KATHMANDU: Former England international David Beckham has arrived here in Nepal on Friday morning to play a charity match –Beckham Match for Children — in aid of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and for the shooting of a documentary commissioned by BBC. Continue reading
KATHMANDU: Famed Hollywood actor Benedict Cumberbatch was seen shooting in Pashupati Nath Area on Wednesday. Continue reading
Kathmandu: South Korean pianist Karam Kim and the ‘Piano and Ice Cream’ team successfully held the first ever ‘Himalayas Piano Concert’ in Thorang-La Pass on October 21. Continue reading
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is resuming its Kathmandu-Banglore sector service after a gap of almost a decade. The national flag carrier will be flying to Banglore with the promotional one-way fare of Rs 10,092, including taxes. Continue reading
KATHMANDU, AUG 19: The Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) published their latest document on Global Liveability Ranking and Report 2015 today. Nepalese capital Kathmandu has been listed in second number under the title Continue reading
Kavre – Earthquake proof Panauti and its fearless townie mothers are in the energetic mood to welcome tourists in their hometown. With the help of their local culture, lifestyle, art, and touristic sites, Continue reading
Over two hundred Gurkha soldiers will run in aid of the relief fund set up following two devastating earthquakes in Nepal earlier this year.
The soldiers, based in Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire, will take part in the Morrisons Great North 10k run on Sunday, July 5 for the Nepal Earthquake Response Fund, Continue reading
Tourism stakeholders have formed a joint panel of government officials and private sector to assess damage on hotels, cultural heritage sites and trekking trails made by the earthquake and initiate repair works immediately to bring the country’s tourism industry back on track at the earliest.
The Tourism Recovery Committee (TRC), which was formed on May 7, is led by Director General of Department of Tourism (DoT) Tulsi Prasad Gautam. Continue reading
KATHMANDU, APR 16 – The government has started monitoring the implementation of the ban on use of polythene bags in the Kathmandu Valley. The government had decided the ban of the polythene bags from the Nepali New Year (April 14).
In this connection, a joint team of the Department of Environment, Nepal Police, Kathmandu Metropolis and Lalitpur Sub-Metropolis carried out a monitoring at Asan and Kalimati of Kathmandu and Krishna Mandir area of Lalitpur.
China is considering extending a railway line linking the country to Nepal via a tunnel under Mount Everest, according to Chinese state media.
The Qinghai-Tibet railway already links the rest of China with the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, and beyond, and an extension running as far as the international border is already being planned “at Nepal’s request”, the China Daily quoted a railway expert at the Chinese Academy of Engineering as saying. Continue reading