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  • TAAN International Langtang Marathon rescheduled on May 19

    TAAN International Langtang Marathon that was supposed to be happen on April 25, 2018 was postponed due to some unavoidable circumstances. The new date of the event has been rescheduled on May 19, 2018. The event will be organizing with the slogan ‘Adventure Sports for Sustainable Tourism’ with the major objective to promote Nepal with Langtang in particularMore>>

  • Buddha Jayanti being observed today

    The 2,562nd Buddha Jayanti is being observed today, wishing for world peace by organising special worships, singing hymns and holding discourses. Buddha Jayanti commemorates the day Lord Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and died. The day falls on the full moon day in the Nepali month of Baishakh. Buddhists throughout the world celebrate the day paying obeisance toMore>>

  • Upward Trend in Visitors’ Arrival in the First Three Months of 2018

    According to the Department of Immigration, a total of 287,380 international tourists visited Nepal in the first three months (January, February and March) of 2018, with a healthy increment of 12%. The arrivals from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan recorded positive growths of 15.2 %, 35.3%, 3.6% and 20.5 % respectively in January 2018 inMore>>

  • Buddha Air receiving additional ATR

    Buddha air, one of the progressive and leading private Airlines of Nepal on a press release has announced to add another ATR 72-500 to its fleet. The airline has already got the necessary permission to add aircraft from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. The additional ATR 72 will be registered as ‘9N-AMU’. ATR series aircraftMore>>

  • Foreign Minister Gyawali addresses Nepal promotion event in Beijing

    Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who is in China on an official visit, addressed the Nepal promotion event in Beijing, today. The event was jointly organized by Embassy of Nepal in Beijing, NTB, and NATTA. Likewise, Gyawali spoke on ‘Nepal-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century’ at a Roundtable organized by China Reform Forum, BeijingMore>>

  • Tribhuvan International Airport; 21 Hrs operation as of Mid-May

    The Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), Mr. Rabindra Adhikari on Tuesday, vowed that the only country’s sole international airport, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) would be operated for 21 hours daily. In an interaction organized by the Nepal Tourism Infrastructure Development Council in the Ministry on April 17, Minister Adhikari shared that theMore>>

  • Five female journalists of Nepal to climb world’s highest peak

    Five female journalists of Nepal have left Wednesday morning for climbing the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest this spring season. The team “First Women Journalists Everest Expedition 2018” is climbing the 8,848 meters high peak under the slogan “Unified Voice for Equity” later on May. The expedition is being conducted by a group of fiveMore>>

  • Buddha Air receiving another ATR

    Buddha Air is taking delivering of their 11th aircraft which will be ATR72-500 (MSN759) by May 22nd, 2018 from ATR Company in Toulouse, France. As per the company, the additional ATR 72-500 will operate with night halt at Biratnagar Airport every day. The airline currently conducts scheduled flights to Biratnagar, Bhairahawa, Dhangadhi, Janakpur, Nepalgunj, Pokhara,More>>

  • Amputee Chinese climber makes another attempt to summit Mt. Everest

    Xia Boyu, a double amputee climber from China, has arrived in Nepal to make another attempt to climb Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest) this spring. Along with the 69-year-old Xia, other six Chinese climbers will also climb the world’s tallest mountain, according to Imagine Trek and Expedition Private Limited, a Nepali company which is organizing expeditionMore>>

  • Icefall doctors open ‘safest’ Everest route

    With mountaineers leaving Kathmandu for the Mt Everest region for acclimatisation, icefall doctors have opened a climbing route from the Base Camp to Camp I by placing ropes and ladders on the treacherous section of the Khumbu icefall. A team of eight icefall doctors today reached Camp I constructing a route as they placed moreMore>>

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