Ropeways still awaiting replacement

August 4, 2018 19:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Three years have elapsed since the launch of the ropeway elimination campaign some rural areas of the country are still making do with the riskier transport system for want of reliable means of transport.

SAPTARI, Aug 4: It has been more than half a century since India and Nepal signed the agreement to construct the Koshi Barrage. And experts from both countries are saying that the barrage is already old.

KATHMANDU, July 29: As per traditional rules, it was Bungamati’s turn to initiate the chariot procession of Rato Machhindranath, after a 12 long year hiatus. However, the locals were not satisfied with the construction of the chariot and deemed the overall procession irregular. A few days after the start of the barha barsey mela, the devastating earthquake befell.

Dhading awaiting the kick off

June 13, 2018 06:17 am

Whether it's the streets, public spaces, or social media, they all exhibit the excitement of people toward the World Cup.

SURKHET, June 5: Four years ago, Sita Rokka's family of five got displaced by the massive flood originated from the Itram River. In the name of assets, all they had was a house built on 11-dhur land which got swept away. Her husband worked as a laborer to make their ends meet.

BIRATNAGAR, May 29: A week has passed since the Indian government announced to shut down the Indian embassy’s camp office in Biratnagar but it has made no efforts to do so. Officials at the camp office said they have yet to be officially informed about the closure decision by their government.

DHANUSHA, Feb 14: Ram Ishwar Yadav alias Bechan Yadav of Chorakoyalpur -6 in Dhanusha arrested on a murder charge has been in the Jaleshwor Prison since October 29, 2009, awaiting trial.

Country awaiting prosperity: Leader Nepal

September 10, 2017 18:21 pm

BARDIBAS, September 10: CPN (UML) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal said only thing the country was waiting desperately was prosperity.

Victims' families still awaiting relief

September 7, 2017 05:00 am

RAUTAHAT, September 7: Family members of the four girls who lost their lives after drowning in an open pit dug up for road construction in Rautahat lament that they still have not been provided the relief assured by the government.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is yet to move to his official residence in Baluwatar although it has been eight days since he was elected to the post of country's chief executive.

JAJARKOT, Nov 8: A historical palace dating back to the pre-unification period of Nepal in the district is waiting for renovation. The Jajarkot palace as it is known is in almost dilapidated condition.

Apple farmer awaiting better road

October 20, 2016 01:00 am

MANANG, Oct 20: Pholden Chopang Gurung, 57, and his son Yubaraj have established a commercial apple orchard that stretches over 450 ropanis of land in Phisang of Manang district. According to officials of Department of Agriculture, the apple farm named Agro Manang is the largest apple farm in the country.

KHOTANG, Oct 18: Mintrol Samten Tsoling Monastry of Diktel Municipality-5, damaged by the 2015 earthquake, is waiting renovation and reconstruction.

KATHMANDU, JULY 29: With various parts of the county severely affected by landslides and flooding, the victims struggle for survival due to lack of relief and the government's weak disaster preparedness.