Veteran mountaineer Kamirita calls for providing social security to Sherpa climbers

Kathmandu,June 24: Among tough resolutions of those enjoying adventurous life, climbing Mount Everest and setting a record may be one. The blissful moment of being atop the highest peak of the world is indeed unrivalled occasion in one’s life. But some climbers are quite reverse to this idea that they take it as a household

Pokhara Airport ‘unfit’ for international flights

Pokhara,June 06:While the government has already begun construction works to elevate the standard of Pokhara Airport to the status of regional level, a committee formed by the government itself has found that the airport is not fit for international flights, claims Karobar. A 21-member team formed by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has

Buddha Air to fly twice on the Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu sector weekly

Kathmandu, May 28: Buddha Air announced Sunday  to start a twice weekly service on the Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu sector on June 29. The Airlines said that the flights would operate on Monday and Friday . Varanasi, also known as Banaras or Kashi, is located in Uttar Pradesh state in India. “We have been conducting charter flights on

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.

Mustang attracting large crowds

MUSTANG, Jan 26: The number of foreign tourists visiting Mustang has increased by 34.49 per cent in 2017. The Jomsom Area Office of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) reported that a total of 52,475 tourists visited Mustang in 2017. 4,115 tourists from the total number visited upper Mustang, said Office Chief, Tulasi Dahal. A

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Karwar With gentle waves, miles of golden sand, a tranquil ambience and acres of emerald foliage, Karwar has all the makings of a perfect holiday destination. The captivating landscape is ringed with rugged hill ranges, thick woods and mysteriously deep valleys. This paradise inspired the great Indian muse Rabindranath Tagore to pen his first play.

Garlands worth Rs 25 million used during elections

Kathmandu,Dec 17:The Floriculture Association of Nepal (FAN) says flower garlands worth Rs 25 million were used for recent provincial and federal parliamentary elections, reports Karobar in its anchor story for the day. Officials of the organisation say party cadres excessively used flower garlands in their pre-poll campaigning as well as after the announcement of results. The domestic

Tourists’ attraction to rafting on rise

Damauli (Tanahun), Oct 24 (RSS):Tourists are increasingly attarcted to take joys of rafting in the Madi and Seti rivers. With the onset of tourism session, the influx of tourists for rafting in the rivers is increasing. Daily 15 to 20 boats are being used to bring the tourists to Gaighat. The distance from the Madi

Pokhara Lekhnath metropolis to be declared ‘no horn zone’

Pokhara, June 30: Following a ‘successful’ implementation of ‘no horn’ rule in Kathmandu, the Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City will become a next place for the same. The rule that will ban blowing horns except for emergency in the metropolitan city will come into effect from July 16. Under this rule, vehicles are not allowed to

Inflow of foreign tourists up 32pc

Nepal’s tourism industry, which took a major hit following the deadly earthquake in 2015, is witnessing signs of recovery as the number of foreigners visiting Nepal by air increased by 32 per cent in the first 11 months of 2016 as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.   According to data from