Headline News November 06, 2016

‘Nepal has enough opportunities to tap tourists who visit other South Asian nations’
Himalayan Times
Though Nepal is one of the top tourist destinations in global rankings released by various agencies, the country has been attracting only 5.7 per cent …

Nepal’s eternal quest for hydropower: Challenges and quakes
Online Khabar (English) (satire) (blog)
After more than a century, Nepal has little to show from its attempts to tap the vast hydropower potential of its Himalayan rivers – are things finally …

EDITORIAL: Clear the decks
Himalayan Times
Over 1,800 Nepal-bound cargo containers are reported to be stuck at Kolkata port after the Kolkata Police prevented them from being released during …

Report to address problem of tea sector gathers dust
Republica
Indra Adhikari, chief of the Birtamod-based regional office of Nepal Tea and Coffee Development Board, admitted that there has been delay in …

Five-year disaster risk management plan for Barpak
Nepali Headlines (satire) (press release) (blog)
The plan was developed by the local disaster risk management committee with the support of Hariyo Ban programme, Care Nepal, Swanra Intensive …

Mushrooming hotels, limited tourists
Himalayan Times
“Nepal received eight million tourists in 2014, 5.38 million in 2015, and the estimated number for 2016 is around six million. We have 36,000 beds in …