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Nepal’s population rises to 26‚494‚505

November 27, 2012

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Nepal’s population rises to 26‚494‚505 KATHMANDU: Nepal’s population has risen to 26,494,505 over the past 10 years — an increase by 3,34,3081, according to a new census, with the annual growth rate of 1.35 per cent. Women in the country outnumber men by almost 80 lakh, with female population counted at 13,645,463 (51.5 per cent) […]

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5th Carpet Mega Sale 2012

October 11, 2012

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Date: Oct 10,2012 to Oct 17,2012 Category : Fair and Expo Direction Nepal Pvt Ltd is organising ‘5th Carpet Mega Sale 2012’ on October 10-17 at UWTC Building, Tripureshwor for the fifth time. The sale aims to bring various Nepali manufacturers under a single roof and help promote Nepali carpet industry.Crafted In Nepal,Unmatched Quality,Unrivaled Design,Affordable […]

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CACCI conference is going to held in Kathmandu

October 2, 2012

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Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) is beginning its 26th annual conference from Wednesday in Kathmandu. Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) is hosting the conference with the theme ‘A Vision for Shared Prosperity’ where eminent speakers will discuss as to how Asian governments can work together to achieve […]

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World’s largest Thanka to be displayed

October 1, 2012

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The world’s largest ‘Thangka’ painting is to be put on an exhibition in Nepal on October 5 and 6. Information about this was given at a press conference organised by the Nepal Buddhism Preservation Committee. The painting was a collective creation of 10,000 volunteers from 16 countries in the world. Earlier, the painting depicting 12 […]

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US shoe company removes Buddha’s image

September 25, 2012

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The American Icon Shoe Design Company, a U.S. footwear company at the vortex of controversy after it used the Buddha’s image on one of its products, has stopped using the image after the government wrote to that company to stop doing so. Various organizations in Nepal including the CPN (UML) Kathmandu Valley Coordination Committee flayed […]

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World Rhino Day celebrated

September 23, 2012

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In an effort to contribute to the fight against rhino poaching, the 3rd World Rhino Day is being celebrated in Nepal and other countries with the theme “Five Rhino Species Forever”. On the occasion, various organisations working in the field of rhino conservation have organised various programmes including morning rally, interaction, and essay competition in […]

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Nepal promoted at China Hunan International Festival

September 21, 2012

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The China Hunan International Festival organised in Hunan, a major city of China, concluded on Thursday. The festival was organised with the objective of promoting Nepal-China relations at the people’s level. Ten countries including Nepal participated in the festival which featured different tourism promotion and cultural programmes, said Kalyan Raj Sharma, a tourism entrepreneur who […]

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Special offers, discounts to mark World Tourism Day

September 20, 2012

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KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Hoteliers on Wednesday announced a discount of up to 50 percent on accommodation and food for foreign tourists for a week from September 23 to mark the 33rd World Tourism Day. Tourism entrepreneurs also announced free dinner and free entrance along with discounts on various services such as air tickets, rafting and […]

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In ‘good sign’ for the winter, Kulekhani water level rises

September 19, 2012

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Heavy rains in the last few days have led to water level in the Kulekhani reservoir rising by around four metres and this is likely to ease power cuts to some extent this winter. However, officials attribute the present respite in load-shedding hours to the fall in temperature, which has led to people using less […]

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BB Airways to start service from Oct 11

September 13, 2012

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Nepali startup BB Airways on Saturday announced its scheduled flights to Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong from October 11 with its Boeing 757-200 aircraft. The carrier also announced charter flights to Seam Reap, Cambodia and Narita, Tokyo. Aviation analysts said the launch of BB Airways on the Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur sector is likely to benefit passengers […]

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