KUALA LUMPUR, June 2: As Nepal national football team prepares to take on Malaysia at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in an international friendly match in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, Nepal’s head coach Johan Kalin wants to concentrate on building a good team for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers rather than only focusing on winning the game.

BARA May 5: The reconstruction of the houses damaged by the first-ever recorded tornado in Nepal that struck the southern parts of the country on March 31 began on Saturday.

Building a social media presence

April 26, 2019 08:57 am

You have a brilliant plan: Art that is unique to you, poems that have their own distinctness or food recipes that everyone on the planet just has to try. So you want to share these on social media and  have as many people as possible see your work.

DAMAK, Oct 11: Youths of Jhapa have taken initiative to build a children's shelter in Damak to safeguard the rights of disabled and orphaned children. Nine youths contributed funds to build 'Hamro Baal Ashram' in Damak-2.

KHOTANG, July 2: Shanta Bhujel, a quake victim of Lichkiramche, Khotehang Rural Municipality-9, constructed a house by seeking a loan of Rs 700,000. But it became a real trouble for her after the engineers from the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) asked her to build another house, arguing that her newly-built house was not as per the standards set by the government.

DOLAKHA, June 26: Bhimeshwar Municipality Office has started internal study for building an airport in the municipality. The second meeting of Bhimeshwar Municipal Council held in Charikot has allocated a budget of Rs 200,000 to conduct feasibility study for the airport.

CHARIKOT, June 25: Bhimeshwar Municipality has started doing homework to construct airport at Charikot, the district headquarters of Dolakh, the major tourist destination of the district.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Former foreign minister Prakash Saran Mahat has said that Nepal should ask both India and China to build railway links to the country on grants instead of investing national budget in such projects.

BAJHANG, June 1: Locals of Talkot Rural Municipality-5 in Bajhang district have constructed a six kilometer long road in their village by selling ornaments and keeping their land as collateral to raise the required fund.

GORKHA, May 27: The fear of losing the final or the third installment of the reconstruction grant has forced earthquake victims in Gorkha to erect their houses in a rush. Those who were listed as beneficiaries but had not yet started rebuilding their houses have fast been building new houses.

Build it

May 17, 2018 01:05 am

Reconstruction of heritage sites

JANAKPUR, May 11:  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the Janakpur-Ayodhya-Janakpur bus service has formally started.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun has said that the government will build the 1200 MW Budhigandaki Hydropower Project on its own and the tender process for the project will begin from next fiscal year. Budhigandaki is currently the only ready-to-implement reservoir-based hydropower project. The project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) and tender documents are ready, according to officials.

BANEPA, May 2: Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation is planning to build an alternative airport in Kavrepalanchok district in order to reduce traffic congestion at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, April 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who returned home on Saturday wrapping up his five-day official visit to China, said that he has requested the Chinese side to construct the much-talked-about cross-border railway between the two neighbors under a grant.

RUKUM, March 25: With the objective of protecting and promoting traditional housing , Sisne Rural Municipality has decided to provide financial aid to  people building thatched houses.

ITAHARI, Mar 13: Seven months ago, Krishna Kumari Rai of Itahari ward no.10 lost her house to a ravaging flood. After her house was washed away, she took shelter at a local school for days. Later, she rented a room and started living there.

March 2: Ed Sheeran is reportedly planning to take his upcoming wedding to the next level.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 11: Establishment of industries at Special Economic Zone (SEZ) located at Bhairahawa, is finally set to take off this April, following directives of SEZ Authority to register industries within one week of approval for industry, and to begin production within a year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Sunday said that it would provide electricity supply to the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa by mid-April. It also maintained that it has arranged power supply to industries that are in the process of setting up plants in SEZ.

Govt itself to build Budhigandaki Hydro

November 25, 2017 02:16 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The government has decided to build the Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project itself, using its own technology, and  state-owned power utility Nepal Electricity Authority is to be the project developer.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: People were in awe when Karan KC delivered one of the most brilliant displays of fast bowling in recent memory against Hong Kong last month. His immaculate line and length went on to remove the most successful batsman of ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) and Middlesex alumni Anshuman Rath. Karan is also the member of the inaugural winning team of Everest Premier League (EPL) Panchakanya Tez.

Nepali Congress believes the new left alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) is a prelude to ‘totalitarian rule.’ Is there some solid basis to this allegation or is Congress cooking up yet another hate story against their electoral opponents? Nepali Congress Central Working Committee member and ex-foreign minister Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is also contesting election from Kathmandu constituency number 5, shared his views with Mahabir Paudyal and Kosh Raj Koirala on Wednesday afternoon.

