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Three new laws suggested to run civil aviation authority

Kathmandu, June 22 -- An independent committee formed to prepare a new draft Civil Aviation Bill that envisages splitting the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal into two entities has submitted its repo... Read More


Late monsoon and critical shortage of chemical fertilisers likely to hit paddy production

Kathmandu, June 21 -- With the agricultural sector already bracing for a late and "below normal" monsoon, a critical shortage of chemical fertilisers due to a delay in imports is expected to significa... Read More


Farmers worry as monsoon stalls over Bay of Bengal

Nepal, June 20 -- Farmer Batu Devi Balayar of Dhangadhi is worried about her paddy crop. The paddy saplings are in danger of drying up in the seed beds before they can be transplanted because the mons... Read More


Nepal to seek access to all Chinese airports in new aviation agreement

Kathmandu, June 19 -- Nepal has sought access to all Chinese airports and China has proposed to increase flight frequencies to Nepal as they prepare to revise the bilateral air service agreement next ... Read More


Hyatt Regency shuts down operations in the wake of a tussle between workers and management

Kathmandu, June 18 -- Taragaon Regency Hotels, which operates Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, has announced a shutdown of all operations for an indefinite period in the wake of a tussle between the workers' ... Read More


Gautam Buddha Airport slated to be second fully solar-powered airport in the world

Kathmandu, June 14 -- Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa could become the second fully solar-powered airport in the world when it opens in early 2020, after India's Cochin International... Read More


Nepal Airlines to say bye bye to its last Boeing 757, auction notice on Friday

Kathmandu, June 13 -- Nepal Airlines will be issuing an auction notice for its remaining Boeing 757 on Friday as its board has approved in principle the proposal to retire the vintage jet. When the ai... Read More


Finland proposes signing air service agreement with Nepal

Kathmandu, June 12 -- The Finnish government has formally proposed signing a bilateral air service agreement with Nepal following Finnair's interest in operating direct flights to Kathmandu. Finnair ... Read More


Nepal will have to wait a few more days before the rains come down

Kathmandu, June 10 -- Nepal will have to wait for a few more days before the heavens open up and the rains come down to water the parched fields. The monsoon delivers 75 percent of the rains that fall... Read More


Nepal Airlines postpones Osaka service due to 'very poor' bookings

Kathmandu, June 7 -- Nepal Airlines has postponed the re-launch of its Osaka service till August-end due to 'very poor' bookings during the low season, the state-owned carrier said Thursday. Flights t... Read More