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Accountability starts at the top

September 16, 2019 02:00 am

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, Sept 15: Tourism Minister Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has apologized for causing a flight delay and inconvenience to passengers on Saturday.

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 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai made public his one-year work plan amid a press conference on Tuesday.

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 Kumar Bhattarai expressed his commitment to making reforms in the Tribhuvan International Airport within one month.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Newly appointed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai took oaths of office and secrecy on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Yogesh Bhattarai, an emerging leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, is all set to be appointed as the tourism minister.

HARARE, July 25: Zimbabwe’s Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira has been detained for questioning by a newly formed Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), it said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The mortal remains of the Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari, who was killed in Wednesday's chopper crash in Taplejung, is being airlifted to his home town Pokhara on Friday.

Govt forms probe committee

February 28, 2019 07:54 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The government has formed a probe panel to investigate Wednesday’s helicopter crash that killed seven persons including Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari in Taplejung.

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 27: A helicopter of Air Dynasty carrying Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikair among six others has crashed near Pathibhara of Taplelung on Wednesday afternoon.

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).