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Five mountaineers to attempt extreme winter ascent of Everest

Kathmandu, Jan. 13 -- Five mountaineers are on a daring mission to make a rare and extreme winter ascent of Everest without oxygen for the first time in nearly three decades. Krzysztof Wielicki of Po... Read More


India says its businesses can still buy processed palm oil from Nepal

Kathmandu, Jan. 11 -- A day after India imposed restrictions on imports of refined palm oil in what was seen as a retaliatory move against Malaysia, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said the op... Read More


India's ban on imports of refined palm oil could kill Nepal's biggest export

Kathmandu, Jan. 9 -- India on Wednesday imposed restrictions on imports of refined palm oil, in a move seen as a retaliation against Malaysia, but its repercussions are likely to be immediate in Nepal... Read More


Tourism Minister's Visit Nepal rally in Sydney condemned for being insensitive and inappropriate

Kathmandu, Jan. 7 -- Massive bushfires are currently raging across Australia, engulfing millions of hectares of land. At least 24 people have been killed and millions of animals feared dead while thou... Read More


Nepali farmers gather bumper paddy harvest of 5.55 million tonnes

Kathmandu, Jan. 4 -- Nepali farmers gathered the second largest paddy harvest in history this fiscal year, despite a series of misfortunes ranging from a delayed monsoon, fertiliser shortage and suppl... Read More


Chinese state firm wins bid for Kathmandu airport project

Kathmandu, Jan. 3 -- A Chinese state-owned company has won the bid to build key infrastructure at the Tribhuvan International Airport that had been left in limbo for the last three years causing sever... Read More


After closing down due to a power outage and inclement weather, Kathmandu airport resumes operation

Kathmandu, Jan. 3 -- Three international and nearly three dozen of domestic flights were cancelled on Friday after Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport experienced multiple problems, ranging fr... Read More


A power outage and inclement weather causes airport closure

Kathmandu, Jan. 3 -- Scores of domestic and international flights were affected on Friday as Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport experienced multiple problems, ranging from power outages and t... Read More


Peaking local tourism

Kathmandu, Dec. 31 -- The tourism industry lost heart when hotel occupancy rates plunged to less than 20 percent in 2015 in the wake of twin disasters-the devastating earthquake and crippling trade em... Read More


Rush the process of splitting the aviation authority: Private airlines

Kathmandu, Dec. 31 -- Private airlines on Tuesday urged the government to rush the delayed process of splitting the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal into two entities to avoid hurting the aviation se... Read More