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  • Pakistani Prime Minister Abbasi to come to Nepal on Monday

    Kathmandu, March 2 Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is to come to Nepal on a two-day visit on Monday, March 5. Although the details of the visit have not been made public, a source close to Prime Minister Oli said Abbasi is coming to Kathmandu to congratulate Oli on his election as Nepal’s top executive.

    India for India-Kathmandu rail link: Koshyari

    Kathmandu, Feb 26 : Bharatiya Janata Party leader Bhagat Singh Koshyari has said India was for linking Kathmandu with Indian rail. Leader Koshyari, who is currently in Nepal visit, underscored the need of realizing development and prosperity in both India and Nepal by strengthening the bilateral relations. During an interaction organized by Reporters’ Club here today, leader Koshyari, who is also the coordinator from India for the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) formed by the two countries, observed with happiness...

    Paragliding also to feature in Nuwakot Festival

    Nuwakot, Feb 23 : Visitors can enjoy paragliding, rafting, helicopter excursion and elephant safari among a host of activities in course of the Fifth Nuwakot Mahotsav that is taking place here from February 28 to March 10. The mahotsav or festival will also feature the traditional bull fighting. The paragliding will be organised from the historic Seven-storied Palace premises while the river rafting will take place in the Trishuli River. Likewise, the helicopter excursion would be organised to the...

    Sajha Yatayat to launch e-ticketing soon

    Kathmandu, Feb 22 : The Sajha Yatayat has finalized preparations to commence a new technology-supported payment and ticketing services in its public buses. According to acting CEO of the Sajha Yatayat (Transport) Mahendra Pandey, Sajha is launching the e-ticketing with the coordination of Nepal Rastra Bank. The passengers may use the card like ATM card to pay transport fare. The e-ticketing service, which is for all buses run by Sajha Yatayat to and from different parts, will start soon,...

    Five hiking routes in Kathmandu to explore this spring season

    Kathmandu,Feb 22:Imagine Kathmandu as a geographical mandala. The city, with its streets and frenetic life and crazy drivers, is the centre. The Ring Road is the circular boundary between this urban vortex and the green girdle of hills that tower above the valley floor. Beyond this rim is the even more tranquil, almost paradisiacal realm of mountains and villages, stone trails and moss-carpeted forests. This is how I, a habitual walker and lover of the outdoors, visualise Kathmandu compared...

    2nd Fish Festival in Bara from March 9

    Kalaiya, Bara, Feb 21: The 2nd Fish Festival will be held in Bara from March 9 to 11, said the organiser, the Fishery Association of Nepal, Bara. The venue for the fair is Kolhabi Bazaar in Kohalbi Municipality-1. The information was made public at a press meet recently in the district. The 1st Fish Festival and Agriculture Fair was organised in Kalaiya in 2073.

    0ver 100 yrs old photographs, painting in Tharu Cultural Museum

    Ratnangar, Feb 21 : The Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Centre at Bachhauli, the nearest Tharu village to Sauraha, has various old assets, photographs and paintings which are major attraction to visitors. The preservation officer at the museum Basudev Chaudhary shared that the photographs related to hunting of wild animals by then British officials and Rana rulers are also kept there. Similarly, photographs taken during the malaria eradication campaigns in the Tarai were also kept in the museum. He...

    Mahindra’s showroom in Taplejung

    Taplejung, Feb 20 (RSS): An authorised showroom of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited has been set up in Fungling, the district headquarters of Taplejung. Province 1 members Bal Bahadur Samsohang, Hom Kumari Sanwa and country director of the Mahindra Tapas Patanayak jointly inaugurated the showroom established by the company’s aughorised seller for Nepal Agni Incorporate Pvt. Ltd. amid a function on Monday. Pick-up vans, jeeps and tractors of the Mahindra company are on display at present, said Sangita Traders and...

    President attends special ceremony on occasion of 68th Democracy Day

    Kathmandu, Feb 19 :President Bidya Devi Bhandari today attended a special function organised in the Nepal Army Pavilion,Tundikhel to mark the 68th Democracy Day. The Day commemorates the establishment of democracy in the country with the abolition of the 104-year autocratic Rana rule. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli, member of the Council of Ministers, Chief Secretary, chiefs of constitutional bodies, chiefs of security agencies, chiefs and representatives of Nepal-based...

    Udayapur successfully tests paragliding flights

    Gaighat, Udayapur, Feb 18 : Paragliding flights have been successfully tested in Belaka Municipality-8 in Udayapur district. Under this test flight, paragliders flew from approximately 600 meters high Bopatang and Champakot hills and alighted on the banks of Saptakoshi river. The project aims to develop Koshi Tappu and Saptakoshi areas that fall under the municipality as tourist destinations through boating and paragliding, and attract more than 50,000 tourists every year, said the municipality mayor Durga Kumar Thapa. “The areas...

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