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  • Nepal removed from EU aviation safety

    Kathmandu, June 22 Nepal will be removed from the European Aviation Safety Agency’s aviation safety list within next three months, claims the country’s Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari. All Nepali airlines have been barred from flying in the European sky owing to their weak safety standards since 2013. Nepal has been repeatedly requesting the EU to remove it from the list with assurances of improvement. But, the regional body has continued listing Nepal in the black list apparently due...

    Tripadvisor listed Nepal as 19th best tourist destination

    Kathmandu, June 22 : Nepal has been placed in the 19th position of the world’s best visiting places. According to a recent public survey by TripAdvisor, Nepal has been ranked 19th place in the top 25 countries of the world. In the top three tourist destinations, the capital of France, Paris,  is in the first place. The capital of the UK, London, is the second place, and the capital of Italy, Rome, is in the third place. Nepal is...

    Suspension bridge eases life in remote Simkosh

    Kathmandu, June 21: A suspension bridge has been constructed over the Myagdi rivulet along the border of Jeltung and Simkosh village of Dhaulagiri rural municipality-4, Mudi. Locals of Simkosh Bagargaun in geographically remote area have constructed 102-metre long suspension bridge on their own. People have been facing trouble in crossing the stream when the flood-fed Myagdi River had swept away a wooden suspension bridge last year. Users Committee Chairperson Nar Prasad Pun shared that the bridge construction has solved...

    Aviation Catastrophe: Why frequently in Nepal?

    Diwakar Aryal Kathmandu,June 18:In total 41 aircraft accidents has been marked fatal since 1990s to 2018. the first major aviation accident in Nepal was of Thai Airways International Flight 311 en route from Bangkok to Kathmandu in 1992 where as the most recent was of U.S Bangla Airlines in March 2018 with the fatality of 51 lives in Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport. The Dhaka to Kathmandu flight, with 67 passengers and four crew members on board, caught fire after...

    Council for development of arts

    Kathmandu, June 18 : Nepal Art Council has said there is tremendous potential of the development of arts through the Council though government does not allocate adequate budget for it. Nepal Art Council was set up in 2019BS as a major platform to bring into light the painting, sculptures and woodcrafts of artists. Initially the Council was led by senior artist Lainsing Bangdel, while it is currently led by senior culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi. Talking to RSS, Council’s...

    Nepal will have four new air gateways now

    Kathmandu,June 17:The lead story in Kantipur says Nepal’s dependence on only one air routes for international flights operating from and to various countries of the world except China and Bhutan has now ended as India has agreed to open four more gateways. The report informs that routes will now be opened via Biratnagar and Janakpur. Besides, there will be two more routes for Nepal-India corssborder flights via Mahendranagar-New Delhi and Janakpur-Patna. However, it will take one more year to launch the...

    Tourists increases in off season

    Chitwan, June 14: After the completion of construction work of Narayangadh- Muglin roadways, the number of tourists in Sauraha, Chitwan has been increasing. Though summer season is regarded as the off season the number of tourists has been increasing continuously.  The businessmen have claimed that due to convenient roadways the number of tourists is increasing. Previously, due to the huge traffic in Narayangadh-Muglin roadways there was obstacle for businessmen to travel but now because of the the smooth road...

    Three years after quake and blockade, Nepali hospitality industry attracts foreign investors again

      Kathmandu, June 14 :  Nepal government says  it has received three proposals to build big hotels in and around Kathmandu City, in which the three foreign groups have proposed to invest around Rs 1.5 billion in total. Officials at the Department of Industry under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies say this is the biggest pledge of investment in the hospitality sector after the industry collapsed in the 2015 earthquake and the border blockade the same year....

    This is how supplies for climbers are transported to the base camp

    Kathmandu,June 14:Every year hundreds of people climb Mount Everest from Nepal in May. Apart from chartered helicopters, there are no means of transport up to the base camp, where trekkers start the gruelling climb up the highest mountain in the world. The nearest regular commercial flights land at Lukla in Solukhumbhu district of northeastern Nepal – about 65 kilometres from base camp. All the climbers’ equipment and belongings have to be carried this distance by yaks, mules or porters....

    More tourists, revenue in CNP

    Kathmandu, June 13 : With the formation of a stable government and political stability in the country, the number of tourists visiting the Chitwan National Park (CNP) has gone up in the recent days. Along with the rise in the tourists’ arrival, the revenue collection has also increased, according to the Information Officer of CNP Nurendra Aryal. A total of 133,171 tourists visited CNP and buffer zone areas in the first ten months of the current fiscal year. Altogether...

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