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The best time to book Thanksgiving travel starts today, according to Expedia data

29 Aug,BELLEVUE, WASH. – Summer still isn’t over, but Expedia.com flight data shows that getting an early start on planning holiday travel can yield significant savings. Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of the busiest travel periods each year, and in 2016, Expedia data revealed more than 85 percent of holiday travelers missed out on locking in the lowest fares. “Timing is a big factor in getting a good deal on airfare,” says Sarah Gavin, vice president of global communications for Expedia. “People typically know...

Nepali youth awarded in the US for exemplary humanitarian work

Washington DC, Aug 28: A Nepali youth has been conferred the ‘Hero Award 2017’ for his exemplary humanitarian rescue efforts during natural disasters. The ‘Youth for Human Rights International’ based in the US honoured Gunraj Pyakurel for his humanitarian efforts. International’s Chairperson, Mary Shuttleworth, conferred the award on Pyakurel at its 14th International Human Rights Summit at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. Pyakurel is a national representative of Youth for Human Rights Nepal. In the aftermath...

PM Deuba visits Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya (India), Aug 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, today visited Bodh Gaya in the State of Bihar, India. Bodh Gaya is known as the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment. Prime Minister Deuba arrived here on Saturday. The Nepali delegation led by PM Deuba will leave for New Delhi by a special chartered plane of Air India at 3:00 PM today. After a special farewell at New Delhi,...

Nepal Festival 2017 underway in Tokyo

Tokyo (Japan), Aug 27: The 10th Nepal Festival 2017 is underway in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, bearing the banner with the slogan ‘Atithi Deva Bhawa’ meaning ‘Guest is God’. The festival is being held at the UENO Park driven with a force of a plethora of aims which include drawing more Japanese backpackers to Nepal and promoting Nepal’s tourism products. The two-day festival which started on Saturday is being organized jointly by the NRNA Japan, local organizations and...

India hails local polls, wishes for statute implementation

Aug 25, 2017- Expressing his happiness at the holding of two phases of local level elections in Nepal, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised Nepal to focus on implementation of the constitution in consultation with various sections of the Nepali society. Modi made the remarks during a joint press conference on Thursday in Hyderabad House, New Delhi, after the delegation level talks with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. “The prime minister of India appreciated the efforts being made...

Bilateral talks between PM Deuba and Indian PM Modi begin

(Special Correspondent Yekraj Pathak) New Delhi, August 24: Bilateral talks between Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have begun at Indian PM’s office Hyderabad Building this afternoon. It is stated that a joint press meet will be organized after concluding the meeting. Similarly, Indian Prime Minister Modi will host luncheon in honour of Nepali PM Deuba. After the luncheon, Prime Minister Deuba is scheduled...

Japan offers flood relief

  Aug 24, 2017- Japan has provided emergency relief goods worth Rs23.4 millions to the government as support to the victims of the recent floods in the southern plains. Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa handed over the materials to Home Minister Janardan Sharma amid a ceremony held at the Humanitarian Staging Area of the Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday. The first shipment of emergency relief supplies include 3,000 blankets, 100 plastic sheets, 2,000 sleeping pads, 100 tents and...

Modi seeks to better ties with Nepal

Aug 24, 2017- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held one-to-one talks with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at his residence ahead of the delegation level talks scheduled for Thursday morning at Hyderabad House. Officials said that since 2006, when the late Girija Prasad Koirala visited India after the second people’s movement, this could be the first time an Indian prime minister met with his Nepali counterpart ahead of the scheduled delegation-level talks. “This shows the importance given by India to our prime...

PM Deuba welcomed in New Delhi

(Special Correspondent Yekraj Pathak) New Delhi (India), Aug 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has recently arrived in New Delhi on the five-day State visit to India. PM Deuba arrived here with his spouse Dr Arzu Rana Deuba, leading the 48-member Nepali delegation at the cordial invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Minister of External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj, warmly welcomed PM Deuba at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Senior officials of the Ministry of...

PM Deuba leaves on a state visit to India

Kathmandu, Aug 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today left for a five – day state visit to India. PM Deuba left for New Delhi – the capital of India – with his wife and lawmaker Dr Arzu Rana Deuba along with a high level delegation at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. The PM was seen off at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)’s VVIP lounge by House Speaker Onsari Gharti, Deputy PMs Bijaya Kumar Gachchadar, Krishna...

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