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  • Buddhist conference ends with 10-point declaration

    Rupandehi, April 29 (RSS): The International Buddhist Conference concluded with a 10-point Lumbini declaration here Sunday. The declaration includes among others to the call to make Lumbini a major Buddhist circuit of Asia. The conference has focused to develop Lumbini as a centre of human creed and peace. The declaration has stressed on promoting Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar of India and other sites of importance in Sri- Lanka, Myanmar, China, Pakistan and Bangladesh The declaration has also focused on...

    Thai Airlines gets permit to fly from Bangkok to Kathmandu

    Kathmandu, April 15:A low-cost carrier from Thailand, Thai Lion, will start its operations in Nepal from May 16, says the government. After Thai Airlines, it will be the second carrier from Bangkok and will operate from the Don Mueang International Airport. Thai Lion has received a permission to operate seven flights every week; however, slot times are yet to be fixed by the Tribhuvan International Airport, according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. With this, three...

    Boeing sells new airplanes to Indonesian airline

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — U.S. leading aerospace manufacturer Boeing Company (Boeing) announced Tuesday it had completed a deal on selling 50 of its new 737 MAX 10 airplanes to an Indonesian low-cost airline. Boeing said the latest deal with the Indonesian Lion Air Group, the country’s largest privately run airline and the second largest low-cost airline in Southeast Asia, is the largest incremental order to date of the MAX 10 variant worth about 6.24 billion U.S. dollars. “This...

    Turkish Airlines celebrates its 10th membership Anniversary with Star Alliance Network

    Kathmandu,April 10:Turkish Airlines celebrates the 10th Anniversary of joining to the Star Alliance network which was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international travellers. The flag carrier of Turkey celebrated its membership anniversary at Turkish Airlines Headquarters with the participation of Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, M. İlker Aycı, and Star Alliance CEO, Jeffrey Goh. “Today we are delighted to...

    Nepal to take part in Vietnam Expo 2018

    Kathmandu, April 9 : Nepal is going to take part in Vietnam International Trade Fair – VIETNAMEXPO to be held under the assignment of the government of Vietnam and collaborations of Ministry of Industry and Trade (Department of Trade Promotion), relevant ministries, sectors, localities, trade promotion organizations and Vinexad Company. A 15- member delegation led by Nepal Chamber of Commerce chair Rajesh Kaji Shrestha has left for Vietnam today. The Lumbini House, Mandala House, Yala Handicraft, Pioneer Art Enterprises,...

    International conference on water, environment and climate change

    Kathmandu, April 09: An international conference on water, environment and climate change is to be held in Kathmandu. The Department of Water Supply and Drainage, Government of Nepal, Society of Public Health Engineers’ Nepal (SOPHEN) and Nepal Engineers’ Association ( NEA) are jointly organizing the event supported by various organisations including NAST, KU, TU, WHO, UNICEF, UNDP and KUKL. Ministry of Environment and Kathmandu Valley Water Supply Management Board are the co-organisers. Information about this was shared at a...

    Japanese food outlet opens at Kupandol

    Kathmandu, April 08 : An authorised Japanese food outlet has opened at Kupandol, Lalitpur. Provincial Assembly member Narottam Baidya and Japanese religious leader Manju Satya jointly inaugurated the project amid a programme today. Satya himself and Nepal-based Otafuku Company, an authorised outlet for Japanese food have a joint investment in the project. Speaking on the occasion, Balaram Shrestha, Nepal’s honourary Counsel General to Tokyo, Japan, expressed hope that the outlet named Otafuku Centre would help attract Japanese investment to...

    Etihad launches eco residence for cabin crew

    Kathmandu,April 04: Etihad Airways has officially opened its Etihad Eco Residence cabin crew accommodation in the Masdar city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Issuing a statement on Monday, the airline company said that the complex comprises of 500 apartments in 11 buildings at the pioneering Masdar City. The project recently won ‘Sustainable Design of the Year’ at the 2017 Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) MENA Green Awards, and ‘Sustainable Construction Project of the Year’ at the Big Projects...

    Qatar Airways introduces flights to Thessaloniki, Greece from today

    Kathmandu, March 27: Qatar Airways has started direct flights to Thessaloniki, Greece from Tuesday, March 27. The flagship airline of Qatar will be conducting four weekly flights to Thessaloniki, Greece from its hub Hamad International Airport in Doha. CEO of Qatar Airways Group, Akbar Al Baker said, “Greece has always been one of our most in-demand destinations, and as such, we are delighted to offer our passengers a direct service to Thessaloniki, our second destination in Greece.” The flights...

    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...

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