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Yet no respite to trekking business

KATHMANDU, Nepal–After a brief respite following the polls of Constituent Assembly (CA), trekking and tourism business is likely to be affected with tourism workers affiliated to Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Maoist recently wrote to embassies... Read More »

260,000 foreign tourists visit Langtang
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260,000 foreign tourists visit Langtang

KATHMANDU, Nepal– As many as 260,000 foreign tourists paid visit to Langtang National Park in mountainous Rasuwa district since its establishment. According to a report provided by the National Park Office, as many... Read More »

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150 birds under threat

150 birds under threatKATHMANDU, Nepal–With the cleanup of their habitats, the bird species have been at risk, stated a report recently made public by the Department of National Park and Wildlife... Read More »

Every six foreign tourists generate one job: Survey

Every six foreign tourists generate one job: SurveyKATHMANDU, Nepal–Every six foreign tourists create one job in Nepal, a new survey carried out by the Tourism Ministry on Thursday revealed, thanks to the whooping number of tourist’s arrival... Read More »

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18 leopards killed within 1 year

18 leopards killed within 1 year

KATHMANDU, Nepal–At least 18 leopards have been found dead in the forest of Pokhara since the past... Read More »

Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

  KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nepali feature film Jhola has been nominated to vie for in the Oscar Award under... Read More »

Yet no respite to trekking business

Yet no respite to trekking business

KATHMANDU, Nepal–After a brief respite following the polls of Constituent Assembly (CA), trekking and tourism business is... Read More »

150 birds under threat

150 birds under threat

KATHMANDU, Nepal–With the cleanup of their habitats, the bird species have been at risk, stated a report... Read More »

Myagdi, first free wi-fi district in Nepal

Myagdi, first free wi-fi district in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Myagdi district which lodges the Mount Dhaulagiri and world famous Pun hill, is all set to... Read More »

Climate Alliance preserves mountain ecosystem

Climate Alliance preserves mountain ecosystem

KATHMANDU, Nepal– Conserving mountain ecosystem, which is more vulnerable, is really a challenging task in the Himalayan nation.... Read More »

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India PM Modi overtakes White House on Twitter

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has narrowly overtaken the White House on Twitter, a study of political use of the social network has found. His account @NarendraModi has 4.99m followers, ahead of the@WhiteHouse account which has 4.98m followers. Mr Modi’s huge victory in the recent general election was partly credited to a well-organised social media campaign. The leader...

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India PM Modi overtakes White House on Twitter

Indian PM visits Nepal after 17 years gap

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day official Nepal visit, Sunday morning. Modi, the first Indian PM to pay official visit to Nepal in 17 years, landed at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at around 11 am this morning. Prime Minister Shushil Koirala himself received Modi at TIA. The government of...

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Indian PM visits Nepal after 17 years gap

2nd TAAN International Eco-Challenge 2014 soon

KATHMANDU, Nepal– Realising the need for an international standard adventure sporting event in the country, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing 2nd TAAN International Eco-Challenge 2014 in Kathmandu on August 17. TAAN International Eco-Challenge is a team event with four participants and one team manager, according to a statement. As the event will be open...

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2nd TAAN International Eco-Challenge 2014 soon

Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

  KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nepali feature film Jhola has been nominated to vie for in the Oscar Award under the Best Foreign Language Film Category, thanks to the story that portrays the practice of Sati tradition in Nepal in which Hindu women were forced to burn themselves on the funeral pyre of their spouses. ”Jhola will represent Nepal...

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Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

ADB alarms Nepal climate change risk

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Climate change-driven events including melting glaciers pose a serious threat to Nepal’s economy, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.  An ADB report titled Assessing the Costs of Climate Change and Adaptation in South Asia has identified Nepali population as “extremely vulnerable, not only to the immediate threats of increasingly frequent glacial lake...

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ADB alarms Nepal climate change risk

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Everest-twins’ mission 2 for 7

Everest-twins’ mission 2 for 7

KATHMANDU, Nepal–One of the first things they learnt in current affairs was the countless records set by the batting legend, Sachin Tendulkar.  “We felt so proud that an Indian had... Read More »

Elizabeth Hawley: a legendary chronicler of Himalayan expedition

Elizabeth Hawley: a legendary chronicler of Himalayan expedition

KATHMANDU, Nepal–For the last five decades, she has been keeping the chronology of Nepal’s mountaineering history. She is still devoted to her... Read More »

Aftermath of flood: Abnormal silence dominates classrooms

Aftermath of flood: Abnormal silence dominates classrooms

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Restless, Noise and upbeat. Children are believed to be like that. But such is not the cases with children at Banshagu... Read More »

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More foreign tourists lured toward “district beyond Himalaya”

More foreign tourists lured toward “district beyond Himalaya”

KATHMANDU, Nepal–The number of foreign tourists visiting Upper Mustang area in Mustang district has increased. As per the data of the office... Read More »

Govt set to earn 45.46 billion from tourism industry

Govt set to earn 45.46 billion from tourism industry

KATHMANDU, Nepal–The government is set to earn foreign currency worth around Rs 45.46 billion from tourism industry in fiscal year 2013/14. According... Read More »

Yet no respite to trekking business

Yet no respite to trekking business

KATHMANDU, Nepal–After a brief respite following the polls of Constituent Assembly (CA), trekking and tourism business is likely to be affected with tourism workers affiliated to Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Maoist recently... Read More »

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National park entry fee hike hurts cyclists

KATHMANDU, Nepal– The government’s decision to hike entry fees for cycles at the popular trail of Shivapuri- Nagarjun National Park has sadden hundreds of mountain bikers. Cyclists for whom the park is one of the best destinations, says the entry fee hike has discouraged them.  They complained that the decision is detrimental to the recently evolved...

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National park entry fee hike hurts cyclists

Myagdi, first free wi-fi district in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Myagdi district which lodges the Mount Dhaulagiri and world famous Pun hill, is all set to become a free wireless fidelity (wi-fi) zone, thanks to the ambitious plan to make the place a model in Information Technology (IT). The cherished dreams of district dwellers seeing the district a free wi-fi zone will be materialized...

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Myagdi, first free wi-fi district in Nepal

Tourism top priority of Govt

KATHMANDU, Nepal–The government has put priority on tourism sector in the country. While announcing the budget for fiscal year 2014/15, Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat stressed on the development of tourism infrastructures. The government has set aside Rs 3.92 billion for tourism related infrastructure development and culture promotional programs. Similarly, it has allocated Rs...

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Tourism top priority of Govt

Nepal government’s policies and programs: not change-oriented

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nepal’s President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav Sunday announced the annual policies and programs of Nepal government in the Legislative-Parliament. The annual policies and programs made public prior to the imminent budget speech underline peace, constitution and economic development as the priorities. They promise to create employment for hundreds of thousands. These are positive promises. A high...

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Nepal government’s policies and programs: not change-oriented

Ebola panic: Health desk starts screening suspected people

KATHMANDU, Nepal–With Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) begun a quarantine health desk at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the sole airport in the country, the desk  has started screening people coming from the Ebola hit nation, from Monday morning.  The health desk which has been claimed to...

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Ebola panic: Health desk starts screening suspected people
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