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  • Cambodian delegation visits Kapilvastu

    Jeetpur, Kapilvastu, March 26: Visiting delegation from Cambodia Sunday visited the ancient Kapilvastu Palace. The delegation headed by the Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister observed Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha, Kapilvastu, the Tilaurakot Palace and its west and east entrances. On the occasion, Madhav Prasad Acharya of Lumbini Development Trust apprised the Cambodian team about the existence of human civilization in historic Kapilvastu before the Buddhist era. The excavations conducted in the Tilaurakot Durabar area present the evidence...

    GAMCA starts in Kathmandu to promote adventure tourism in Nepal

    Kathmandu,March 23: The Global Adventure and Mountaineering Conference and Expo (GAMCA) 2018 has started in Kathmandu on March 23. The conference was organized jointly by the Nepal Tourism Board and House of Rajkarnikar to promote adventure tourism in Nepal.   CEO of the Tourism Board inaugurated the conference, expressing his belief that the conference will help in attracting more tourists to Nepal. He said that the conference will help establish Nepal as a chief location for adventure tourism around the...

    Malaysian Delegation In Town To Pitch For Ringroad Monorail

    Kathmandu,March 23:A Malaysian delegation has arrived in Kathmandu to hold talks with Nepali officials on the possibility of building a monorail system on Kathmandu’s Ringroad. The pare says that the Malaysian rail company has already established Kathmandu Monorail Pvt Ltd. The delegation is to meet officials of the Investment Board of Nepal on Friday. The paper says that the 28 km long track is estimated to cost around Rs 80 billion.

    Rara Karnali tourism year from Baisakh 1st

    Kathmandu, March 23: Rara Karnali Tourism Year is being observed from coming Baisakh 1st of the year 2075 in the lunar calendar. The tourism year is being observed in order to highlight the history, culture, civilization and natural beauty of Karnali with a target to bring in 500,000 tourists in the 12 months of the year, said publicity coordinator Dal Rawal at a press meet organised by the Karnali provincial government here today. The tourists arrival so far is...

    Black-topping of Rajbiraj Airport gaining momentum

    Kathmandu,March 22: Black-topping of Rajbiraj Airport is gaining momentum after the government gave the final deadline of next month to the contractor for completing the project. Contractors Kancha Ram Construction and Rautahat Construction had started black-topping of the airport on November 2016 and with the target to complete it by December 2017. They had been unable to meet the deadline due to various reasons and the government had extended the deadline by four months.Site in-charge Suk Bahadur Tamang said...

    Tara Air to start Pokhara-Balewa flight from March 23

    Phalebas, Parbat, March 19 A Tara Airlines plane has landed at Balewa Airport in Baglung for the first time in 16 years. The private airline conducted its test flight from Pokhara using a Twin Otter (9NKL). Tara is preparing to operate regular flights from Pokhara to Balewa from coming March 23. The company said today’s test flight was successful. Pilot Santosh Shah, co-pilot Prabhat Ghimire, and flight attendant Sirjana Humagain landed at the Balewa Airport, which was closed in 2002 after...

    Himalaya Airlines growing in presence in Nepali aviation

    Kathmandu,March 12: Himalaya Airlines has shown a strong presence in Nepali aviation field in its third year of establishment with increasing share of air passengers. Its share of total passengers has increased this year from 12% to 15%. The domestic airline flies to destinations such as Doha, Dubai, and Malaysia. Nepal Airlines, which carried the highest number of passengers in 2016, has dropped to second place in 2017. NAC had added two Airbus-320 models in 2015 and went on...

    Domestic air passengers increase by 26% in 2017

    Kathmandu,March 11: Domestic air passengers have increased by 26% in the year 2017. 2,388,586 passengers have traveled to different destinations inside the country over the last year. The number of domestic air travelers in 2016 was 22% higher than in 2015. 1,757,596 people used airways services to travel within the country in 2016. Likewise, 1,364,048 passengers traveled through various airport in the country in the year 2015. According to the airport officials, the number of passengers travelling to different destinations in...

    Terai Fast-track: Nepali Army signs deals with eight contractors, 14 more to be deployed

    Kathmandu, March 5 The Nepali Army has inked contracts with eight private contractors to work on the Kathmandu-Terai Fast-track project. The army expects sign such contracts with 14 more companies in the near future, a spokesperson for the NA says. The Nepali Army was called in to develop the 76.2km road that would considerably reduce travel time between Kathmandu and the Terai. There are also plans to build a second international airport in Nijgadh, where the the fast-track ends....

    Myagdi wants status of mountainous district

    Myagdi, Feb 27 : The District Coordination Committee (DCC) Myagdi has asked the Province and Federal Governments to enlist Myagdi district in the mountainous area. A meeting of the DCC on Monday decided to write to the Province and Federal Governments to declare Myagdi as the Himalayan district. DCC Chief Devendra Bahadur KC said that the decision was taken keeping in view of geographical remoteness of the district and the number of tall peaks in its territory. Demands were...

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