ROLPA, July 2: Home minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has been speaking of penalizing contractors who do not complete work on time. However, there are some contractors who have not received payments for works completed on time.
IOWA, Oct 31: Just after Thanksgiving Day in 1983, James Downey dropped off his older brother, John, at a Houston bus station, then quickly turned away so neither the police nor a motorcycle gang affiliated with his brother could later demand details about where the bus was headed.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Though the Department of Roads awarded the contract to build the 3.6 km Chabahil-Jorpati (Bagmati bridge) road to the contractor, United Builders, a year ago, the project is yet to see any progress. The construction of the road is yet to start as the right of way is yet to be cleared.
GAIGHAT, Oct 23: Although the district was declared open defecation-free zone (ODFZ) two years ago, approximately 40 percent toilets have remained useless, said a study by the District Drinking Water and Sanitation Division Office (DDWSDO).