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Foreign tourists spend 86 US dollars per day

Foreign tourists spend 86 US dollars per day
So far three destinations Rajendra Tiwari 23 July, KATHMANDU: Despite celebrating the decade of tourism from 2023 to 2033, Nepal does not receive daily expenses of foreign tourists exceeding 100 US dollars. Additionally, foreign tourists primarily focus on three main tourist destinations in Nepal: Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Sauraha (Chitwan).  Tourism statistics indicate that while 15% of foreign tourists engage in... Read More

First Monday of Shrawan: Devotees flock to Pashupatinath Temple (Photo Feature)

First Monday of Shrawan: Devotees flock to Pashupatinath Temple (Photo Feature)
22 July, KATHMANDU : On the first Monday of the month of Shrawan, a large number of devotees gathered at the Pashupatinath Temple and other Shiva temples across Nepal. During the month of Shrawan, devotees observe fasts every Monday and offer milk and water at Shiva temples. According to Basudev Krishna Shastri, a member of the Nepal Panchang Decision Development... Read More

Ministry of Home Affairs proposes ban on night bus operations

Ministry of Home Affairs proposes ban on night bus operations
12 July, Kathmandu: Ministry of Home Affairs has proposed a ban on the operation of night buses across the country. This move comes in response to a tragic incident early this morning where a landslide on the Narayangadh-Mugling road caused two buses to fall into the Trishuli River, resulting in several passengers going missing. The Ministry is currently in discussions... Read More

SEE supplementary (grade increment exam) to begin on July 7

SEE supplementary (grade increment exam) to begin on July 7
01 July, Kathmandu: The Secondary Education Examination (SEE) supplementary exams for grade improvement are set to commence on July 7, as announced by the National Examination Board, Examination Control Office (Class 10), and the Ministry of Education. In a meeting held on Sunday, officials confirmed the start date for the supplementary exams, aiming to support students who need to improve... Read More

Two die in road accident in Dang

Two die in road accident in Dang
31 May, Tulsipur (Dang) : Two people died and one sustained serious injuries in an auto-rickshaw and motorcycle collision in Dang. DSP at the Area Police Office Tulsipur, Thakur Pokharel informed that the deceased have been identified as motorbike rider Rajesh Bhandari, 30, a local of Babai Rural Municipality-4 and pillion rider Sakar KC, 31, of the same place. Both... Read More

Pashupatinath Temple to open all gates from June 14

Pashupatinath Temple to open all gates from June 14
29 May, Kathmandu: All four gates of the Pashupatinath Temple will be opened from June 14. Revathiraman Adhikari, spokesperson for the Pashupati Area Development Trust, informed that due to the increasing number of tourists visiting Pashupatinath, all four gates will be opened to the public starting June 14. He stated, “Currently, the number of tourists, including those from India, is... Read More

Finland to provide Rs. 1.87 billion for local adaptation to climate change project

Finland to provide Rs. 1.87 billion for local adaptation to climate change project
22 May, KATHMANDU: The government of Nepal and the government of Finland signed country agreements for the project, “Local Adaptation to Climate Change”. This initiative, marking the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Nepal, as well as the EU and Nepal, is a 51 million Euro collaborative effort towards climate financing in Nepal. According to the agreement, Finland... Read More

Man dies due to electrocution in Dhanusha

Man dies due to electrocution in Dhanusha
09 May, Anakpurdham: In Dhanusha, a young man died due to electrocution in the field to protect crops from cattle. The deceased is Amresh Kumar Mahato, 23-year-old son of Jogendra Mahato, a resident of Bateshwar Rural Municipality-2, Dhumasan, Dhanusha. Dhanusha police spokesperson DSP Ranjan Ava informed that the police received the news of his death at 6:30 this morning. His... Read More

Five Bangladeshi citizens arrested for overstaying in Nepal

Five Bangladeshi citizens arrested for overstaying in Nepal
27 March, Kathmandu: Police have revealed five Bangladeshi citizens who stayed illegally in Nepal past their visa expiry on March 26. They are Md Rifat Ahamed, 26, Md Abdullah, 23, Md Samsual Hoda, 45, Abdul Biswas, 30, and Md Masum Miah, 36, according to the Information Officer at the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, SP Nakul Pokharel. They were arrested... Read More