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Eight companies from seven countries are vying for the bid to build Nijgadh International Airport

Kathmandu, Aug. 19 -- Eight companies from seven countries, including Nepal, are bidding for the construction of the $3.45 billion Nijgadh International Airport in Bara. At least two officials at the... Read More


Eight proposals under consideration for Nijgadh airport

Kathmandu, Aug. 19 -- Eight companies from seven countries, including Nepal, are bidding for the construction of the $3.45 billion Nijgadh International Airport in Bara. Sources at the Investment Boa... Read More


Kathmandu Airport to roll out heavy discount offers for midnight flights

Kathmandu, Aug. 14 -- Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport has decided to roll out a heavy discount offer for international airlines flying after midnight in a bid to help the congested airport... Read More


Nepal Airlines wants to sell its last Boeing 757, but receives only two takers

Kathmandu, Aug. 12 -- Nepal Airlines Corporation has received only two bids for its last Boeing 757 that has been put up for sale. The deadline for submitting the bids ended Sunday. When the aircraft... Read More


Private sector asks the government to wake up as Visit Nepal 2020 nears

Kathmandu, Aug. 10 -- Travel trade entrepreneurs have suggested temporary measures to the government to make Visit Nepal 2020 campaign successful, following the grievances over slow overseas promotion... Read More


Bhairahawa airport may be completed by December or March but no one knows when operations will begin

Kathmandu, Aug. 9 -- After nearly half a dozen extended deadlines, the government now plans to complete the construction of the Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa either by December or ... Read More


Tourism minister vows to build Nijgadh airport at any cost

Kathmandu, Aug. 8 -- Despite long-running protests by environmental activists, Yogesh Bhattarai, the newly-appointed tourism minister, has said that the construction of the Nijgadh International Airpo... Read More


Civil Aviation Authority submits $130m counterclaim against Spanish contractor

Kathmandu, Aug. 7 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has submitted its final counterclaim of $130 million for loss of income at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre against Constructor... Read More


Arable land is shrinking, and so is paddy cultivation

Kathmandu, Aug. 5 -- Rapid unplanned urbanisation, crop diversification, and road construction are leading to diminishing paddy fields across the country, posing a significant threat to food security.... Read More


NRN investor offers to buy Tiger Palace Resort in Bhairahawa for $33.9 million

Kathmandu, Aug. 3 -- Non-resident Nepali Indra Bahadur Thapa has offered to buy the Tiger Palace Resort in Bhairahawa at an enterprise value of $33.9 million. The owner, Australian-listed Silver Heri... Read More