Nepal’s natural diversity is perhaps exemplary for the whole world. The country has Himalayas, mountains, hills, valleys and the plains all within its small area. And it is also the country of the wetlands—which include rivers, lakes, swampy rice fields, ponds and waterlogged areas—covering around six percent of Nepal’s surface area.
With the advent of technology more and more businesses involved in the service sector are embracing digital forms of service providing. And the intent is to stand out, ease the reach to services, and do it in their own way. Everyday startups in Nepal launch projects and events to relay their attempts at being innovative and convey their sincerity in wanting to help.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Known as the Rhododendron capital of the Himalayas, Tinjure-Milkhe-Jaljale (TMJ) forest complex in eastern Nepal has long been plagued by significant conservation issues that threaten to destroy the very charm of the beautiful landscape. The government hopes that its new community-based forest and biodiversity management plan would address the crisis and avert further damage to the terrain caused by loss of forest and habitat due to the traditional slash-and-burn method of agriculture, overgrazing, infrastructure as well as poaching.
As monsoon and winter in Himalayas seem fierce, early October to November is high time to watch the snow-capped mountains from the Kanchanjunga Base Camp (KBC). One of the great Himalayan trails of Nepal; the camp is a major hub for the tourists visiting the country every year. A flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur with a further seven-hour ride to Taplejung marks off the trekking trail to KBC. The journey comprises of 24-26 days of trekking that concludes at Oktang in the South point and PangPema in the North point of the camp. A 15-day package travelling to either of the points is however a matter of choice.
Among the many attractions and activities to do in Kathmandu, a flight-seeing tour of Nepal's Himalayas is a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Mountain flights can be enjoyed by anyone, from young kids to adults.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Combining music and storytelling, various compositions of Bollywood music director Shantanu Moitra were played during a musical event organized at the Rastriya Naachghar, Jamal, on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, April 5: With the Himalayan freshwater facing increasing threats from climate change and global warming, scientists, academicians and the related government bodies have initiated a project to address the burning issue of possible water crisis, which might arise if not acted promptly.