MPA to register motion of public importance for conservation of Phewa Lake

Pokhara, Jan 25 (RSS): Member of Province Assembly from Kaski, Rajiv Pahari has expressed his commitment to the conservation of Pokhara’s iconic natural landmark – the Phewa Lake. He said he would table a proposal in this connection in the first meeting of the Province Assembly itself. Speaking in a press meet held here on

Language Commission to preserve 29 languages on verge of disappearance

Kathmandu, Jan 25 (RSS): The Language Commission is working on a plan to preserve 29 languages that are on the verge of disappearance, including the Chepang, Kusunda and Dura languages. The Commission has stated that it is starting work on protecting the languages that are spoken only by a few people and which are not

‘Destination Nepal’ programme organised in New York

Kathmandu, Jan 24 (RSS): The Consulate General of Nepal in New York organised the ‘Destination Nepal’ programme in New York, USA recently with the objective of promoting tourism in Nepal. American and Nepali tourism entrepreneurs in New York and adjoining states participated in the programme. On the occasion, Consul General Madhu Kumar Marasini said there

Nepal participates in International Tourism Promotion program in Spain

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Nepal has participated in the “International Tourism Promotion” program organized in Madrid, capital of Spain which started on Wednesday. Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) and the Nepal Tourism Board on their joint venture along with 165 other nations, had stalls promoting one’s art, culture and costumes for promoting tourism in

NTB gets new board members

Kathmandu, Jan 21 (RSS): The government has appointed three members on Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)’s Board of Directors. The new members– former president of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), Deepak Mahat, Tourism Development Society Kailali’s chair Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Awadesh Kumar Yadav–have a three – year term at NTB. They were appointed Friday

7 airports to be added in 2017

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) is working on adding 7 new airports in the country within this economic year. Additionally, it is also working to upgrade various airports around the country. According to CAAN, the runways of 6 airports have been black-topped in 2017. The number of domestic airports that

32 airlines companies reluctant to pay arrears

Kathmandu, Jan 19 (RSS): Thirty-two domestic and foreign airlines companies which are no longer in operation are disinclined to pay Rs 113 million 964 thousand 973 they owe to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). The CAAN Tribhuvan International Airport office has directed these companies to pay their arrears. According to CAAN, Auatrian Airlines

Nepalese Embassy and NTB organize interaction

Kathmandu, Jan 19  (RSS): Nepalese Embassy in Denmark and Nepal Tourism Board jointly organized an interaction programme on Nepali Tourism at Asia House, Copenhagen on 16 January. The press statement issued by the Embassy mentioned that media persons, travel, tourism, airlines entrepreneurs and representatives attended the programme. Speaking in the programme, Ambassador Yuba Nath Lamsal

Sonam Lhosar-Greetings

Kathmandu, Jan 18 (RSS): CPN-UML chairperson KP Sharma Oli has extended best wishes to all Tamang brothers and sisters at home and abroad for their happiness, peace, prosperity and progress on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar-2074 BS. In a message sent today, leader Oli said that it is the shared responsibility to keep ethnic unity

Chinese aid for tarai floods

  Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong and UNDP Nepal Country Director Renaud Meyer shake hands after partnering to provide post-flood recovery assistance worth USD four million on Thursday. The devastating monsoon floods and landslide killed dozens and affected 20 per cent of Nepal’s population living in the eastern plains. source Nepali times