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  1. Nepal-Lanka air links set to resumeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Asia News Network

    Direct air links between Nepal and Sri Lanka are set to resume after a break of two and a half decades with Colombo-based carrier Mihin Lanka planning to begin services by February, tourism ministry officials said. The low-cost airline, which is owned by the Sri Lankan government, has officially applied for operating authorisation to conduct daily flights between Kathmandu and Colombo.


  2. How to do Nepal without climbing mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | CNN

    There's more to Nepal than mountains. Visiting Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu's thriving Buddhist enclave, is a way to your inner Buddha.


  3. Local teen rescued from remote area of NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Chronicle Herald

    After six days of being cold and hungry in a remote part of Nepal, Simon Carriere of Lower Sackville has been helicoptered to safety. After six cold and hungry days in the western village of Gamghadi, Simon Carriere, 18, and his Quebec friend Gabriel touched down in the city of Pokhara at about 4 a.m. Wednesday AST.


  4. Malindo Air aims to have 100 aircraft within 10 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Asia News Network

    Malindo Air aims to have a fleet of 100 aircraft in the next 10 years and will extend passenger services to South and East Asia, particularly Southern China in 2015. To date, Malindo Air has 11 ATR72-600 and seven Boeing 737s.


  5. Nova Scotia teen on goodwill mission stranded in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Chronicle Herald

    But his adventure into a remote area of Nepal to take supplies to an impoverished high school left him in a snowstorm unprepared for frigid weather; his only hope out of the village is a helicopter ride in uncertain conditions. "It's been six days I've been stuck," he said Tuesday during a rare uninterrupted telephone conversation from the Asian country in the Himalayas.


  6. 6 ways to do Nepal without climbing mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CNN

    There's more to Nepal than mountains. Visiting Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu's thriving Buddhist enclave, is a way to your inner Buddha.


  7. Mount Everest visit fulfills Yolo County judge's lifelong dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Davis Enterprise

    A lifelong love of hiking and mountaineering last month lured Yolo Superior Court Judge Paul Richardson away from the bench and into the Himalayas, where he fulfilled a longtime dream of viewing Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, from the summit of nearby Mount Kala Patthar. "I've never seen mountains like that.


  8. 11th meeting of Nepal-China IETC in BeijingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 |

    The 11th meeting of Nepal-China Inter-Governmental Economic and Trade Committee will begin in Beijing, China, on December 17-18. Krishna Prasad Devkota, the spokesperson at the Ministry of Finance, told RSS that the 11th meeting will review the meeting held in Kathmandu seven years ago and will focus on exploring areas for the expansion of bilateral economic and trade relations in the next fiscal year.


  9. Sight for sore eyes: 'Maverick' doctor who restored the vision of 100,000 peopleRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | WICU12 Erie

    In that time, the Nepalese doctor can make a small incision in his patient's eye, remove the cloudy cataract impairing her vision and replace it with an inexpensive artificial lens. In the past 30 years, Ruit has personally restored the sight of more than 100,000 people across Asia and Africa, and taught his rapid-fire technique to countless other eye surgeons in parts of the world as isolated as North Korea.


  10. Nepalese eye doctor restored vision of 100,000 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | CNN

    Kim Chun Son, 48, is overcome with emotion when Nepalese doctor Sanduk Ruit takes off her eye patch during a post operative examination in North Korea in 2005. Lapka Tamang, 82, before and after his eye surgery in Pullahari Monastery on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal.


  11. Direct bus service with Nepal likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Daily Star

    Direct bus service between Dhaka and Kathmandu might start next year as Nepal has agreed in principle with a proposal made by Bangladesh to that end. The government made the proposal last year considering the huge potential of the service, as a significant number of tourists visit Nepal and many students from the Himalayan country come to Bangladesh for higher studies every year.


  12. India refutes reports about Bodhi tree sapling plantation rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | DNA India

    India on Saturday said that the sapling of holy Bodhi tree was planted in a temple in Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha in Nepal, as per the directions given by the Nepalese authorities. Concerns were raised on Friday about the location of the plantation of the sacred Bodhi tree sapling by the Indian Ambassador in Lumbini which lies in the risk prone area, thereby posing a threat to the nearby historical sites of Ashoka Pillar and the Mayadevi Temple.


  13. Maldives, Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal likely on LTC mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Times of India

    At the Saarc summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had highlighted the need for better connectivity in the region. NEW DELHI: Following PM Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal for the Saarc summit, the government is mulling a proposal to provide leave travel concession for government employees to four countries - Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka - to boost tourism in the neighbourhood.


  14. Mountain Festival observed amid various programs in PokharaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 |

    Mountain Festival 2014 concluded on Friday, December 12, 2014 amid various programs at Ratopaira-based International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. Organized by Nepal Mountaineering Association for the first time in Nepal, the festival aims to enhance the livelihood of poor people through the demonstration of technology, innovations and knowledge.


  15. White Rock man reaches new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Peace Arch News

    Ten days after his return from trekking in the Himalayas, Trevor Johnson is hard-pressed to find words to describe the experience. But try to paint how it feels to stand at a point 14,000 feet up Mount Everest - the world's highest mountain - looking up a further 15,000 feet to its peak, to someone who's never been therea ? "I kind of had a visual of what it would be like, but it was even more impressive than I could ever imagine," Johnson said.


  16. The Holy Monkeys Of Nepal's 'Monkey Temple' Captured In Stunning VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Switched

    World traveler and videographer Devin Graham has captured stunning footage of monkeys living at one of the planet's most awe-inspiring religious sites: Nepal's Swayambhunath , also known as "Monkey Temple." Located on top of a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, the UNESCO World Heritage site and its surroundings are said to be home to hundreds of monkeys , considered holy by believers.


  17. Open Polytechnic Lecturer awarded fellowship in ShanghaiRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Scoop

    Open Polytechnic Associate Professor of Research and Statistics, Dr Zlatko Kovacic, recently returned from a two week fellowship at the Shanghai Open University where his presentations on the Open Polytechnic's e-learning courses were well received. The purpose of the Fellowship Programme is to promote cooperation between foreign open universities and Shanghai Open University through academic exchange and to enhance the quality of teaching and research in the field of open and distance learning.


  18. Haddington woman leads all female team to world cup victory in Elephant PoloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Daily Mail

    America's pop and political royalty roll out the red carpet for William and Kate as they meet Obama and Hillary Clinton - before bumping into BeyoncA and Jay-Z courtside at basketball game She and her husband both play the game and she said it had been 'sweet' to secure a win over her former world champion partner Samantha Prentice, 45, from Haddington, East Lothian scored all 27 goals and secured a triumph for her team, the Tigresses Polo, at the annual tournament in Nepal last week. The unusual game involves two teams of up to four players sitting on top of the enormous animals, and is played in a similar manner to regular polo.


  19. 1965 Volkswagen Kombi van's world tour reaches India, Mumbai to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | India Auto News

    Jens Jacob began his world exploration journey 5 years ago to understand different cultures and traditions in his 1965 Volkswagen Kombi Van, nicknamed Bluee. The almost 50 year old Kombi Van is equipped with a small kitchen, a water tank, spares, tools and some books.


  20. PATA conducts digital marketing training, interactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 |

    The Pacific Asia Travel Association Nepal Chapter last week organised a two-day training session on Digital Tourism Marketing and an interaction on PATA Digital Academy DMO Session in Kathmandu, it said in a statement. The training, which ended on Thursday, December 4, 2014, was covered how technology has changed how travel is marketed, researched and distributed.