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New trekking route to reach atop Ghumte,Nepal Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

By Ram Bahadur Thapa, BAGLUNG:-Works are in progress on the expansion of a new trekking route to Ghumte hilltop – a popular tourism site. he trekking route connects Bhimsen Dhunga at Galkot municipality-7, Malma with Ghumte via Nachnedanda-Ramchedhunga. With this, it covers 10-km distance. With..

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48 domestic flights to be resumed from August 15

CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:- Different airlines would resume 48 domestic commercial flights every day from August 17. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body, has granted permission for 48 commercial flights going to be resumed after around five months of lockdown. Airlines..

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Fourth phase of international air rescue begins Thursday, July 30th, 2020

CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:- The fourth phase of rescue flights has begun in a bid to repatriate the Nepali nationals stranded in foreign countries. The rescue flights are to take place from 31 July to 8 August to repatriate Nepalese people facing tough time in different countries due to COVID-19..

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Nepal: Rafting begins Jumla’s Tila river Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

KHALANGA: Rafting has begun in Jumla's Tila river to promote the local tourism. The service is launched by the Go Karnali Travels and Tour. Rafting known as one of the forms of adventurous water travel is available from Dansanghu of Chandannath municipality to Ranka of Tatopani rural municipality...

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Tourists in Nepal appeal for extension of VISA term Monday, July 27th, 2020

POKHARA:- Foreign tourists currently in Nepal have urged the Government of Nepal to extend the term of their VISA dates. They appealed for the same stating that they failed to complete their visits and tours due to ongoing lockdown. They have complained that they even cannot return to their home..

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Hotels in Sauraha ready to welcome guests Saturday, July 25th, 2020

CHITWAN:- The government has lifted the lockdown imposed to check the spread of Corona Virus. Public vehicles, industries and the market are back into operation as usual. Likewise, the tourism sector is also gearing up to open itself for visitors beginning July 30, as decided by the government...

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Over 32,000 stranded Nepalese rescued from foreign countries Monday, July 20th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- So far 32,727 Nepalese who were stranded in various foreign countries due to COVID-19 pandemic have been rescued and repatriated to Nepal. The figure included 558 Nepalis who have been rescued and reached Nepal on Monday. They were rescued from 25 foreign countries through chartered..

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Third-phase chartered flights schedule begins today Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The third-phase of operation of chartered flights is beginning from today to bring back those Nepalis left stranded in several countries due to COVID-19 crisis. Two domestic airlines companies: the state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and the private Himalaya Airlines and some..

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Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

By JON GAMBRELL, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):- From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — but what that means for this sheikhdom that relies on the dollars, pounds, rupees and yuan spent by travelers remains in..

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Nepal Government mulling over operation of MRO business Monday, July 6th, 2020

By CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU:- Nepal Government is preparing for the beginning of commercial venture of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), a lucrative business in the field of civil aviation industry. The government is working for the establishment of an MRO company in the country in a bid to..

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Minister Bhattarai urges Turkish investors to invest in Nepal Thursday, June 11th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Government has urged the Turkish businesses to invest in Nepal. In a virtual meeting with the Turkish business persons on Thursday, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, called for investments by the business community of Turkey in the..

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