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Hoteliers offer special packages to pull back tourists to Shimla

SHIMLA, June 19 -- With the tourist influx in Shimla seeing a 'drastic' decline in the wake of recent water scarcity, hotels have slashed the tariff by 20 to 30% to pull the tourists back. Tourism in... Read More


With 119 delegates, Oli off to China to deepen ties

KATHMANDU, June 19 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli embarked on his second official state visit to the People's Republic of China with 119 delegates. Oli was invited by the northern neighbor's premier,... Read More


Nepal, Japan sign pact for 14 weekly flights

Kathmandu, June 19 -- Nepal and Japan on Monday revised their bilateral air services agreement (ASA), increasing the number of flights seven-fold from twice weekly to 14 weekly flights with any type o... Read More


Nepal lands best travel booth award

Kathmandu, June 19 -- Nepal won the Best Booth Operation Award for 'its outstanding booth operations with the warmest hospitality and excellent display' at the Korea World Travel Fair (Kotfa) 2018. Th... Read More


Nepal hopes to boost China ties

Kathmandu, June 19 -- Nepal will hope to cement its bilateral relations and work on furthering socio-economic ties with China as Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli embarks on a state visit on Tuesday. Chin... Read More


The new opium of Nepalis

Nepal, June 19 -- Let's begin with a well-worn cliche: Unless politics, not the everyday 'ordinary' kind, but the kind that can shape the everyday life of the ordinary people, is infused with egalitar... Read More


Learning from Rwanda

Nepal, June 19 -- It was five years ago that I visited Rwanda for the first time, and it was full of surprises. The three key lessons I took away from my first trip was that, one, do not be scared to ... Read More


On Nepal-China relations

DINESH BHATTARAI, June 19 -- Prime Minister KP Oli is embarking on a six-day official visit to the People's Republic of China from June 19. China is Nepal's close friend, trustworthy neighbour and a r... Read More


Nepal promotes VNY 2020 in Hong Kong travel fair

KATHMANDU, June 19 -- Nepali authorities and entrepreneurs have participated in a travel fair in Hong Kong for the promotion of Visit Nepal Year 2020. A representative team of the Nepal Tourism Board... Read More


One united Korea in sports: Tourism next?

U.S., June 19 -- Sports is a uniting factor. Cricket has done wonders in India and Pakistan relations, so maybe basketball can do the same for North and South Korea. President Trump opened the doors f... Read More