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Japanese team to attempt on Mt. Manaslu
A six-member Japan Mt. Manaslu Expedition 2006 is leaving for Gorkha soon in its bid to climb Mt. Manaslu, 8,156 metres.
TAAN welcomes Govt-Maoist pact
TAAN welcomes Govt-Maoist pact
Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN) has welcomed the five-point understanding between the Nepal Government and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) for the establishment of permanent peace in the country.
TRC issuance procedure to be simple, practical
RC issuance procedure to be simple, practical In a bid to collect suggestions and ideas from the member agencies about the implementation of Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC), Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized an interaction programme in Kathmandu on July 24, 2006. TAAN officials and member agents were unanimous regarding the procedure of the implementation of TRC. They emphasized the need to adopt a simplified procedure for the issuance of TRC.
Tourist arrivals shot up in Bhaktapur
Tourist arrivals shot up in Bhaktapur
2006-07-21

The number of foreign tourists visiting the historic and cultural city of Bhaktapur increased by 5.4 percent in the fiscal year 2005/06 as compared to the figure of the previous year.
TRC to come into effect
The budget for the fiscal year 2006/07 has accorded high priority to the promotion of the tourism industry. The government has decided to implement the much-awaited Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC) through Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN).
TAAN had been demanding for the implementation of TRC to check illegal operations in the trekking industry.
Nepal's Buddhist Circuit promoted in Bangkok
The Nepal promotion programme concluded successfully in Thailand after China by organising Press and Tour Operators Meet in Bangkok on 7th July 2006. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation/Government of Nepal in cooperation with Nepal Tourism Board organized the event in Bangkok where over 90 tour operators, top media and friends of Nepal attended the function.
Government Declares Indefinite Ceasefire
The Government of Nepal has declared an indefinite ceasefire and removed the Red Corner notice and terrorist tag on the Maoists on May 3, 2006 in the process of bringing peace, prosperity and stability in the country.
Announcement of CA elections main agenda of reinstated parliament
KATHMANDU, April 25 - The meeting of the seven-party alliance (SPA) that began at the Maharajgunj residence of Nepali Congress (NC) President Girija Prasad Koirala.
More feats on mountaineering expected this season
2006-04-05 | Some more new records on mountaineering are expected to be set this season, as the world-famous climbers Junko Tabei and Appa Sherpa are all set to make their attempts on Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Everest respectively.
Nepal not unsafe for travellers
2006-04-05 | At a time when Nepal has lost her image as an unsafe destination in the international arena due to negative publicity, the visiting tourists have found the country as a safe haven for all sorts of visitor.