Nepal has decided to shift the venue of the 18th SAARC summit in November from its famous tourist destination of Pokhara to Kathmandu due to lack of infrastructure.
Direct bus services have been launched between Pokhara, a tourist hub in western Nepal, and New Delhi and Bhopal, a development expected to benefit Nepalese workers and Indian tourists.
Two people, including a Chinese tourist, were killed Thursday morning when a small aircraft crashed in Pokhara in Nepal.
Around two dozen people, including 17 foreigners, were injured when a bus met with an accident near the tourist destination of Pokhara in western Nepal, officials said on Friday.
The Indian Army is working on a Rs 40-crore plan towards modernising infrastructure at two of its main field firing ranges in Pokharan and Babina.
The Agni Air Dornier plane, carrying 16 Indians and two Danes as well as three crew members, crashed in Jomsom.
Reports said the number of missing people is estimated to be over 30 which include three Russians.
Nepal is planning to air connect one of its major tourist destinations - Pokhara – with Indian cities to attract more visitors from the neighbouring country.
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