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India-Nepal Ties Deepen: 4 New Air Gateways To Open Soon

| June 17 , 2018 , 16:53 IST

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and Airport Authority of India (AAI) on Saturday agreed to open 4 new air gateways in the eastern and western part of Nepal.

The opening of these gateways would allow international flights between the two countries and would also facilitate the movement of air traffic.

According to reports, the four routes that India has agreed to open are Kathmandu-Biratnagar-Dhaka, Kathmandu-Janakpur-Kolkata, and Kathmandu-Janakpur-Patna in the eastern part of Nepal and Kathmandu-Mahendranagar-Delhi (L626) in the west.

India will provide an entry on the L626 route for aircraft flying at the height range of 15,000ft and 24,000ft (low-level flights). By this, Nepali private carriers will be able to connect New Delhi and Nepalgunj.

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) signed an accord to jointly conduct a safety assessment of these routes.

Yoga Day In Nepal

The Indian High Commission in Nepal, organized a Yoga Camp on Saturday at the Muktinath Temple approximately 3,710 meters from the seal. Taking Yoga practice to new heights, monks and locals in Nepal, celebrated fourth International Day of Yoga.

On Saturday, the Indian Embassy in Seychelles also celebrated the International Day of Yoga at the iconic Palais des Sports indoor stadium in Victoria.