Mission possible: Ten Nepalis become first to climb Mt K2 in the dead of winter
For the last three weeks, around 60 mountaineers had battled high winds, heavy snowfall, rockfall and chilling cold to achieve what many had long believed to be impossible.
Nepali climbers are one step closer to making history on Mt K2, as they reach the highest point
Thirteen of the world's 14 peaks taller than 8,000-meters have been climbed in winter. But one still remains unclimbed—the 8,611 metres (28,251 feet) K2, the world's second-tallest that straddles Pakistan and China.
Biratnagar airport to get Rs15-billion facelift before going international
The runway will be lengthened to 2,500 metres, enabling it to handle jets like the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 737.
Tourism Ministry begins looking for a partner to run Bhairahawa airport
The facility is envisaged to become the gateway to the international pilgrimage destination of Lumbini.
With upper house prorogued, two key aviation bills left in the lurch
Experts say it may now take another four to five years to get Nepal removed from the European Union air safety list.
Pokhara tourism looks beyond the coronavirus pandemic
Upcoming international airport sets off a flurry of construction of tourism and adventure facilities.
Concerns raised about foreign investment in agriculture, but it is needed, stakeholders say
Amid fears that small farmers could be hit hard, officials say 75 percent of such production must be exported and the technology that will come along will be helpful.
Fertiliser buffer stocks to be created to ensure regular supply to farmers
Each province will have a reserve of 25,000 to 30,000 tonnes, officials say.
Hotels may close down one after another with no tourists coming
The hotels are fighting for their lives and plan to implement a 'no work, no pay' system to stay afloat.
2020 was the worst year for tourism since 1986
The industry has pinned its hopes on the vaccine but is now worried about political instability with the House dissolution and polls announced for this spring.
Nepal's paddy harvest hits record high for fourth straight year
Farmers gathered 5.62 million tonnes of paddy this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development.
Nepal revives talks for chemical fertiliser offtake agreement with India
The deal will eliminate recurring shortages during the peak growing season, officials say.
Annapurna Hotel to close its doors indefinitely
The hotel's closure highlights the deep trouble in the tourism industry, insiders say. The hospitality industry has been among the hardest hit by the pandemic.
How a Buddha Air plane flew the wrong way and landed 255 kilometres away
Ground staff changed the flight number but did not brief the pilots who, in turn, failed to check the passenger manifest and flew, officials say.
Nepali and Indian air travellers don't have to stay in quarantine, says Nepal Airlines
Passengers need to have a negative virus test report completed less than 72 hours before departure, officials said.