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Firms involved in supplying two A330s given one-week summon extension

Kathmandu, April 19 -- The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority has given five international firms involved in supplying two wide-body Airbus A330 jets to Nepal one more week to appear b... Read More


For this season's Everest climbers, it's all systems go-except the weather

Kathmandu, April 19 -- Heavy footfalls are expected on Mount Everest this spring, as a record 374 fee-paying climbers-12 of them Nepalis-have been cleared to scale the world's highest peak. And given ... Read More


Construction of runway completed at Pokhara international airport

Kathmandu, April 18 -- The runway at the international airport being constructed in Pokhara has been completed two years after the project launched, raising hopes that the infrastructure will be ready... Read More


At least three killed in Summit Air plane crash at Lukla airport [Update]

Kathmandu, April 14 -- At least three people were killed when a Summit Air airplane crashed while taking off from Lukla Airport on Sunday morning. The incident occurred as the aircraft with registrat... Read More


At least two killed in Summit Air plane crash at Lukla airport

Kathmandu, April 14 -- At least two people were killed when a Summit Air airplane crashed while taking off from Lukla Airport on Sunday morning. The incident occurred as the aircraft with registratio... Read More


Flight that crashed and killed 3 in Lukla was under an inexperienced co-pilot's command, officials say

Kathmandu, April 14 -- A relatively inexperienced co-pilot was at the controls when a Summit Air plane started to skid during its attempt to take off at Lukla airport, causing it to lose control and r... Read More


Government audit highlights dubious accounting practices by emergency rescue agencies, hospitals

Kathmandu, April 14 -- The 56th annual audit report of the Office of Auditor General has exposed dubious accounting practices by 11 firms and four hospitals that were involved in the emergency rescue ... Read More


Ministry says rainstorm destroyed crops and cattle valued at Rs507m

Kathmandu, April 12 -- The gale-force winds that smashed into Bara and Parsa districts last fortnight wiped out Rs507 million worth of crops and cattle, a preliminary report released by the Ministry o... Read More


Why did Kathmandu airport allow FlyDubai to take off but ground Nepal Airlines? Officials don't have a clear answer.

Kathmandu, April 11 -- A week after the country's only international airport grounded a Nepal Airlines flight citing new flight time regulations, airport officials have allowed a FlyDubai flight to ta... Read More


Nepal is 19th largest receiver of remittances with $8.1 billion

Kathmandu, April 10 -- Nepali migrant workers sent home $8.1 billion in 2018, making it the 19th biggest beneficiary of funds sent by migrants around the world, according to a report released by World... Read More