Dharan hosts first commercial zip flyer adventure in state 1

Dharan / Commercial operation of a zip flyer adventure began in State 1 from Saturday. Chief Minister of State 1 SherdhanRai officially inaugurated the 650-meter-longpioneer zip flyer project. The zip flyer starting from the takeoff station at welcome gate of Bhedetar runs up to the landing station of Debhithan in Dharan-4. Deputy Mayor of Dharan ...

Visit Nepal 2020: Sindhuplachok to have 60 feet hill station

Chautara / A 60 feet-tall hill station tower will be constructed at Lisangkhupakhar rural municipality in Sindhupalchok district in a bid to attract as many as tourists targeting Visit Nepal Year, 2020. The Bagmati state government will provide Rs 88 million for the project and its deadline is two years. A detailed project report of the project has...

Nepal’s Lohorung language struggles to stay alive

Itahari / As the world is celebrating UNESCO-declared International Mother Language Day on 21 February, today. However Nepal's indigenous Lohorung language speakers are not in celebration mood. They are saddened with shrinking speakers of this typical language spoken mostly in state 1. Officially categorized by Nepal Language Commission as 'severel...

PM Oli to celebrate birthday at birthplace in Tehrathum

Tehrathum / Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to celebrate his birthday at his birthplace at Iwa of Aathrai rural municipality in Tehrathum district on Falgun 11 (February 23, 2020).''Honorable Prime Minister will celebrate his birthday at Tehrathum this year,'' informed Laxman Tiwari, Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and a member...

Nepal-US potential investment areas discussed in Pokhara

Pokhara / A team from the United States (US) has arrived Pokhara to explore investment potentials in Gandaki State. The delegates representing Washington DC-based Nepal Development Consortium (NDC) held an interaction with entrepreneurs and industrialists of Pokhara on Tuesday. In the interaction jointly organized by NDC and Pokhara Chamber of...

Jagannath Dulal elected Press Union Kathmandu President

Kathmandu / Jagannath Dulal has been elected to the President of Kathmandu chapter of Nepal Press Union. The 8th convention of the Union on Tuesday elected a 15-member working committee under the leadership of Dulal. He defeated his close contender Maheswor Gautam by 92 votes. Dulal received 285 votes against 193 votes by Gautam, informed chief e...

DPM Pokharel emphasizes extensive discussions for climate action

Kathmandu / Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwor Pokharel has stressed on extensive discussions for minimizing the climate change effects and adaption, arguing that Nepal was worst hit by the climate change. Speaking in the pre-discussion of 'Sagarmatha Sambad' (Sagarmatha Dialogue) here today, DPM Pokharel mentioned that Nepal's ...

One killed in road accident

Sindhuli / One person died and 13 others were injured when a tractor met with an accident at the Chakmake road section in ward no. 4 of Dudhauli municipality. Brahmalal Dhami,70, of Gichirani in ward no. 1 of the same municipality died in the incident that took place on Saturday, according to DSP at the District Police Office Shyam Bahadur Khatri. ...

19 injured in road accident

Damauli / Nineteen people were injured in an accident involving a truck and a bus this morning at Rimalni of Bandipur rural municipality-1 in Tanahu district.The accident took place when a truck (Na 7 Kha 6268) and a bus (Na 7 Kha 4424) collided along the Prithvi highway. The truck was heading towards Dumre from Damauli while the bus was coming fro...

Minister Bhattarai speaks about government policy of reopening closed airports

Bhimduttanagar / Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has said the government is working on a plan of re-operating airports which have remained closed due to various reasons. In his address to a programme on re-operation of Kanchanpur Airport organised by the Bhimdutta Municipality Office here today, the Minister ...