Rain will occur throughout this week

Kathmandu,Aug 16 : With the axis of monsoon trough gradually surging towards north, the rains are likely to occur in various parts of the country this week. According to Meteorological Foresting Division (MFD), the axis of monsoon trough is located along northern Rajasthan, Haryana, Southern Uttar Pradesh, southern Bihar and Western Bay of Bengal, Jharkhanda and West Bengal. According to MFD, rains accompanied by thunderstorms and lighting are expected in some parts of the country today. People inhabiting along...

Gaijatra Festival Being Observed Today

Kathmandu,Aug 16 : From early in the morning, people in Kathmandu valley are preparing for Gai Jatra Festival, a festival of dancing, singing, mirth and laughter. The festival of cow is celebrated in the Kathmandu Valley and Newar settlement in all over Nepal to commemorate the death of loved ones. As part of the festival family members of the deceased of the past year send people mostly children. dressed as cows to parade on the streets.The festival usually falls...

IGP Khanal visits airport for a surprise inspection

Kathmandu,Aug 16 : Inspector General of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal on Thursday visited Tribhuvan International Airport for a surprise inspection. IGP Khanal was briefed about the security at the airport by police official deployed at the airport. He urged the officers working there to be polite to passengers and act in a decent manner. Khanal also monitored security checks, luggage screening and other activities related to security at the airport. Along with that, he was also briefed regarding the...

Sichuan Food Festival In Kathmandu

Kathmandu,Aug 15 : Hyatt Regency Kathmandu launches Sichuan Food Festival from 16 – 25 August, 2019 at The Café. According to Mohini Shrestha, Marketing Communications Manager, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Chef Yam Bahadur Chhetri, who has an expertise of more than 13 years in Chinese cuisine brings his passion to Kathmandu to give diners the sizzling taste of Sichuan cuisine. Sichuan food is quite popular in the world due to it’s diverse flavors and cooking methods and abundance usage of...

Kumbheshwar Festival 2019

Kathmandu,Aug 15 : Annual festival of Kumbheshwar Mela observed. Devotees from different parts of Kathmandu Valley visited the temple and took a dip at the pond of Kumbheshwar. Even Tamang Jhakris from nearby villages visited the temple and performed their rituals. Situated in northern part of Patan Durbar Square, the temple was built in the 14th century (around 1392) by King Jayasthiti Malla that makes it the oldest temple in Patan. It is one of the two free-standing five-storied...

Minister Bhattarai pledges support for Khas museum

Kathmandu, Aug 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has vowed to provide utmost support for the Khas museum to be constructed at Sinja Rural Municipality in Jumla district. Minister Bhattarai gave his word for the same to a team led by House of Representatives member Gajendra Bahadur Mahat, that called on the Minister in Kathmandu today. Acknowledging the importance of preserving Khas civilization and construction of Khas museum, Minister Bhattarai pledged to provide financial support...

Govt. Initiates Extensive Visit Nepal Year Logo Social Media Campaign

Kathmandu,Aug 13 : In yet another extensive Visit Nepal 2020 campaign, the Nepal Government has asked the people of Nepalis to promote the Visit Nepal 2020 Logo across their social media profiles. Issuing a press statement on August 11, 2019, Nepal Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ministry urged Nepalis across the world to expand and promote VNY 2020. The Ministry has encouraged Nepali individuals, organizations (public and private) and associations to share and post the Visit Nepal 2020 logo across their social media accounts...

Cultural And Religious Festivals To Promote Tourism

 Pokhara,Aug 13 : Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki State Prithvi Subba Gurung has extended best wishes on the occasion Twoten, a cultural and traditional festival of Gurung community. In the message, CM Gurung has wished for peace, prosperity, progress, goodwill, and unity among all Nepalis, including the Gurung community at home and abroad. He said that diverse cultural and religious festivals would contribute to promote tourism, maintaining goodwill, social unity, and religious tolerance thereby strengthening national unity.

2 per cent elephant population die every year

Kathamandu,Aug 13 : Nepal continues to lose its elephant population at a rate faster than any other country that is host to the Asian elephant species. The country has an estimated population of 100 to 150 elephants, but every year, two to three elephants are killed in retaliatory actions by local communities, according to Dinesh Neupane, who has been studying elephants for over a decade. On average, Nepal is losing two per cent of its elephant population every year,...

Boutique TIA And Visit Nepal 2020 To Launch On The Same Day

Kathmandu, August 12 : Nepal government has set a deadline of January 1 next year to complete transforming the Tribhuvan International Airport into a boutique airport. The government plans to inaugurate the transformed boutique airport and the ambitious Visit Nepal 2020 campaign on the New Year day. New Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed concerned authorities to complete preparations for the both before the New Year.

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