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  • NRA to reconstruct Dharahara on its own

    Kathmandu, May 14 : The National Reconstruction Authority is to reconstruct the Dharahara by itself. The Dharahara was completely damaged in the April 25, 2015 earthquake. The reconstruction of the historical and iconic structure of the capital is expected to cost around Rs. 4 billion, according to NRA joint secretary Rajuman Manandhar. The NRA is working to complete the work in two years. Earlier, the government had initiated a campaign to build the Dharahara with domestic funds, and has...

    40 climbers conquer Mt Everest in a single day

    Kathmandu, May 14: A total of 40 climbers have scaled Mt Everest or Sagarmatha on Monday. Liaison Officer of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Gyanendra Shrestha told RSS from Mt Everest Base Camp that 40 climbers including foreigners climbed Mt Everest on the second day of this expedition season. “As per the information received by us, 40 climbers have confirmed to have reached atop Mt Everest. Some more climbers are learned to have reached the peak but...

    The Hanumandhoka Darbar Square reconstruction starts finally

    Kathmandu, May 14 The reconstruction works of the historic Kasthamandap in the Hanumandhoka Darbar Square have started from Monday. The monument was destroyed three years ago in the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake. Meanwhile, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari reached the site on Monday morning to perform a Kshama Puja’ (forgiveness ritual) to mark the beginning of reconstruction works. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has taken up the responsibility to reconstruct the heritage site. A committee has been...

    As price comes down, risk goes up for Everest ‘trophy hunters’

    Kathmandu, May 14: Everest is the ultimate mountaineering “trophy”, but the rising number of inexperienced climbers attempting to tackle the summit are running huge risks to reach the top of the world. An Indian airline pilot, a builder from Ohio and a former online media sales executive are all waiting at base camp for a chance to scale the 8,848 meter (29,030 foot) mountain this climbing season. They haul themselves up the same ropes to the top and face...

    Khaptad welcomes cultural, poetic personalities

    Kathmandu, May 13 : The International Cultural and Religious Walkathon is being held in Triveni of Khaptad National Park, one of the key tourism destinations in Province No. 7. The first of its kind cultural and poetic conference in Khaptad has added excitement to the people of the area, the locals said. The journey that started from Surmadevi Temple in Chainpur on Saturday is expected to further publicise the tourism and religious glory of Khaptad area. A team of...

    Pashupatinath symbolises legacy of people of Nepal and India: writes Indian PM modi

    Kathmandu, May 13: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defined the Pashupatinath Temple as the symbol of common legacy of the people of Nepal and India. Putting his words on a special visitors’ book kept at the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) following his special puja at the temple today, he wrote this, wishing for peace, progress and prosperity of the people of both countries. He expressed his hope that Nepal-India Dharmashala (guest house) being constructed at the...

    Bhoto Jatra to be marked today

    Kathmandu, May 13: The bhoto jatra is going to be marked to as part of today the Rato Matsendranath chariot festival. The festival will come to an end with it after the chariot of the deity is pulled up to Jawalakhel of Lalitpur. It is an annual cultural cum religious ritual of displaying the black jewel-studded bhoto (vest) believed to be of then Nagraj, the serpent king. The head of the State attends the function. The government announces public...

    Tourism main basis for country’s prosperity: Chairman Dahal

    Kathmandu, May 11 : CPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that the country was now heading towards development and prosperity. Releasing a book titled ‘Hinde Pugincha’ (If you walk then you reach) by tourism entrepreneur Rajan Simkhada here today, he said as tourism is the main basis for the country’s prosperity all should pay attention to promoting it. “Now is the time to move towards a new journey of development and prosperity, and tourism is the...

    Important contribution to religious tourism: Modi’s visit to Nepal

    Kathmandu, May 11:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to nepal has been believed to have not only political and economic significant  but also  help  to promote religious tourism by visiting Janakpur, Pashupatinath and Muktiathath.  Modi has come to Nepal for invitation of  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Pashupatinath, Muktinath, is the center of Hindu faith around the world, as a land of worship of Mahadev .Keeping the main priorities of the faith of the Hindu, the Indian Prime Minister...

    Hotel Park Safari starting service at Rapti river Side

    Kathamangu, May 11:  Hotel Park Safari is being operated along the side of Rapti river with good quality service. The hotel is ready at the cost of Rs. 310 million and it consists of service of 45 rooms, a swimming pool and spa service. Hotel Park Safari The hotel was established and designed by Mahesh Khanal. He said that the service of Hotel Safari Park is different from most other hotels. Khanal said that customers can have delightful view...

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