Ang Rita Sherpa, also known as Himchituwa, died at 72 on Monday. He successfully climbed Sagarmatha 10 times, and holds a Guinness Book of World Records for climbing Sagarmatha the most times without Oxygen. A native of Solukhumbu, Ang Rita was a giant of Nepali mountaineering.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to immediately expedite the purchase plan of aircraft for domestic flights to provide services to the people living in mountain and remote areas. Minister Bhattarai made the directives to the state-owned airlines at a joint meeting with executive chairman and departmental heads of the NAC on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, April 25: A meeting of the high-level government committee for the prevention and control of coronavirus in Nepal has decided to extend the suspension of domestic and international flights until May 15. Earlier, the flights had been halted until April 30.
KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Nearly a dozen domestic flights were cancelled and several others including some international flights were affected due to the annual Army Day/Shivaratri rehearsal conducted by Nepal Army in Kathmandu on Tuesday.b
KATHMANDU, May 3: Domestic flights taking place from the Tribhuvan International Airport were suspended today due to adverse weather. Some inbound airplanes of international flight were also asked to hold, TIA office has stated.