ILAM, Feb 18: The road stretch connecting the district headquarters of Illam to Maipokhari is being blacktopped at a rapid pace by the Division Road Office.

TERHATHUM, Oct 4: Locals here in the district are now happy as the finance ministry allocated a budget required to blacktop the Basantapur-Myanglung road that now falls along the Mid-Hill Highway.

SARLAHI, Nov 25: Locals of Gairchowk in Sarlahi district obstructed the Nawalpur-Malangwa road section on Saturday demanding the authorities to blacktop the road as soon as possible. The locals took to the street to protest against the dust pollution caused by the poor condition of the major road.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The government has directed the authorities concerned, including the contractor, to repair the Kalanki-Nagdhunga section of Tribhuvan Highway by August 28 at any cost. The six-kilometer road stretch, which is a major entry point into the Valley, has been in bad shape for the past few years, causing immense difficulties for road users.