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  • SATA Awards 2018 to take place at Taj Mahal

    Kathmandu, Sep 06: The Prestigious South Asian Travel Awards (SATA 2018) will take place in the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai from 14th – 15th September 2018. The Taj Mahal Palace is an iconic establishment that was established in Mumbai, in 1903, giving birth to the country’s first harbor landmark. The flagship hotel of Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces overlooks the majestic Gateway of India. This luxury hotel has hosted kings, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe, and...

    TIA applying a new management policy during BIMSTEC

    Kathmandu, Aug 28: The Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the only international airport in the country, has introduced a new management policy for its passengers aimed at strengthening security and easing the entrance and exit, targeting the 4th BIMSTEC summit. The BIMSTEC summit is taking place in Kathmandu on August 30 and 31. International Terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport. Photo: THT With a new system, only passengers (not other visitors) will be permitted to enter the TIA from the entrance...

    Krishna Temple reconstructed completely

    Kathmandu, Aug 27: Reconstruction work of the famous Krishna Temple at Patan has completed. A special religious ceremony was conducted to mark the completion of the temple reconstruction which was attended by the Minister of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, who said that Patan is a central attraction among the Kathmandu Valley’s cultural heritages. Minister Adhikari spoke to the Mayor of Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Chiri Babu Shrestha, saying that the city will have the support of the...

    NAC carrier exploring new destinations to bring in more tourists

    Kathmandu, Aug. 22: The national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) which bought two wide-body aircraft recently is exploring new destinations in Europe, North America and South East Asia to bring in more visitors to the country. With the new destinations, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) expects to increase its business and carry 400,000 tourists on board the NAC planes to Nepal every year. The NAC’s move is expected to serve largely for the government’s announcement to mark 2020 as...

    Kathmandu-Kyirong railway to cost Rs 257 billion

    Kathmandu, August 19 A preliminary feasibility study conducted by a Chinese company has concluded that extending a railway line from Kyirong of Tibet to Kathmandu of Nepal will cost around Rs 257 billion. Likewise, the project will take around nine years to complete, according to the report. Senior engineer of the Department of Railways, Prakash Upadhyaya, constructing one kilometre track will cost Rs 3.55 billion. The railway will be 72.25 kilometre long. The study conducted by China Railway First...

    Landslide and flood obstruct Manang road at three places

    Kathmandu,August 16 : People traveling to various destinations have been facing problem as the vehicular movement remains obstructed due to flood and landslide at three places along the Manang road section for the past few days. The road section has been obstructed at Pisang of Nisyang rural municipality-1, Koto of Chame rural municipality and Timang stream. The flood in the Pisang stream has washed away the bridge. Ward Chairperson of Nisyang rural municipality-1, Bhujung Gurung, said that repair and...

    Beni-Jomsom road closed

    Kathmandu,August 14 : The Beni-Jomsom road that links Myagdi with mountainous district Mustang has remained blocked since this morning following landslides occurred at multiple locations along the highway. The landslide hit the Beni-Ghasa section (towards Mustang) on the 76 kilometer-road, leaving tourists, pilgrims and locals stranded. Mustang is home to various touristic sites including Jomsom while the famous Muktinath temple also lies here.  Road sections towards Myagdi– Titar, Kavrebhir, Guinthe, Rupse, Baisari and Begkhola– have been hit by landslides,...

    Landslides obstructs Narayangadh-Muglin road

    Kathmaandu, August 5 : Traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin road has come to a halt since 10:25 pm last night due to landslide. The road remains obstructed due to a landslide at Ghumaune in ward no. 29 of Bharatpur metropolis, District Police Office, Chitwan said. Clearing of the debris of the landslide could not take place during the night and it has only started this morning. The road is being continuously obstructed at the same location for the past few...

    Traffic along Pasang Lhamu Highway obstructed

    Kathmandu, August 3 : Transportation has come to a grinding halt for four days along the Pasang Lhamu Highway following a landslide at Tirtire Bhir in Bidur Municipality-10 along the Trishuli-Betrawati section. The Rasuwa folks have not been able to travel conveniently due to the inoperative Highway while the passengers travelling to and from Rasuwa have been suffering due to this. They commute to Bhaise from Rasuwa and cross the suspension bridge above the Trishuli River and take another...

    Landslide continues to obstruct Narayangarh-Muglin road

    Kathmandu, August 2 :  The Narayangarh-Muglin road section has been disrupted again after landslides in two different areas. According to the District Police Office, landslides that have occurred at Ghumaune and Jalbire since 4.00 am this morning have halted vehicular movement on the road section. The authorities shared that it may be time-taking to clear debris from the road as the landslide with big boulders continues at Bharatpur metropolis-29, Ghumaune. Only one-way traffic has been allowed on the road...

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