RSS correspondent.

Tourism entrepreneurs pull their socks up to revive 'Green East'

Published On: July 18, 2021 12:18 PM NPT By: BIRAT ANUPAM/RSS

ITAHARI, July 18: ''This concept of 'Green East' was born out of the 2015 earthquake tragedy, and this can be utilized for post-pandemic tourism revival,'' said Baral. He added, ''We need this program again because it covers all major tourism destinations of Province 1. The black-topped roads and growing hotels add advantage to the future 'Green East' program when compared to 2015 when infrastructures and hotels were not developed much.''

Remembering Rishikesh Shaha, a great Nepali diplomat of all time

Published On: November 13, 2020 03:29 PM NPT By: BIRAT ANUPAM/RSS

ITAHARI, Nov 13: Today is the 18th Remembrance Day of Nepal's noted diplomat Rishikesh Shaha. Born on 16 May 1925 at Tansen of Palpa district, Shaha breathed his last at Kathmandu on 13 November 2002.

UN Day Special Feature: The proud story of Nepal Army in UN Peacekeeping Missions

Published On: October 24, 2020 03:00 PM NPT By: BIRAT ANUPAM/RSS

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN), a global organization founded in the aftermath of the Second World War. Owing to its inception to establish peace, the first sentence of the preamble of the UN charter, which contains 111 articles in 19 chapters, says, ''We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime brought untold sorrow to mankind.''

65 years after the first summit: Why Mt Makalu has seen just around 500 summiteers?

Published On: May 16, 2020 01:19 PM NPT By: BIRAT ANUPAM/RSS

ITAHARI, May 16: Some 65 years ago, on May 15, French mountaineer duo Jean Couzy and Lionel Terry co-created the history of scaling the summit of Mt Makalu (8463m). Today marks the historic summit on the fifth tallest peak of the planet.

State-1 sees three COVID-19 cases today; taking number of patients to 27

Published On: April 22, 2020 10:01 PM NPT By: BIRAT ANUPAM/RSS

ITAHARI, April 22: Three new cases of COVID-19 were detected in State-1 today. Throat swabs tested in Polymerase Chain Reaction held at the B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Dharan gave positive result.

Joe Brown, the first man to scale Mt Kanchenjunga passes away

Published On: April 16, 2020 09:39 PM NPT By: BIRAT ANUPAM/RSS

ITAHARI, April 16: Joe Brown, the only legendary climber to make maiden ascent to the summit of Mt. Kanchanjenga has passed away.