KATHMANDU, April 12: The construction work of the Gajrang-New Khimti 132 KV double circuit transmission line project built for the flow of electricity generated from the Khimti and Likhu river hydropower projects has been obstructed.

POKHARA, March 30: The then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Pokhara Regional International Airport on April 13, 2016. The Chinese company China CAMCE, which took over the construction of the airport with the target of completing it by July 10, 2021, started the work one and a half years after the foundation stone was laid. In the meantime, the COVID-19 pandemic spread. However, the Chinese company continued to accelerate construction.

KIMATHANKA, March 29: The construction work of the Chhyangkuti-Pukhuwa road section, the entrance of the 900 megawatt Arun-III hydropower project being developed in Sankhuwasabha district, remains disrupted for the past seven days following protests by the local landowners.

Kaski, March 26: Ninety three percent construction of the Pokhara Regional International Airport has been completed, according to project officials.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Almost half of the construction work of the 900-MW Arun-III Hydropower Project has been completed.

PANCHTHAR, March 5: The construction of infrastructures for Nishan Kalikadham and Yankbarak Pokhari (pond) at Yankbarak Rural Municipality-4 in Taplejung district has begun.

CHITWAN, Jan 27: Construction of embankments has been started along the Narayani River. The embankment construction project is worth Rs 4.72 billion.

KASKI, Jan 17: The preliminary task of expansion and up-gradation of the Prithvi Highway that connects tourism city Pokhara with federal capital Kathmandu has begun with the cutting down of trees. With a concessional loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Mugling-Pokhara road project has advanced its works as part of its plan to expand the existing two-lane to four-lane road and improve the quality.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The government has asked for clarifications from three construction companies, including Pappu Construction, for delaying work.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 18: Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Renu Kumari Yadav has said that the contract would be terminated if the Kamalbinayak-Nagarkot road section was not completed within two months.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The construction of 132/33/11 kV substation in Banganga Municipality-7 of Kapilvastu and Sandhikharka of Arghakhanchi is in the final phase.

MANMA, Nov 11: Construction of a concrete bridge over the Karnali river at Naraharinath Rural Municipality-1 in Kalikot district linking Hilsa in Humla district has been completed after nine years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: The Madhya Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project (MBHP) has witnessed the completion of 75 percent of its construction work in the past eight years since the inception of the project.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The owners of the controversial Pappu Construction have been asked to pay a cash penalty of around Rs 50 million within seven days by a government body, on charge of breaching the contract agreement of constructing a bridge along the Minbhawan-Tinkune road in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Contractors have urged the government to extend the deadline of the project construction period by additional one year, citing disruption in construction works due to ongoing prohibitory orders imposed by the government to contain the second wave of the COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation has planned to start the construction of Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project from the next fiscal year, despite uncertainty from the selected contractor to start the work.

KATHMANDU, March 12: The construction of the Nagdhunga-Sisne Khola Tunnel started from three sections on December 23. The work is being carried out 24 hours a day.

SINDHULI, Feb 24: The under construction Dharan-Chatara-Sindhuli-Hetauda road section of Madan Bhandari Highway has reached the final stage.

TANAHU, Jan 4: The construction work of cable car in Bandipur of Tanahu district has been half completed. The project has completed 50 percent of construction work, according to the project officials. The foundation stone of the project was laid by the chief minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung on July 20, 2019.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The building of the SAARC Design Center is to be completed in the upcoming six months.

POKHARA, Feb 2: 20 Chinese workers who have been working in the construction work of the Pokhara Regional International Airport have been stranded back home due to the widespread of coronavirus in China.

BUTWAL, Nov 9: The construction of integrated check post (ICP) has not started in Bhairahawa even though it has been over 12 years since an agreement was signed between Nepal and India in this regard.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Nepal Army has constructed 869 houses under the People Shelter Reconstruction Programme in Bara and Parsa districts.

SARLAHI, Aug 31: Mahendra Prasad Karna of Malangawa was a small kid when he first heard of Postal Highway. Elders would say that the road will change the face of the region soon. He was in his teens and the highway was nowhere to be seen.

CHITWAN, Aug 28: Three newly built bridges along the Narayangadh-Muglin road have been brought into operation.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 19: As part of its initiation to connect Karnali with Tibet, the provincial government is working to open three new roads in the region.

KATHMANDU, August 17: A park in commemoration of Madan Bhandari is to be constructed at Chandragiri municipality-13.

