KATHMANDU, May 30: Nepal has recorded a number of unfortunate plane crashes among other significant incidents in its aviation history. A total of 20 accidents have occurred inside the country’s airspace since 2006 resulting in a total of 222 fatalities, excluding the recent plane crash of Tara Air on Sunday, according to the database of Aviation Safety Network.
Exploiting the full potential of adventure tourism in Nepal is a sure-shot way to prosperity for the country, provided that we just do not talk the talk but also walk the walk. That said, it’s good to see the local and provincial governments taking the initiatives of their own to promote tourism in their areas, especially after the country adopted federalism some five years ago.
KATHMANDU, March 25: The Foreign Minister of People’s Republic China and State Councilor Wang Yi, who is arriving in Kathmandu at 4PM today on a three day official visit is set to meet Prime Minister Sher Bahadur on Saturday, according to a source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
KATHMANDU, March 9: Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine has left the whole world on high alert. With the world just recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the conflict has again affected businesses and industries not only in both the countries but also in entire Europe.
KATHMANDU, March 2: Two expedition teams from Nepal that had set out for the Everest region to introduce a commercial route to the summit of Mt Cho Oyu from the Nepal side have been forced to turn back after encountering unfavorable conditions yet again in their final push for the summit.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: A team of 10 Nepali mountaineers who left for a summit push at Mt Cho Oyu early today have pulled back from their mission after encountering unfavorable weather conditions on their way up.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The government has justified its decision to make it mandatory for people to carry vaccination cards to avail public services in order to accelerate its campaign to vaccinate every citizen against COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has paid over Rs 13 billion to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for the procurement of crude oil. The NOC, which states that it has no savings left, had no other option but to ask the Nepal government for money to pay the IOC.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has issued a press note, stating that the company is having to take loans in order to procure fuel for the country. NOC maintained that the company has depleted all its accumulated profits and is in a state where it cannot even pay to buy fuel.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Three Nepali siblings- Mingma Sherpa, Chhang Dawa Sherpa, and Tashi Lakpa Sherpa, who left for Antarctica on December 13 last year in a bid to reach the South Pole and summit Mt Vinson have successfully fulfilled both their missions set at the continent.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: “If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat, If you get too cold, I'll tax the heat, If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet.” The song written by George Harrison and famously sung by The Beatles in 1966 exposes the government’s mindset of taxing anything and everything.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Three Sherpa brothers - Mingma Sherpa, Chhang Dawa Sherpa and Lakpa Sherpa - who left for Antarctica in a bid to reach the South Pole and climb the highest point in the continent have become the first three siblings and the first Nepali expedition team to set foot on the South Pole.
KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has said that the recent rainfall and a sharp drop in the mercury level is the main reason behind the frequent power cuts and circuit overloading in many areas of the Kathmandu Valley.
xLab, an American Brand with experience of more than two decades in the IT and Technology field has introduced its X-Book Series Laptop in Nepal. The American tech has made its way into the Nepali market through authorized partner Sagar Distribution Pvt Ltd, releasing its X-Book Series Laptop (Model: XL-156).
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepal has been recording as many as 200 to 280 cases a day with at least one death recorded daily. So far, the country has recorded 826,901 cases of COVID-19 and 11,582 deaths from the virus, as of Saturday. Likewise, 810,271 people have recovered.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: As professional mountaineers in their own right, Mingma Sherpa, Chhang Dawa Sherpa, and Tashi Lakpa Sherpa, three siblings from Makalu Rural Municipality-1 of Sankhuwasabha district, have embarked on a journey to the South Pole in Antarctica in a bid to summit Mt Vinson (the highest peak in the continent of Antarctica) under the trio’s mission to conquer all seven summits across seven continents.
KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Nepal has recorded over 814K cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020. With over 11,400 deaths from the deadly virus in a span of 23 months, people of all age groups have adapted to the new normal, following the virus outbreak.