KATHMANDU, May  18: As part of the Kathmandu-Terai/Madhes Expressway project being built by the Nepali Army, the Lendanda tunnel made a breakthrough on Friday. According to a statement issued by the Nepali Army (NA), the 1,633 meters long tunnel, from Kathmandu to Nijgadh, achieved a breakthrough on Friday.

The breakthrough of the much-awaited Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Project's tunnel, considered significant for irrigation, electricity, and tourism, was achieved on Wednesday. This 13.3-kilometer tunnel route, stretching from Kusumtar in Kamalamai Municipality-2 to Kandhungri in Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-7 in Sindhuli district, marks Nepal's second commercial tunnel route breakthrough, following the Nagadhunga-Sisnekhola tunnel, which achieved the same feat just three weeks ago.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The construction of the tunnel of the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project, which is a project of national pride, has been almost completed with only a few meters left for a breakthrough. The breakthrough ceremony, when the tunnel will be officially opened, is scheduled for May 8.

The breakthrough of the Nagdhunga-Sisnekhola tunnel marks a significant leap forward in Nepal's development. For Nepalis who have only traveled abroad through the tunnel and heard that it was possible, such journeys are now feasible within the country. This tunnel route, built primarily for transportation, has become a milestone in the country's developmental history.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The Nagdhunga-Sisne Khola main tunnel has achieved a breakthrough. The main tunnel, spanning a total length of 2,688 meters, successfully broke through on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel route is set to undergo its breakthrough tomorrow. Nabin Man Shrestha, the head of the Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel project, announced that the tunnel road, which has been under construction for four and a half years, will be ready for breakthrough at 12:45 PM on Monday.

TANAHUN, March 31:  The under-construction 140-megawatt Tanahun Hydroelectricity Project witnessed a breakthrough of its headrace tunnel.

TAPLEJUNG, March 29: The 18.5-meter-long HRT tunnel route of the 12 MW Super Kabelikhola ‘A’ Cascade hydroelectric Project', located in Sirijunga Rural Municipality of Taplejung, has achieved a 'breakthrough'.

TAPLEJUNG, Feb 17: A 'breakthrough' has been achieved in the first tunnel of the Kaveli-3 hydropower project, with a capacity of 22 megawatts, currently under construction in Sirijanga Rural Municipality of Taplejung.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The Nagdhunga-Sisnekhola tunnel is set for a breakthrough on March 6.

July 11: Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to lead to dementia. The researchers describe the discovery as like finding the "Big Bang" of Alzheimer's disease, and it's hoped the work leads to new treatments and ways to detect the disease before major symptoms take hold.

A new blood test could detect symptoms of several types of cancers years before a person falls ill, scientists have said. The test is called liquid biopsy and it’s being hailed as the ‘holy grail of cancer research’.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) are just days away from the final deal on unification, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said.

KATHMANDU, April 13: With the completion of the excavation of 26-km tunnel, the much-awaited supply of drinking water as part of the Melamchi Water Supply Project is a step closer to the residents of Kathmandu Valley.

The tunnel breakthrough took place in the 7.5 km Sindhu Gyalthum section. The  two other major sections were already dug through before this.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13 (RSS): A breakthrough in the Melamchi water project's tunnel construction has been expected within the next 20 days if things go according to plan.  The tunnel construction is the important part of the long-awaited project.

Breakthrough in Melamchi tunnel

December 30, 2017 12:18 pm

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec. 30: A breakthrough has been achieved in the tunnel construction works of the much-hyped Melamchi Drinking Water Project along the Ambathan-Gyalthum.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 29: As the Melamchi Drinking Water Project progresses toward its final stage, it has achieved yet another breakthrough by completing the 8.2 kilometer Gyalthum-Ambathan tunnel section. This is the second of the three sections of the tunnels in the project.

Two new "breakthrough" drugs to treat breast cancer have been given the green light for use on the NHS.

LUKLA, June 22: During his decades-long career as a hotel entrepreneur in the Everest region, former judo champion of Nepal Kazi Sherpa has seen many Olympic medalists visit the rugged mountain trails of Nepal for high-altitude training with a belief that such training would improve the prospect of winning medals during international games.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Tunnel work in the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) had a major breakthrough on Wednesday and officials said it's a milestone toward bringing Melamchi water to the capital city.

KATHMANDU, July 25: In just nine months of his appointment as the chairman of Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon), Rewat Bahadur Karki has initiated number of reform measures in the securities market. Full-fledged implementation of dematerialized trading system, allowing investors to get access to market depth, and halving the brokerage commission are some of the notable initiatives taken by Sebon under Karki's leadership. Sagar Ghimire of Republica, talked with Karki on overall securities market, problems and his future plans. Excerpt: