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Venezuela’s Military Blocks Humanitarian Aid

Venezuela's Military Blocks Humanitarian Aid

Nepalayatimes/Venezuela’s Military Blocks Humanitarian AidVenezuela – Venezuelan military officers blocked a bridge on the border with Colombia ahead of an anticipated humanitarian aid shipment Tuesday, as opposition leader Juan Guaido stepped up his challenge to President Nicolas Maduro’s authority.Radio Nagarik Covered The opposition-dominated National Assembly had earlier warned the armed forces, which make up much of Maduro’s power base, not …

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98 Christians reconverted to Hinduism

98 Christians reconverted to Hinduism

98 Christians reconverted to Hinduism The Hindu Jagran Manch, a Hindu right-wing group, claimed that 98 Christians belonging to 23 tribal families were “reconverted” to Hinduism in Tripura. Birsa Munda, one of the reconverted, claimed that they were lured towards Christianity but later treated badly by those who had convinced them to convert. The Hindu Jagran Manch, a Hindu right-wing …

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Foundation Laid for Reconstruction of Quake-Damaged Structures in Swoyambhu Area

Nepalayatimes Swoyambhu Nepalayatimes – Reconstruction of the priest’s quarters and a monastery which were damaged by the April 2015 Gorkha Earthquake has started at the Swoyambhunath complex enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage site list. Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa laid the foundation stone of the two structures today. Speaking on the occasion, he said the reconstruction would be prioritized …

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6th Nepali Topi Diwas Marked Today

Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Nepali Cap Day has been celebrated in a grand manner today. Jagaruk Youth Abhiyan celebrated the 6th Nepali Topi Day under the slogan, “Nepali Topi: Our Pride, Our Identity”. Youths gathered at Maitighar Mandala today, the first day of the English New Year, and marked the day as in the previous years, continuing the tradition. The youths …

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10 Popular Destinations in Western Part of Nepal

Nepalayatimes Saipal Himal Trek This is an adventurous but extremely rewarding and beautiful off-the-beaten-track trek to the base camp of westernNepal’s second highest mountain, stunning Mt. Saipal (7035m). To complete this trekking, it is quite difficult without camping crew. So you must join the with a local agency in Katmandu for easy and understand a trip to Saipal Himal. This …

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First Nepal Pickleball Tournament to be Held in Pokhara

Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Pickleball players from throughout the world have been invited to Pokhara nextmonth to compete in the country’s first open tournament. Born in the US,Pickleball was first introduced to Nepal in Pokhara in 18 & 19 Jan 2019,which has organized by UK Businessman Navin Gurung. He informed that 40participants are from UK, India, Nepal and other European countries …

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15th Elephant Festival to be Held in Sauraha

Nepalayatimes Chitwan, – The 15th Chitwan ElephantFestival is taking place at Baghmara ground in Sauraha from December 26 to 30. The elephant festival is being organized with the goal of highlighting the importance of elephant and its protection, of urging collaboration in the conservation of wildlife and of promoting the domestic and international tourism, Regional Hotel Association Sauraha’s president Suman …

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Paragliding test flight succeeded in Baglung

Palpa Paragliding tested Successfully in Rampur Valley

Nepalayatimes Baglung – Paragliding flights were tested successfully in three places in the district–Malma of Galkot, Sardakhet of Ramchedhunga-5 and Setighaderi of Naredanti. The paragliding flight test coincided with the Galkot Festival. Pilot Duryodhan Khadka with 10 years of paragliding experience flew approximately 13 minutes in the Galkot Municipality sky and alighted at Baskhola. Likewise, Niranjan Kunwar with six years …

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UNWTO/ETC Report: Outbound Tourism Spending from the Gulf is Six Times the Global Average

Nepalayatimes Spain – A new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) shows that outbound tourism from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – comprising six countries of the Arabian peninsula – has grown strongly in recent years, with international tourism expenditure surpassing USD 60 billion in 2017. ‘The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel …

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Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation declares 100 destinations

Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has announced the name of 100 destinations of Nepal. Ministry announced these places to develop and promote as new tourism destinations. The government makes a plan to start the development process under the budget of the current fiscal year 2075-2076. Ministry listed these destinations through the applications to identify the …

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