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Two Chinese aircraft to arrive in Kathmandu by Saturday

Two Chinese aircraft to arrive in Kathmandu by Saturday

KATHMANDU:  Two Chinese aircraft bought by the Nepal Airlines Corporation are scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu by Saturday. The aircraft to be imported are MA 60 and Y 12 which have a seat capacity of 56 and 18 respectively. The first aircraft would conduct flights to to destinations in Tarai regions and the second one in […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

India agrees to allow power trade through its territory

India agrees to allow power trade through its territory

KATHMANDU:  Nepal will now be able to export power to Bangladesh via India as the southern neighbour has agreed to allow the use of its territory for electricity trade. Bangladeshi State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid was quoted by local media as saying that they had received India’s consent for the use of […]

January 23rd, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Massive wildfire breaks out in Kunjo of Mustang

Massive wildfire breaks out in Kunjo of Mustang

MUSTANG:  A massive wildfire that broke out in Kunjo VDC of Mustang is yet to come under control. The fire started at the Pang jungle, being used by the Forest Conservation Management Committee in Kunjo, on Friday afternoon. The locals and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) representatives have tried to take the fire under control, but […]

January 21st, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Govt decides land-for-land compensation for Koshi Tappu

Govt decides land-for-land compensation for Koshi Tappu

KATHMANDU:  Putting aside the earlier proposal to provide compensation to the landowners whose lands were acquired by the government for the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, the government has decided to provide land-for-land compensation to the landowners. A cabinet meeting held at Singha Durbar on Thursday decided to provide land-for-land compensation to as many as 24 […]

January 20th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Cabinet expansion: Singh, Khadka sworn in as ministers

Cabinet expansion: Singh, Khadka sworn in as ministers

KATHMANDU:  Two more ministers today took the oath of office and secrecy after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal extended the Cabinet. With the latest expansion, the strength of coalition Cabinet led by the CPN Maoist Centre with the support of Nepali Congress and some other fringe parties rose to 43 members. The new ministers are […]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

India urged to exchange old INR

India urged to exchange old INR

KATHMANDU:  Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has strongly urged Indian authorities to ensure smooth exchange of the old Indian currency notes of Rs 500 and 1,000 denominations that Nepali banks and people are holding. In a meeting with Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State for External Affairs of India General VK Singh […]

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Work underway for construction of Mechi-Mahakali Electric Railways

Work underway for construction of Mechi-Mahakali Electric Railways

KATHMANDU:  The Department of Railways (DoR) has sought permission from the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conversation to fell 11,123 trees for constructing Mechi-Mahakali Electric Railways. The tress fall under the area of Sagarnath Forest Development Project (SFDP). “Permission has been asked to cut down the tress for constructing the 108 kilometers long Bardibas-Simara stretch […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Chitwan rhinos to be transferred to Bardia and Shuklaphanta

Chitwan rhinos to be transferred to Bardia and Shuklaphanta

RATNANAGAR, Chitwan:  As January, February and March are deemed suitable time for the transfer of the rhinos, the Chitwan National Park (CNP) is all set to translocate at least 10 rhinos to the Bardia National Park (BNP) and Shuklaphanta National Park within a month. According to Man Bahadur Khadka, Director General of the Department of […]

January 16th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Pilot stress blamed for Fishtail chopper crash

Pilot stress blamed for Fishtail chopper crash

KATHMANDU:  Pilot stress has been cited as the probable reason for the crash of a Fishtail Air helicopter in Nuwakot last August, an investigation report submitted to the Tourism Ministry on Sunday said. Captain Ranjan Limbu’s social and professional obligation to evacuate a post-maternity sick woman and her infant to hospital in Kathmandu from Gorkha […]

January 15th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Reconstruction chipping away Bhaktapur’s heritage

Reconstruction chipping away Bhaktapur’s heritage

KATHMANDU:  With the reconstruction process after the 2015 earthquakes under way, many houses in Bhaktapur have been built in Reinforced Concrete Construction design, raising concerns over the loss of its traditional heritage. During an interaction programme ‘Concern over Constructing Secure Homes’ held on the occasion of the 19th Earthquake Safety Day today at Bhaktapur, structural […]

January 15th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

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