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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TIKAPUR, June 1: The construction of the six-lane Khakraula road in Tikapur Municipality has adversely affected the locals and business persons in and around the area. The locals filed a complaint at the municipality after the dust began blowing in the area due to the soil dumped by the contractor on the road, affecting their health and businesses.
KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has earmarked Rs 141 billion in the new budget for post-earthquake-recovery programs across the earthquake-affected districts. The amount is Rs 15 billion less than than the funds sought by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).
BARA, May 21: The Birgunj-Pathlaiya six-lane trade route project, which was to be completed within two years' time, still awaits completion three years after its commencement. Only 50 percent of the construction work has been completed so far.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 8: Chinese railroad workers were highly disciplined and well organized, and they made huge contributions to the first American Transcontinental Railroad that put the United States on a path to economic prosperity, a docent of the California State Railroad Museum told Xinhua Tuesday.
TAPLEJUNG, May 7: To the delight of the locals, two major road projects in the east have now made it to the list of ‘national pride projects’. The federal government recently recognized Dobhan – Suketar – Olangchung Gola Road’ and ‘Tamor Corridor Project’ as national pride projects. The locals believe this decision will expedite the construction of the roads.
SIRAHA, May 6: When the then Minister for Physical Planning and Construction, Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar laid the foundation stone of a bridge over the Mainabatti River in Siraha in 2010, as a part of a plan to construct seven bridges in the district, the people in the area were on cloud nine.
BAITADI, May 5: The local government in Baitadi is pouring most of its budget into infrastructure development, or road construction more precisely. All 10 local level governments in Baitadi are engrossed with the idea of “view-able development”, and are hence in unplanned road construction throughout the district.
JUMLA, April 30: Sixty helipads are to be constructed in Jumla district. The process for constructing helipad at every Ward of the local levels has started, assistant chief district officer Devendra Prasad Shrestha said.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Reconstruction of a total 61.9-km stretch of five earthquakes damaged rural roads have been completed in the last four years, said the Central Project Implementation Unit (Grants Management and Local Infrastructure).
KATHMANDU, April 21: The contract for construction of the Kathmandu view tower has been extended by a year. Kathmandu Metropolis extended the contract even though the construction work has not gained any substantial speed. As per the existing contract, 50 per cent of the work had to be completed as of now.