KATHMANDU: The government has exempted visa fee for the Everest and Dhaulagiri Summiteers for 2010 and 2011. The mountaineering fee has also been reduced by 50 per cent for Dhaulagiri climbers during the two years, on the occasion of Dhaulagiri golden jubilee celebration — on May 13 — and Sagarmatha day — on May 29.
Government is set to celebrate the third International Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) Day on May 29 with various programmes. The celebration is scheduled for two days — on May 28 and May 29. “We are hopeful that the celebration of Mt Everest Day will definitely help encourage
Nepal Investment Bank has sought local partnership to support the projects of national value. Every year, we have been providing a wholesome amount of money for such causes.
This year too, we have organised a NIBL Heritage Marathon 2010, raising over Rs 7 million for the renovation of Bhai Deval Temple and Aryaghat at Pashupatinath.
What is more remarkable about this project is that while urbanites are playing blind to the mounting heaps of garbage in front of our eyes, the Sherpas have taken an initiative to clean their backyard.
Given the context that we rank among the most polluted cities, the project
Nepali people across the nation and abroad are observing the New Year 2067 of Bikram Samwat today.
Various programmes are being organized to mark the beginning of the most famous and widely used New Year day among various calendars used in the country.
On the occasion, President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, Vice President Paramananda Jha, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Ministers, and senior leaders of the political parties have wished for happiness, peace, prosperity, and progress of all the citizens.
Extending his best wishes to the people, President underlined the need to defeat the challenges facing the nation in order to draft the