POKHARA, Oct 7: Despite a restriction for choppers to fly to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), helicopter companies running the flights to the base camp, flouting the directive of the local government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Less than a month after the Ministry of Finance (MoF) released a budget for procuring a helicopter and a cargo aircraft, Nepal Army (NA) has expedited a process to buy two MI-17 V5 helicopters.

DHADING Nov 27: Helicopter is being used to transport ballot boxes from remote areas to the district headquarter, Dhading Besi. A chopper was used to bring 51 ballot boxes from 20 rural municipalities of eastern Dhading, chief district officer Shyam Prasad Bhandari said adding that the chopper was used in areas marked highly sensitive.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: It has been found that helicopter companies are operating commercial flights to Annapurna Base Camp without taking permission from the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).

EC bars ministers from using choppers

September 1, 2017 07:14 am

KATHMANDU, September 1: The Election Commission (EC) has barred the ministers and public position holders from using state-owned helicopters in government businesses during the elections and asked them to seek prior consent of the election body even when they have to use private helicopters.

GORKHA, July 30: Sarita Gurung of Dharche village was rushed to local health center following labor pain. When the health center could not treat her citing lack of expertise and equipment needed to treat her, she was taken to TU Teaching Hospital in the capital on Friday.

TULSIPUR (DAMG), June 24: Choppers will be used to provide security patrol in six districts of Province no 5 during the second phase of the local polls scheduled to take place on June 28.

BAGLUNG, July 31: The relief supplies were dispatched to the flood-stricken in the western part of the district through Nepal Army (NA) helicopters after relief teams using land routes came across obstructions.

KATHMANDU, July 1:As per the requests made from Nepal Army, the cabinet meeting has decided to purchase three helicopters--one medium and two light--for the disaster response and rescue operations.