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  • Japanese man attempting solo climb found dead on Everest

    Kathmandu,May 21 :  A Japanese man has been found dead on Everest this morning officials said as the mountaineering season nears its end in the Himalayas. Thirty-six-year-old Nobukazu Kuriki, who was attempting to climb the 8,848m peak solo without oxygen, is the third to die on the mountain this climbing season. “The climber was found dead in his tent on Camp III (7,200m),” said Tikaram Gurung, Managing Director at Bochi Bochi Treks, the organiser of his expedition. Department of Tourism spokesperson...

    3rd Edition of TAAN International Langtang Marathon Kicked off

    Kathmandu, May 20:  TAAN organized 3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon 2018 in Langtang region on May 19 with the slogan “Adventure Sports for Sustainable Tourism”. The event successfully disseminated the message that Nepal is one of the international destination for sports and sporting events. The marathon has helped to promote Nepal with Langtang in particular as one of the major destinations for adventure tourism among both international and national tourists through mass media. In the Chairmanship of TAAN President Nava Raj Dahal, the...

    Langtang marathon attracting tourists

    Kathmandu, May 19:  Nepal Army’s Khagendra Bhat has won the third edition of the International Langtang Marathon in the men’s category. NA’s Bhat completed the marathon in 3 hrs 49 minutes 27 seconds. Bharat Khatri and Subash Karki, also of NA came second and third respectively. In the women’s category, Nirkala Gurung Rai of Solukhumbu came first with a timing of 4 hrs 57 mins 13 secs. Purnima Rai, also from Solu and Sarita Basi of Army Academy Kharipati...

    Nepal Opens Gates to New Tourism Pathways in ITB China 2018

      0 Google +0  0  0  3 Kathmandu, May 19:  ITB China’s 2nd edition officially kicked off in inimitable style through 16 – 18 May 2018 in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, Pudong, Shanghai. Nepal Tourism Board made a visible participation with 4 prominent private sector tourism companies. China’s 3-day B2B travel trade show showed significant growth after its premier last year. With an expected attendee number of 15,000 this year, an increase compared to 10,000 last year -more than 700 exhibitors from 80 countries...

    Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha scales world’s highest peak for first time

    Kathmandu, May 19 : Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha scaled the world’s highest peak Mount Everest on Saturday, becoming the first photojournalist from Nepal to stand atop, authorities confirmed. This is the first ascent of 27-year-old Shrestha to the 8,848-meter high  Mount Everest. “Purnima Shrestha reached summit on Saturday morning at 8:10 a.m. local time,” Gyanendra Shrestha, an official at the Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, told Xinhua via telephone from the base camp....

    Sherpa guide missing on Everest, presumed dead

    Kathmandu, May 18: A sherpa guide who went missing four days ago on Everest is presumed dead, Nepali officials said Thursday, the first feared fatality of the climbing season on the world’s highest mountain. Lama Babu Sherpa reached the summit with a team of climbers and other guides on Monday, but became separated from the group as they descended and has not been seen since. A government official at Everest base camp confirmed that Lama was presumed dead. “Climbers...

    New airport construction to cost more than Gautam Buddha International Airport project

    Kathmandu,May 17:ccording to a story published in Karobar, the preliminary study for the alternative domestic airport to be constructed in Nagidanda of Kavre district shows that the construction will cost Rs 10 billion, which is more than the estimated cost of Gautam Buddha International Airport in Lumbini. A team from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has concluded that various obstacles were seen for the construction including the cost and cutting down a hilltop among others. Minister for Culture, Tourism...

    CAAN confirms death of both crew members in Makalu air crash

    Kathmandu, may 16:  The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Office in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) confirmed that a cargo aircraft of the Makalu Air which had been missing since this morning crashed in Humla, leaving all two crew members dead. They have been identified as Captain Kiran Bhattarai and Aaditya Nepali. The single engine aircraft with the call sign 9N-AJU C208B (Cessana) was found crashed at Kharpunath Rural Municipality some 7.7 Nautical miles from Simikot Airport in Humla....

    The aircraft of Makalu Air is still missing, ATC says – The information found in Bajaura is incorrect

    Kathmandu, May 16: The flight of Makalu Air has not yet been found to be missing from Surkhet to Simkot. Earlier, the news came to the airport in Bajaur. However, this information was found wrong, Rajkumar  Saghei, General Manager of Tribhuvan Airport said. The aircraft of Macau Air, which took cargo accessories at 6:00 am, was unchanged on Wednesday morning. There are only 2 members of the crew. Even though the aircraft should reach Simkot at 7: 55, it is not in touch...

    Olive plants planted in Tripurasundari Temple

    Tripurakot, Dolpa, May 16: Olive plants were planted at the premises of Tripurasundari Bhagawati Temple in Dolpa district for the protection of vanishing botanical species. Chief administrative officer of Tripurasundari Municipality Bhim Bahadur Dharala and people’s representatives planted the olive plants for the protection of olive plants and promote greenery in the temple area. A total of 100 olive plants were planted as part of olive plants conservation and promotion campaign. The Tripurasundari Municipality officials said that 1,500 olive...

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