An Unexpected huge snowfall in Upper Mustang

Thini, Mustang, May 10: Snowfall is taking place since Wednesday evening in Upper Mustang. Snowfall began in the night followed by the heavy rainfall in the evening, with the Muktichettra, Dalome and Lomantang rural municipalities affected by it. This is the first experience for many to see snowfall during mid-May, according to the local elders.

We have focused our energy on economic development, Dahal tells visiting Chinese team

Kathmandu, May 9: CPN (Maoist Center)’s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said the party has focused its energy and strength entirely on attaining economic development in the country. Leader Dahal, during his meeting with the Chinese delegation led by the Communist Party of China’s vice president for Beijing Lizi Yang this morning at his

23 Nepali food dishes being promoted internationally

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The campaign of promoting traditional Nepali foods in the global food arena is progressing at a fast rate. The Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN) is promoting 23 traditional Nepali food dishes in the global arena to bring them to similar stature as Italian, Chinese, and similar foods. Although Nepali people have been

Nepal in process of coming up with ‘unquestionable’ measurement of world’s highest peak 2018

Kathmandu, Feb 14 (RSS) : Nepal, small but a naturally beautiful country in the Himalayan region takes great pride for being home to the Mount Everest, world’s highest mountain peak which stands at 8848 meters above the sea level. But questions frequently raised regarding its height draw the attention of bodies concerned, trigger discussions and

Excessive snowfall in Mustang

Mustang, Feb 12 (RSS): With the incessant snowfall in upper Mustang, life has been badly affected since Sunday evening. With snow blanketing the upper parts of the district the temperature has dipped and freezing cold has gripped the normal life in Muktinath, Lomanthang, Thorpass, Chhoser, Chhonup, Phuwa, Nechyung among other nearby places. Meanwhile, transport has

’40 per cent people lack access to electricity’

Bhimduttanagar, Feb 12 (RSS): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Energy Kamal Thapa has said that 40 per cent people in the country are still deprived of electricity supplies. At a news conference organized in Kanchanpur today, Thapa said that the government was working with the garget to provide electricity supplies to every household within

Tourism Department lists 14 mountains above 8000 m

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The number of mountains above 8000 meters in Nepal has officially gone up to 14. Although the number was said to be 8 in the past, the Tourism Department has added 6 mountains to the list which took the number of high mountains in Nepal to 14. The mountains above 8000 meters

TAAN conducting Joint-Lhosar Cultural Event on Sunday

KATHMANDU, Feb 09: Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing Joint-Lhosar Cultural Event-2018 at Hotel Hyatt Regency on Sunday, February 11. TAAN has been organizing Joint-Lhosar Cultural Event every year to celebrate Lhosar. Lhosar is the New Year festival of different ethnic groups living across the country. TAAN will be organizing the event focusing

National Awakening Campaign launched for tourism development

KATHMANDU, Feb 09:  National Awakening Campaign will be launched for the integrated development of tourist sites of the Kathmandu Valley. The crew members are planning to develop some areas of Kathmandu valley like Shivpuri, Kakani, Jamachowk, Dahchowk, Chandragiri, Phulchoki, Nagarkot and Helambu as tourism model areas. To issue public proposal, the signature campaign proposal is passed

Ashok Pokharel reelected as NATO president

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Ashok Pokharel has been reelected as the President of Nepal Association of Tour Operators (NATO) for the next three years. The 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association has unanimously elected 13 members of the new executive committee. According to a press release circulated on Sunday, Manohar SJB Rana has been