KATHMANDU, June 25: It has been a month since Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) started operating 21 hours in a day i.e. till 3 am in the morning. The move was aimed at easing air traffic congestion at TIA by encouraging airlines to shift their day flights to night time or early morning. However, not a single airline has sought permission to operate night-time flights so far.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Though organic agro tourism is working wonders in our neighboring tourism markets, a government program to promote this niche tourism product has received cold response from stakeholders.
TANAHUN, Nov 7: About six tons of seeds of improved wheat varieties is lying unused at the warehouse of District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Tanahun, as local farmers have shown reluctance to cultivate wheat.
KATHMANDU, July 28: While the government has already set up an economic rehabilitation fund to provide interest subsidy and cheaper credit to businesses and industries battered by the recent Tarai turmoil and last year's earthquakes, there has not been a single demand from private sector for such facility.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Though the devastating earthquakes last year damaged nearly 800,000 houses, only 18 individuals have taken advantage of a subsidized loan scheme under which only 2 percent interest is charged.