Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Birthplace of Buddha launches tourism campaign
The government of Nepal’s federal province 5 is all set to launch Visit Lumbini Year this Saturday (May 18) with the aim of attracting 2.5 million tourists to the birthplace of Buddha. The country’s president Bidhya Devi Bhandari will inaugurate the campaign, which is being held for the second time.
Sun, 12 May 2019 01:00
Visit Lumbini Year campaign announced in Nepal, targets 2.5 million tourists
KATHMANDU - A six-lane highway has already been constructed from bordering Sunauli in India to Gautam Buddha International Airport which is expected to come into operation by the end of this year.
Sat, 27 Apr 2019 01:00
Rescued Malaysian climber in critical condition in Nepal
Kathmandu - A Malaysian climber rescued after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains is fighting for his life in critical condition, his doctor said Friday.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
Sherpa widows grappling with taboos as they eye Everest
For generations climbing has been firmly the realm of men among the legendary Sherpas of Nepal, tradition dictating women care for the home while their husbands conquer the Himalayan peaks.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
On the DHARMA PATH
Pilgrims visiting India and Nepal’s historic sites associated with Lord Buddha speak of discovering wisdom and contentment of the spirit
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:34
Nepali fugitive arrested in Nakhon Phanom on alleged fraud charges
A Nepali man has been arrested in Nakhon Phanom for allegedly deceiving 16 compatriots out of more than Bt5 million by promising them jobs in a foreign country.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
Microsoft eyes rapid growth in Myanmar
DRIVEN by the need for digital transformation in both public and private sectors in Myanmar, Microsoft Corporation, a US technology giant, is confident of rapid growth in the country, according to Sonia Bashir Kabir, managing director of Microsoft for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and Laos.
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 14:00
Thai aid brings smiles to devastated Nepal villages
THAILAND’S AMBASSADOR to Nepal has inaugurated several buildings funded by Thailand in Nepal’s Melamchi and Helambu villages, in the area hit the hardest by the 2015 earthquakes.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:20
23 dead in Nepal student bus crash
Twenty-three people died in western Nepal when a bus carrying school students and teachers back from a botanical field trip plunged into a gorge, police said.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:07
Must read : ‘Migrant workers are not consumables, we are humans!’
SEOUL — Tanka Lungeli, a Nepali who works at a factory in Korea, wants to change jobs because his employer does not pay him properly. But when he told his boss and requested the move, he says he received death threats and was treated as if he were a slave.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:49
Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners
At least 20 people died when a truck carrying mourners returning from a funeral ritual plunged around 400 metres (1,300 feet) onto a river bank in central Nepal, police said Saturday.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
Taking the easy way down
Mount Everest's chopper scam continues to thrive despite Nepal's promised crackdown
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:44
Swiss bankroll leaders’ Bangkok junket
Second-rung leaders from the major Nepal parties will spend six days discussing transitional justice
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 06:58
Nepal, Thailand to hike flight frequency 3-fold
Nepal and Thailand are all set to revise the bilateral air services agreement (ASA) this week to increase the existing 10 weekly flights’ frequency by more than three folds to meet the growing demand of air travellers between the two countries.A tourism ministry delegation, led by Joint Secretary Suresh Acharya, left for Bangkok on Wednesday to revise the ASA.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:34
‘Selfie tigers’ help Nepal keep count of the big cats
CHAYAN Kumar Chaudhary flicked through photographs captured on a hidden camera in the jungle, hoping his favourite big cat – dubbed “selfie tiger” for its love of the limelight – had made another appearance.