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  • Etihad offers extra luggage facility for Nepali students

    KATHMANDU, March 07:  Etihad Airways is offering a new luggage offer for students from Nepal. “Students from Nepal visiting several countries for their study via Etihad Airways are now allowed to carry additional 10 kilograms of luggage,” the Gulf-based carrier said.   Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the airline said that students traveling from Nepal to different destinations across Australia, Europe, Japan and South Korea in Economy class will be eligible for the offer. The offer will valid for the...

    Kathmandu’s first semi-low floor public bus to start service from Wednesday

    Kathmandu, March 6 The city’s first public semi-low floor bus is all set to begin its service from Wednesday, operator of the bus Sajhaya Yatayat says. The Ashok Leyland bus, which was manufactured in India, will connect major hospitals in the city along its route. The disabled-friendy bus service will be flagged off by Kathmandu’s Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya. The bus service has been started in view of patients visiting hospitals along the route, added Sajha Yatayat’s chief executive...

    Pakistani PM Abbasi returns home

    Kathmandu, March 6 (RSS): Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has returned home this afternoon after wrapping up his two-day Nepal visit. Finance Minister Dr Yubraj Khatiwada and Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi, bade farewell to the Pakistani Prime Minister at VVIP longue of Tribhuvan International Airport. Before returning home today, Prime Minister Abbasi paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari and addressed a programme organised at SAARC Secretariat. Similarly, the Pakistani Prime...

    Pakistan PM Abbasi arriving today

    Kathmandu, March 5 : Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is arriving in Kathmandu today in his two-day official visit. PM Abbasi is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today itself, and mutual wellbeing and the issue of bilateral concern of both Nepal and Pakistan will be discussed, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. PM Oli will also host a dinner in his honour. He is also scheduled to pay a...

    Pakistani Prime Minister arriving tomorrow

    Kathmandu, March 4 (RSS): The Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is arriving here tomorrow on a two-day official visit. During the visit, the Prime Minister of Pakistan will call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here today. Prime Minister K.P. Shama Oli will hold bilateral meeting with the visiting Prime Minister of Pakistan and exchange views on matters of mutual interest. He will...

    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...

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