DHADING, Aug 14: The Chinese-invested Huaxin Cement, whose plant is under construction in Dhading district, is facing controversy over land, following an order by the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee to cancel its land lease agreement with Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality.

KATHMANDU, August 9: As construction work is underway to establish a War Memorial Park in Kirtipur to relive the history of the famous war between Kirtipur and Gorkha soldiers, there are differences among the local people in Kirtipur as to how should they depict the war. At the heart of this dispute is who should be displayed as victorious.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The works relating to the construction of two mega projects having strategic importance have begun.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Arun III Hydropower Project based in Sankhuwasabha district has reported 22 percent in physical construction . The 900-megawatt project is being developed by the Satlaj Jal Vidyut Nigam

JAKARTA, July 28: Indonesia’s president said in an interview that he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall around Jakarta to prevent the low-lying capital from sinking under the sea, lending renewed backing and a sense of urgency to a slow-moving and politically contested mega project.

FIDIM, July 22: Two people died when the roof of an under-construction temple fell apart at Tari of Hilihang rural municipality-7, Bharapa in Panchthar.

DHADING, July 22: Nilkantha Municipality of Dhading had allocated Rs 140.2 million for construction of roads and bridges during the last fiscal year. Among the priority projects of the local unit, a few have been completed while the fate of some others hangs in the balance.

RAUTAHAT, July 20: The construction of a bridge over Bagmati River which connects Gadhimai Municipality of Rautahat with Barahathawa Municipality of Sarlahi has hit a snag after the recent flood triggered by torrential rainfall washed away three slabs connecting the third and fourth pillars of the bridge.

POKHARA, July 18: Preparations are underway to extend deadline for construction of a motorable bridge over Madi River in Kaski district for the second time as the contractor has failed to complete its works within the given timeframe.

RUKUM, July 16: Some years back Rukum residents used to get excited with the construction of roads in their surrounding. They thought the roads would improve transportation services in the area and change the face of their area.

NEPALGUNJ, July 15: The recently blacktopped road section of Nepalgunj- Khajura has started peeling off within a month of construction.

MUGU, July 9: Embezzlement of millions of rupees in a road project in Mugu has come to the fore as the project's sub-contractor has approached the district court against the main contractor after not getting the agreed amount.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Four different companies have come up with formal intent for the construction of structures, including a dam in Tanahun hydropower project. Four companies, including a consortium of Nepali entity, have submitted quotations for the construction of different structures in the 150-MW Tanahun Hydropower Project.

PALPA, June 30: The construction of two motorable bridges connecting Syangja of Gandaki Province and Palpa of Province 5 has been halted because of faults in their designs. An Agreement to complete the construction of the bridges in three years was signed eight years ago.

CHITWAN, June 28: With the widening rift between Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) and Tribhuvan University (TU) on land, AFU's bid to construct its building at Forestry Campus, Hetauda, Makawanpur, has adjourned.

BHAIRAHAWA, June 24: If things go as planned, Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa will be the first national pride project of the country to be completed.

RASUWA, June 22: Upgrade of road connecting to Rasuwagadhi has begun. As the roads has degraded and the area is prone to accident, construction has begun. Division Road Office, Nuwakot has divided the work into two blocks that are Betrawati to Kalikasthan and Shyaubari to Dhunche.

Thini, June 20: Construction of a road stretching from Thini of Gharpajhong rural municipality in Mustang to the Tilicho Lake has begun here. The lake is located at the highest altitude- 4,919 meter.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Contractors fear that the provisions 'regressive' for the construction industry will stay in the seventh amendment of Public Procurement Act, similar to those in the recent sixth amendment, which had riled the contractors.

POKHARA, June 14: The construction works of Pokhara Stadium’s tennis court, which was stalled due to lack of budget, is set to resume this week after a hiatus of seven months.

Short route to Khaptad constructed

June 12, 2019 14:30 pm

ACHHAM, June 12: A shorter trekking route leading to the touristic site Khaptad has been constructed here. The visitors using this route can reach Khaptad in three hours. It starts from Unisaina of Sanfebagar municipality-12 in the district.

KHOTANG, June 11: Ninety per cent works with the first phase of the construction of view tower at Rupakot of Khotang district have been completed. A 30-feet tall view tower is being constructed at Rupakot, which lies around 2,600 feet high from sea level.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Locals have been agitated after the road construction from Chabahil to Thali via Sankhu, started four years ago, has not been completed yet.