Stories By 'SANGAM PRASAIN'
A senior pilot was killed and two crew members were injured when a cargo flight of Goma Air crashed as it was trying to land at Lukla Airport on Saturday noon.
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The government has been working to determine the most appropriate modality for the construction of the planned airport in Nijgadh, Bara. It has constituted a five-member committee to recommend whether the modern facility should be built with public or private financing or both.
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A team of high-altitude climbing experts will embark on a daring mission to retrieve the body of an Indian climber from Everest on Thursday morning.
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High-altitude climbing guides who have been doing the most dangerous job on the planet are set to embark on the “most challenging, expensive and longest” mission on Everest to retrieve the body of an Indian climber spotted in a 200-metre-deep crevasse near the summit.
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Mt Everest has claimed its fourth victim in 22 days after two mountaineers—an American and a Slovakian—died near the summit of the world’s tallest peak on Sunday.
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Nepal’s winter wheat harvest is expected to jump 8 percent to 1.87 million tonnes in the current fiscal year despite hailstorms in key producing areas, the government’s preliminary estimate showed. Wheat is the third largest cereal crop in Nepal after paddy and maize.
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