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    1. Nepal strives to get tourism back on track

      IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsJul 04 01:08 AM

      Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) With tourism in Nepal having taken a body blow in the wake of the devastating earthquake in April, the country is making efforts to revive the footfalls for the "high season" starting late September through promotions and ease of travel advisories by foreign countries. A Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) official said that there has been only a trickle of tourists from India in...

    2. Nepal signals peak season recovery

      The GuardianJul 03 11:00 PM

      While the damage from April’s earthquake will take years to overcome, Nepal is making progress in its bid to attract visitors back for the autumn trekking season International donors pledge $3bn aid to Nepal Whether recent events in Greece, Tunisia and even Calais have a long-term impact on tourism, beyond the immediate effects of changed and cancelled bookings, remains to be seen, but there is...

    3. Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Nepal is taking a leaf from the Gujarat Disaster Management Authority set up after the 2001 Bhuj earthquake as it recovers from April's devastating temblors, the Indian ambassador here has said. You remember that we had this terrible earthquake in Bhuj some years ago and the Gujarat Disaster Management Authority was set up. Answering a query, he said Indian Prime ...

    4. Kathmandu, July 4:  With tourism in Nepal having taken a body blow in the wake of the devastating earthquake in April, the country is making efforts to revive the footfalls for the "high season" starting late September through promotions and ease

    5. Nepal's government continues to be at odds with the international aid community on the priorities and pacing for earthquake relief. A 7.8-magnitude quake on April 25 and second major quake on May 12 left more than 8,700 people dead. Tens of thousands of people are still in need of assistance. Late last month Nepal received $4.4 billion in aid pledges, which the government says is two-thirds of...

    6. By Ross Adkin KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal presented a preliminary draft of its first republican constitution on Tuesday, but the country's top court has questioned the legality of the document that was rushed through after devastating earthquakes spurred politicians into action. The new constitution was a condition of a 2006 peace deal with Maoists rebels that ended a 10-year civil war, which ...

    7. In Nepal, China and India seen as reliable tourism partners

      ANI via Yahoo! India NewsJun 30 10:13 PM

      Kathmandu, July 1 (ANI): Nepal continues to look to both India and China to give its key revenue-earning tourism sector a much needed boost. An interactive session with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) representatives here revealed that notwithstanding the devastating impact of the April 25 earthquake in the Kathmandu Valley and in some outlying areas, the three months of June, July and August have ...

    8. Nepal tourism will need time to recover from the direct hit it took from the April 25 earthquake, travel traders said

    9. Donors pledge $4.4 billion for earthquake-hit Nepal

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 25 09:08 AM

      KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Donor nations and agencies announced $4.4 billion in aid for Nepal on Thursday, covering about two-thirds of what the Himalayan nation says it needs to rebuild from devastating earthquakes that killed more than 8,800 people and made millions homeless.

    10. Donors pledge $4.4 billion in Nepal quake aid

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJun 25 09:17 AM

      By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Earthquake-hit Nepal received pledges of aid worth $4.4 billion on Thursday, or two-thirds of the amount needed over five years for reconstruction after a devastating earthquake two months ago, Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat said. Half of the money pledged at an international conference in Kathmandu is in the form of grants and the rest is in the form of...

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