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  • Etihad to launch Barcelona service in November

    Abu Dhabi,June 6: Etihad Airways announced the launch of a new service to Barcelona from November 21 this year as the travel demand to the Spanish city goes up from Abu Dhabi. In a statement on Sunday, Etihad Airways said the Abu Dhabi-Barcelona route will be initially operated five times a week before becoming a daily operation from March 31, 2019. Barcelona will be the second city to be connected by Etihad Airways in Spain after Madrid. “We are...

    International Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) Day observed

    Kathmandu, May 29 : The International Sagarmatha Day main celebrations committee awarded various people and organisations having contributions to the mountaineering sector amidst a programme here today. Nepal Mountaineering Instructor Association was awarded the ‘National Sagarmatha Prize’ carrying a purse of Rs 100,000 while the ‘Tenzing Hillary Award’ carrying a purse of Rs 500,000 each was presented to professional climber Kami Rita Sherpa who holds record for the most ascents to the world’s highest peak. The 48-year-old Sherpa guide...

    16-year-old Shivangi Pathak becomes youngest woman to scale Mount Everest

    KATHMANDU: A 16-year-old girl from Haryana has registered her name as the youngest woman to scale the world highest peak.According to Seven Summit Treks, Pathak became India’s youngest woman to climb Mt Everest from Nepal side as she along with climbing guides – Dawa Sherpa, Nima Norbu Sherpa and Furba Dorchi Sherpa scaled the mountain. Born in Hisar of Haryana in north-western India, Shivangi Pathak climbed Mount Everest exploring a message that women could overcome every obstacle to achieve...

    From Victoria to Diana to Meghan, royal weddings have shaped bridal fashions

    We might not know who designed Meghan Markle’s wedding gown until she walks up the aisle at St George’s Chapel on Saturday to marry Prince Harry, but we can be assured that her dress will inspire bridal trends for years to come. And if history is a guide, Markle, like the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, will have scrutinised dresses worn by past royals before making her important decision. Some have suggested Markle may not wear white because she is divorced...

    European Tourism signals another positive Year in the Light of the EU-China Tourism Year

    BRUSSELS,May 10 :Latest results indicate another year of sustained growth in European tourism demand. Europe continues to appeal to worldwide travellers and remains the most visited region in the world despite a variety of challenges in recent years. According to the European Travel Commission‘s latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects“, all reporting destinations saw growth in tourist arrivals during the first months of 2018. Tourism growth is supported by the solid demand from intra-European and emerging source markets and...

    Yak and reindeer herders meet on top of the world

    Kathmandu,May 10:Yak herders from Bhutan, Nepal, and the Tibetan Autonomous Region in China met with reindeer herders from Norway and Russia and found surprising commonalities in the challenges they face, especially climate change. Changlin Xu (Yak herder from the Tibetan Autonomous Region meets his first reindeer Imagine that you’ve never left your home village, that you speak only your native language, and that you suddenly find yourself traveling over 8,300 kilometres across the globe. For Yuden...

    Chinese tourists to Ireland expected to more than double by 2025

    BEIJING, May 9 :  The number of Chinese tourists visiting Ireland could reach 175,000 in 2025, more than double that in 2017, according to Tourism Ireland. About 70,000 Chinese visitors went to Ireland last year, up about 15 percent year on year, according to Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland. “China is one of Ireland’s fastest growing tourism source markets, and the growth rate is likely to double in the near future,” he added. Gibbons made the remarks...

    Tour bus collision kills 9 in south Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO, May 6 (Xinhua) — At least nine people were killed early Saturday in Brazil’s southern Parana state following a head-on collision between a tour bus and a car, highway police said. The accident occurred around dawn when the car reportedly tried to pass a vehicle at a point in the road where passing was prohibited, and collided into the oncoming bus. According to the authorities, the bus was carrying 30 patients who were returning to the...

    Open Door Policy Opening up China and the World for Development

    Beijing, May 6: Discourses on the development and prosperity of China after its adoption of the “open door policy” are rife in China. According to the analysis of experts, the open policy that China took forty years ago has helped China to become the second largest economy and a major donor country of the world. The “open door policy” is a reformative policy declared by Deng Xiaoping, the then leader of the Chinese Communist Party, in 1978. His declaration...

    Dutt biopic titled ‘Sanju’, Ranbir spitting image of controversial Bollywood star

    Mumbai, May 3:The first look and teaser of Sanjay Dutt’s much-awaited biopic is finally out and the Rajkumar Hirani-directed movie, featuring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role, is titled “Sanju”. The first poster of the film was launched earlier today featuring Ranbir in the five iconic looks of Dutt from different phases of his life, starting from “Rocky” and going on to the time he was released from Yerwada Central Jail in 2016, after serving a five-year sentence in...

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