Four reasons why Shey-Phoksundo is the best place to avoid monsoon

  10,August There are many lakes in Nepal that have captured the imagination of travellers, both domestic and international. Among the lakes, Shey-Phoksundo has a unique place in the hearts of travellers. Many globetrotters added the lake, situated at an altitude of 3,660 m, to their bucket list after the success of Eric Valli’s Caravan. Many

CIAA to probe Phewa Lake encroachment

August 9, 2017 After reports of increasing encroachment in Phewa Lake came out in mainstream media of late, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has launched an investigation into the case, report Nagarik and Republica. The anti-corruption constitutional body recently wrote a letter to the Phewa Lake Conservation and Management Office under Pokhara-Lekhanath Municipality asking

Govt awards Chinese contractor to develop Budhigandaki Project

The government has decided to award contract to develop Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project to Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) of China. The Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday approved in principle the Energy Ministry’s proposal to let the Chinese company build the 1200 MW storage type project under engineering, procurement, construction and finance model.ek  

Tourists throng Madi, Seti rivers for rafting

Damauli, October 15 With the monsoon drawing to a close creating the perfect rafting conditions, there has been a steady pour of tourists eager to navigate the rapids of the Madi and Seti rivers. Tourists from England, France, America, China and Spain, among other countries, have recently been coming to experience rafting in Nepal. Rinku

River control plan lies dead for lack of chief

Apr 12, 2016- – KAMAL PANTHI, The Karnali River Control Project lies dead because it has no project head. The post of project head has remained vacant for more than two months, and there is no one to carry out administrative and embankment related tasks at the project based in Rajapur in western Nepal. Ministerial