10 Things Not to Miss in Nepal as a Tourist

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Find here 11 things not to miss in Nepal during your visit. We have enlisted here 10 must things to do in Nepal while you are in holiday. As we all know that Nepal is one of the most photogenic country in the world. Nepal is the land of Mount Everest and birthplace of Lord Buddha and Goddess Janaki. Besides that we are discussing here top 10 things not to miss in Nepal during your visit as a tourist 11 Things Not to Miss in Nepal in Your Visit 1. Trekking The first things not to miss in Nepal is trekking. Trekking in Nepal is one...

EVEREST REGION

Reach the highest point on earth or choose to live out your dream by standing at the foot of Mt. Everest (8,848 m). The Everest region in Nepal is more than just trekking, it is a milestone in anyone’s life; and some have even described the experience as a journey close to Nirvana. Located in the northeast province of Nepal, this is a colony to dramatic glaciers, deep settlements, several majestic mountains. Passing through legendary Sherpa villages, the trek is a mix of a deeply cultural and spiritual experience in addition to the physical one. Buddhist lamas, monks and nuns led by Rinpoches...

HIMALAYAN TRAVEL MART 2018 1ˢᵗ TO 3ʳᵈ JUNE

The Himalayan Travel Mart 2018 sets out with the aim to re-define Adventure Tourism and establish Nepal as a Gateway to the Himalayas. The event is scheduled from June 1-3, 2018, in Kathmandu. The mart is a Business to Business (B to B) event and shall be attended by Buyers (interested in Nepal and the Himalaya Region) from Europe, North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and CIS, Asia and Gulf. Sellers are expected from Nepal, India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Indo China, Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua and Central Asia. The event will comprise a one-day conference...

GOKYO VALLEY NEPAL

Gokyo valley lies towards the west of the Khumbu region. In this serene valley, there are abundant pastures for yaks to graze during summer and the pristine turquoise lakes are breathtaking. Gokyo can be visited after trekking up to Everest Base Camp by adding another five days to the itinerary. If Gokyo is the main destination, then the trek goes up the Everest trail only as far as the teahouses at Kenjoma (where the trail from Khumjung joins the main trail). From this point, the trail leads up towards Mong La pass before dropping steeply back down to the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. The trail...

At least four dead in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami, authorities say

At least four people died Thursday when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said. At least eight cars were crushed under the bridge and at least nine people were transported to hospitals for treatment, authorities said. “The most important thing we can do right now is pray for the individuals who ended up in the hospital, for their full recovery, and pray for the family members who lost loved ones,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday night. Scott said the state would do its best to determine if any wrongdoing...

Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in jai

DHAKA, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — Former Bangladeshi Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has been found guilty of a graft charge and sentenced to five years in prison. Amid tight security, Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of the Special Court-5 in Dhaka delivered the 632-page verdict on Thursday afternoon. The court awarded 10 years of sentence each to five others including Khaleda Zia’s son Tarique Rahman. Law Minister Anisul Haq told journalists that ” she (Khaleda Zia) will land in jail today.” He said Khaleda Zia could appeal to the Supreme Court against the verdict. Ahead of her graft case verdict,...

N. Korea has ‘no intention’ to meet US in South

SEOUL, Feb 8, 2018 (AFP) – North Korea has no intention to meet US officials during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, Pyongyang’s state media said Thursday, ahead of a widely expected military parade that would overshadow the Games’ opening ceremony. The nuclear-armed North is on an Olympics-linked publicity drive — sending a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders, and the sister of leader Kim Jong Un to the South. But at the same time thousands of troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles have been seen rehearsing for what would be a show...

The 10 best films of 2017

10. Downsizing Despite its title, Downsizing sees Alexander Payne’s ambition growing to vertiginous heights. His specialism is wistful comedies (Sideways, Nebraska) set in a recognisable contemporary US, but his latest film is an apocalyptic science-fiction mind-bender set at some unspecified point in the future, in the US and beyond. Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig play the Midwestern couple who wonder whether they should cut their living costs by being shrunk to the size of Barbie dolls but this droll premise is just the beginning. As soon as you think you can see where it’s going, Downsizing...

PNG police enter Manus asylum centre, Australia confirms

Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a former Australian-run detention centre in a bid to get asylum seekers who remain there to leave, the Australian government has confirmed. Hundreds of men have refused to leave the Manus Island centre since it was shut down on 31 October, citing fears for their safety. On Thursday, multiple men inside the centre said that PNG police had given them a one-hour deadline to leave. Australia said it was a PNG operation. Under a controversial policy, Australia has detained asylum seekers who arrive by boat in camps on Manus Island and Nauru, a small Pacific...

laces To See Attractions in Nepal GOKYO VALLEY

GOKYO VALLEY Gokyo valley lies towards the west of the Khumbu region. In this serene valley, there are abundant pastures for yaks to graze during summer and the pristine turquoise lakes are breathtaking. Gokyo can be visited after trekking up to Everest Base Camp by adding another five days to the itinerary. If Gokyo is the main destination, then the trek goes up the Everest trail only as far as the teahouses at Kenjoma (where the trail from Khumjung joins the main trail). From this point, the trail leads up towards Mong La pass before dropping steeply back down to the banks of the Dudh Koshi River....

