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  • Hetauda-Kulekhani road resumes

    Kathmandu, August 1 : Vehicular movement obstructed along the Hetauda-Kulekhane road section has been resumed from this morning. The road remained closed for traffic since Tuesday night due to landslide at Indrasarobar rural municipality-4 and 5. According to the District Police Office, Makawanpur, vehicles heading towards Kathmandu from Hetauda and Hetauda to Kathmandu, and stranded along the road section have headed to their respective destinations.

    Butwal-Palpa road obstructed

    Kathmandu, July 29 : Landslides triggered by continuous rainfall since early this morning has blocked the Butwal-Palpa section of the Siddhartha highway. Landslide occurred at a place called headbox in Tinau rural municipality, Palpa along the way, police said. This is the sixth time this monsoon that the road has been obstructed at the same location. As a result, a large number of travellers have been affected. Incessant rainfall has been hampering efforts made to clear the debris of...

    Nepal Airlines to fly to Doha

    Kathmandu, July 19: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines will be operating daily flight service to the capital of Qatar, Doha from August 1. Nepal Airlines has been flying for 6 days in a week and now after buying new wide-body ship the airlines is planning to add the number of flights. Previously, due to various reasons, Nepal Airlines was unable to conduct flight service to Doha properly. Himalayan Airlines has been conducting its flight to Doha 2 times...

    Nepali victims of aircraft accidents to receive the same insurance compensation as foreign citizens

    Kathmandu, July 18: The Minister of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has informed that there will now be no difference in the insurance amount received by Nepali and foreign nationals who are victims of aircraft accidents. Speaking at the inauguration program of the high quality tourist bus service that started at Sauraha, Chitwan, he said that the new rule for the insurance received by air passengers has been passed by the ministers’ council. According to the old...

    Salam Air granted permission for operating in Nepal

      Kathmandu, July 18: IME group has purposed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation on Thursday to grant permission for operating in Salam Air in Nepal. After getting permission from the Ministry, the Salam Air will continue its flights from Nepal September onwards. “Salam Air has sent us a request with required necessary paperwork and we will be deciding after the discussion and study,” Said Promodh Nepal Deputy Secretary of Ministry. The Salaam Air has a ship...

    Nepal Airlines Corporation upgrading its Airlines status into International level

    Kathmandu, July 13: Airlines employees are involved in making Nepal Air Corporation as International level Airlines. In order to recognize Nepal Air Corporation as international-level airlines, the company must have international quality certificates (IOSA) regarding airlines security. General Manager Sugatratna Kansarkar told the committee should be formed under the coordination of expertise engineer Ramesh Bahadur Shah for taking the IOSA certificate within the next 18 months.The maintenance of the engine was taken as an important component of the airlines...

    Traffic resumes along Narayangadh-Muglin road

      Kathmandu, July 10 : Two-way traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin road in Chitwan district has resumed from Tuesday afternoon. Several landslides including ‘a big one’ at Ghumaune of the district had obstructed the road section since 3:45 am this morning. According to Information Officer of the Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project, Shiv Khanal, vehicular movement resumed after removing the landslide debris at Ghumaune as soon as the rainfall stopped earlier this afternoo. The vehicles stuck in traffic jam have started moving...

    Buddha Air has taken delivery of its new ATR 72-500 aircraft

    Kathmandu, July 04: Buddha Air has taken delivery of its new ATR 72-500 aircraft at Tribhuvan International Airport from France. The airport came from Toulouse Francazal Airport through Italy, Egypt, and Oman. With the new addition, the total number of aircraft with Buddha Air equals 11. Buddha Air now has 6 ATR 72-500, 3 ATR 42-320, and 2 Beechcraft 1900D. ATRs are known for their low fuel consumption, emissions, and noise. The airline will be starting flights with the...

    Kalanki’s underpass to open in third week of this month

    Kathmandu, July 4 : The underpass at Kalanki of the capital city is to come into operation in the third week of this month. Considered the first such infrastructure facility of the country, the Kalanki underpass at the Kalanki Chowk is 800 metres long and has four lanes. Only the ‘wall finishing’ works on 15 metres and blacktopping works on 400 metres of the underpass remain to be completed, it is stated. It is constructed as part of the...

    Over 1,000 Indian pilgrims stranded in Nepal as Karnali flights shut

    Nepalgunj AIrport   Kathmandu, July 3 : Flights from Nepalgunj to the mountainous and hilly districts of Karnali Province have been shut following incessant rainfall. Consequently, over 1,000 Indian pilgrims travelling to Kailash Manasarovar in Tibet have been stranded halfway. Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj wrote on Twitter that around 525 Indians have been stranded in Simikot whereas around 550 in Hilsa of Humla district. “Indian Embassy in Nepal has deployed representatives in Nepalganj and Simikot. They...

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