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  • TIA to operate 21 hours a day from tomorrow

    Kathmandu, May 20 : The government is set to open Tribhuvan International Airport, the only international airport of the country, 21 hours a day from Monday. The operation period is from 6:00 am to 3:00 am. This aims to manage and facilitate passengers, make international flights more effective and minimise problems like obstruction due to minor general plane accidents and the obligation to hold aeroplanes in the air for long due to various reasons, said a government official talking...

    Rasuwagadhi is now 25 kilometre nearer from Kathmandu

    Rasuwa, May 20 Rasuwagadhi, one of the most accessible border points with Tibet of China, has become as much as 25 kilometres closer to Kathmandu as the Nepal Army constructed a 17-kilometre roadway from Mailung to Syabrubesi in Rasuwa district. Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel and Minister for Infrastructure Development and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth inaugurated the newly constructed road at a function organised on Sunday. Travellers now can go to Rasuwagadhi without fearing the traffic and landslides in Ramche...

    Nepal Opens Gates to New Tourism Pathways in ITB China 2018

      0 Google +0  0  0  3 Kathmandu, May 19:  ITB China’s 2nd edition officially kicked off in inimitable style through 16 – 18 May 2018 in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, Pudong, Shanghai. Nepal Tourism Board made a visible participation with 4 prominent private sector tourism companies. China’s 3-day B2B travel trade show showed significant growth after its premier last year. With an expected attendee number of 15,000 this year, an increase compared to 10,000 last year -more than 700 exhibitors from 80 countries...

    Sherpa guide missing on Everest, presumed dead

    Kathmandu, May 18: A sherpa guide who went missing four days ago on Everest is presumed dead, Nepali officials said Thursday, the first feared fatality of the climbing season on the world’s highest mountain. Lama Babu Sherpa reached the summit with a team of climbers and other guides on Monday, but became separated from the group as they descended and has not been seen since. A government official at Everest base camp confirmed that Lama was presumed dead. “Climbers...

    IOM donates bus to school

    Kathmandu, May 18:  The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has donated a bus for the Himalaya Secondary School based at Damak – 1 of Jhapa. The bus was handed over to facilitate the travel of students coming from far-flung areas to study in the school which has gained a reputation of being one of the best in the country. The school said IOM – which has been engaged in Bhutanese refugees’ resettlement in the third country – donated the...

    New airport construction to cost more than Gautam Buddha International Airport project

    Kathmandu,May 17:ccording to a story published in Karobar, the preliminary study for the alternative domestic airport to be constructed in Nagidanda of Kavre district shows that the construction will cost Rs 10 billion, which is more than the estimated cost of Gautam Buddha International Airport in Lumbini. A team from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has concluded that various obstacles were seen for the construction including the cost and cutting down a hilltop among others. Minister for Culture, Tourism...

    Lalitpur transport officials accused of ‘selling’ driving licence, to face suspension

    File image: A queue for driving licences at the Transport Management Office in Ekantakuna. Kathmandu, May 17: The Department of Transport Management says it has found that five officials working at its driving licence distribution office in Ekantakuna of Lalitpur were involved in ‘selling’ driving licences for heavy vehicles. The Department is preparing to suspend them today and write to the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority for further action. It has been learned that the staff...

    Disrupted Narayangadh-Muglin section opens

    Kathmandu, May 17 :  Transportation that came to a halt following a landslide at Inchhakamana Rural Municipality under Narayangadh-Muglin road today morning resumed after two hours. The disaster occurred at 5:45am, and debris was cleared at 7:45am allowing traffics, said the police.

    CAAN confirms death of both crew members in Makalu air crash

    Kathmandu, may 16:  The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Office in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) confirmed that a cargo aircraft of the Makalu Air which had been missing since this morning crashed in Humla, leaving all two crew members dead. They have been identified as Captain Kiran Bhattarai and Aaditya Nepali. The single engine aircraft with the call sign 9N-AJU C208B (Cessana) was found crashed at Kharpunath Rural Municipality some 7.7 Nautical miles from Simikot Airport in Humla....

    NARA organizing Rafting Festival 2018

    Kathmandu, May 16: Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies  (NARA) is organizing 30th Grand Annual Rafting Festival on 26 May, 2018 on the Trisuli River.   This festival is going to be promoted by Nepal tourism board. Similarly, festival is going to be organized with the slogan “SAVE THE RIVER FOR TOURISM!!!”. Being the world’s best white water destination the rivers of Nepal is suitable for rafting which provides unique and enjoyable experiences. The participants can view the wildlife and...

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