The Sikta Irrigation Project, a project of national pride, hogged the headlines recently after its main canal was damaged during a test.

Nijgadh airport must be built

August 1, 2018 02:00 am

Why we need alternative and additional international airports is obvious. Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the only international airport in the country, has become too crowded, too congested and is too small to contain increasing air traffic.

The Ambulatory Microrobot, known as HAMR, uses multifunctional foot pads that rely on surface tension when it needs to swim.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has stated that the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the construction of a tunnel in Koteshwor would be prepared within a year in view of reducing traffic congestion in one of the busiest thoroughfares of the Capital City- Koteshwor.

POKHARA, June 15: The newly-elected representatives of Pokhara Lekhnatah Metropolitan City have expedited the work for a foot track on the banks of the local Firke River.

DAMAK, June 10: Bhutanese refugees still languishing in refugee camps in Jhapa and Morang have time and again made it clear that they want to go back home.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The government built fewer public infrastructures this year compared to last year, although there has been some progress in the reconstruction of public offices and utilities damaged by the earthquakes of 2015, says the new economic survey unveiled by the government on Sunday.

SANKHUWASABHA, May 1: The president along with handful of teachers, government workers and few members were able negotiate their way to open a private school in Himalaya Kiran community college, Khadbari.

KATHMANDU, April 30:    Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City has not been able to take action against those involved in the land encroachment case despite having sufficient data on the illegally built infra-structures on the banks of the Fewa Lake.

DHADING, April 22: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

BARA, Feb 22: Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City of Bara district has started to demolish illegal structures built by encroaching public lands in Kalaiya Bazaar from Wednesday.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 7: “There was a time when we used to dream about owning a modern house, while visiting the cities,” said 106 years old Ramkaliya Devi, who has spent most of her life in a dilapidated hut. “We had never in our lives  imagined that some day we would actually own such a house,” she added.

PAANCHTHAR, Jan 24: Several government buildings in Panchthar have been found built spending large amount of money against the standards and criteria set by the government. The designs of many under-construction buildings in the district headquarters Phidim are yet to be approved.

NUWAKOT, Jan 20:  Tired of waiting for the government to implement the reconstruction policy after the devastating earthquake of 2015, a large number of quake victims in Nuwakot rebuilt their houses on their own. But not many had the slightest idea that this would deprive them of the reconstruction grant provided by the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Bidhya Sundar Shakya, has said that reconstruction task of Ranipokhari has been forwarded as per the design approved by the Department of Archaeology.

Bridge being built near Lukla

December 24, 2017 08:19 am

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 24: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality has allocated budget for bridge construction at Lukla Bazar. With an investment of Rs 2 million, the rural municipality is building concrete bridge at Tamang Tole of Ward 2 in Lukla.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: A study commissioned by the Ministry of Energy has concluded that Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project can be built by utilizing internal resources.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: First five-star resort built with foreign investment has come into operation in Kotihawa of Tilottama Municipality-17, Rupandehi.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Kathmandu has been inundated by heavy rainfall along with hailstorm on Saturday night.

POKHARA, September 4: The Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industries will be constructing a new dome at the exhibition centre in Pokhara – Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 9.

BAITADI, July 23: This February a report by the district police stated that number of suicide cases due to domestic violence in the district were on rise.

Sports hospital to be built

June 18, 2017 21:00 pm

KATHMANDU, June 18: The foundation stone of the sports hospital to be built by the National Sports Council (NSC) has been laid on Sunday.

DHADING, April 26: While many of the quake reconstruction efforts grabbed media attention from the very beginning, Dinesh Tamang of Dhading has come in the limelight after quietly rebuilding 55 houses for quake victims in his district.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Department of Prison Management is to replace old and earthquake-damaged prisons in 17 districts with the new ones. The construction will be undertaken in collaboration with the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction.

POKHARA, April 15: The first ever skating centre is currently under construction within the vicinity of the Pokhara stadium here.

KANCHANPUR, March 29: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Kanchanpur will be building a statue of martyr, Govinda Gautam, at Ananda Bazaar in Purnabash Municipality, Kanchanpur.

KANCHANPUR, March 11: The Indian side had dishonored a bilateral agreement by destroying an under-construction culvert near the Nepal-India border in Kanchanpur district inviting the conflict that led to the death of a Nepali on Thursday, it has been learnt.

GAINGHAT (Udayapur), Jan 19: The local authorities demolished dams built at the Dwara riverside of Beltar Basaha Municipality – 2 with the purpose of encroaching upon public land.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A stadium is to be constructed in the memory of former CPN-UML General Secretary, Madan Bhandari at Thulo Dhunga, in Chandragiri Municipality.

LALITPUR, Jan 7: A psychiatric hospital will be built within the Nakhu Jail premises in view of the increasing number of inmates suffering from psychological disorders.

KATMANDU, Dec 21: Travelers, who have been enduring severe traffic congestion while passing through the windy Nagdhunga-Naubise road, are likely to get respite from 2022.

To attract new users to the platform, micro-blogging website Twitter developed a standalone instant messaging app in India for emerging markets but killed the product without launching it as the company shut down its Bengaluru engineering centre that developed it, a media report claimed on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: If you visit Kalanki in the Capital City, you will no longer see the overhead bridge that was built for predestinations to cross the busy road.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Resorts built on public land at Chisapani, the meeting point of Kathmandu, Sindhupalchowk and Nuwakot districts after last year's earthquake have been demolished.