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  • Monument of love, the Taj Mahal, at heart of political storm

    Oct 23:Lucknow, India (AP) : India’s famed monument of love, the white marble Taj Mahal, is finding itself at the heart of a political storm, with some members of the country’s ruling Hindu right-wing party claiming that the mausoleum built by a Muslim emperor does not reflect Indian culture. The most recent attack came this week when Sangeet Som, a lawmaker from the Bharatiya Janata Party, called the 17th century monument “a blot on Indian culture” that was built...

    Injured in Kagbeni road accident airlifted to Kathmandu

    Mustang, Oct 4 (RSS): Those injured in the Kagbeni road accident on Tuesday evening have been airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment this morning, police said. Three persons were killed, and 20 others injured when a bus carrying pilgrims met with an accident at Kagbeni. Nepal Army’s helicopter was used to ferry the injured, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Ram Hari Pandey. All the injured is reported to be out of life threatening situation. Of the deceased, the bodies...

    Butwal-Palpa Road obstructed

    Butwal, Oct 1 (RSS): The landslide triggered by incessant rainfall nearby Sidda Baba Temple in Palpa district on Saturday night has obstructed the Butwal-Palpa road section along the Siddhartha Highway, leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded on the road. The rockfall along with the landslide occurred at around 11:30 pm brought the traffic to a halt since then, according to the Regional Traffic Police Office, Butwal. As the vehicular movement was obstructed along the road section, passengers were unable to...

    World’s eight highest summits: Our identity

    Sept.21-The word Himalayas is synonymous to Nepal .Whenever there’s talk of Nepal, people thinks about Himalayas and the snow .Curiosity level is on the highest point ,forgetting about enormity and it’s toughness they ask Nepali when they meet, “Have you climbed Everest?” Among ten highest peak, eight lies in Nepal. Yearly hundreds of tourists visit Nepal to explore with a mission of exploring nature. Autumn season, the awaited season for mountaineers, all climbers around the world prepare for the...

    Resort in operation on way to Rani Mahal

    Palpa, Sept 20 (RSS): Here’s good news for visitors to the Rani Mahal, a popular tourist spot in the district. A resort has come into operation at Gaighat, Bagnaskali rural municipality-8, four kilometres ahead of the Rani Mahal. The Rani Mahal is a historic palace monument close to the Kali Gandaki river here. It is also known as Nepal’s ‘Taj Mahal’. The Dew Camping Resort has opened at Gaighat which is expected to benefit the tourists visiting the Rani...

    Over 46 thousand passengers make advance booking for tickets

    Kathmandu, Sept 19 (RSS): A total of 46,465 passengers have booked the tickets online in advance for short and long route to travel out of Kathmandu Valley during the Dashain. It has been a week since the online booking of bus tickets was opened by the transport entrepreneurs in the initiative of the government. Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association Secretary-General Saroj Sitaula shared that almost 70 per cent of online booking have been made so far. The...

    Business Traveler Awards 2017 names Bangkok Best Leisure Destination in Asia Pacific

    Sept 18,Bangkok – The Business Traveler Awards 2017 named Bangkok the ‘Best Leisure Destination in the Asia Pacific’ for the second straight year, marking a record sixth time Thailand’s capital city has received this prestigious international accolade. Ms. Sarima Chindamat, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Hong Kong Office, was on hand to receive the award from the magazine’s representative, Mr. Willian Tang Tat Chi, a Hong Kong-born veteran fashion designer, at a ceremonial luncheon that took place on 8 September in Hong...

    6,000 public vehicles to be operated on daily basis in Dashain

      Sep 14,KATHMANDU: Around 6,000 public vehicles would provide transport services on a daily basis for the passengers heading towards their destination for the Dashain festival. With huge exodus of people leaving the Valley for Dashain celebrations, more than 6,000 public vehicles have been set to provide smooth transport services to the passengers. However, there was no addition of new buses to serve the passengers this year. According to General Secretary of National Federation of Transport Entrepreneurs Saroj Sitaula,...

    2017 Shanghai Tourism Festival Floats Parade brings excitement to the city

    SEP 14,SHANGHAI – The annual autumn Shanghai Tourism Festivalis being held in Shanghai this September. The Floats Parade moved along bustling Huaihai Road on the evening of September 10. World Style, Silk Road Friendship Along the 2.2-kilometer parade route, 25 floats in a wide range of unusual and interesting shapes drifted by at a leisurely pace. The huge tire at the front from Shanghai Phoenix Import & Export was one of the most eye-catching, standing in for the company’s ongoing...

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