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Dolphin festival in Western Nepal from August 14

KAILALI: A festival is being organised in Kailali with the objective of creating awareness for the protection of Dolphins. The festival is being hosted by the Kailali Hotel Entrepreneurs Association in Tikarpur from August 14 to 16. Dolphins are found in the Kandra, Patharaiya, Kanda and Mohan..

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Paragliding test at Khalanga, Midwest Nepal successful Monday, August 26th, 2019

SALYAN: A successful paragliding test was conducted at Khalanga Luhapinga of Sharada Municipality-2 in the district. The paragliders involved in the test flight successfully landed in Shreenagar Bazaar of Sharada Municipality-2. Sunil Rawa of Rukum and BhuwanGaha of Kaski conducted the flight test...

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Nepal’s Tourism Ministry brings 141-point action plan

KATHMANDU: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has made public one year action plan of the Ministry including policy-level reforms, development of a system, strengthening of aviation sector and making Visit Nepal Year 2020 a success. Organising a press..

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Nepal’s first canoeing festival begins in Lamjung Friday, August 23rd, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal's first canoeing festival was held in the Gaikhure falls located in ward no. 1 of Besisahar municipality, Lamjung. The event was held under the theme of the upcoming Visit Nepal Year 2020. A total of 35 people are taking part in the two-day festival. Twelve people took part in the..

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Over 18,000 tourists observe Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

SUNSARI: As many as 18,773 tourists have observed the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve – a popular tourism destination to see wild buffalo – in a year. Ganesh Prasad Tiwari, Information Officer of the Reserve, shared that the tourists visited the Koshi Tappu, located at Paschimkushaha in Koshi..

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Canoeing festival to take place for tourism promotion Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

LAMJUNG: The first cannoning festival 2076 BS is taking place in Besishahar municipality-1, Dalal for unleashing tourism potentials. It is to be held around Gaikhure fall along Dumre Besishahar road stretch on 23-24, August. Rishi Basnet, Chair of Environment Improvement Campaign, said the..

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ICAO conference in Kathmandu from August 19 Sunday, August 18th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A conference of aviation Director Generals of International Civil Aviation organisation (ICAO) is taking place in Kathmandu from August 19. Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), Rajan Pokharel, said that aviation Director Generals of countries of Asia Pacific..

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Record holders climber Kami Rita appointed brand ambassador Friday, August 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Record holders climber Kami Rita Sherpa has recently been appointed Himalayan Glacier Adventure’s brand ambassador. Himalayan Glacier Adventure’s chairperson Sagar Pandey and Kami Rita signed an agreement to this effect on Thursday amidst a function. Kami Rita, who has set world..

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