Sangay Sherpa

The contributor for Republica.

Some budget holiday destinations for Nepali travelers this Dashain

Published On: September 30, 2021 10:00 AM NPT By: Sangay Sherpa

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: For a sizable section of international tourists, Nepal is one of the top travel destinations. They come to enjoy views of the majestic Himalayas, the cultural diversity and adventure tourism that the country has to offer. However, the arrival of foreign tourists has come to a halt following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Handicraft entrepreneurs wary of decreasing orders and slow business

Published On: September 18, 2021 01:49 PM NPT By: Sangay Sherpa

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepali handicraft is one of the most exported products of the country. The handicrafts carry a touch of the country’s history and art and are exported across the world. The global handicraft market value was worth Rs 84 trillion in 2020.

Yartung festival celebrated in Muktinath-1, but just for formality, again

Published On: August 23, 2021 11:38 AM NPT By: Sangay Sherpa

KATHMANDU, August 23: Yartung festival is one of the most important festivals for the people of Baragaun Muktichhetra Rural Municipality of Mustang district. It is celebrated by the ethnic Gurungs and Thakuri people, who reside in the region. The day marks the start of the winter season and locals in various settlements inside the municipality gather to celebrate and enjoy the festival.

Ill-managed vaccine centers could accelerate risk of third wave

Published On: July 17, 2021 02:17 PM NPT By: Sangay Sherpa

KATHMANDU, July 17: “The lack of proper management in vaccination campaigns which took place last year were also one of the causes of the increase in the infection rate,” Pun said. “People can be seen quarreling with each other and security personnel while gathering to receive the vaccines. Some of them are not even covering their mouths properly. I fear the ongoing problems surrounding the vaccination centers could infect many people in the upcoming days,” he said.