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  • Province 4 Assembly seeks people’s suggestions on name, capital

    Pokhara, April 5 The Provincial Assembly of Province 4 has launched a campaign to collect people’s opinions about name and capital of the Province. While dividing Nepal into seven provinces, the province has been named Province 4 and its temporary capital has been named Pokhara. The constitution says the Provincial Assembly has the prerogative to name the Province and fix its capital. Accordingly, a special committee formed to fix the name and the capital has decided to collect people’s...

    Mountaineer Mr.Song arrives in Kathmandu to prepare the Everest expedition for this spring

    Kathmandu,April 04:In China, Mr. Song Yujiang has been a well-know name for the last decade years. Most people have learned about him through various mountaineering news and endorsements of related brands. He is the first anaerobic summitter in China, GORE-TEX outdoor pioneer camp Gore hero,spokesperson of  8848 Titanium Phone (P.S.: This is a high-definition product combining technology and luxury) . In the Chinese climbing circle, he is the most influential representative. He is also Dingfeng Adventure team leader, 20...

    Rasuwa hotels begin keeping records of tourists

    Rasuwa, April 1 : Rasuwa-based hotels have started keeping records of tourists visiting various tourist destinations like Langtang and Gosainkunda. The move aims to provide security to tourists visiting the district, and under it, information like where a tourist is headed, and which way he or she uses will be documented, said Chief of the District Police Office Sharat Kumar Thapa Chhetri. This will help launch an immediate rescue in case of a tourist being stranded, he added. Likewise,...

    Carlos Soria on his 13th 8000ers

    Kathmandu,March 27:At an age of 79, renowned Spanish climber Carlos Soria along with his climbing partners Luis Mifuel Lopez and Luis Carcavilla Urqui(Spain). Today has returned to Nepal for an attempt of Mt. Dhaulagiri 1 considered as 7th Highest Peak in the world. This will be his 9th attempt to the summit of Dhaulagiri 1 situated at an altitude of 8,167m. During his last attempt in 2017 autumn on Dhaulagiri 1 via NE Ridge Soria and his team including Luis...

    Chaite Chhat concludes

    Janakpur,March 24:  The Chaite Chhat concluded today with the offering made to the rising Sun.   Those observing a fast visited historical ponds like Ganga Sagar and Argajal to make the offering to the Sun including specially made delicacies, fruits and agro produce. Women take the lead during this festival, with a resolution for the interest of the society and family.

    Black-topping of Rajbiraj Airport gaining momentum

    Kathmandu,March 22: Black-topping of Rajbiraj Airport is gaining momentum after the government gave the final deadline of next month to the contractor for completing the project. Contractors Kancha Ram Construction and Rautahat Construction had started black-topping of the airport on November 2016 and with the target to complete it by December 2017. They had been unable to meet the deadline due to various reasons and the government had extended the deadline by four months.Site in-charge Suk Bahadur Tamang said...

    Three-day tourism promotion seminar conducted in Bharatpur

    Chitwan, March 20: Bharatpur Metropolitan and the Consulate General of India, Birgunj, have jointly conducted a seminar to discuss tourism promotion in Nepal and India. The meeting has determined that the both countries have to work together in solving any problems hindering the growth of tourism and to leave no stone unturned to develop tourism in the two countries.   Tourism entrepreneurs, journalists, and officials from the Indian consulate spoke on the three-day meeting offering insights and suggestions for...

    Measurement of Phoksundo Lake fails

    Dolpa,March 18: Phokshundo Lake is considered to be the deepest lake of Nepal. The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology tried to measure the depth of the lake but due to the failure of machinery, the actual depth of the lake couldn’t be measured. The Department has declared declared the lake’s depth to be 670 m on the basis of general knowledge. The locals revolted against this, so a 25 member committee was formed on the leadership of the Managing...

    Kapdane Pond in Sankhuwasabha facing environmental degradation

    Kathmandu,March 16: Kapdane Pond, situated in the Sankhuwasabha Village Municipality is degrading due to lack of conservation and the pollution is rapidly decreasing its area. This pond is a tourist attraction spot and has historic importance. According to local Sunnabuti Sherpa, no one goes near the Pond due to the fear of being buried in the wetlands around the lake which has turned into a quicksand. Conservation departments have paid little attention to the conservation of the pond which...

    TU launches MA programmes in Tourism and Hospitality, Sports Science

    Kathmandu, March 7: The Tribhuvan University (TU) is commencing the Master’s Degree programmes in Tourism and Hospitality, and Sports Science under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences from this fiscal year. Students having second division in Bachelor’s Degree in any stream are eligible to apply for the Master’s Degree programmes in both the subjects, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences said in a press statement Tuesday. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences said that the programmes...

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