KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The previous government's declaration in May to build the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast-Track road on its own was widely welcomed and many hoped to see steady progress in the dream project, but so far there has been no action at all.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: It has already been four days since the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) started supplying electricity throughout the country round the clock even after industries resumed operation after the festive holidays.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Nepal Tourism Year 2011 campaign had set a target of welcoming one million foreign tourists into the country and giving a major boost to inbound tourism. But the outcomes seem to be in the opposite direction, as outbound tourism has witnessed healthy growth in the past five years while tourist arrivals have witnessed negative growth in the past three years.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nine members of the parliamentary Development Committee left for Laos on a weeklong visit on Monday to study infrastructure projects implemented by the South East Asian country which has seen rapid economic development in recent years.
KATHMANDU, Sept 8: With the country's export-bound raw ginger stockpiling following a ban by India and a hue and cry over non-cooperation by the Indians, the only ginger washing plant in Duwagadhi, Jhapa also remains idle.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Record progress is being made in digging the tunnel of the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) and if this pace is maintained, the tunnel will be completed by June next year and Melamchi water will reach Kathmandu by October 2017, according to project officials.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Though the Electricity Tariff Fixation Commission (ETFC) has argued that the new electricity tariff benefits small consumers, tenants in Kathmandu Valley, as well as other parts of the country, continue to pay high price for electricity.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Department of Revenue Investigation (DoRI) last week seized eight containers and trucks that were found supplying illegally imported goods to different parts of the country from Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: The Department of Industry (DoI) has permitted India's United Spirits Ltd to divest its 82.46 percent shares in United Spirits Nepal Pvt Ltd to existing shareholder Rajesh Bir Singh Tuladhar.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: When Employees Provident Fund (EPF) agreed to a loan-finance of Rs 800 million to build 22 MW Chilime Hydropower Project two decades ago, it took many by surprised and was seen as a high risk decision.
KATHMNDU, Aug 24: Hydropower producers of up to 100 MW will soon not have to wait for the decisions of the Ministry of Energy (MoE) for permission carrying out survey studies, building the power plants and generating electricity.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: With the festive season around the bend, customers are buying gold ornaments to make the celebration more special. But the gold that they buy could have entered the country through illegal routes.