Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Titu mulls options as SAFF U-19 gets underway

The maiden SAFF Under-19 Football Championship kicked-off on Thursday with hosts Nepal edging past Bhutan by 3-1 goals in the Group-A match at the All Nepal Football Association Complex in Kathmandu. Nepal’s national striker Bimal Gharti Magar smashed a hat-trick while Sonam Togbay pulled one goal back for Bhutan. Bangladesh, the third team of the group,

Nepal, India, Bangladesh on Ganga water, hydropower

In a significant development indicating a sub-regional strategic alliance, Nepal, India and Bangladesh (NIB) have decided to join hands to cooperate and exploit the hydropower sector and use water resources management for mutual advantage, including jointly developing and financing projects in the Ganga river basin. Indicating its seriousness

Dipu Moni seeks Nepal’s cooperation in water resources, hydropower

Foreign Minister Dipu Moni yesterday invited Nepal to participate in the sub-regional move initiated by Bangladesh for cooperation in water resources management and hydropower sector for the benefit of the people. There was immense potential for cooperation between Bangladesh and Nepal in areas of water resources and hydro-power to harness the synergies in these sectors on

Eyes on hydropower

1,000MW to be imported from Nepal With an aim to import 1000 megawatt of electricity, Bangladesh has agreed to cooperate with Nepal in managing water resources and hydropower. The two countries also stressed the need for a trilateral discussion with India, in this regard, soon. At a foreign secretary level meeting yesterday, Bangladesh and Nepal ... Read more

Nepal’s 100 items may get duty-free entry to Bangladesh

Bangladesh may give Nepal a duty-free access for 100 of its products, especially vegetables and agricultural ones, as those have a higher demand in Bangladesh, said an official of the commerce ministry of Bangladesh yesterday. On the other hand, Bangladesh sought from Nepal a duty cut on exports of electronics goods, pharmaceuticals and agro-processed food items, said

Nepal plane crash kills all 19 aboard

A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in Nepal on Sunday, killing all 19 people on board, officials said. The turboprop plane belonging to Buddha Air was carrying 13 foreign tourists, three Nepalese passengers and three crew members when it crashed in Bisankunarayan village, just a few miles

New policy to promote tourism industry

The Nepali government has brought new tourism policy to promote tourism industry, The Himalayan Times reports. Addressing a press meeting, Minister for Tourism and Civial Aviation Hisila Yami said the ministry is planning a curriculum regarding tourism and the development of a separate Tourism University. “European arrivals are declining due to the global financial crisis ... Read more