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  1. Visa-on-arrival to be extended to 150 countries: JaitleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 |

    "After the success of visa-on-arrival issued to travellers of 43 countries, I propose to increase the countries covered to 150, in stages," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said presenting the Budget 2015-16 in Lok Sabha on Saturday. In January 2015, a total of 25,023 tourists arrived by availing the scheme as compared to 1,903 in January 2014, registering a growth of 1,214.9 per cent.


  2. Eco tourism: Feed and bathe Asia's elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 |

    In past years, elephants helped build Asia as part of a necessary transportation infrastructure. Over the years they have been abused.


  3. Feb26ThuRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Planet Jackson Hole

    Winter Sleigh Rides on National Elk Refuge, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Elk Refuge. Visitors purchase tickets at the Visitor Center and take a free shuttle bus to board the sleigh.


  4. Russia is demanding full repayment of a tiny, Soviet-era loan it gave to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Supporters of the Communist Party of Nepal rally with with party flags through Kirtipur, in the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 6, 2008. Russia has signed an agreement with the government of Nepal for the repayment of a $1.16 million Soviet-era loan.


  5. Airlines announce discounted fares to attract flyersRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Big News

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.


  6. Seniors win Labouisse Prize for projects in Colombia, HimalayasRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Two Princeton University seniors have been awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse '26 Prize to spend one year pursuing international civic engagement projects after graduation. The $30,000 prize will support a project by Yessica Martinez in Colombia and Damaris Miller in Nepal and India.


  7. SpiceJet launches low-fare offer; one lakh seats on the blockRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi : Budget carrier SpiceJet today put one lakh seats up for grabs on both its domestic and international routes as it rolled out another discount sale offer with tickets priced as low as Rs 1,699 for travel within the country. The latest offer -- of all-inclusive fares as low as Rs 1,699 for flights across its domestic network and Rs 3,799 for international routes with a three-day booking window -- comes a day after SpiceJet's ownership went back to its original promoter, Ajay Singh.


  8. First Indo-Nepal friendship motor rally to begin on Feb. 27Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Big News

    The first Indo-Nepal Friendship Motor Rally 2015 from Puri, Orissa to Kathmandu will start on February 27 and will conclude in Delhi on March 8 this year. This rally will link Jagannath, Puri and Pashupatinath as well as sister cities Bodhgaya and Lumbini, highlighting age old cultural and civilization links between India and Nepal.


  9. India-Nepal joint motor rally to promote friendshipRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 |

    A joint India-Nepal motor rally will be flagged off on February 27 from Puri in Odisha to promote connectivity, people-to-people contact, and spiritual and adventure tourism in both the countries, India's Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae said here Monday. "The rally is aimed at strengthening Nepal-India people-to-people exchanges and to sustain the momentum following the historic visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal last year," the envoy said.


  10. Air Arabia adds Nepal to RAK destination listRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Air Arabia has announced Kathmandu as the latest destination to be served from the recently launched Ras Al Khaimah hub. The carrier will fly twice weekly to Kathmandu, the tenth destination which travellers can now access from the Northern Emirates.


  11. Distant Lands hosts talk on ancient ArmeniaRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Matthew Karanian will discuss ancient Armenia, including the 1,000-year-old Armenian capital of Ani, as well as the regions of Van, Kharpert, Diyarbakir and Sebastia. Book signing to follow.


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    Feb 22, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Air Arabia has announced Kathmandu as the latest destination to be served from the recently launched Ras Al Khaimah hub. Starting February 22, 2015; the low-cost carrier will fly twice weekly to Kathmandu, the 10th destination which travellers can now access from the Northern Emirates.


  13. Teachers trek from Woodchurch to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | IcNetwork

    Three teachers, Sarah Holleron, Lynn Short and the Head Teacher Anne Maher, all from Woodchurch Road Primary School, left for Kathmandu as part of a British Council Connection Classrooms project. They are visiting Shree Lukla Lower Secondary School in the foothills of Everest and learning about the life of school children in Lukla and visiting the homes of the two sponsored Classrooms in the Clouds teachers, Hari Maya Tamang and Mingma Chhamji Sherpa.


  14. The Indian on top of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 |

    H e is one of the world's fastest Seven Summiteers. In just 172 days, between January 19 and July 10, 2006, he climbed the highest mountains in seven continents -- Aconcagua , Denali , Elbrus , Kilimanjaro , Kosciuszko , Everest , Vinson Massif , and Carstensz .


  15. Nepal film festival to make overseas debut in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    The Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival will make its over-seas debut in Hong Kong this month show-casing short films and documentaries from the Himalayas. The festival isn't just about Nepal's mighty mountains; it also charts the adventures and aspirations of individuals and communities across the country.


  16. Walking in... single shot videos of city lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | MetaFilter

    Kees Colijn's "Walking in..." project is a series of fascinating single shot videos, each up to two hours long, filmed as he walks through cities such as Yangon in Myanmar, Varanasi in India, Makassar in Indonesia and Pokhara in Nepal .


  17. Manaslu Circuit trek- A Better Alternative to Annapurna circuitRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    While the Annapurna circuit in Nepal is pretty popular among trekkers, Manaslu hardly features on the checklists of most enthusiasts. However, slowly and gradually, people are becoming aware about Manaslu's more natural and authentic trekking experience on offer.


  18. 1 lakh roses from India reach Nepal for Valentine's DayRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Kathmandu: Ahead of Valentine's Day, Nepal will import over one lakh red roses from India to meet their growing demand from lovebirds, who may shell out a crore rupees to say it with flowers this year. "We have estimated around 1 lakh roses to arrive from India as shops are expecting a massive rush before Valentine's Day," said Lok Nath Gaire, President of Florists Association of Nepal .


  19. a D.C. couple overcomes their latest mountain togetherRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When, where, why: An Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal and Lhasa, Tibet. This trip has been on our bucket list for almost 10 years, but two bouts of cancer delayed us from going.


  20. Everest Helicopter Tour - Easy way to see EverestRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | PR Log

    Nepal helicopter tour is the one of the best way to approach to the remote areas of Nepal in a short time period. PRLog - Feb. 12, 2015 - KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Mt.