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Three-day Himalayan Monal National Aerofest 2021 to begin from Friday

The Times of India 25 Nov 2021
To help the hill district come out of tourism revenue losses and attract national and international tourists , the Chamba administration is all set to organize a three days Himalayan Monal National Aerofest 2021 at picturesque Khajjiar village surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests near Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh.

Dhaka-Siliguri passenger train services may begin from this month

The Telegraph India 21 Nov 2021
Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Sunday dropped broad hints that the much-awaited Dhaka-Siliguri passenger train services could start from this month ... Advertisement ... “You must attract tourists, you are sitting on the crossroads, you are connecting Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, connecting mainland India with the northeastern part of India ... .

Roundup: Fewer remittances, more imports deplete Nepal's forex reserves 18 Nov 2021
"It is a really worrying trend for the economy, as Nepal's ability to buy foreign goods and services has weakened," Keshav Acharya, a senior economist, told Xinhua ... Meanwhile, Nepal had just attracted 44.8 million dollars in foreign direct investments in the first three months of the current fiscal year, not enough to help swell its forex reserves.

Fewer remittances, more imports deplete Nepal's forex reserves

Sina 18 Nov 2021
Nepal's import-dependent economy heavily relies on imported goods, including not only consumer goods but also industrial raw materials and machinery ... Meanwhile, Nepal had just attracted 44.8 million dollars in foreign direct investments in the first three months of the current fiscal year, not enough to help swell its forex reserves.

Nepal sets new standards for two wheeler assembly plants 10 Nov 2021
For now Nepal fully relies on imported vehicles, particularly those from India. As its market is growing, Nepal is attracting more foreign investors, including those from its northern neighbor that has registered at least 20 electric vehicle plants in the South Asian country since 2015, according to the Department of Industry.

Greenland Group’s permanent trading platform turns items exhibited at CIIE into commodities

People Daily 09 Nov 2021
To date, it has attracted 180 enterprises from 76 countries and regions. For example, the Nepal pavilion showcases over 100 different kinds of products from the country, including Nepali women’s handmade products, such as woven bags and woolen scarves. In Nepal, women have also ...

Roundup: Promising signs for Nepal's tourism despite lingering COVID-19 29 Oct 2021
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has been receiving encouraging reports from the sector as well ... Nepal's hotel entrepreneurs are making their own efforts to attract foreign visitors, including sending messages about all the facilities having been sterilized and the staff fully vaccinated, Shah said.

What Has Become Of Nepal Airlines’ Single Boeing 757-200M?

Simple Flying 18 Oct 2021
However, did you know that this variant had a rather less popular sub-variant? Known as the 757-200M, Nepal Airlines flew the only example. Nepal Airlines flew the 757-200M for more than three decades ... Unfortunately for Nepal Airlines, even its lower offer was unable to attract any interest from potential buyers.

Activists seek legal marijuana in former hippie haven Nepal

The Associated Press 12 Oct 2021
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Widely available marijuana once drew thousands of hippies to Nepal, where its use was not only accepted but embedded in both the culture and religion ... Kafle said legalization of marijuana could benefit the country’s economy by attracting tourists, adding that it was the arrival of hippies that brought tourists to Nepal.

Mt Everest in crisis: Calls to end world's most coveted climb

NewstalkZB 10 Oct 2021
More than 700 foreign climbers rushed back to Nepal's mountains in the nation's spring season, with a record 408 permits issued for Everest. Nepal's government also broke its permit record in 2019, when it issued 381 ... On one day, 354 people were lined up to reach the top from Nepal's southern side and Tibet's northern approach.

Tourism reenergized with SriLankan Airlines starting direct flights between Colombo and Kathmandu

Sri Lanka News 09 Oct 2021
Lanka and Nepal and explore opportunities for collaborative activities ... attractions in Nepal ... Religious tourism covering Buddhist and Hindu religious sites, cultural heritage and adventure tourism were highlighted as providing similar attractions in both Sri Lanka and Nepal,.

Nepali airlines to resume mountain flights to draw tourists 23 Sep 2021
23 (Xinhua) -- Nepal's airlines are resuming scheduled mountain flights over the Himalayas following a suspension that lasted more than four and a half months, targeting mainly Nepali and Indian tourists, industry representatives said Thursday ... Qomolangma (8848.86m) that straddles Nepal and China.

Nepal reopens all border points enabling foreigners to visit through land routes 22 Sep 2021
The move ended a months-long ban on foreigners visiting Nepal through land routes that was imposed after the second wave of the coronavirus hit the country in April ... The decision came at a time when new COVID-19 cases in Nepal have come down to less than 2,000 per day in recent days from a record high of 9,317 on May 11.

In a 1st, govt to set up monkey park in Araria

The Times of India 03 Sep 2021
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. In a 1st, govt to set up monkey park in Araria. Bihar. Disproportionate assets unearthed during raid on suspended officer’s house. 5 factors to consider before choosing exterior wall paint. CM to officials ... PATNA ... He added, “The monkey park will attract tourists from different parts of India and Nepal.” ... .

'Ashoka Pillar', 'Buddha Relic Stupa' submerged under floodwater in Bihar's Vaishali

Hindustan Times 01 Sep 2021
The famous Buddhist excavation site in Bihar’s Vaishali district housing the historic 'Ashoka Pillar' and 'Buddha Relic Stupa' has been affected by floods. PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2021 04.01 PM IST. One of the major attractions of Bihar tourism has submerged under floodwater amid heavy rains in the state and adjoining Nepal ... Bihar ... ....