Himal Lamsal

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‘Italian company pledges to resume Melamchi project’

Published On: December 25, 2018 07:21 AM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Italian contractor company undertaking civil works of Melamchi Water Supply Project has pledged to return to work after a week.  In a letter sent to the Ministry of Water Supply, the Italian company CMC di Ravenna has said that its staff will return to work after celebrating the New Year, according to Gajendra Thakur, secretary at the ministry.

Valley roads become deathtraps: Claim 4 lives in 24 hours

Published On: October 28, 2018 06:25 AM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Shyam Shrestha, 36, was riding his bicycle along the Kirtipur road Saturday when he suddenly fell into a manhole left open by Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL). He did not live to see another day.

Construction entrepreneurs padlock Division Road Office

Published On: January 26, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Angry over the dilly-dallying approach of Division Road Office (DRO), Kathmandu-1 in releasing payments for construction works completed in Fiscal Year 2016/17, Contractors' Association of Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday padlocked the office to pile pressure for the early release of payments.

Mayor and Deputy-Mayor tussle over Ranipokhari reconstruction

Published On: December 26, 2017 04:59 PM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The row between Mayor Bidhya Sundar Shakya and Deputy-Mayor Hari Prabha Khadgi of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has reached its saturation level.

Quake-ravaged school of Khumjung reconstructed

Published On: December 7, 2017 06:52 AM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KHUMJUNG, Dec 7: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun last Friday inaugurated a school building in Khumjung that was devastated by the devastating earthquakes of 2015.

Quake-ravaged school of Khumjung reconstructed

Published On: December 6, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KHUMJUNG, Dec 6: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun last Friday inaugurated a school building in Khumjung that was devastated by the devastating earthquakes of 2015. Students were forced to study under the open sky in the chilly environment of the Everest region as the school lies at an altitude of 3,790 meters.

NC wins in CPN-UML stronghold Rampur

Published On: July 2, 2017 04:20 PM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

RAMPUR, July 2: Raman Bahadur Thapa of Nepali Congress (NC) has been elected the mayor of Rampur Municipality, which is believed to be a CPN-UML stronghold.

DoTM to provide Taxi numbers to quake victims on March 8

Published On: February 26, 2017 12:04 PM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Government has decided to provide 1500 taxi registration numbers to quake victims of 14 districts on March 8 through lottery.

Embossed number plates for vehicles from New Nepali Year

Published On: February 6, 2017 01:28 PM NPT By: Himal Lamsal

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The government is going to introduce embossed number plate system for automobiles from next year. The Department of Transport Management is going to fix embossed number (registration) plates to vehicles in order to make them ‘technology-friendly’ and to protect them from being stolen.