Pokhara Metropolitan City – a major site for sports tournaments under the 9th National Games – has initiated its preparation to make the mega event a success.
By Our CorrespondentTanahun, Sept. 28The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has awarded the Pokhara-based Bungy Nepal on the occasion of World Tourism Day. The company was awarded for its contributions to the advancement of adventure sports in Nepal.Suresh Adhikari, secretary of the ministry, awarded Santosh Bhattarai, president of Bungy Nepal, a certificate of recognition and a ceremonial scarf in a programme organised in the capital Kathmandu on Tuesday. Bhattarai is an internationally-acclaimed bungee master and is credited with being one of the pioneers of bungee jumping in Nepal. He has helped the government draft policies to make bungee jumping in the country fun and safe and has more than a decade of experience in adventure sports not only in Nepal but also in China, Indonesia, Japan and Russia. Bungy Nepal is a franchisee of a multinational adventure sports company. It was established last year.
Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, turning streets into rivers, knocking out power to 1.8 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland.
With the rise in dengue cases across the nation, it has become crucial to take personal actions to prevent mosquito bites and keep dengue at bay.
Twenty-three Indian filmmakers are set to come together to launch and mentor new talent in the entertainment sphere. These filmmakers include the bigwigs of Indian cinema like Rajkumar Hirani, Rohit Shetty, Sukumar, Ashutosh Gowariker, Kabir Khan, Imtiaz Ali, Gauri Shinde and R. Balki, Aanand L Rai, Anees Bazmee, A.R. Murugadoss, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitish Tiwari.
Teenaged girl Parijita Bastola of Nepali origin stunned all four coaches in the blind audition for the American franchise of the signing reality show The Voice with Labrinth’s 2016 song Jealous.
Corn is a crop that does not grow naturally, in the wild. Almost 7000 years ago, in Mesoamerica, a type of grass called Teosinte was abundant. Ancient civilizations selectively bred this plant to produce better grain quality, yield and used the grass to serve as a predominant source of nutrition. Between April and October, roasted corn sellers can be seen everywhere on the streets of Kathmandu. The crop grows during the monsoon season in South Asia, and is mainly imported into the capita
The Nepal chapter of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) celebrated its 47th anniversary on Monday. Amidst an event titled PATA ID organised to celebrate the anniversary as well as the World Tourism Day which was on Tuesday, PATA Nepal Chapter launched a video to promote the fourth Himalayan Travel Mart set to be held in Nepal next year. The chapter has been organising the Mart every year since 2017 except for the
At least 33 people have faced action for fleecing passengers leaving the Kathmandu Valley for home for Dashain festival, said the police.
Chief Lumbini Province, Amik Sherchan, has said the country would get prosperity if corruption is controlled.
Pioneering ski climber from the United States of America, Hilaree Nelson, who had been missing since last Monday in the Manaslu Peak has been found dead
A total of 7,213 foreign tourists have visited the Annapurna Circuit since January 2022 till date, according to Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).
The Election Commission has enforced the election code of conduct, 2079 BS(2022) beginning from today in view of the elections of the House of Representatives and the Province Assembly. The voting for the twin elections will be taking place on November 20, Sunday in a single phase.