President to visit Jumla today

Jumla, Oct 11 (RSS): President Bidya Devi Bhandari is arriving here today for inaugurating a building of the Chandannath Secondary School. The President is scheduled to arrive here on a Nepal Army helicopter at 9.30 am, Headmaster of Chandannath Secondary School, Tanka Bahadur Mahat, said. After arriving here the President will first visit the Chandannath and Bhairavnath temples to pay homage to the deities there. Then the Head-of-the-State will inaugurate the science laboratory building of the school at 10.30...

SAARC Immigration Authorities meeting convenes

Kathmandu, Oct 11 (RSS): The meeting of the Core Group of SAARC Immigration Authorities convened in the capital yesterday. Secretary General Amjad Hussain B. Sial addressed the meeting of the group and Visa experts at the SAARC secretariat. The eighth meeting of the SAARC Immigration Authorities had mandated the meeting to develop security software for electronics visas under the SAARC visa Exemption Scheme. The representatives from the Immigration Authorities of the Member of the SAARC participated in the meeting,...

Domestic tourists make most out of Dashain break visiting Manang

Manang, Oct 6 (RSS): The number of domestic tourists visiting the trans-Himalayan district, Manang, has increased this Dashain. The mountainous district was full of domestic tourists during the Dashain festival, the biggest festival of the Nepalis. Daily 100 to 200 domestic tourists have been entering the district coinciding the Dashain holiday. Last year 8,000 domestic tourists visited Manang and the number of visitors has reached around 7,000 in 15 days Dashain period this year, according to Babulal Tiruwa, the...

Massive irregularities in air ticketing

Bajura, Oct 6 (RSS): Airlines companies providing air service from and to Kolti airport are found to have been charging irregular price for air tickets. The passengers heading home for Dashain festival have suffered as a result. Though the airfare is fixed at Rs. 3,760 from Kolti to Nepalgunj, passengers were charged as high as Rs. 7,000. The airlines companies are required to make at least one concession flight per week but that is not happening here, says local...

5th Ram Bazar Festival to be held in Pokhara from Oct 6-14

Pokhara, Oct 5 (RSS): The 5th edition of the Ram Bazar Festival is going to be organized at Ram Bazar of Lekhnath Municipality in Pokhara from October 6. Aimed at promoting and protecting art and culture as well as internal and external tourism, the nine-day festival is going to be organized by Ram Bazar Youth Club. The event will showcase folk dance, children’s park, ethnic procession, musical performances along with other cultural and entertainment programmes, said Club’s Secretary Raju...

Turkish Airlines named Five-Star Global Airline

Kathmandu, October 4 Turkish Airlines has recently been named a Five-Star Global Airline by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Official Airline Ratings. The award, claimed to be based on passenger feedback, was presented to the company at Expo 2017 in Long Beach, California last week. “This five-star ranking reaffirms Turkish Airlines’ position as a global leader in passenger experience and comfort,” the company said in a statement. Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines,...

Connecting Religion and Tourism:Tal Barahi

Kathmandu, Oct 4 :-“Tal Barahi ” the most mesmerizing temple lies in the heart of Phewa lake hold lots of religious faith. Tourists never miss to admire this temple. The Lake which reflects Machhapuchre Himal shadow in its bottom, there’s a small island where two story pagoda style temple exist. From the ancient time people used to worship this temple  as “Tal Barahi” It was named Tal Barahi as it do exist in the middle of the lake ,counts...

Locals gear up for conservation of natural heritages

Myagdi, Oct 3 (RSS): Acknowledging the importance of nature and natural heritages, locals of Jyamarukkot and Malika rural municipality in Myagdi district have taken matters into their hands to protect the nature and natural heritages in their locality. They have resorted to community-based natural heritage conservation approaches and practices to curb the illegal trade of medicinal plants, flora and fauna in the community forests her. Member of conservation campaign, Kopila Kandel, said that that they launched the drive to...

China’s golden week travellers

Oct 02- The UK could be looking forward to a rise in visitors from China this as China National Day and the Golden Week holiday begin. Golden Week is a prime time of travel for China, and more and more Chinese are choosing to visit the UK every year. The latest official statistics show that there was a record number of visitors to the UK from China, in the first quarter of 2017. From January to March this year,...

Nepal fails to answer India’s proposal on expanding flight entry points

Kathmandu, September 24 Three years ago, India sent a proposal to Nepal on expand Nepal’s flight entry points along with a draft of search and rescue agreement to be signed between aviation authorities of two countries. However, Nepal is yet to respond to the proposal. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has amended the draft and sent it to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation for further consideration. But, the Ministry has not made any decision about the...

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