NEW YORK, June 30: Flying can increase your risk of exposure to infection, but airlines are taking some precautions and you can too.

Urvashi Rautela has a huge fascination towards kite flying. The actress has been known to flying kites every year during Makar Sankranti and has participated in competitions as well.

Ecological cost of flying

September 30, 2018 01:30 am

Global aviation accounts for about 2.5 percent of overall carbon emissions and 11 percent of all emissions from transportations

An aircraft belonging to Fly Dubai is in stand-by position to fly to Dubai, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. Around 154 passengers are ready to board the aircraft after receiving boarding passes from the counter and going through all immigration formalities and security checks.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Government of Nepal is all set to gift two pairs of rhinos to China.  If things go as planned, two rhinos- Bhadra and Rupasi- will be flown to the northern neighbor on July 12 while the other two will be sent to China in the next fiscal year. The four rhinos are kept in separate pits at the eastern sector office of Chitwan National Park (CNP) in Sauraha since the last two months.

AFGHANISTAN, June 15: A newly-emerged photograph of Australian soldiers flying a Nazi flag over a military vehicle in Afghanistan has sparked outrage. Australian soldiers were caught flying the Nazi swastika flag from their vehicle while conducting a mission in Afghanistan as part of a NATO-force deployment back in 2007.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Stratolaunch Systems, the space launch venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is planning to conduct the maiden flight of its giant carrier aircraft within the next few months.

TEHRAN, March 13: A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in heavy rain in a mountainous region of Iran, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said.

CAAN bars Awale from flying planes

March 12, 2018 09:27 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Senior captain of Nepal Airlines Corporation, Subarna Awale, who has been released on bail in a case related to smuggling of foreign currency, cannot be allowed to fly planes, Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has said.

The flying salesman

February 3, 2018 00:59 am

His record will remain unbeaten as no one will possibly ever last that long in the job.

Facebook spent 2017 flying

February 3, 2018 00:52 am

Past expectations as its quarterly earnings reports consistently delivered solid results, making 2016 look small fry. As our infographic shows, in the full year figures, the company posted a year-on-year increase in net income of 56 percent. Bettering the $10.2 billion in 2016, last year put $15.9 billion in Facebook’s coffers.

The future of flying with Buddha Air

November 9, 2017 15:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: In line with its vision of providing the safest, most reliable and comfortable means of air transport, and with the end goal of delivering more smiles per flight, Buddha Air strives to grow, improve, and reinvent itself every year.

LONDON, Nov 5: Liverpool cranked up the pressure on West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic with a 4-1 win at the London Stadium, while Burnley’s remarkable start to the Premier League season continued thanks to a 1-0 victory at Southampton on Saturday.

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).

KOHALPUR, Nov 1: Passengers are at the receiving end as many airline companies have stopped flying to Karnali zone after the Tihar festival.

Flying Kites during Dashain

September 13, 2017 11:15 am

There is a certain thrill to flying kites. Colorful kites dotting the skies of Kathmandu used to be a sign that the Dashain festival is arriving. However, the tradition of flying kites with the onset of Dashain has gradually taken a backseat due to rapid urbanization and modern lifestyle. While kids are still enthusiastic about flying kites as a sport, adults mostly don’t participate. Attributed to either hectic schedule or mere lack of interest, today's generation rarely flies kites to mark one of the most prominent festivals.

Harry Potter’s magical world is coming alive like never before.  Fans of the best-selling books and films can now fly through the boy wizard’s Hogwarts School and its quidditch pitch, in an immersive digital experience.

BODH GAYA, August 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, today visited Bodh Gaya in the State of Bihar, India.

KATHMANDU, August 10: National football team skipper Anil Gurung has said that the Japan tour would be fruitful for the Nepali team which is preparing for AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers' clash against Tajikistan to be held on home ground next month.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture, has said that it will start its direct scheduled flight services to other two new destinations from February.

Host Sahara off to flying start

January 17, 2017 21:40 pm

POKHARA, Jan 17: Dominant performance from African recruits gave a flying start to host Sahara Club as it defeated Far-Western XI Sporting Club 4-0 in the curtain raiser of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Tuesday. In the match played at Pokhara Stadium, three goals came from African players including a brace from Martin and another from Peter Segun while Richard Pun contributed another goal for the host.

YAVNE, ISRAEL, Jan 4: After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will finally get its 1,500 kg (1.5 tonne) passenger carrying drone off the ground and into the market by 2020.

PRABAT, Dec 29: Police have arrested two foreign nationals from the district headquarters Kushma on the charge of flying a drone camera without permission.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Sabitra Bhandari starred for Nepal in the Fourth Women’s SAFF Championship as it made a flying start with a thumping 8-0 win over Bhutan on Monday.

A South Korean start-up company has developed a thumb joystick that allows users to fly a drone with one hand, replacing the traditional two-handed joystick.

3 Americans arrested for flying drone

November 28, 2016 17:46 pm

PARBAT, Nov 28: Police have arrested three US nationals for flying a drone equipped with cameras without permission.

BERLIN, Oct 9: While Germany eased to its second win in World Cup qualifying on Saturday, England showed it has much to do to placate fans frustrated that their expectations are not being met.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: National League Champion Ruslan Three Star Club made a winning start to the AFC Cup Play-off Qualifiers in Mongolia defeating Mongolian league champion Erchim FC 2-0 at Mongolian Football Federation ground in Ulaanbaatar on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 27:Departmental team Nepal Police Club and Western Region recorded victories in the Yeti Flooring National Women's Volleyball Tournament that kicked off at the covered hall of National Sports Council (NSC), Tripureshwar in Kathmandu on Sunday.