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Jeep safari to cement Patihani as tourism spot
Patihani, located in Bharatpur-13 of Chitwan, is gaining prominence as an enticing tourist spot in the district. With their latest tourist attraction, a jeep safari, Patihani is looking to cement its position.
‘Impatient’ to hand over power: Deuba
Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said “I’m impatient to hand over power” to a new government after completing the due constitutional process.
Male rhino found dead in CNP
An adult male one-horned rhino was found dead on the bank of Rapti River near Meghauli in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) on Saturday.
Chitwan makes special security arrangement
With several heavyweight candidates running in the federal elections from Chitwan, the security agencies have heightened security in the district.
Voters of remote Shyamrang want deliverance from endemic poverty
Voters of remote Shyamrang settlement in Chitwan’s Rapti Municipality-13 say they want to see development in their area and their living standard improved after the elections.
Investments pour into booming resort sector
Investors are expected to pour large amounts of money into hotels and resorts in Chitwan as the hospitality sector has been developing at a rapid pace. Preferred sites for the construction of hotels and resorts are river banks on the edge of Chitwan National Park as this allows sightseers to view wildlife across the water.
Major party leaders campaign in Chitwan
Two months before the federal and provincial parliamentary elections, major leaders of the CPN (Maoist Centre), CPN-UML and the Nepali Congress are in Chitwan to attend their party programmes.
Buddha Air to resume Bharatpur-Pokhara flights
Buddha Air has announced it will resume flights between tourist hotspots Bharatpur and Pokhara from September 15 after a gap of three years.
Dui Rupaiyan set for release
The Nepali film Dui Rupaiyan, which features this summer’s runaway hit song Kutu Ma Kutu, is releasing this weekend.
Landslide survivors say aid has not reached them yet
The landslide survivors living in rural parts of Rapti Municipality in Chitwan have complained that the government has not sent any help or relief even a month after the disaster.
Rains damage Muglin-Narayangadh road
Heavy rains on Wednesday night damaged a road section along the Narayangadh-Muglin Highway at Charkilo in Ichhakamana Rural Municipality-6 in Chitwan. Around 50 metres of road caved in, said Puskar Regmi, an engineer involved in the highway expansion.
‘Riding an elephant won’t ensure a film’s success’
Last month, the producers of the film Ma Esto Geet Gauchhu surprised Chitwan’s denizens by riding an elephant across the city—a promotional technique that other producers would later come to imitate—drawing in a sizeable crowd of Chitwan’s moviegoers.
Nature Art Exhibit a way forward for the mofussil
International Nature Art Exhibition, an exhibition that had on display paintings based on nature by a host of artists from the South Asia, has concluded in Gaindakot in Nawalparasi, offering a cue to how the mofussil too can emerge as a viable hub for the arts.
CNP prepares to rescue four rhinos swept away by Rapti
The Chitwan National Park is preparing to rescue the endangered one-horn rhinos that were swept away to by the Rapti river flood recently.
Normalcy returns to Sauraha
Life is gradually coming back to normal in the famous tourist hub of Sauraha in Chitwan after water level, which had gone up due to incessant rain and floods, started subsiding.