Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma has expressed her interest to address the telecom network issues prevailing in the mountainous areas of the country.
As the mountaineering community prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the conquest of Mount Everest, there is growing concern about temperatures rising, glaciers and snow melting, and the weather getting harsh and unpredictable in the world’s tallest mountain. Since the 8,849-meter (29,032-foot) mountain peak was first scaled by New Zealander Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay in 1953, thousands of climbers have reached the peak and hundreds of lost their lives.
The Maurice Herzog Trek is received as the ultimate destination for hiking enthusiasts seeking to reach the northern base camp of Annapurna Mountain. Offering a safe and efficient route to the base camp, it has quickly gained popularity among both local and foreign tourists, who are now flocking to this previously overshadowed area.
The Panchakunda Glacier Lake situated at Narchyang of Annapurna rural municipality-4 in Myagdi district has charm of its own. The lake has been the eye-candy for those trekking up to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).
Noted climber Kamirita Sherpa scaled Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) today for the 28th time. He reportedly reached the summit of the world's highest peak at 9: 23 am. With this, he broke his previous record of the highest number of ascents on Mt Everest. This is his second expedition to the world's highest peak in this spring. He scaled the peak 27th time just a week ago on May 17.
Mingmar Sherpa, a resident of Taikub from Soludhudhkunda Municipality-1 in Solukhumbu district, has scaled the Mt Everest successfully. He reached atop Everest on May 16, according to Nepal Red Cross Society.
Around 500 people have successfully climbed the highest mountain of the world, M
Pancha Kunda Lake is situated on Narchyang of Annapurna Rural Municipality - 4 of Myagdi district. The lake is situated in the lap of the Annapurna mountain (8,091 meters).
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Sudan Kirati has said Nepal should lure foreign tourists by branding Nepal's own local recipes instead of selling the international brands.
A Janakpur-Kathmandu Buddha Air flight has been cancelled after a mouse turned up on board the plane. The aircraft was ready to take off when passengers spotted the mouse.
The Nepali Army has completed cleaning up of Mt Barunche under its Clean Mountain Campaign, 2023.
The government has announced to observe 2025 as a 'special tourism year'.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati, and British ambassador to Nepal, Nicola Kathryn Pollitt, held a meeting today.