Government of Nepal extends individual mountaineering permits

Kathmandu, March 19 – The government today amended the mountaineering regulation allowing all climbers who had abandoned their expeditions to Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Nuptse last spring to use their individual permits till 2019.

A meeting of the council of ministers held at the prime minister’s residence this afternoon endorsed a proposal submitted by the Continue reading

Nepal promoted in US

The Nepali Embassy in the US organized Nepal Promotion Event at Washington DC on Saturday and Sunday.
Issuing a press statement, the embassy said the programs were mainly targeted at familiarizing US citizens with Nepal´s rich culture and natural beauty. The first day of the event — Embassy Open House – was organized at the ambassador´s residence. Continue Reading→

Festival reflecting way of life in Lalitpur

LALITPUR, March 31:Streets of Patan are filled with the smell of Newari dishes and flecked with sparkling colors of traditional costumes even as resounding melodies of folk songs take the visitors back to the historical days.Lalitpur folks are overwhelmed these days as swarm of visitors throng Lalitpur festival that began on Thursday. The 86 toles, including Lakhel, Managlbazar, Yasoda Mahabihar Bubahal has been decorated in best possible ways. Continue reading