The First Women Journalists Everest Expedition 2018 : A Profile of Rosha Basnet

KATHMANDU: 29-year-old Rosha Basnet from Morang is a member of the Women Journalists Everest Expedition 2018 (FWJEE18), currently training rigorously to climb Mt. Everest in the coming May. She is currently working at the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), an authorized news agency of the government. She has completed her MA in English and Literature from Tribhuvan University. Basnet is the or...

Feature: Gutsy female mahout overcomes gender barriers in Nepal

CHITWAN, Jan 09: On a warm winter afternoon cheers and applause rang out as eight elephants entered the grounds of Sauraha during the 14th Chitwan Elephant Festival. It was indeed a rare and spectacular sight for both locals and overseas visitors as the world's largest land animals got set to play football, one of the world's most popular sports. Unlike the other seven participating elep...

First women journalists everest expedition 2018: A profile of Kalpana Maharjan

The “First Women Journalists Everest Expedition 2018”.  is a group of five women involved in the field of journalism in various media who are making the attempt to climb the Mount Everest as a novel way of raising voice for equality. They are climbing Mount Everest under the attempt under the slogan “Unified Voice for Equity”, meaning that their attempt is to raise awareness for the equality of al...

The BEAUTIFUL LAKES of Nepal, Must VISIT ONCE

KATHMANDU: Most of the people around the world prefer to target the sea-shore as the destination. Nepal, as its’ land locked country in itself, the limited LAKES are its’ ultimate destinations. Lately, the trend of exploring places is taking its gradual pace of development. As most of the human life is spent on land, to experience the enjoyment on LAKES gives the better refreshment. Nepal, with...

Siddhababadham emerging into a tourist destination

PALPA: The Siddhababadham located along the bank of the Kaligandaki river is quickly transforming into a destination for domestic as well as foreign tourists. The Siddhababadham among other features of religious and tourist significance at Bhujat of Rampur Municipality – 13 are developing into tourist attractions. The famed pilgrimage site of Siddhababadham is fast growing in importance in term...

Rara: A piece of heaven on the Earth.

MUGU:Rara lake is known as Nepal's biggest lake. The lake is enveloped by beautiful flowers like Kalij and Kasturi and also by national bird Lophophorus. Herbal medicine Yarshagumba is procurable in the vicinity of the lake. The foreign and domestic tourists are captivated by the beauty of greenery everywhere around the lake. They call Rara as the Switzerland of Nepal.  1 hundred and 67 meter deep...

Tourist Destination Rampur in Question

KATHMANDU: Rampur of Palpa and Kaligandaki Besi is in complication due to lack of work to attract tourists. People have started settling in Rampur and markets are also increasing but still there is no tourism development of this area. Rampur is also announced as second industrial state of Eastern Palpa and is also been changed into Municipality from VDC. As there is all sort of development in R...

Tourist arrival in Palpa Durbar Museum

PALPA: The arrival of tourists has picked up after the Palpa Durbar was turned into a museum. The domestic and foreign tourists are flocking the multipurpose durbar museum. Around 30 to 50 tourists visit the museum on a daily basis, said Curator, Bishnu Khanal. The reconstruction of the Palpa Durbar in its old model seems to have attracted more tourists. The Rana-era Durbar was destroyed durin...

Bhulbhule Tunnel: A Pioneering tourist destination

LAMJUNG : Tunnel way in Bhulbhule, Lamjung, increasingly have attracted tourist from Nepal. The first tunnel way in Nepal now is proved to be a new tourist destination attracting a large numbers of domestic and foreign tourists. The tunnel is only 3 hundred 50 meters long. "I am very happy to visit here and feel relax in my own country." said Chandra Timilsina, one of the domestic tourist from...

Timbu Pokhari, a place must to visit

TAPLEJUNG: Bordering Taplejung and Panchthar, Tibu Pokhari is a tourist destination which is gaining the popularity with time. Beautiful pond on the lap of the Himalayas is able to draw the attention and the attractions of the trekkers as well as the tourists visiting the Eastern Nepal. Anyone who wants to observe the natural beauty of Nepal then Timbu Pokhari will be an excellent place to be. ...