ARGHAKHANCHI, Feb 19: Even though the construction of the Saljhandi-Sandhikharka-Dhorpatan road started a decade ago, the project has seen very dismal progress as only a five-kilometer stretch of the road has been blacktopped till date.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Shailung Construction, which has been securing major construction contracts through unusually low bids has been able to avoid government blacklist even as most of the projects it has won are left incomplete for years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed case against only main officials of the civil contractor and consulting firm over irregularities in Sikta Irrigation Project. It has not made the construction company and the consulting firm defendant in the case filed at the Special Court.

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 18: The blacktopping in front of Bhairahawa Bus Station along the Belahiya-Butwal road section, a vital trade route of the country, has started to wear off even before the completion of the road widening project, thanks to the sub-standard work of the construction company.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The new leadership of Federation of Contractors’ Association Nepal has started lobbying to protect Pappu Construction Pvt Ltd -- a construction company that has left different development projects, mostly bridges, in limbo causing cost and time overruns.