BERLIN, Sept 25:  German Chancellor Angela Merkel was embarking Monday on a complicated quest to form a new government for Europe’s biggest economy and find answers to the rise of a nationalist, anti-migrant party.

ITAHARI, September 3: Dhanamaya Khati, 70, does not have a house to live in. The local of Itahari - 3 was displaced after her house was swept away three weeks ago. Peeping out from a tarpaulin shelter, the elderly woman said she could build another house, but doesn't have the land for it.

MAHOTTARI, August 3: Locals of Gaushala in the district have come together to build a child-friendly school building.

KATHMANDU, July 15: A town assembly of Budhanilkantha Municipality on Saturday decided to waive 10 percent of the fees in approving the blueprint to construct house registered in the name of a woman.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) has announced to build International Rescue Center in Ramnagar of Bouddha, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Italian contractor company Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti di Ravenna (CMC) has bagged the contract to construct the Solukhola Dudhkoshi Hydropower Project with 86 MW capacity.

Build your own home gym

June 9, 2017 09:57 am

How many times have we skipped exercising because we simply didn’t feel like packing our gym bag, getting dressed, and then commuting or even walking the short distance to the gym? As it is when it comes to going to the gym it isn’t like most of us need a strong justification, any excuse will work. So here is an idea, how about we bring the gym to us? You don’t need a lot of equipment or bulky machines to make your own home gym. In fact, it’s quite easy to build yourself an effective place to exercise. Manoj Shrestha, from the head office of Skybrands’ gym equipment in Tripureshwor, shows us how to do just that.

KATHMANDU, June 5: After successfully completing three settlement projects for earthquake victims and other communities, the actor couple Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) and Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali) on Monday announced to develop an ambitious fourth project.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The government has formally awarded Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project to China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC).

KATHMANDU, June 1: The Project Implementation Directorate under the Kathmand Upatyaka Khanepani Limited is to construct three water treatment plants to process filthy water flowing in the valley's river system.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has decided to entrust the task of building Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway, popularly known as Fast-Track, to Nepal Army.

MYAGDI, April 26: Darbang Kalika Hydro Pvt Ltd is planning to mobilize local capital to build Darbang-Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project (25 MW).

KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Sashanka Koirala spoke of the need of the party's victory in the upcoming local-level election to as he claimed build a prosperous Nepal.

BEIJING, March 28: Chinese President Xi Jinping has informed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal that the Chinese government is ready to initiate construction work on the cross-border railway link between the two neighbors and boost trade and connectivity.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and UNICEF has teamed up to build health centers in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Public Account Committee in the Parliament directed the government to start working on the Kathmandu-Trarai Fast Track Project so as to finish it in less than 5 years time.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The government has made a commitment to build necessary infrastructures to facilitate cement industries having their own clinker plant. The pace of building such infrastructures has remained disappointingly slow.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The Department of Water Supply and Sewerage is set to launch a project for collecting rain water during the monsoon as part of a solution to drinking water crisis.

NASA has unveiled a bold new concept to house astronauts on the Red planet, as the space agency continues the push toward its goal of sending humans to Mars by the 2030s.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The government has decided to construct Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track road on its own.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The government has decided to build the much-talked about Kathmandu-Tarai fast track on its own.

MYAGDI, Dec 17: Fed up of the local authority's cavalier attitude towards the expansion of a road at Bhakimli-5 in the district, a total of 13 local women have taken matters into their hands to help build nine kilo meters of road to their village.

Manager Jose Mourinho said his job was to restore Manchester United's DNA and build the future for the club, which has struggled after the trophy-laden 26-year spell under former boss Alex Ferguson.

Nepal to build Fast Track itself

November 21, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has decided to terminate all agreements and contracts that the government has signed with the Indian consortium led by Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) regarding the development of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track project.

Build on it

November 17, 2016 00:45 am

When Nepal Police arrested five national footballers, including the reigning captain Sagar Thapa, in October, 2015, on charges of match-fixing, Nepali football aficionados were disgusted. They saw it as a sign of everything that was wrong with Nepali football back then: it was being managed by a thoroughly corrupt governing body, ANFA, under Ganesh Thapa, player motivation was low, football infrastructure was crumbling, and the national men’s team was suffering one after another humiliating loss.

JANAKPUR, Nov 4: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a three-day state visit to Nepal, attended a civic reception by the Janakpur residents.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: With a view to build a national-level stadium, Chandragiri Municipality is organizing Naikap Gold Cup at Naikap, Kathmandu from October 15 to 30.