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  • Japanese man attempting solo climb found dead on Everest

    Kathmandu,May 21 :  A Japanese man has been found dead on Everest this morning officials said as the mountaineering season nears its end in the Himalayas. Thirty-six-year-old Nobukazu Kuriki, who was attempting to climb the 8,848m peak solo without oxygen, is the third to die on the mountain this climbing season. “The climber was found dead in his tent on Camp III (7,200m),” said Tikaram Gurung, Managing Director at Bochi Bochi Treks, the organiser of his expedition. Department of Tourism spokesperson...

    Rasuwagadhi is now 25 kilometre nearer from Kathmandu

    Rasuwa, May 20 Rasuwagadhi, one of the most accessible border points with Tibet of China, has become as much as 25 kilometres closer to Kathmandu as the Nepal Army constructed a 17-kilometre roadway from Mailung to Syabrubesi in Rasuwa district. Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel and Minister for Infrastructure Development and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth inaugurated the newly constructed road at a function organised on Sunday. Travellers now can go to Rasuwagadhi without fearing the traffic and landslides in Ramche...

    Langtang marathon attracting tourists

    Kathmandu, May 19:  Nepal Army’s Khagendra Bhat has won the third edition of the International Langtang Marathon in the men’s category. NA’s Bhat completed the marathon in 3 hrs 49 minutes 27 seconds. Bharat Khatri and Subash Karki, also of NA came second and third respectively. In the women’s category, Nirkala Gurung Rai of Solukhumbu came first with a timing of 4 hrs 57 mins 13 secs. Purnima Rai, also from Solu and Sarita Basi of Army Academy Kharipati...

    Nepal Opens Gates to New Tourism Pathways in ITB China 2018

      0 Google +0  0  0  3 Kathmandu, May 19:  ITB China’s 2nd edition officially kicked off in inimitable style through 16 – 18 May 2018 in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, Pudong, Shanghai. Nepal Tourism Board made a visible participation with 4 prominent private sector tourism companies. China’s 3-day B2B travel trade show showed significant growth after its premier last year. With an expected attendee number of 15,000 this year, an increase compared to 10,000 last year -more than 700 exhibitors from 80 countries...

    Sherpa guide missing on Everest, presumed dead

    Kathmandu, May 18: A sherpa guide who went missing four days ago on Everest is presumed dead, Nepali officials said Thursday, the first feared fatality of the climbing season on the world’s highest mountain. Lama Babu Sherpa reached the summit with a team of climbers and other guides on Monday, but became separated from the group as they descended and has not been seen since. A government official at Everest base camp confirmed that Lama was presumed dead. “Climbers...

    Ramadan begins today

    Kathmandu, May 17 :  Ramadan, a very important festival of the Muslims began today. During this festival, the faithful observe a month-long fasting from sunrise to sunset. The Muslims have seri in the morning before the sighting of the sun and then have iftahar after sunset, according to former member-secretary of National Muslim Commission Shumsher Miyan. Those observing the fast also recite the sacred Namaj and involve themselves in other religious activities. Ramadan also encourages the Muslims to recite...

    Disrupted Narayangadh-Muglin section opens

    Kathmandu, May 17 :  Transportation that came to a halt following a landslide at Inchhakamana Rural Municipality under Narayangadh-Muglin road today morning resumed after two hours. The disaster occurred at 5:45am, and debris was cleared at 7:45am allowing traffics, said the police.

    CAAN confirms death of both crew members in Makalu air crash

    Kathmandu, may 16:  The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Office in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) confirmed that a cargo aircraft of the Makalu Air which had been missing since this morning crashed in Humla, leaving all two crew members dead. They have been identified as Captain Kiran Bhattarai and Aaditya Nepali. The single engine aircraft with the call sign 9N-AJU C208B (Cessana) was found crashed at Kharpunath Rural Municipality some 7.7 Nautical miles from Simikot Airport in Humla....

    The aircraft of Makalu Air is still missing, ATC says – The information found in Bajaura is incorrect

    Kathmandu, May 16: The flight of Makalu Air has not yet been found to be missing from Surkhet to Simkot. Earlier, the news came to the airport in Bajaur. However, this information was found wrong, Rajkumar  Saghei, General Manager of Tribhuvan Airport said. The aircraft of Macau Air, which took cargo accessories at 6:00 am, was unchanged on Wednesday morning. There are only 2 members of the crew. Even though the aircraft should reach Simkot at 7: 55, it is not in touch...

    Australian mountaineer sets world record to climb Seven Summits

    Kathmandu, May 14 Mountaineer and adventurer Steve Plain has summited the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest, on Monday morning. With this, he has climbed the Seven Summits, the highest mountains in each of the seven continents, in 117 days 6 hours and 50 minutes, the shortest time ever for the task. He has broken the previous record of 126 days held by Colin O’Brady as the climber to reach tops of Seven Summits in the shortest duration. He summited...

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