Rudra Pangeni

The contributor for Republica.

New code means contractors may face 10 yrs jail for shoddy work

Published On: August 16, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Arguably for the first time in the history of the country, 'ill-intentioned' contractors were booked by Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa in April/May, sending ripples across the construction sector.

As 2017 ends in good notes, investors hope for stable govt in 2018

Published On: December 31, 2017 08:12 AM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Record economic growth of 7.5 percent, end of load-shedding, and successful conduction of three elections have been some of the key achievements for the country’s economic sector in 2017.

Over a dozen hydropower companies not paying government royalty

Published On: September 17, 2017 07:06 AM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Over a dozen independent power producers have not paid royalty to the government, according to the Department of Electricity Development (DoED).

Price of Fast Track DPR jumps 66 pc

Published On: September 5, 2017 07:28 AM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The price of the Detailed Project Report for the Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway was Rs 600 million (Indian Rs 380 million) in January this year, but  the DPR price is now Rs 1 billion,  an increment of 66 percent.

Newly-built bridge over Babai collapses

Published On: August 16, 2017 02:15 AM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, August 15: Jabdighat Bridge over the Babai River in Bardiya district has collapsed following the flooding on Monday.