Tara Air’s twin otter plane successfully conducted its first test flight at Balewa Airport of Parbat after 16 years. The airline plans to start regular flights from Kathmandu from March 23. To ensure regular flights are in place, Baglung Municipality has agreed to compensate airlines in case of operational loss.
Despite various government initiatives to promote birth at health facilities, more than 50% women give birth at their homes in Rolpa, largely due to lack of awareness, geographical remoteness and early marriage.
Minister for Forests and Environment has expressed that maintaining right balance in conservation and use of forest resources was key to country’s prosperity as it had immense potentials to generate employment.
Bodies of 23 Bangladeshi passengers who died in the US-Bangla air crash of March 12 are being sent to Bangladesh. The plane carrying 71 passengers had crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport during landing.
Discussions between top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials on achieving complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula have raised hopes for a potential breakthrough in the North Korean nuclear crisis.