Where has the water gone?

July 9, 2019 02:00 am

People in several parts of Nepal’s Tarai have started to face drinking water shortage because tube wells, taps, boring wells and ponds, which used to be the reliable source of water, are now fast drying up.

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Minister for Drinking Water Bina Magar has challenged Bibeksheel Nepali Party leader Ranju Darshana to prove the allegation against her.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Two Kenyan dam projects are thrown into uncertainty like Nepal’s Melamchi project, undertaken by Italian contractor Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti di Ravenna (CMC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The deployment of a 4-member team to Singapore, including two government officials, to talk with the Italian contractor of Melamchi project was a calculated move to strengthen the contractor’s position in the imbroglio they created, government sources have claimed.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The Finance Committee of the parliament has instructed the government to complete the much-awaited Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) within stipulated time and without increasing any cost.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The Finance Committee of parliament has instructed the government to complete the much-awaited Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) within stipulated time and without increasing any cost.