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Nepal Day held in Germany to promote tourism

BERLIN: A Nepal Day was organised in Germany recently to publicize the Visit Nepal Year 2020. The special event was organised by Germany-Nepal Friendship Association in association with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), the Nepali embassy in Berlin and the Nepali Consulate General. It was held in..

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Everest braces for record year amid overcrowding fears Friday, May 10th, 2019

Paavan MATHEMA, KATHMANDU, (AFP): The tented city at the foot of Mount Everest is bustling as mountaineers brace for potentially the busiest year yet on the world's highest peak, prompting concerns about overcrowding and safety. Since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first ascent in 1953..

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All States invited for Visit Lumbini Year-2019

RUPANDEHI: The State 5 government has extended invitations to all other six State governments for a visit to Lumbini during the Visit Lumbini-2019 programme. Visit Lumbini Year-2019 aims to attract 2.5 million domestic and international tourists combined to Lumbini where Lord Buddha was born. The..

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Italian tourist Marco Morelio dies in Mustang

POKHARA: An Italian tourist died in Mustang on Friday morning. The deceased has been identified as Marco Roccufrancufoc Morelio, 68, according to the Gandaki State Police Office, Pokhara. He was found dead at Lo-Ghekar Damodarkunda rural municipality-4 in the district. A helicopter of Summit Air..

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‘Visit Lumbini Year-2076’ campaign reaches Kathmandu Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The 'Visit Lumbini Year-2076' Campaign has reached the central capital city of Kathmandu. The drive aims to attract domestic and foreign visitors to Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, the apostle of peace. The slogan for the campaign is 'Go to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha,..

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Ghalegaun Festival Kicks Off in Northern District Of Nepal Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Kathmandu : The 20th Ghalegaun festival kicked off  at Ghalegaun of Lamjung district. The festival has started with a slogan 'Preservation and promotion of indigenous folk culture; base for the development of rural tourism'. The festival  is organised in a bid to push the agenda of economic..

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NTB asks those on expedition to scale mountains to stay safe Friday, May 3rd, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Tourism Board has asked tourists in the mountains and on an expedition to scale mountains to stay safe in view of the prediction of snowfalls in the mountainous areas. "We request all agencies taking care of tourists on their visit to various areas of the country and on their..

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Flights affected at TIA due to bad weather in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Domestic flights taking place from the Tribhuvan International Airport were suspended today due to adverse weather. Some inbound airplanes of international flight were also asked to hold, TIA office has stated. TIA spokesperson Pratap Babu Tiwari said Buddha Air's planes which had flown..

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Picture exhibition to promote tourism in Sindhuli Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) will organise the ‘Sindhuli in pictures’ exhibition from Friday as part of its regular ‘Photo Nepal’ exhibition. The week-long exhibition is co-organised by the Prosperous Sindhuli Campaign to boost tourism in the district. As per the organizers, the..

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Publicity programme launched for Visit Lumbini-2076

BUTWAL: The state 5 government has kicked off the publicity drive for the Visit Lumbini Year-2076 BS from today. The campaign commenced with the slogan ‘Visit Lord Buddha’s birth place, Spread the message of peace’ aims to attract as many as two million tourists to the birth place of Lord..

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CAAN suspends Captain Bijaya Lama Monday, April 29th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has suspended the licence of Captain of Nepal Airlines Corporation Bijaya Lama. Captain Lama faced action as his clarification relating to the cancellation of NAC's April 2 night's ready-to-take-off flight to Dubai was not satisfactory, said a..

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Malaysian citizen Wi Kin Chin rescued from Annapurna base camp Thursday, April 25th, 2019

POKHARA: A foreign tourist who went missing in course of returning from Annapurna base camp has been rescued. Malaysian citizen Wi Kin Chin had successfully scaled Mt Annapurna-1 and was returning back from the base camp on Wednesday, when he went missing. He was rescued by a search and rescue..

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