Born to Climb: Inspiring tale of Carlos Soria Fontán

22,August At 77 years of age, Carlos Soria Fontán has taken up the challenge of becoming the oldest person in the world to reach the summits of the 14 highest mountains in the world. Originally from Spain Carlos is the only mountaineer to have ascended ten mountains of more than 8,000 meters after turning 60.

Swargashram – a forgotten tourist destination

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), Aug 20: The Swargashram – a destination which has long remained elusive for tourists and pilgrims – is now facing a prospect of backsliding into the list of unknown and neglected places. Located at 2,500 metres above the sea level at Beni municipality – 3, the Swargashram unequivocally bears the potential to become

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

Number of five-star hotels in Nepal to double in next two years

Kathmandu, 7 August The number of five-star hotels in Nepal is likely to double in next two years as the investment in hospitality sector is promisingly increasing. Currently, there are 10 five-star hotels across the country and new hotels in the same number are being established within next couple of years. The Hotel Association of

Half of Americans plan to use sharing economy services for summer travel in 2017

7 August RICHMOND, VA. – The popularity of the sharing economy for summer travel booking has tripled within two years, with 50 percent of travelers likely (26 percent very/ 25 percent somewhat) to use services like Uber, Lyft and Airbnb this year compared to 36 percent in 2016 and 17 percent in 2015, according to the third annual Allianz Travel Insurance

Doti declared defecation free district

Dolit, July 13: Doti has been declared an open defecation free district amidst an official gathering on Wednesday. Witht his, 41 districts of the country have been so far declared open defecation free zones. The declaration was made at a programme held at district headquarters Silgadhi on the presence of wider stakeholders. On the occasion,

Prince Harry welcomed in Pokhara

British Prince Harry was accorded a warm welcome when he landed at the Pokhara Airport on Tuesday. High government officials including the Chief District Officer of Kaski district, Hari Prasad Mainali, received Harry when he arrived at the airport from a Nepali Army helicopter. From the airport, Prince Harry proceeded towards the British Camp at

Mumbai temple to mobilise gold

The 200-year-old Shree Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai has said it will deposit a portion of its gold hoard with a bank by the end of the month for recycling, responding to a government campaign to monetise some of the country’s thousands of tonnes of privately owned stocks of gold and cut costly imports. Officials from

Tourism In Nepal

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