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Government, Germany's Munich Airport to hold final round of talks

Kathmandu, Oct. 21 -- A government team is scheduled to hold a final round of negotiation to rope in Germany's Munich Airport to provide operational management services at Nepal's second international... Read More


After Xi Jinping's visit, Nepal is expecting a surge in Chinese tourists

Kathmandu, Oct. 20 -- The two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu last week has raised hopes in the local tourism industry of a windfall in Chinese tourist arrivals to Nepal i... Read More


Hybrid rice promises to change the face of paddy cultivation in Nepal

Kathmandu, Oct. 14 -- Dina Thakur of Belbari, Morang visits his farm and counts the grains at his standing paddy plants that have grown around 1.2 meter high. "There are around 370 rice grains tightly... Read More


Nepal Airlines sees strong October, November demand for Japan flights

Kathmandu, Oct. 3 -- Nepal Airlines is seeing strong passenger demand for its Japan flights with the festival and tourist seasons underway. The national flag carrier had begun its Kathmandu-Osaka ser... Read More


Nepal, Australia sign air service agreement to operate direct flights

Kathmandu, Oct. 2 -- Nepal and Australia signed an air service agreement in Montreal, Canada on Monday opening the way for the operation of commercial air services between the two countries. The Aust... Read More


Five-star Everest Hotel reopens its door a crack

Kathmandu, Oct. 1 -- The Everest Hotel in Baneshwor reopened on Sunday with a string of unfinished businesses after being shuttered for four years due to earthquake damage. The five-star property is y... Read More


Himalaya Airlines announces new partnership with Tibet Civil Aviation

Kathmandu, Sept. 30 -- Himalaya Airlines announced on Sunday that it had ended its five-year-long partnership with Tibet Airlines and had signed a new partnership agreement with Tibet Civil Aviation D... Read More


Nepal, Australia to sign air service agreement

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- Nepal and Australia are all set to sign an air service agreement on Monday at the ongoing 40th session of the International Civil Aviation Organisation Assembly in Montreal, Can... Read More


Nepal's economy may grow above 6 percent this fiscal year, ADB says

Kathmandu, Sept. 26 -- Nepal's economy is expected to mark a growth rate of 6.3 percent in the current financial year despite poor performance in the agriculture sector caused by late paddy transplant... Read More


Members of investigation bodies say they have not been paid

Kathmandu, Sept. 24 -- The members of at least four air crash investigation commissions have not been paid for their services which, observers say, makes one suspect the government's seriousness towar... Read More