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  • Nepal promotional event in Banglore

    Kathmandu, Nov 15: Nepal’s tourism promotional programme is going to be organized in Banglore of India on 19th of November. According to the organizers, the promotional event would be held with the coordination among Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Hotel Association of Nepal and Nepalis residing in Banglore. The programme is being organized to support the government’s target to bring in 2 million in 2020 as India is the major source country for Nepal’s tourism...

    Post-quake reconstruction of 19 Swayambhu monuments over

    Kathmandu, November 14 The Swoyambhu Management and Protection General Committee has completed the renovation of 19 heritage momuments in the Swayambhu area of Kathmandu.A chaitya, Bayupur and Basupur situating in front of the Shanti Pokhari, a pillar in front of the Swayambhu Chaitya and the roof of the Basundhara Temple were renovated. As stated by committee, the restoration works were carried out with the help of several donor agencies and internal resources were also mobilised. Monuments like Anantapur and...

    Proposals floated to operate cable cars in 25 new places

    Kathmandu,Nov 14:More private companies have expressed interest in operating cable car services in various places of the country in a bid to attract more tourists, Rajdhani reports in its anchor story, adding they have proposed operating the service in 25 new places. The Department of Transport Management, however, has been unable to make any decision on issuing the permit for the lack of operating procedure.

    Nepali handicrafts faring better in the international market

    Kathmandu,Nov 11:Nepali handicraft products are becoming more popular in the international market, Karobarreports in its lead story. Quoting officials of business associations, the report informs that the export of Nepali handicrafts is increasing by 15 per cent every year. Nepal currently exports 42 handicraft items in more than 60 countries and the biggest buyers are the United States, Germany, China, India, Japan, the United Kingdom and Canada, according to the report.

    Cable car service at the tri-junction

    Parbat, Nov 11: Cable car transportation is to be constructed connecting Panchase, the famous touristic and religious place situated at the tri-junction of Parbat, Kaski and Syangja districts. The cable car facility is being constructed at Ghantichhina of Pokhara metropolitan city-23. It will be linked up to Panchase from Ghantichhina. Panchase is located at an altitude of 2,517 metres from the sea level and it is developing into the best tourism destination in Gandaki province. Panchase is roughly 8.5 kilometres...

    Discovering wonders of wildernesses in Kathmandu

    In his book The Happy Isles of Oceania, the genre-bending travel writer Paul Theroux states that “as long as there is wilderness, there is hope.” Theroux, an established novelist and best-selling author of the acclaimed The Great Railway Bazaar, is heartbroken. His marriage is in tatters. Divorce is on the horizon. It is under such circumstances (and with a dark patch on his arm that doctors cannot rule out to be cancer) that he sets out to paddle the isles of...

    The festival of lights begins from today

    Kathmandu, Nov 5: Tihar, the second largest festival of Nepali Hindus is beginning from today. Also known as Yam Panchak, the festival is observed for five days. The first day of Yam Panchak is observed as Kaag Tihar by feeding crows, regarded as messengers in Nepali society. The second day is Kukur Tihar — the day is observed worshipping dogs. The third day is Gai Tihar and Laxmi Puja worshipping cows and Laxmi, the goddess of wealth.The fourth day of Tihar is...

    Construction Work of Monuments of Hanumandhoka being carried out

    Kathmandu, Nov 04: Construction work of the cultural and traditional monuments of Hanumandhoka palace is being carried out. There are around more than 36 monuments in Hanumandhoka Palace and among those 10 of them were damaged due to the massive earthquake in 2015. Nautalle durbar and Kashthamandap palace are also under construction whereas the construction work of Maju Deg will be started soon. Likewise, the engineers are doing research on reconstructing Kumari house.The Chief of Conservation program of Hanumandhoka,...

    Fruit soaking event by Radisson Hotel

    Kathmandu, Nov 04: Fruit soaking event was conducted by Radisson Hotel Kathmandu on 2nd November 2018, Friday. The event was held at Terrace Garden, fourth floor beautiful outdoor venue with a long table set up where the elaborated ingredients were placed in order. The women professional along with Mrs. Pratima Pande, Mrs. Edwina Logan, Mrs. Edwina Champy, Mrs. Suman Nepal, Mrs. Baba Sarkar, Mrs. Rita Bhandary was invited by the hotel to honor the mixing. Manager Sales & Marketing...

    Minister Adhikari gets ‘torn visa’

    Kathmandu,Nov 04:The British Embassy in New Delhi or its agent in Kathmandu handed over a torn visa to Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, Nepal Samacharpatra reports in its banner story. After getting the torn document, Minister Adhikari cancelled his trip that was scheduled to begin yesterday. Adhikari was preparing to attend the World Tourism Fair from November 5 to 7.

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