Educational institutions of Uzbekistan can switch to five-day school week

Tashkent, Dec. 12 -- The State Committee for Tourism Development proposed to introduce a five-day school week for all secondary schools and institutions of higher and secondary education in Uzbekistan... Read More

Vietnam, Russia hold first inter-parliamentary committee meeting

Moscow (VNA), Dec. 12 -- National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Chairman of the State Duma of Russia Vyacheslav V. Volodin on December 11 co-chaired the first meeting of the inter-p... Read More

Vietnamese NA leader, Russian PM discuss multifaceted relations

Moscow (VNA), Dec. 12 -- National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on December 11 as part of her official visit to the c... Read More

European Commission maintains ban on Nepali airlines

Kathmandu, Dec. 12 -- The European Commission maintained its ban on Nepali airlines for not meeting international safety standards. They remain on the updated EU Air Safety List which means they are s... Read More

CAB protests engulf Assam, curfew imposed in Guwahati

Guwahati, Dec. 12 -- Army staged flag march at different places across Assam at night as the protests against the passing of the citizenship bill continued in the state on Wednesday. The Centre moved... Read More

Bhaktapur to start 'night heritage walk' for tourists ahead of Visit Nepal 2020

Kathmandu, Dec. 12 -- In a bid to promote the historic city of Bhaktapur and its heritage sites for the upcoming Visit Nepal 2020, the Bhaktapur Tourism Development Committee in association with Visit... Read More

Pixie Vacations Named Top Beaches Resort Travel Agency in the United States and Top Ten Agency World Wide at Sandals Star Awards

ATLANTA, Dec. 12 -- A total of 560 travel agents, media, and special guests from around the world traveled to Turks and Caicos where Sandals Resorts recognized the best of the best in the travel indus... Read More

The growing appetite for yomaris

Kathmandu, Dec. 12 -- Every year as Yomari Punhi approaches, Niru Maharjan runs on a tight schedule, preparing batches after batches of yomari. A native of Bungamati, Maharjan is one of the many deft ... Read More

Ayodhya gets its first tourist police booth

Lucknow, Dec. 12 -- After launching a number of projects to boost tourism in Ayodhya, the state government on Thursday established the first tourist police booth in the temple town for the security of... Read More

Luxury cruise ship opens Can Tho-Phnom Penh route

Can Tho (VNA), Dec. 12 -- Victoria Mekong cruise ship began its service between Vietnam's Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and Cambodia's Phnom Penh capital on December 11. The first luxury four-star cru... Read More