EU to begin audit of Nepal’s aviation sector from Thursday

File Photo. Aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) ready to take off from Simikot Airport. Photo Courtesy: RSS

Kathmandu: The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (AESA) is going to start a safety audit of Nepal from next Thursday. According to Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), it is expected that Nepal will pass the audit this time and that Nepal will be removed from the blacklist of the EU while the organization structure… Continue reading EU to begin audit of Nepal’s aviation sector from Thursday

Saudi Arabia to host ninth Asian Winter Games

A Saudi flag flutters atop Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 20, 2018. Photo Courtesy: Reuters

Kathmandu: Saudi Arabia is going to host the 9th Asian Winter Games in 2029. The Gulf nation Saudi Arabia has announced that it will host the Asian Winter Games despite spending billions of dollars to build artificial mountains, lakes and rivers, according to Reuters. It is mentioned in the news that Saudi Arabia has pledged… Continue reading Saudi Arabia to host ninth Asian Winter Games

Monsoon still on in the country, heavy rain likely on Wednesday

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Kathmandu: On the day of Dashain Mahanavami, today, Tuesday, light and moderate rainfall affected over the country. Due to today’s rain, vehicular movement has also been affected. According to the Weather Forecasting Division, the Monsoon low pressure line is located to the north and today there is a partial to normal change in the hilly… Continue reading Monsoon still on in the country, heavy rain likely on Wednesday

Relatives damages Chitwan hospital’s property after the death of a patient

Kathmandu: After the death of a patient during treatment, the relatives vandalized the Chitwan Medical College Bharatpur. Ramesh Kunwar, 36 years old from Bharatpur Metropolitan City- 13 was admitted for treatment due to pancreatic problem and died during the course of treatment yesterday, according to District Police Office Chitwan. The relatives were informed about Kunwar’s… Continue reading Relatives damages Chitwan hospital’s property after the death of a patient

612 mountaineers receive expedition permit so far for autumn season

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Kathmandu: So far, 612 people from 73 groups have received expedition permit for this autumn season. According to the Department of Tourism, 612 people have taken climbing permits to climb 23 mountains till Thursday. There are 470 men and 142 women among the permit holders. The highest number of four hundred and four people have… Continue reading 612 mountaineers receive expedition permit so far for autumn season

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific resumes flights to KTM

Kathmandu: Hong Kong’s airline company Cathay Pacific Airways is resuming its flight in Hong Kong-Kathmandu route. Cathay has restarted Hong Kong-Kathmandu flight from Saturday after three years. Cathay has said that there will be one weekly flight between Hong Kong and Kathmandu. The airline company had halted its flight after the covid-19 pandemic.

KMC to provide free ambulance service during Dashain festival

Kathmandu: Kathmandu Metropolitan City is going to provide free ambulance service during Dashain festival. While dengue is spreading like an epidemic, the metropolis has announced that it will provide health services for the citizens during the Dashain period. Free ambulance service will be provided to get information about dengue and patients. The Metropolitan city will… Continue reading KMC to provide free ambulance service during Dashain festival

Indonesia: At least 174 dead in football stadium crush

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Kathmandu: At least 174 people have died in a crush at an Indonesian football match that has become one of the world’s worst stadium disasters. About 180 were also hurt in aftermath of home team Arema FC’s loss to bitter rivals at the overcrowded stadium late on Saturday in Malang, East Java. The crush took… Continue reading Indonesia: At least 174 dead in football stadium crush

Energy Minister Bhusal directs to ensure enough electricity supply during festivals

Kathmandu: Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has directed that there should be no shortage in the services provided by the Nepal Electricity Authority during the festival. While congratulating the high-level employees of the authority in the ministry, Minister Bhusal instructed them to work for the benefit of the common people and… Continue reading Energy Minister Bhusal directs to ensure enough electricity supply during festivals