BANEPA, Nov 23: With growing number of pedestrians being hit by vehicles plying along the Araniko Highway in Banepa, road safety has become a major concern for the locals. Recently, two pedestrians lost their lives after being by vehicles along the Budol- Janagal section of the highway. The victims were Babu Bista, 57, of Janagal and another elderly man remains unidentified.
KAVREPALANCHOWK, Oct 10: Chhetra Bahadur Tamang of Khanikhola was on cloud nine when an organization offered him support to build a new house for his family. The quake victim took no time in allowing the organization to intervene. “We were told they were a big INGO and that they were keen to build our house. And they promised to make a strong house for us,” said Tamang. “And as promised, very soon our house was constructed and our family was very thankful to them.”
BANEPA, August 27: Poultry farmers in Kavre have been facing shortage of layers chicks.
Bachhuram Thapa of Setidevi Poultry Farm at Panauti-5 has been waiting for arrival of layers chicks for four months now. During this time last year, Thapa had bought 2,500 layers chicks paying Rs 45 per head. But hatcheries have not been able to provide chicks to farmers like Thapa since April.
BANEPA, July 17: After years of initiatives to start it, the country’s first and only IT Park in Banepa is finally breathing life. With work station and several other important infrastructures being built at a great pace, the park is seen like a happening place now.
KAVRE, June 11: Some years back, locals of Rayale Lamidada, Panauti-1, in Kavrepalanchok district had no choice but to visit nearby bazaar just to buy vegetables. Recalling those days, Upendra Prasad Timilsina, a local farmer said, “In those days vegetables were not grown here and when I told villagers that we can avoid visits to bazaars to buy vegetables if we start growing on our own, they mocked my idea. They did not believe that we could grow vegetables.”
BANEPA, June 5: Farmers of Kavre and Sindhupalchowk districts are in deep trouble as Agriculture Inputs Company Ltd (AICL) and Salt Trading Corporation Ltd (STCL) have failed to supply sufficient chemical fertilizers there.
KAVRE, March 13: Badri Prasad Parajuli of Chandeni - 3 received the first installment of the house grant five months ago. However, he was not able to initiate the construction work with confidence in lack of consultation from government technicians and engineers.
BANEPA, March 2: Information Technology (IT) Park established in Banepa in 2003 with an aim to promote information technology and services has failed to kick start. Stakeholders claim that the park has not been able to run its activities due to political instability. Last year, Kathmandu University (KU) and two private companies had signed a deal with the government to operate it.
KAVRE, Dec 29: Uma Parajuli of Baajpokhari - 3 had received Rs 50,000 as part of the first installment of the house grant provided by the state. Since her village is always in shortage of water, she had to transport water from a far away source for constructing the new house.