KATHMANDU, August 25: As soon as the CPN-UML returned to its old state, Yogesh Bhattarai assumed the responsibility of the party's spokesperson. He has formally assumed the responsibility of spokesperson starting Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction), Yogesh Bhattarai, on Tuesday accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of treading the path of former King Gyanendra Shah.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said mosques are the symbol of religious tolerance and goodwill in the country. He said so in course of inspecting the Pancha Kashmiri Takiya Masjid at local Ghantaghar today.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal has lost about 72 percent of passengers in the international sector till November compared to the corresponding period of 2019. As COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, the country’s aviation industry remained closed for about six months causing the industry to lose 65 percent of passengers in the domestic sector.
TAPLEJUNG, Nov 12: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has said that a master plan will be unveiled for tourism promotion in eastern hilly districts including Taplejung.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28 : Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal to reconsider the license of self-ground handling for the Himalaya Airlines.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that there is no alternative to the Nijgadh International Airport in Bara as the capacity of the only international airport in the country – the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) – is sure to get saturated in the near future.
Dr Govinda KC was brought to Kathmandu on Tuesday, and he was forcibly taken to the National Turma Center. Dr KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon, who has been staging a hunger strike for the 19th time demanding reforms in the medical sector, was brought to Kathmandu through a flight at 11:45 AM. Although he wanted to go to TU Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, the police had forcibly taken him to the National Trauma Center as soon as he landed in Kathmandu. He managed to leave the Trauma Center with the help of his aides later in the evening and was admitted to TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the employees who do not comply with their job requirements properly will be “politely removed from their positions.”
KATHMANDU, June 8: The construction of new airports will be carried out only if they meet one of three important criteria, according to Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai.
KATHMANDU, March 11: Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has said the government has been working for the overall development of Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of the Buddha and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
KATHMANDU, March 5: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, has directed the officials of his ministry to form an action team to study the impact of coronavirus on tourism industry and identify measures that need to be taken to address them.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Preparations are on to celebrate Mahashivaratri in a special manner on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year 2020. Different organisations have started cleaning different places in Pashupati area at the request of the Pashupati Area Development Trust for the same
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has said the time has come to stop the departure of intellectual human resource from the country. The capital flight is also a worrying concern, he stressed.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has faced a barrage of criticism on social media for his “ill-timed” visit to Australia to promote the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign, when as the country is reeling under one of the worst crisis in its history due to the massive wildfires.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Minister for culture, tourism and civil aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the government will demarcate boundaries for the construction of Nijgadh International Airport that is proposed to be built in Bara.
ILAM, Sept 25: The much-hyped Visit Nepal 2020 is just three months away but most of the roads leading to major tourist destinations are yet to be repaired. The situation is not different in Province 1, which boasts of having over two dozen tourist destinations.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has drawn the attention of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to solve the problem of plane holding.
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Airline Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has said that it was saddened by indecent behavior of some passengers toward Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai on board an aircraft due to some delay caused by the minister’s busy schedule.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai said that the ministry has initiated the task of adding facilities in the domestic airports across the country.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai on Wednesday said Nijgadh International Airport would be constructed in the same location as suggested by a study relating to the project. The location for the project would not change whatsoever, he said