Thamel to be ‘vehicle free’ from October 22

Kathmandu, Oct 17 (RSS): Main tourism hub, Thamel, is to be made vehicle-free from October 22. At a press conference organized by Metropolitan City Traffic Police Division and Thamel Development Council, it was informed that the general vehicles apart from most essential ones will be strictly prohibited to enter into Thamel area. Traffic Division In-charge Sarbendra Khanal informed that vehicles excluding most essential ones such as drinking water, ambulance, tourism and security will not be allowed to move to...

Thamel roads to be black topped

Kathmandu, Oct 16 (RSS): Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Ward No. 26 is all set to black top one kilometre road in the Thamel area with KMC’s Rs 10 million financial support.  Works have begun for black topping the road from Manang Hotel to Kathmandu Guest House, and the road from Vaishali Hotel to Thamel Marga and Bhagawanpau Marga. KMC Ward -26 chairman, Khyam Raj Tiwari said the KMC has started black topping the roads in Thamel area with the...

International-level exhibition centre being constructed in a speedy manner

Chitwan, Oct 16: The international level exhibition centre, being constructed in Chitwan district, is gaining high momentum. The Chitwan Chamber of Commerce and Industry took the initiative to construct the exhibition centre in the rented land of the Office of Cottage and Small Industry at Bharatpur metropolis-10. The construction works have been expedited as the international poultry expo is taking place here from November 3. According to Chitwan Exhibition Centre Construction Committee Coordinator Bhesh Raj Duwadi, the centre is...

Rolpa-Delhi bus service begins

Rolpa, Oct 16: The direct bus service has begun from Rolpa headquarters, Liwang, to New Delhi. The Rolpa Transport Private Limited has initiated the service. With the service coming into operation, people from Rolpa district will feel easy to travel to New Delhi. Every Wednesday bus services are available to New Delhi. The Delhi-bound bus will travel via Rolpa Liwang, Pyuthan, Bhaluwang and Nepalgunj. Likewise, Rolpa Transport Pvt Ltd informed that an arrangement has been made for a bus...

National Conference on climate change begins in Karnali

Jumla, Oct 16 : The second national conference on pure water, food security and climate change kicked off in Jumla, Karnali, on Sunday. Inaugurating the two-day conference, Minister for Population and Environment, Mithila Chaudhary, recalled the 2009 Cabinet Kalapatthar meeting, which raised the climate change issues as common agenda. Various policies towards that end had been introduced from the Cabinet level and their implementation had been focused. “Climate change has caused various impacts in Nepal,” she said, underlining the...

Five luxury tourist buses operate

Kathmandu, Oct 15 (RSS): Five well-equipped luxury tourist buses have come into operation in a bid to attract domestic and foreign tourists. Of the five buses, four started plying around six months ago, while the rest ones from today, said Dipak Bhattarai, director of the Travels Nepal Bus Service Private Limited, which has introduced the buses. The routes for the newly introduced buses will be from Kathmandu to Lumbini, and to Pokhara, and vice versa. The 22-seater buses each...

National conference for preservation of folk culture

Nawalparasi, Oct 13 (RSS): A national conference was organized in Nawalparasi for the preservation of folk culture in Nepal. Some 16 working papers related to different folk culture were presented in the conference organized by the Folk Dialogue Council Nepal at holy shrine, Triveni, on Friday. On the occasion, Divyashameri Joshi, Satyadev Pandey and Sangeeta Poudel presented working papers on folk culture, Bhojpuri language and culture and use of images in folk songs, respectively. Likewise, Ashok Tharu, Marisa Yangkumba...

10 percent hike in garland price during Tihar

–Sharmila Pathak Kathmandu, Oct 13 (RSS): There will be a 10 percent increment in the price of marigold garland during Tihar this year as compared to last year, with the demand increment for the garlands, and the festival that falls earlier this year, traders said. All flowers are yet to bloom as the festival is two weeks earlier this year, which causes a rise in demand for marigold garlands prompting the price increment, said the Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN),...

International Maithili Conference to take place in Rajbiraj

Rajbiraj, Oct 12 (RSS): The International Maithili Conference is set to be held in Saptari district headquarters, Rajbiraj, again. A decision has been made to host the Maithili Conference on December 22-23. The Maithili Literary Council of Rajbiraj is hosting the event at the call of International Maithili Conference Committee. A joint meeting of the Indian Conference Committee office-bearers and former Presidents and office-bearers of the Council held at Rajbiraj decided to step up necessary preparations for the conference,...

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