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CAAN suspends Captain Bijaya Lama Monday, April 29th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has suspended the licence of Captain of Nepal Airlines Corporation Bijaya Lama. Captain Lama faced action as his clarification relating to the cancellation of NAC's April 2 night's ready-to-take-off flight to Dubai was not satisfactory, said a..

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Malaysian citizen Wi Kin Chin rescued from Annapurna base camp Thursday, April 25th, 2019

POKHARA: A foreign tourist who went missing in course of returning from Annapurna base camp has been rescued. Malaysian citizen Wi Kin Chin had successfully scaled Mt Annapurna-1 and was returning back from the base camp on Wednesday, when he went missing. He was rescued by a search and rescue..

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Three resorts targeting Lara Lake visitors to be established Saturday, April 20th, 2019

MUGU: Three resorts are to be built targeting visitors to the Rara Lake, the major tourist destination, in the Karnali state. Though the number of tourists visiting the lake from home and abroad has been going up in the recent years, a very limited number of hotels and restaurants here has..

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Jumla, Mid-western Nepal airport to be closed for 20 days Monday, April 15th, 2019

JUMLA: All the operations of Jumla Airport will be shut for a period of 20 days. Flights services off and to the Jumla Airport will be halted from April 18 for the maintenance and upgrading the runway. According to Airport Chief Kailash Sharma, the decision to close the airport was taken to..

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American, Briton win the tourist race title Saturday, April 13th, 2019

KASKI: American Brian Kin clinched the title of tourist race held in Pokhara under the ongoing 16th Phewa New Year Festival. Briton Alex Hoccon became the second and Canada’s Mykar Bakker finished the race coming out the third. The event was oranised with a view to promoting Pokhara..

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Fewa New Year festival from today Friday, April 12th, 2019

POKHARA: Preparation for celebration of 'Fewa New Year Festival-2076 BS' has been completed. The three-day 16th edition of Fewa Festival is taking place at Komagane Park on the banks of Fewa Lake from today. The Western Hotel Association has been organising this event every year. Among the prime..

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Nepal Government decides Visit Year 2020 to be marked effectively Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The government has decided to mark the Visit Year 2020 effectively. The meeting of the Visit Year 2020 main organizing committee chaired by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday approved the budget and programmes to mark the Visit Year in a grand manner. All mechanisms would be made..

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Mountaineer Maya Gurung team summits the Jugal mountain range Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The first ever successful summit to the Jugal mountain range has been made today. The Gyalzen peak in the range and measuring 6,151 meters high was successfully scaled at 5:20 pm by mountaineers Maya Gurung, Sharmila Thapa and Milan Lama, according to Chair of Jugal rural municipality..

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