NEW DELHI, Nov 5: Air quality in New Delhi deteriorated on Monday as pollution level breached the 'hazardous' category. The Air Quality Index (AQI) around Mandir Marg touched 707, while the areas surrounding Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium were at 676 and 681, respectively, under 'hazardous' category.
Search for Common Ground and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) held a joint press meet to announce the airing of the season of the TV series of ‘Singha Durbar’, at the Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka on Friday. The 13-episode TV series is scheduled to debut through Nepal Television from 8:50 pm, Saturday.
Kathmandu once flaunted serenity. At present, the scenario has changed drastically. What once was known for its vibrant culture and lifestyle now carries an ill-reputation of being a dust adobe. The growing level of air pollution and effluences makes life in the capital difficult. Further, it’s common to find masks onto faces of the majority of the denizens while roaming the streets of Kathmandu. However, even with the precautionary measure, people are still prone to an array of respiratory ailments.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Buddha Air has received permission from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to operate scheduled flights to New Delhi from Nepalgunj. The privately-owned carrier had applied to CAAN, seeking permission for fight operation on June 23.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) halted all flights on Sunday while Prime Minister KP Oli was returning from his official visit to China. Both domestic and international scheduled flights were halted for 30 to 45 minutes. Some of the flights had to wait for an hour. Such disruptions caused by VVIP movements are always much resented by the public.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Although the agreement between Nepal and India for new air routes has been considered a big achievement for the country, the agreement has also been criticized for not being beneficial to Nepal as expected.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Clean Energy Nepal in collaboration with the US Embassy in Nepal held a workshop entitled 'Open data for policy formulation, decision making and citizen-government partnership to improve air quality' on Tuesday with the aim to sensitize stakeholders on the importance of data-based decisions.