CHITWAN — The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has started its operation to Meghauli Airport in Chitwan three days a week — Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays– from November 29 with swelling numbers of high-end visitors to the popular safari destination.
The airport had been out of operation for more than 4 years. The carrier currently operates charter flights to the jungle airstrip.
The flight departs from Kathmandu at 1 pm. The airline has set one-way fare for the 40-minute flight at Rs3,165 whereas it cost $99 for the foreign nationals, according to the corporation.
The Airport in Chitwan, which had been carved out of the jungle for the hunting trip of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip in 1961, was brought back operational in April last year under the initiative of CG Hotels and Resorts that owns the luxury Taj Safari Resort Meghauli Serai.
The regular flights to Meghauli will facilitate tourist intending to visit hotels and resorts at Meghauli, Jagatpur, and Patihani.Follow @gorkhapost
Man hacks wife to death in Morang
URLABARI — A man has killed his wife in Pathari Sanishchare of Morang district on Saturday night.
34-year-old Chandra Bahadur Limbu, a permanent resident of Shyam Chok in Pathari Sanischare-9 in the district, jabbed his wife Tulasa (30) to death with Khukuri, said Inspector Bijaya Shrestha at the Pathari Area Police Office.
The cause of the incident is yet to be known as Chandra fled the scene after the murder.
Police has mounted a search for him.Follow @gorkhapost
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