SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 23: The Khumbu Pasang Lamhu rural municipality has collected Rs. 40 million from tourists entering Khumbu region. The rural municipality has started to collect entry fee of Rs. 2,000 per person from October 1. From October 1, 22,358 tourists have arrived in the region, Lakpa Tshring Sherpa, spokesperson of the rural municipality said.
SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 21: With the federal parliamentary and provincial elections just five days away, the denizens of Tingla village in the district have decided not to participate in the upcoming f elections.
SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 13: With the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections now less than two weeks away, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance are in for a fierce competition in Solukhumbu district, home to the world’s highest mountain, Mt Everest (8,848 m).
SOLUKHUMBU, Oct 15: With an increase in the number of tourists visiting Solukhumbu, number of flights operating at Khumbu Airport has increased. There are more than 100 flights operating from the airport every day.
SOLUKHUMBU, Sept 15: Syangboche Airport in Solukhumbu district, the highest-altitude airport of Nepal, has remained non-operational since the past one decade. Except for helicopters that started operating here recently to transport goods, no flights have operated here in the past 10 years.
SOLUKHUMBU, July 31: Locals of Nigale and Samle villages of Solukumbu remain quite tensed these days. Hydropower projects of upper Solu and lower Solu have taken away their peace of mind. As the ongoing projects have put their settlement at high risk of landslides, the villagers have demanded for their relocation to safer zones and due compensation.
SOLUKHUMBU, April 27: At a time when the flow of the tourist is increasing in the Khumbu region of the district, the Sagarmatha National Park (SNP) has halted the construction of a hotel in Labuche of the region since one year.