ACHHAM, June 12: A shorter trekking route leading to the touristic site Khaptad has been constructed here. The visitors using this route can reach Khaptad in three hours. It starts from Unisaina of Sanfebagar municipality-12 in the district.
MYAGDI, June 2: Construction of a trekking route linking the base camp of Annapurna mountain has begun. The Annapurna rural municipality and the Department of Tourism are jointly working to build the trekking route to the base camp.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 28: With the completion of infrastructure including dry port, roads and bridges, the Tatopani border is likely to reopen soon. However, stakeholders warn of safety concerns along Nepal’s vital trade point with the northern neighbor.
We have complete dislikes for long routes and it cannot be anything but natural to take shorter ones where possible even while walking. It is not just distance: men are still striving to get to the farthest place faster by any means. It took almost 13 days to fly 9189nm between London-Sydney in 1935 and flying boats did it with 30 stops. People were happy with that as ships took months. The London-Sydney distance is taken as the last frontier even if Auckland is even further off.
Nepal is an agricultural country with 65.6 % of its total population involved in farming. The farming practice here in Nepal is of subsistence as there are small land holdings. About 40% of the total Terai population depends on farming, which is substantially higher than the hilly and mountainous region. The harvest of the region is supplied to all parts of the country, including Kathmandu. Produces such as rice, wheat, sugarcane, and lentils are distributed in the valley through designated vegetable markets.
MYAGDI, June 11: Thirteen youths of Myagdi who had decided to follow middlepersons after paying a huge amount with a hope of entering the United States of America illegally have been reportedly stranded in Nigeria.
Nepathya is preparing for a two-city tour of US starting this Saturday from Dallas. A press release issued by the band states that Nepathya is scheduled to perform at ‘The Bomb Factory’ on 9th June and will head to the ‘Royale Boston’ on 24th June.
With the construction of road along one of the world’s most famous trekking routes, the trekking
business is going down as tourists have started using road transports instead of trekking. It has affected tourism entrepreneurs on the one hand, and on the other, trekkers who would enjoy the natural beauty and culture and tradition of people along the way in the Annapurna circuit trekking route, have been deprived of the opportunity.
RASUWA, May 20: Defence minister Ishwor Pokhrel inaugurated Mailung-Syafrubesi road, the shortest route connecting Rasuwagadi today. Pokhrel is accompanied Rabindra Adhikari, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation; and Raghubir Mahaseth, Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transportation along with 24 others.
KATHMANDU, May 14: The signing of a five-point agreement between Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association (FNNTEA) has paved the way for entrepreneurs interested to operate public vehicles in specific routes to receive road permit with ease.
MUSTANG, May 8: The local administration decided to close entry to the general public to the Muktinath temple premises from 4:00 pm on May 11 to 12:00 noon May 12, in view of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the temple.
There is good news for people who want to visit Annapurna Base Camp, as a new trekking route has been established from Narchyang of Myagdi district to the base camp. The new route runs along the bank of Nilgiri River and takes almost three days to reach the base camp. Tourism entrepreneurs have said that this is a safe trekking route and they are expecting to attract more tourists by using this route.
POKHARA, March 20: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) Western Regional Association has introduced a new trekking route from the popular Fewa Lake for tourists willing to experience the beautiful view of Annapurna mountain range, paragliding flights from Sarangkot and the local lifestyle of the villagers.
Nepal, although being a small country, is blessed with beautiful trekking routes. Some of the most beautiful landscapes that are only reachable by foot, trekking in Nepal is one of the most enjoyable and unique experiences ever. Four months ago, I along with my family decided to trek along the popular yet challenging routes of Nepal– Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: A technical team of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) will soon choose the best viable and feasible route of cross-border transmission line to connect with Tibet’s Kerung, according to a bilateral agreement signed between Nepal and China in Kathmandu on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Seventeen new mid-sized buses are set to replace 26 micro buses and 35 three wheelers in Kathmandu starting New Year 2075, according to the Bikram Sambat calendar, which falls on April 14, 2018. The buses will run between Sinamangal and Gongabu.
BUTWAL, Sept 12: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is considering alternate routes for the 132 KV Butwal-Mainahiya transmission line project as the Department of Roads (DoR) rejected the Yogikoti-Kotihawa road section of Siddhartha Highway for building the transmission line.
KATHMANDU, August 23: The Election Commission (EC) has urged the government to maintain the roads and bridges to ensure access to polling centers for the third phase of local level polls scheduled for September 18 in Province No. 2.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said that only the expansion of the Mugling-Narayanghat section of the Prithvi Highway without first opening an alternative road was a mistake and that it cost lives of so many passengers.
KATHMANDU, July 4: The Development Committee of the Legislature Parliament today issued instructions to ban transportation along the landslide prone Narayanghat- Mugling road stretch for one and a half months during nigh time.
KATHMANDU: CEO of Nabil Bank Sashin Joshi and country director of British Council Nepal Dr Jovan Ilic signed an MoU to facilitate International English Language Testing System (IELT) students of Nepal on June 6.
KOHALPUR, Jan 24: Public buses are travelling from Nepalgunj of Banke district toward Midwestern region without route permits. Similarly, public vehicles from other parts of the districts such as Bagoida, Baijapur, Sitapur, have continued to use the route without permit.
BABIYACHAUR (Myagdi), Jan 12: The number of foreign tourists visiting Ghodepani-Ghandruk area of world famous Annapurna Circuit, a main tourist destination, has increased by 31 percent this year as compared to the previous year.