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  • 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...

    Khaptad welcomes cultural, poetic personalities

    Kathmandu, May 13 : The International Cultural and Religious Walkathon is being held in Triveni of Khaptad National Park, one of the key tourism destinations in Province No. 7. The first of its kind cultural and poetic conference in Khaptad has added excitement to the people of the area, the locals said. The journey that started from Surmadevi Temple in Chainpur on Saturday is expected to further publicise the tourism and religious glory of Khaptad area. A team of...

    Important contribution to religious tourism: Modi’s visit to Nepal

    Kathmandu, May 11:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to nepal has been believed to have not only political and economic significant  but also  help  to promote religious tourism by visiting Janakpur, Pashupatinath and Muktiathath.  Modi has come to Nepal for invitation of  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Pashupatinath, Muktinath, is the center of Hindu faith around the world, as a land of worship of Mahadev .Keeping the main priorities of the faith of the Hindu, the Indian Prime Minister...

    Pokhara-Baglung road section closed for 6 hrs from Saturday

    Phalebas, May 8 : Vehicular movement along the Pokhara-Baglung road section has been closed for six hours effective from Saturday to expedite road expansion project. The concerned authority has urged commuters and vehicles plying along the highway to reschedule their time accordingly. The road section from Girichok to Nayapul has been closed for six hours daily. The Apex Construction Company Pvt is carrying out the construction project. The road section has been closed from 7 to 8:30 and 9:30...

    Chinese company studying possibility of Kerung-Kathmandu railway

    Kathmandu,May 6:China Railway First Survey Design Institute Group will conduct feasibility study for Keyrung-Kathmandu railway. The company has been selected after an agreement between officials of the two countries in Beijing last week to conduct feasibility study for the railway line, according to Communication Officer at the Department of Railways Prakash Bhakta Upadhyay. “The company will come soon for study. The Chinese side will bear all the expenses for this study. The company will submit the report by August,”...

    CNP Captures Four Baby Rhinos To Gift To China

    Kathmandu,May 4:The Chitwan National Park has completed capturing four baby rhinos to gift to the Southern neighbours. Prime Minister KP Sharma government in 2016 had decided to gift two pairs of baby rhinos to China, reports Republica. A male and a female baby rhino will be sent in the first phase and the remaining will be sent in the second phase, the report says.

    Minister vows to resume Jiri airport’s operation

    Charikot, May 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, on Wednesday said he would take steps as part an effort to bring the Jiri airport back into operation. Minister Adhikari made the remark while on a visit to Jiri, a tourist hotspot on Dolakha. The Minister also inaugurated a school building constructed by a non – governmental organization in Kharidhunga of Dolakha. Minister Adhikari noted that Jiri remained ‘ a really beautiful and attractive tourist destination’...

    A committee formed to seek alternative airport near Kathmandu

    Kathmandu,May 2:The government has formed a 6-member committee to choose suitable place for the construction of an alternative airport near Kathmandu Valley. Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister  Ravindra Adhikari has formed a 6-member committee under the coordination of Engineer Kamal Kumar KC from the ministerial decision. Other members are Dhruvadas Bhochhiibhoya, director of the Nepal Civil Aviation Authority and Baburam Poudel, Deputy Directorate Suburban Upadhyay and Sitaram Bhandari and Nal Vikram Thapa in the member secretary of the Authority. Before...

    Rs 1.59 billion collected from phone users for Dharahara reconstruction

    Kathmandu,April 30:All phone users across the country have paid more than Rs 1.59 billion as ‘additional telecommunication service charge’ to rebuild Dharahara, a historic tower that collapsed during the 2015 earthquake, though actual reconstruction process is yet to begin, reports Republica in its three-column story today. Officials of the National Reconstruction Authority, the government body formed to supervise the entire rebuilding drive, has stated that it knows nothing about the collection of fund, the report says, adding the government immediately after...

    Lumbini to be developed as ‘international peace city

    Butwal, April 29 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed on the need to present Gautam Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini before the world as the origin of Buddhism. He said that the scholars, monks and researchers should be actively engaged to disseminate Buddhist thought, philosophy and literatures. While giving his concluding remarks at the two-day conference in Lumbini, PM Oli shared that the government was willing to develop Lumbini as the ‘international peace city’ and a place of creed...

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