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Some 5,000 foreign nationals return home during lockdown Sunday, May 10th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Though the government has closed international flights due to lockdown pointing out the risk of COVID-19, some 5,000 foreign nationals have returned home during the lockdown period. Four thousand and 874 foreign nationals have returned their respective countries till Saturday from..

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Sauraha hotels to remain closed till Dashain Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

CHITWAN:- Hotels in Sauraha, one of the major touristic destinations in Chitwan, are likely to remain closed at least till the upcoming Dashain festival. Hotels were closed with the enforcement of lockdown against the COVID-19 crisis. According to Regional Hotel Association Chair Deepak Bhattarai,..

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NAC wide-body flying to Australia, China and South Korea Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has continued chartered and cargo flights to the international destinations during the nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus. The NAC has so far made its chartered flights to India, Bangladesh, Japan and Australia and..

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27 Thai nationals taken back home from Nepal Friday, May 1st, 2020

KATHMANDU:- A total of 27 Thai nationals, who were stranded in Nepal after the lockdown order, flew home in an aircraft of Thai Air from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) on Friday, according to the TIA. Those Thai nationals were sent back home at the coordination of Royal Thai Embassy in..

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Nepal-India tourism to be given new momentum

KATHMANDU:- The officials of tourism fraternities from Nepal and India have upped consultations to enliven the tourism activities in the post-COVID-19 period. Chief executive officer (CEO) of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Dr Dhananjaya Regmi held talks with chiefs of different tourism organizations..

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1,000 foreign tourists waiting for flights back to homes Sunday, April 26th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Some 1,000 foreign tourists in Nepal are awaiting flights back to their homes as the world is struggling to cope with the global pandemic of COVID-19. They had arrived in Nepal for trekking, mountain climbing and other purposes in spring season. They are seeking the help of embassies..

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Air service to remain closed in Nepal till May 15 Saturday, April 25th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The high level coordination committee on control and prevention of coronavirus has decided to close air service till May 15. The meeting of the high level coordination committee held at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Minister today took this decision, according to..

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110 Russians taken back home from Nepal Monday, April 20th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The Royal Flight Airlines took off from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) today carrying 110 Russian nationals. As said by TIA general manager Devendra KC, the flight operated by the Russia-based Joint Stock Company-run Chartered Airlines landed at TIA this morning to take those..

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18 Maldivians flown to Dhaka by Nepal Airlines Sunday, April 19th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Airlines has flown altogether 18 Maldivians stranded in Nepal to Bangladeshi capital Dhaka today. The narrow body A320 airplane flew to Dhaka from the only international airport in the country- Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), according to the TIA Managing Director Devendra..

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Rescued from Himalaya trails, trekkers find world in turmoil Saturday, April 18th, 2020

KATHMANDU, (AFP):- Stranded in Kathmandu, running out of cash and with no way to get home, Alexander Sys is one of hundreds of tourists whose Nepal trekking adventure abruptly ended in lockdown. The Russian is among mainly European, Russian and Chinese foreigners stunned to discover the scale of..

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