Social media is sharply divided over a video that has been making rounds on social media since Saturday evening. A Buddha Air flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu was delayed due to Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai, claim the passengers onboard the aircraft.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has apprised Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba of his year-long action plan and Visit Nepal Year-2020.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: In what can been seen as a crackdown on errant liaison officers (LOs) attached to mountaineering expeditions, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has announced that it is to disqualify some LOs for life for not fulfilling their assigned responsibilities.
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed authorities to develop Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal's only international airport, as a boutique airport and inaugurate it at the beginning of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has vowed to provide utmost support for the Khas museum to be constructed at Sinja Rural Municipality in Jumla district.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The government has formed a task force to study problems plaguing the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and suggest measures to bring about improvements in the ailing national flag carrier.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) has requested the government to operate Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) round the clock for bringing more tourists to the country.
POKHARA, Feb 28: Residents of Kaski district remember Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari for his warm and cheerful personality. Following his untimely demise in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, locals said he will always be remembered as a much-loved leader who touched the heart of youths and the older generation alike.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari heartily accepted to come to our weekly Frontline live show on January 30. He came to our office at around 6:30 pm for the 7 pm live show. The show focused on wide-body aircraft procurement scam, fake rescue claims and other aviation issues. Those who watched the program only wanted to hear the minister talk about the wide-body investigations. Minister Adhikari promised to bring out the truth of the wide-body purchase in two-three months.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari has said that all paperwork and other preliminary works for Nijgadh International Airport (NIA) will be completed within three months, and the construction will commence immediately afterwards.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has denied his involvement in irregularities in procurement of two wide-body jets by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).