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Tribhuvan International Airport opens again after being closed down for eight hours

Kathmandu, July 12 -- All domestic and international flights were cancelled or diverted following the closure of Nepal's only international airport for eight hours on Friday after a plane skidded off ... Read More


Cabinet okays revision of air service agreement with China

Kathmandu, July 12 -- The government has approved the Tourism Ministry's proposal to review the air service agreement with China. Gokul Prasad Baskota, Minister for Communication and Information Tech... Read More


Nepal continues to import pesticides at an alarming rate, government's own data shows

Kathmandu, July 9 -- Even as the political fallout over the KP Sharma Oli administration's recent decisions over pesticide testing continues, the domestic use of pesticides in Nepal's own farm produce... Read More


In embarrassing gaffe, tourism campaign for Nepal promotes a picture from Thailand in London

Kathmandu, July 8 -- Earlier this week, a series of posters promoting the upcoming 'Visit Nepal 2020' appeared in the underground tube stations in London. The posters carried images of tall mountains... Read More


Government relaxes location requirement for casinos

Kathmandu, July 6 -- The government has relaxed location requirements for setting up casinos and electronic gaming operation along international borders. A Cabinet meeting on June 27 decided to allow... Read More


Oli blasts management of Nepal Airlines for litany of failures

Kathmandu, July 1 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday came down heavily on 'non-performing' Nepal Airlines Corporation saying that repeated management failures were just not acceptable. Address... Read More


Prime Minister Oli blasts management of Nepal Airlines for litany of failures

Kathmandu, July 1 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday came down heavily on 'non-performing' Nepal Airlines Corporation saying that repeated management failures were just not acceptable. Address... Read More


Nepal Airlines is 'critically ill', government cannot finance it under current circumstances, PM Oli says

Kathmandu, July 1 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday came down heavily on Nepal Airlines Corporation, saying that repeated management failures were not acceptable and it has become "critically ... Read More


Nepal Airlines' plan to resumeJapan service faces new setback

Kathmandu, June 29 -- Nepal Airlines' plan to resume its Japan service has hit another setback as Kathmandu airport will be closed during its scheduled departure time. The national flag carrier has p... Read More


Kathmandu airport to remain open for 21 hours daily from Monday

Kathmandu, June 28 -- First the good news. Renovation work on the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport will be completed next Sunday, and the airport will remain open for 21 hours daily from Mond... Read More