Stranded Kailash Mansarobar Pilgrimages Return To Nepalgunj

Kathmandu,June 25 : Indian pilgrimages, who were stranded at Humla returning from Kailash Mansarobar tour, came back to Nepalgunj. They were stranded at Humla Airport following the disruption of flights due to bad weather. The airport was opened today late in the morning following the progress in the weather. More than 300 pilgrimages from India stranded at Hilsa and Simikot following a heavy rain in Humla on Sunday. On Monday, Summit Air, Tara Air and Sita Air operated four...

Tea industrialists decide to close down 52 tea factories

Ilam,June 24 : Tea industrialists of Ilam have decided to close down tea factories. They have decided to shut down the factories citing that the price of green tea leaves fixed by the local government is unaffordable. The Suryodaya Tea Association, an alliance of tea industrialists, has decided to close the operations of 52 tea factories associated with it. Suryodaya Municipality has fixed its price Rs 40 per kg. Earlier, the Association dispatched a letter to the municipality to...

Rhino death rises in Nepal, one dies every eight days

Kathmandu,June 24 : One endangered one-horned rhinoceros dies every eight days in Chitwan National Park, which has prompted authorities to conduct a comprehensive study on whether Nepal’s first national park is becoming densely populated with the animal. Chitwan National Park, a World Heritage Site, reported deaths of 40 rhinos in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year from mid-July to mid-June, according to the latest data of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation. Deaths recorded...

Aeroponic Technology to make Beautiful Kathmandu

Kathmandu,June 23 : In a rare initiative, Kathmandu Metropolitan City announced that it will beautify major traffic islands with colorful flowers using the aeroponic technology. Aeroponic technology is a form of agriculture, where plants are grown in closed, humid environments. The plants are grown without the usage of soil, instead roots of the plants are suspended in the air and given required water and food though a cloud nutrient solution. Mayor Bidya Sundar Shankar announced the implementation of this...

‘Fountain of Buddhism’ in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

Kathmandu,June 23 : Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Society of Travel and Tour Operators Nepal (SOTTO-Nepal) organized the ‘Nepal Sales Mission’ in major cities of Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand on June 10,12 and 14, 2019. The three-day event was aimed at promoting Nepal as a ‘Fountain of Buddhism’ and a major tourism destination. NTB Event Managers Mr. K. B. Shah and Mr. Suman Ghimire represented Nepal at the event. Similarly, SOTTO-Nepal Immediate Past President Mr. Anil Lama and Nepal Association of Tour...

Nepal Airlines to sell Boeing 757

Kathmandu, June 19 The national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation is selling its three-decade-old aircraft Boeing 757. The sale will be a part of the Corporation’s plan to get rid of old technologies and adopt newer ones. Most possibly, the Corporation will issue a tender notice to begin the selling process within this week, according to its spokesperson Nawa Raj Koirala. Koirala informs that the Corporation decided to sell the aircraft based on a recommendation of a technical committee....

‘Ranipokhari to be completed very soon

Kathmandu,June 17 : The reconstruction of Ranipaokhari, which was devastated by mega earthquake of 2015, is set to be completed by  the upcoming fetival Bhai Tika. The consumers committee of Bhaktapur is working on the reconstruction of historical Ranipokhari which was built by Pratap Malla. “The reconstruction of Ranipokhari has gained momentum and it will complete by upcoming Hindu festival Tihar,” said Raju Manandhar, an expert of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). The reconstruction was hit for three years over...

NTB launches Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign in Delhi

New Delhi,June 16 : Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) launched the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign in New Delhi. The event has been organised to help Nepal receive two million tourists by 2020. Deepak Raj Joshi, Chief Executive Officer, Nepal Tourism Board was present at the event. Commenting on the increase of more than 25 per cent in tourist arrivals from India in 2018, SanJeet, Director, Buzz Travel Marketing India, says, “The Indian market continues to be one of the...

Nepal to celebrate Visit Nepal Year 2020

Kathmandu,June 16 : In order to rediscover its lost glory on the global tourism front after unfortunate mishaps, including the worst earthquake of 2015, Nepal Tourism will be celebrating 2020 as the Visit Nepal Year. After 2011, this is the second time in the decade that Nepal is embarking on an ambitious programme to promote its tourism spectacle to the travel world through Visit Nepal campaign. Among the objectives of the year-long campaign, the Tourism Board of Nepal hopes to double...

An Audience With Karna Sakya “Tourism With Purpose”

Kathmandu,June 14 : With #VisitNepal2020 in offing, Nepal sorely needs a new vision, new energy and a new sense of purpose for how it projects itself unto the global tourism phenomenon whilst using tourism to reshape the country’s economy. In support of Visit Nepal Year 2020 Campaign and with a view to initiate a new vision for Adventure Tourism, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing an interaction cum dialogue program titled “An Audience with Karna Sakya – Tourism with Purpose”...

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