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Trekkers welcome in Nepal, but conditions apply

Kathmandu, Sept. 30 -- The Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation has opened Nepal for trekking and mountaineering from 17 October, but is mysteriously not allowing sightseeing visitors, pilgrims and ... Read More


Dead body management training in Nepal

Kathmandu, Sept. 30 -- When Nepal recorded its first Covid death in May, a 29-year-old woman who had recently given birth to a baby boy prematurely, no one in Dhulikhel Hospital wanted to touch her de... Read More


Sputnik V vaccine mystery in Nepal

Kathmandu, Sept. 30 -- On Tuesday news broke about an agreement between the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Nepal's Trinity Pharmaceuticals to import 25 million vials of the Sputnik V vaccin... Read More


Hyatt Regency Kathmandu celebrates 20th anniversary

Kathmandu, Sept. 30 -- Hyatt Regency Kathmandu celebrated its 20th anniversary on 27 September, having been inaugurated by King Birendra in 2000. Since its establishment, the hotel has hosted many roy... Read More


Man Power

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- The two alpha males of Nepali politics finally sorted out their differences, ending months of deadlock that had brought governance to a standstill. They agreed on the one-job-o... Read More


The future is older

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- The world's 65+ population is growing faster than all other age groups, and by 2050, one in six people globally are going to be older than 65, compared to 1 in 11 in 2019. Nepal... Read More


KC's fast highlights Nepal's Covid-19 failure

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- Last week, Nepal's Health Ministry said it would recommend another lockdown if active Covid-19 cases crossed 25,000 mark. Given that 5% of coronavirus patients are now requirin... Read More


Nepal's women envoys make a mark

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- Nepal has a female president and a Constitution that reserves positions in government and legislatures to women, and in the foreign service women diplomats make up more than hal... Read More


SIPRADI-Sanima Agreement

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- Per the Interest Subsidy on Subsidised Loan- 2075 directive issued by Nepal Rastra Bank, Sipradi Trading and Sanima Bank have signed an agreement that will let entrepreneurs and... Read More


Soaltee Westend Premier awarded

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- Soaltee Westend Premier Nepalgunj has been recognised with the 'Award for Environment Friendly and Sustainable Development' at the 41st World Tourism Day by the Ministry of Tour... Read More