Pangrang-Butwal direct bus service into operation

Falebas (Parbat), Jan 4 : A direct bus service from Falebas municipality-11, Pangrang ofr Parbat to Butwal has come into operation. The Waling-Huwas Transport Committee has brought in to operation the bus service from Pangrang to Buwal via Waling of Syangja since December 25. Committee member Radha Krishna Pathak shared that three Deluxe buses are in operation along the route. A bus leaving from Karnas of Pangrang at 6.40 am every day reaches Butwal at 3.00 pm. The bus...

Around 850,000 foreigners visited Nepal in 2017

Kathmandu,Jan 3:Abhiyan lead story for the day reports that around 850,000 foreign tourists visited Nepal in 2017, concluding the year was happy for the country’s tourism industry. The report also informs that the number of European tourists visiting Nepal increased by 40 per cent. The number of tourists visiting Nepal last year is the highest among the statistics of last five years, the report informs attributing to the information recorded by Nepal Tourism Board.

Miss and Mrs. Nepal 2018 to hold in Japan from 18 February

Japan, Jan 3 : The Miss and Mrs. Nepal 2018 is set to hold in Japan on 18 February, 2018. To be organised jointly by the Pearl Entertainment and the Sinjau Corporation in Japan, the pageant aims to conserve Nepali arts and cultures, and give a way to explore intellectual and hidden talents of Nepali women. The venue for the show is Oya Green Hall in Itabashi in Tokyo Metropolis. Those married and unmarried Nepali women living in Japan...

Tourists throng to Koshi Tappu

Inaruwa, Jan 2 (RSS): More than 500 domestic and external tourists have visited Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve during in the eve of New Year 2018. Administrative Chief of the Wildlife Reserve Nabin Adhikari said that 500 plus tourists arrived in the area for visit. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is regarded as one of the key tourist hubs in Province No. 1. The tourists arrived in the area both for picnic and sight-seeing, the officials of Wildlife Reserve said. The...

Bhaktapur:In the town of devotees, a tourist hub emerges

Kathmandu,Jan 1:It was the large carved wooden window on the façade that made me turn my motorbike around. I didn’t know what the place was—a temple, a pilgrim’s hostel, a residence. I didn’t enter to find out. I just had to see the inside of a building whose front was so artistic. As I climbed the stone steps to the main entrance I saw an inner courtyard. There was a big oil lamp holder in the middle, unlit, black...

SC asks Fulbari Resort to pay tax

Kathmandu, Jan 01: The Supreme Court on Sunday has asked the Fulbari Resort of Pokhara to pay tax to the government. A division bench of Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli and Justice Bam Kumar Shrestha issued the verdict that the resort could not evade its duty to submit the tax and VAT to the government’s revenue. Resort proprietor Piyush Bahadur Amatya had demanded that the government provided discount to it on the tax and VAT as the hotel was run...

Royal Heritage Resort coming up in Morang

Pathari, Morang, Dec 31 (RSS): A modern resort is being constructed at Sisauli, Urlabari -4 in Morang district. The Royal Heritage Resort is being constructed on two bigahas of land and almost 50 per cent of the construction has completed. Three youths from Pathari have so far invested Rs 15 million for the purpose. The total estimated cost of the resort is Rs 50 million. Resort manager Kamal Hangwang said that the resort will have a children’s park, swimming...

Jajarkot festival kicks off

Jajarkot, Dec 28 : The second Jajarkot festival kicked off in district headquarters, Khalanga, from Wednesday. The five-day festival is organized for the promotion of art and culture and commercialization of local products of the district. The event was organized by Jajarkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry and co-organized by Bheri municipality. It is taking place in Tribhuvan Secondary School. The school has been closed for six days due to the fair. (RSS)

This is how the God of Rain takes annual winter bath

Kathmandu, December 27 Kathmandu’s Seto Machhindranath, worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists of the city as the God of Rain and Good Harvest, has taken the annual winter bath as per traditions on Tuesday night. The God is taken out of his shrine to a dabali in Keltole of Kathmandu on the eighth night of waxing moon in the ninth month of annual lunar calendar (Pousha Shukla Ashtami) and given a bath with holy water taken from Nirmal Tirtha...

Male gharial released into Rapti river

Chitwan, Dec 24: A male gharial has been released into Rapti river to serve the need of a male gharial for breeding. A male gharial let free into the Rapti and Narayani rivers before this was killed after being trapped into a fishing net last year, leaving the rivers without a male gharial. The fish-eating reptile was captured from the Babai river in the Bardiya National Park on Friday, brought here, and released into the Rapti river on Saturday,...

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