KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The official sending of an approval letter by the Finance Ministry to the lender on Friday signals that the agreement for $215.96 million worth of soft loan inked with China in May for building a new airport in Pokhara has come into effect.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Shiva Kumar Chamlagai will be the first Nepali to take part in Fjallraven Polar, an adventure of a lifetime, as participants will steer a dog sledge across the arctic tundra.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Poaching and the illicit trade of wildlife and their body parts continues unabated in South Asia, a habitat to unique wildlife species, including tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, snow leopards and pangolins.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Migratory birds from China, Mongolia and Siberia have begun arriving in the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve in eastern Nepal to spend the upcoming winter season, as the monsoon is retreating and the skies are getting clearer.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Once the proposed railway is constructed, it will establish direct railway connectivity with Chinese railway which is expected to arrive in Kerung, a bordering town of China across Rasuwagadhi, within a few years.