KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The reconstruction of 380 archaeological and cultural sites destroyed by the 2015 earthquakes has been completed as of Wednesday.

MYAGDI, July 12: Annapurna Rural Municipality of Myagdi district has brought tourism sites, hotels and restaurants under the ambit of law and tax.

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, July 6: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in North Korea on Friday, hoping to “fill in” details on the North’s plans to dismantle its nuclear program and also to secure the remains of U.S. troops missing from the Korean War.

UNESCO has added eight pre-Islamic Iranian archeological sites to its World Heritage List, raising the number of Iran cultural places on the UN agency's list to 24.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Reconstruction of prehistoric structures destroyed by earthquake still has not gained pace. The archaic heritages shielded with tents and zinc roof-top are still waiting for reconstruction.

May 3: Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has formed a six-member team of experts to conduct technical study of proposed sites for alternative airport in Kavre.

BANEPA, May 2: Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation is planning to build an alternative airport in Kavrepalanchok district in order to reduce traffic congestion at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

World Heritage Day 2018: India home to 36 sites

Kathmandu, April 15: A week-long campaign has been launched in a bid to develop historical and cultural heritage sites between Hanumandhoka and Swayambhu as a heritage circuit and a tourist destination.

President Donald Trump says he has approved US military strikes against Syrian chemical weapons sites, in collaboration with the UK and France.

APRIL 11: Russia's ambassador to Lebanon has said any US missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites targeted, a step which could trigger a major escalation in the Syrian war.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The report on the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies presented last week by the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) triggered hot discourse on the mainstream media and social networking sites.

Uncover promising cultural sites

December 6, 2017 08:26 am

The nature and culture of a place play a vital role in the development of that area. Both the factors not only contribute to tourism but also give identity to the local residents. Nepal is blessed with cultural and natural beauty, while many parts of this Himalayan nation have yet to be explored. Several small tourist destinations are in dire need of promotion as well as endorsements so as to attract a large number of tourists. Here are some details about the cultural sites in Khotang, Parbat and Syangja.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: With the second round of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies nearly a week ahead, political parties have expedited their elections campaigns across the country.

The bewitching sites of Kakani

June 15, 2017 11:09 am

KATHMANDU: Situated away from the bustling city of Kathmandu in the Nuwakot District, Kakani is a settlement of nature lovers. This hill-station provides a peaceful and quiet place to relax and explore.

SRINAGAR, India, April 27:  India's government has banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in parts of the disputed region of Kashmir after viral videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. But the sites remained online Thursday morning as the local telecom company struggled to block them.

Persona of news sites

March 28, 2017 00:35 am

We are always looking for new internet haunts but during our search we often find online tags that are fragmented, jumbled and confusing

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15: Alphabet Inc's Google said on Monday it is working on a policy change to prevent websites that misrepresent content from using its AdSense advertising network, a move aimed at halting the spread of "fake news" and other types of misinformation on the internet.

CHITWAN, Oct 26: The organizations involved in the women and children's sector today organised an extensive awareness rally against demerits of the social networking sites.

WASHINGTON, Oct 13: American officials say U.S.-launched Tomahawk cruise missiles have destroyed three coastal radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen's Red Sea Coast.

MAHOTTARI, Aug 23: Mahottari district does not lack historical and religious sites of great archeological importance. However, many of those sites are in the verge of extinction in lack of proper conservation.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Indian envoy to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, has inaugurated five historical-cultural sites in Lalitpur district Saturday.