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सुरुङ्गा (झापा), १२ साउन । आफ्नै साथीलाई फुपूको छोरा भन्दै परपुरुषसँग जिम्मा लगाउने एक किशोरीसहित दुई जनालाई बिर्तामोड इलाका प्रहरी कार्यालयले पक्राउ गरेको छ । सो घटनामा सुरुङ्गा (झापा), १२ साउन । आफ्नै साथीलाई फुपूको छोरा भन्दै...

North Korea tourism: US ‘to ban Americans from visiting’

The US is to ban its citizens from travelling to North Korea, according to two agencies that operate tours there. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later. The US has not confirmed the news. Young Pioneer Tours was the agency that took US student Otto Warmbier to North Korea. He was later arrested and sentenced to 15 years in prison, but was returned to the US in a coma in June. He died a week later. The China-based company later announced it would no longer take visitors from the US to the country. It issued a statement on...

Trump ends CIA arms support for anti-Assad Syria rebels

The Trump administration has decided to halt the CIA’s covert programme to equip and train certain rebel groups fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, two US officials said, a move sought by Assad ally Russia. The US decision, said one of the officials, is part of an effort by the administration to improve relations with Russia, which along with Iranian-supported groups has largely succeeded in preserving Assad’s government in the six-year-civil war. The CIA programme began in 2013 as part of efforts by the administration of then-President Barack Obama to overthrow...

Trump and Putin met twice at G20 in Germany

US President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at a second, previously undisclosed meeting at the G20 in Germany earlier this month, the White House says. They held talks after a formal sit down but details of what they discussed have not been revealed. A White House official described it as a “brief conversation”. Their relationship is under intense scrutiny amid allegations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. US intelligence believe Russia helped Mr Trump in last year’s presidential election, something denied by Russia. Mr Trump has rejected...

Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens more sanctions: US officials

WASHINGTON, July 18: (AFP) – Donald Trump backed away from a campaign promise to scrap a major nuclear security deal with Iran Tuesday, with officials announcing the agreement and related sanctions relief will stay in place for now.Under the terms of the two-year-old agreement, Tehran scaled back production of nuke-making material in return for massive sanctions relief. The Trump administration faced a new congressional deadline Monday to say whether Iran has curbed its nuclear weapons program in line with the accord. “The conditions,” according to one official who the White...

Turkish police kill 5 suspected IS jihadists, detain 233

ANKARA, July 13, 2017 (AFP) – Turkish police on Wednesday killed five suspected Islamic State jihadists in the central province of Konya, officials said, as officers detained 233 suspected extremists across Turkey. “During the operation, the five terrorists were neutralised after they resisted armed force, and four security forces were lightly injured,” the local governor’s office said in a statement. Police also seized weapons during the raid including five Kalashnikovs, a gun and ammunition. Officers launched raids against IS across 29 different provinces, detaining...

US and Qatar sign deal on fighting terrorism

Qatar and the United States have signed an agreement to help combat “terrorism financing” during a visit to Doha by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and Tillerson made the announcement on Tuesday during a joint news conference in the Qatari capital. Tillerson is in Doha pushing for dialogue to resolve a dispute between Qatar and its neighbouring Gulf countries. Sheikh Mohammed said the signing was “not related to the recent crisis and the blockade imposed against Qatar”. ANALYSIS: Qatar-Gulf...

Battle for Mosul: Iraq PM Abadi formally declares victory

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has formally declared victory over so-called Islamic State (IS) in Mosul. Mr Abadi waved a national flag with troops after announcing the “collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood”. Earlier, clashes were reported in a small part of Old City where a few dozen IS militants were holding out. The battle for Mosul has taken almost nine months, left large areas in ruins, killed thousands of civilians and displaced more than 920,000 others. Commanders from the US-led coalition that has provided air and ground support to Iraqi forces said the urban...

G20: ‘Difficult’ talks ahead as protesters arrested

Leaders are entering the final day of talks at the G20 meeting in Hamburg as officials try to bridge the gap with the US on issues such as trade and climate change. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is hosting the summit in Hamburg, said the talks so far had been “very difficult”. Negotiators worked through the night in an attempt to reach a compromise on the wording of the final summit statement. It comes after a second night of violent protests on Hamburg’s streets. The G20 (Group of Twenty) is a summit for 19 countries, both developed and developing, plus the EU. Leaders...

Trump-Putin meeting to test bilateral ties

WASHINGTON, July 7 : (Xinhua) — U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, in a meeting that will be the first test of whether Trump can improve strained relations with Moscow, experts said. Trump campaigned last year on promises to mend relations with Russia, in a bid to team up with the Kremlin to defeat the terror group Islamic State, given Russia’s clout in the Middle East. “Trump’s meeting with Putin is a major test of the administration’s relationship with Russia,” Brookings Institution Senior Fellow...