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15,000 tourists visit Nepal during expedition season in March, Indians tops list

Nearly 15,000 tourists visited Nepal in March as the spring expedition season has started in earnest

One-horned rhino census stopped temporarily in Nepal as tiger kills mahout

Nepal’s famous one-horned rhino census was temporarily stopped yet again after a mahout involved in the counting was killed by a Royal Bengal tiger

Nepal regulates sale of acid

The Nepal government promulgated an ordinance regulating the sale of acid and other harmful chemicals in the country, a report in the Himalayan Times said

Nepal’s key opposition party takes lead to form next government

Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli may face fresh trouble to continue in his post as the Nepali Congress (NC), the key opposition party in the country, has officially announced that they would attempt forming the next government

World Bank to provide $75 million to Nepal to procure vaccines

Nepal will get $75 million funding from the World Bank to access the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for prioritized groups of the country

Chinese man arrested in Nepal for attempting to hack ATM

Nepal police officials have arrested a Chinese nation as he was attempting to hack an ATM and illegally withdrawing cash

Nepali teenage girl rescued while being trafficked to India

An 18-year-old Nepali girl, who was being trafficked to India, has been rescued by an NGO on her way to India on Thursday, reported the Himalayan Time

Pollution forces to Nepal to shut schools, colleges for four days

Schools and colleges in Nepal had remained closed for most of the time last year. But on Monday they have been ordered to remain close for four more days

Nepal: Dahal’s party to withdraw support from Oli government

Former Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led CPN-MC will withdraw its support from the Oli government, reported the Himalayan Times

Water scarcity in national parks increasing human-wildlife conflict

Water scarcity in Nepal’s Banke and Bardiya national parks are affecting wildlife, driving animal towards populated areas in search of water, and increasing cases human-wildlife conflict in the Himalayan nation

Nepal capital covered in toxic haze; flights affected

A yellow toxic haze covered Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Friday, with several people complaining of difficulty breathing, and a burning sensation in their eyes, reported The Himalayan Times

Nepal for first time issues licences to mountain guides

Nepal for the first time has started distributing licences to mountain guides in a bid to bring professionalism to mountain tourism

PCR report or vaccine certificate mandatory for Nepal bound tourists

Amid rising cases of COVID-19 infections, Nepal’s government issued fresh guidelines for tourists, making negative PCR reports or COVID-19 certification mandatory for tourists

Climbers return to Nepal’s peaks after a year

After the COVID-19 pandemic halted Himalayan expeditions, climbers are all set to return to Nepal’s peaks after a year, with high altitude guides being seen fixing ropes and ladders at the Mt Everest Base Camp

India's Covaxin gets Emergency Use Authorization in Nepal

Nepal's drug regulatory body has approved India's Covaxin jab against Covid-19 for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)

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