries including Nepal to inform about the prime tourism destinations and discuss with the travel agents and tour operators there, shared NATTA Chairperson CN Pandey. It is shared that 10...

    CAAN allocates Rs 100 million to repair highly sensitive areas of TIA runway

    Kathmandu, April 12: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has allocated Rs 100 million for the maintenance of runway at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). A meeting of CAAN held last week took such decision for the renovation of TIA runway after Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari directed the airport authorities to operate TIA for 21 hours a day as soon as possible. Although CAAN was working on TIA expansion project, the decision taken by the...

    Chitwan Society Japan supports flood victims

    Ratnanagar, April 12 (RSS): Shelters have been constructed and handed over to the flood affected people of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Ward No. 27 and 28 in west Chitwan. The houses were constructed with the support of the Chitwan Society Japan. The Society collected more than Rs 400,000 from Nepalis living and working in Japan. Ten houses were constructed with this amount and the rest of the cost was met from local voluntary labour. The houses were constructed with the...

    Traders from eight countries in Ilam to buy Nepali tea

    Kathmandu,April 12:Traders from eight countries have gathered in hills of Ilam of eastern Nepal in search of quality tea, according to the anchor story in Karobar daily. Recently, a tea festival was also organised in Suryodaya Municipality of the district in order to attract foreign traders towards quality organic tea produced here, the report says, adding the festival featured tea produced by 21 small farmers and entrepreneurs.

    3.9 million rupees for inaugurating Karnali Tourism Year

    Surkhet, April 12: The Karnali provincial government has endorsed a budget of Rs. 3.9 million for the inaugural programme of the Rara Karnali Tourism Year 2075. The fourth meeting of the cabinet held in Birendranagar allocated the amount for management and technical preparations for the event. Likewise, the meeting also finalized the agenda of the cabinet meeting to be held at the Rara lake premises in special presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, according to the government spokesperson...

    ADB projects 5.5 % GDP in Nepal for coming fiscal year

    Kathmandu, April 11 (RSS): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecasted 5.5 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in Nepal in the coming fiscal year 2018/19. The ADB made this higher forecast hinges on the assumption of normal monsoon and acceleration of ongoing mega projects. It may be noted that the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project of 456 megawatt will likely be added to the national grid by coming fiscal year, ending the country’s reliance on power import...

    Ayurveda promotion for well-being stressed

    Kathmandu, April 11 : Various speakers have stressed the need for promoting Ayurveda as an indigenous health treatment method. At the closing ceremony of International Conference-2018 on Ramban Ayurveda and overall healthy life, speakers highlighted the importance of Ayurveda treatment system for a healthy and happy life. The programme was jointly organized by Maharshi Vedic Foundation, Maharshi Health Centre Germany and Herbal Medicine Vidhyapeeth India. On the occasion, Foundation Chairperson and former Minister of State for Home Affairs Deepak...

    Rasuwa to host the Langtang literary festival in commemoration of quake victims

    Rasuwa, April 10 :Rasuwa is to host the Langtang Literary Festival next month, commemorating those departed souls who lost their lives in the district during the 2015 April earthquake. On the initiation of local Rasuwa Srasta Society, the festivali is to be held on May 12. Poetry recitation and drawing are the part of the festival, said litterateur Phurpa Tamang. The objective of the event is to send a message that Langtang Trekking Route is safe in the aftermath...

    Lengthy permission process for helicopter rescue puts tourists at risk

    Kathmandu, April 08: Helicopter flight operators have warned the government regarding the long provision to allow permission to fly helicopters in some prohibited areas of Nepal. Especially, if the tourists are traveling to rescue and travel in Himalaya’s district and Mustang district, they should be allowed from the Home Ministry. But for this, the Home Ministry will provide the recommendation of the concerned district officer and the Chief District Officer has to ask for the recommendation of the village...

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