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Foreign returnees see investment scope in Nepal
Madan KC did not see any prospect of return on his investment in Nepal while the country was reeling under conflict 10 years ago.
Briefly:Economic cooperation bound to increase in coming days: Chinese envoy
Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Wu Chuntai said Thursday that trade cooperation between Nepal and China, as well as the people-to-people relation between the two countries, is bound to increase in the coming days.
First photos of 'Yeti' footprints by British Explorer expected to raise A 5,000 at auction
British explorer Eric Earle Shipton took the historical pictures in 1951 when he was trekking at 19,000ft in the Himalayas.
Malaysian National News Agency
India, US Give Financial Aid To Nepal Flood Victims
India and the US have pledged financial support totalling US$930,000 to people affected by the recent floods and landslides in central and western Nepal that claimed at least 250 lives.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Government cracks down on cheating taxis in Pokhara
The government has deployed a special monitoring team in Pokhara to look into taxis not using meters, and control cases of taxi-meter tampering and the system of arbitrarily charging fares.
US to provide $450,000 for food to disaster victims
The US mission in Nepal, through the US Agency for International Development , will contribute more than $450,000 in food assistance to the UN World Food Program in Nepal for victims of recent floods and landslides.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Shanti Stupa of Pokhara under erosion-threat, fortification to start soon
The local administration of Kaski has taken the initiatives for fortification at the Shanti Stupa at Pumdi Bhumdi which is under erosion-threat after the recent landslide in the area.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
5 transit-related LoEs forwarded to India
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has forwarded the drafts of five letters of exchange sent by the Ministry of Commerce and Supplies to Indias Ministry of External Affairs to sign the vital transit agreements.
HBL launches UnionPay prepaid card for international payment
Himalayan Bank Ltd and UnionPay International, a subsidiary of China's UnionPay, have jointly launched the HBL-UnionPay International Prepaid Card.
The Jersey Journal
Bob Shryock: Next up for hiker Jim Kiel, tackling Everest
Jim Kiel figures he's hiked over 1,000 miles including section-trekking the Appalachian Trail, not exactly a stroll in the park for a guy who will turn 72 on Oct. 31. Kiel, a Barnsboro resident, has carefully shed 20 pounds for his forthcoming adventure - one in which his wife, Eileen, was given first rights of refusal.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
corporate activities:Qatar Airways honors top agents
Qatar Airways celebrated Agents Award Night on Thursday. Ahmed Jasem Al Hamar, ambassador of Qatar to Nepal, handed over a total of four trophies and 17 certificates to ticketing agents of the airline, according to a company statement.
Vehicles to be banned on Kathmandu s old quarters
If everything goes as planned, the chaotic old quarters of the capital would soon transform into a strollers heaven.
JTCC welcomes tourism secretary
Joint Tourism Coordination Committee , a group of travel trade associations, on Sunday organized a program to welcome newly appointed tourism secretary Suresh Man Shrestha.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Bus ticket booking for Dashain opens from Sept 10
Transport entrepreneurs are taking advance reservation for bus tickets for the Dashain festival from September 10. A meeting between government officials and transport entrepreneurs held in Kathmandu on Friday took the decision to this effect.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
NAC starting Pokhara-Bhairahawa flight from mid-Oct
Nepal Airlines Corporation is starting scheduled flights on Pokhara-Bhairahawa route from mid-October.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Nursing on the go: Randi Levasseur opens the door to a new career
With a love of foreign languages and a desire to help others, overseas nursing was the perfect fit for Port Alberni native Randi Levasseur.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Shangri La group to open new resort in Begnas
The Shangri-La group is opening another resort at Begnas, Pokhara under a new brand name The Lost Horizon Resort.
Nepal honours chronicler of Himalayan mountaineering Elizabeth Hawley by naming peak after her
From confirming the first ascent of Everest by a blind climber to raising doubts about a Korean woman's claim to have bagged a crucial, 8,000m summit, the American journalist has enjoyed a royal box seat to many of mountaineering's greatest dramas.
Artists bring Mustang alive in Kathmandu through art
'Fragments of Mustang', an exhibition of paintings and photographs at Nepal Art Council in Baber Mahal, is the culmination of a nine-day art workshop.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Businessmen start digging own diversion road at Jure to resume China trade
Businessmen, who depend on the Araniko Highway for their supplies to and from China, have started opening up their own alternate route at Jure in Sindhupalchowk.