The Chinese archaeologists have found a very small \"pagoda\" - it sounds more like an ornate reliquary shaped like a pogoda -- that allegedly contains a gold coffin bearing part of the Buddha\'s skull inside a silver box.
The latest census shows 63% increase in Tiger population since 2009. Of the 198 tigers, 120 are in Chitwan National Park, 50 in Bardiya National Park, 17 in Shukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve, seven in Parsa Wildlife Reserve and four in Banke National Park.
Nepal Tibet border remained closed in Autumn 2015 for foreigners. Tourists rerouted their visit via Hilsa, Simikot or flying in and out of Lhasa. The overland trip will resume from April 2016
The leading travel guide book publisher, Rough Guide has listed Nepal as the number one destination of the top ten travel destination of 2016.
Prince Harry\'s is taking an official tour of Nepal to observe how the country is recovering from devastating April 2015 earthquake.
International Buddhist conference is held in Nepal to celebrate 2,060th Buddha Jayanti. The conference is supposed to highlight Lumbini as birthplace of Buddha and Nepal as the land of the origin of Buddhist philosophy.
Recent count has recorded increased number of Indian Bison - Gaur in Chitwan National park, a natural heritage sites enlisted by UNESCO.
National Geographic has listed Nepal in its top 10 destination to visit in 2016. The country needs tourism to rebuilt, it says.
The leading travel guide book, Lonely planet, recently featured ‘Pun Hill’ as top ten tourist destination in Nepal as part of their annual publication of best tourist destination in the world.
Gharial crocodile population declines in Nepal despite various programs of Chitwan based crocodile breeding center and other organizations.
An Australian trekkers died near Everest base camp because of high altitude sickness.