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Nepali Times 4h
Nepal wants to attract 2 million tourists in the next two years, and the emphasis has been on hardware: airports, hotels, highways. What about software, like training the hospitality industry? Anil Chitrakar on training new generations of tourist guides
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Nepali Times 6h
Necessary heli rescues are now in jeopardy because of a few unscrupulous operators. The government, which should regulate the business, has botched its investigation by implicating everyone, but punishing no one. Robert Skinner investigates.
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Nepali Times 8h
Across Nepal, rural municipalities are being forced to be accountable. But are they really equipped to deliver development? Report by Kishor Pradhan.
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Nepali Times 10h
How well is Nepal's federalism working out? Structural vacuum means that chief ministers, mayors and ward chiefs use decentralisation to negotiate for power, while lacking knowledge & capacity to govern well, write Ashray Bikram Pande & Namit Wagley.
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Nepali Times 15h
It was 1992 and was in Sarawak to prepare a tourism master plan for the Malaysian state. The writer recounts how experience in eco-tourism development in Nepal came handy in Borneo.
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Nepali Times 17h
Nijgad airport will be 80 sq km. London’s Heathrow is only 12.14 sq km. Nijgad is 12 times more expensive than the mammoth Melamchi Project, and its total cost represents half of Nepal’s annual budget. Is Nijgad viable? investigates.
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Nepali Times 19h
The Tarai used to be a dense jungle till 70 years ago. Today, the forests and the fields are both giving way to a concrete jungle. It is only a question of time before Tarai becomes one big city spread across the plains. reports.
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Nepali Times 21h
Nepal wants to attract 2 million tourists in the next two years, and all the emphasis has been on the hardware: airports, hotels and highways. How about software like training for the hospitality industry?, asks Anil Chitrakar.
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Nepali Times Sep 24
Read as she recounts her interactions with headhunters in Borneo, and describes their unique culture and surroundings -- from their tribal homes decorated by skulls to the jungle where Nepali Gurkhas had fought alongside British forces.
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Nepali Times Sep 24
EDITORIAL Although the ecological rationale has caught the people’s attention, the much more convincing argument against Nijgad is actually economic, with its total cost representing half of Nepal’s annual budget.
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Nepali Times Sep 24
निजगढ विमानस्थलको लागि रुख काट्ने प्रस्तावको विरोध भैरहेको छ. तर नेपालमा चौथो अन्तर राष्ट्रिय विमानस्थलको आर्थिक औचित्यको बारेमा भने बहस भएकै छैन. के त्यति ठुलो परियोजनामा लगानीकर्ताको रुचि छ? के त्यसले आशातीत प्रतिफल देला? को रिपोर्ट
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Nepali Times Sep 23
Total number of wild tigers in Nepal has reached 235, nearly double of what it was in 2009. This means Nepal will be the 1st country to attain the TX2 target of doubling its wild tiger population adopted at the Tiger Summit in 2010.
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Kunda Dixit Sep 23
What is keeping e-commerce from really taking off in Nepal? finds out in Report and video here:
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Nepali Times Sep 23
पुष्पकमल दाहाललाई भारतमा प्रधान मन्त्री मोदीले गरेको भव्य स्वागतको तुलनामा चीनमा अनौपचारिक पहिरन लगाएका उपमन्त्रीले गरेको भेटघाट सामान्य थियो. कुटनीतिक भाषामा चीनले भारतको रोजाई अस्वीकार गरेको संदेश दिएको छ.
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Nepali Times Sep 23
There are 5 million mobile banking clients all over the country, and these numbers are expected to rise. And yet e-commerce hasn't taken off in Nepal. Why? Read to find out in this report by
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Nepali Times Sep 23
The story attempts to trace how the imprisonment of women in homes leads to their subjugation, and secondary place in society. It is not just Jalini’s body that is confined, but her heart & mind as well. Bhattarai
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Nepali Times Sep 23
Goma Dulal suffers from Multiple Rheumatoid Arthritis. She can speak and move her hands but is otherwise motionless. What bothers her most is her decreasing mobility. Soon she is getting an electrical trolley from , writes
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Nepali Times Sep 23
Beijing’s not so enthusiastic treatment of Prachanda seems to have sucked the wind out of his sails for the time being. Now, he is likely to try to allow domestic disenchantment with the government to grow to a tipping point.
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Nepali Times Sep 23
Nepal set double tiger number by 2022. Latest tiger census puts the total number of wild tigers at 235.
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Nepali Times Sep 23
E-commerce has taken off in Nepal, but many factors still prevent it from reaching full potential. reports about possibilities, challenges and current initiatives in e-commerce.
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