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Remittance inflow increases to Rs.154 billion

Owing to rise in the value of the US dollar, inflow of workers’ remittance in the first two months of the ongoing fiscal year has increased by 33.4 per cent to Rs 154.2 billion, as per Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) despite a significant fall in number of outbound Nepali workers. Also read - Foreign tourist arrivals to Nepal surged18.8 percent in…
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Nepal’s third cable car at Kalinchowk comes into operation

A cable car service, the third one in the country, has come into operation in religious and tourist spot in Kalinchowk at Dolakha. The test operation of the cable car was conducted before the Dashain festival and was commercially operated from today. Also read - Cable Car service inaugurated at Chandragiri Hills With the operation of…
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Rara Lake gets influx of domestic tourists

With the end of the monsoon, tourist arrivals at Rara Lake in Mugu district has increased. Visitors are flocking to the popular tourist destination in Far Western Nepal due to favourable climatic conditions. The three months starting from mid-September is considered the most suitable timeframe to visit the lake. Also read — Tourist arrivals…
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Sajha Yatayat to expand its fleet with 20 more buses

The Sajha Yatayat is adding 20 more buses to its fleet in the Kathmandu Valley. According to Sajha's manager Mahendra Raj Pandey, the decision to increase the number of buses for the Valley service followed the demand by the public for so. Also Read — Electric buses rolls out in Kathmandu The Kathmandu Metropolis is investing Rs 50…
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World’s Tallest Statue to be officially unveiled on Oct 31

India is days away from officially unveiling what will be the world's tallest statue, standing at an incredible 182 metres tall. Dubbed The Statue of Unity, it is modelled after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who was a key figure in the struggle for Indian independence from British colonial rule in the 1940s. Also read — Lord Shiva’s massive…
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Crown and scepter put on display at Narayanhiti Museum

Shah dynasty's symbols of power—the diamond-studded royal crown, and scepter—have been kept on display at Narayanhiti Palace Museum. Deposed King Gyanendra Shah had handed over the royal crown, ceremonial scepter and sward, among other royal symbols after abdicating the throne following the Constituent Assembly’s decision to abolish…
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Hotels occupancy rate rises as inflow of tourist increases

Star-rated hotels across the country are having average room occupancy of more than 60 percent, according to Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN). “As we have only about a dozen five and four-star hotels, they are having good room occupancy at present,” Binayak Shah, general secretary of HAN, said. “Other star hotels are having around 60 percent…
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Nepali rupee devaluates further

The value of Rupee plunged further to a new low of Rs 119.33 against US dollar, according to the reference rate set by the Nepal Rastra Bank for Wednesday. On Tuesday, the US dollar was traded at Rs 118.8. This means the Nepal Rastra Bank will sell one US Dollar on Friday at Rs 119.33, the most ever. This reference rate will be used by…
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Bada Dashain festival begins today

"Navaratri Parba" or the nine-night festival of Bada Dashain, the great festival of the Hindus of Nepal, commenced from Wednesday. The first day of Bada Dashain festival is called "Ghatasthapana" that falls on Aswin Shukla Pratipada, the first day of the bright half of the lunar calendar in the month of Ashoj. On the day of Ghatasthapana,…
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