Stories By 'SANGAM PRASAIN'
‘Very low’ visibility prevented the flight crew of Goma Air Flight 409 from seeing the runway at Lukla Airport until seconds before the LET 410 aircraft slammed into a fog-covered mountainside, a government fact-finding committee said on Friday.
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Strong domestic and foreign tourist growth has boosted Nepal’s hospitality industry, inspiring hotels and lodges to go on an expansion spree. According to the Economic Activities Study Report 2016-17 released by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), 6,188 room nights were added during the last fiscal year across the country.
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The curtain has finally been drawn on Nepal’s most popular but unusual sport known as elephant polo, which is played every winter on a grass field in Meghauli, Chitwan, after 35 years.
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The government has been toying with the idea of allowing the private sector to operate Gautam Buddha Airport in Bhairahawa under a public-private-partnership (PPP) model.
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The Tourism Ministry’s plan to appoint Lufthansa Consulting of Germany as a strategic management partner in Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has hit a snag with a newly formed government committee asking it to explore ‘multiple modality options’ before sealing the deal.
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Kaski, Cold wind brushed through my hair. Lalupate were blooming all around. Even after a light snowfall and a drizzle, oranges continued to hang onto the trees.
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