Climbers throng ‘lower peaks’ as autumn climbing season begins

Kathmandu, October 8 Like in past years, more climbers have applied to climb ‘lower’ peaks than eight-thousanders for the autumn climbing season this year also, says the Department of  Tourism. So far, as many as 92 climbing teams have applied for the permit to climb various mountains between 6,500 metres and 8,000 metres. The Department […]

Contractors being picked for DPR to build four ‘new cities’ in Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu, October 6 The government is at the last stage for selecting contractors to prepare detail project reports before building various infrastructures in proposed four new cities in four corners of Kathmandu Valley. Earlier, the Kathmandu Valley Development Authority had called for tenders from interested firms to prepare DPRs. The biggest of these cities will […]