BIRGUNJ, July 20: The number of containers coming to Sirsiya Dry Port in Birgunj from third countries via Indian ports increased by nearly 25 percent in Fiscal Year 2017/18. This suggests a healthy growth in the country's third-country imports via the dry port.

JANAKPUR, June 5: A year ago, Janakpur was declared temporary capital of Province 2 amid protest against the decision. Residents of Birgunj protested against the decision while pitching their own city for getting the status. Though the protests have not completely simmered, Janakpur is struggling to get a makeover. Despite having rich cultural and historical heritages, the city continues to be plagued with dilapidated roads, garbage mismanagement and messy market areas, among others.

BIRGUNJ, May 19: Sirsiya dry port located in Birgunj is struggling to handle the increasing import of fertilizer, livestock feed, maize, beans, raw materials for iron products and container cargo from third countries.

RASUWA, Feb 4: Construction work for Rasuwagadhi dry port at Timure, Rasuwa, is set to kick off within the next four months. The port will be located about two kilometers south of the Rasuwagadhi border between Nepal and China.

Import via Birgunj dry port increases

February 3, 2018 09:23 am

BIRGUNJ, Feb 3: Imports through Birgunj dry port is seen to be on the rise in recent months. The dry port based in Sirsiya, Birgunj, is the major port for importing goods from third countries.

JUMLA, Jan 20: Extremely dry weather coupled with extremely low temperature is raising concern about the winter wheat crops in the hilly districts including Jumla.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 7:  Gradual decline in the price of cash crops like cardamom, ginger and chiraito over the past few years has left farmers in Panchthar high and dry.

CONCOR official inspects Birganj Dry Port

November 29, 2017 03:45 am

BIRGANJ, Nov 29: A senior official of Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) made a site visit to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) of Sirsiya, Birgunj, to study reasons delaying shipment of goods from Kolkata port of India to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has said that price of dry fruits won't go up this Tihar.

It’s never a fun situation when you have a persistent cough. You don’t want to be that person in a quiet room during a lecture that can’t stop breaking the silence with your hacking, or that person at the restaurant that makes people fling themselves over their plates to protect their food while you cough away.

RUKUM, September 4: A plan for airport construction in Salyan was approved by the council of District Development Committee five years ago.

MUGU, Aug 31: Farmers of Mugu are worried for their produce is about to rot as they have not been able to take apple to the market.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Completing the Dhalkebar substation to import more power and bringing the Kulekhani III plant into generation are two major tasks planned by Nepal Electricity Authority for continuous energy supply in the coming dry season.

BANDIPUR, June 28: Bandipur, a small tourist town in Tanahu district, is seeing shortage of drinking water.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The government is preparing to construct dry port and international standard exhibition hall in Chobhar. The estimated budget of the project is around Rs 1.5 billion.

CHAUTARA, April 24: Fifty-year-old Yam Bahadur Giri, a local of Gothapani Village of Chautara in Sindhupalchowk district, used to help in rebuilding houses in his village which was severely affected by the 2015 earthquake.

CHITWAN, April 19: Dry landslides on the hills along the Narayanghat-Muglin road section which is currently undergoing repair have been a great threat to vehicles as well as pedestrians.

Excavation casts dry spell in Chure

March 16, 2017 01:00 am

JHAPA, March 16: The locals of Buddhashanti village had never imagined that their lush green fields would one day turn into barren land. The canal which used to be filled with water has now become home for ants. Water used to flow continuously from taps in the past but now locals have to wait for days to get water.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Commercial banks are literally left without any money to extend new loans, indicating that credit expansion of most of these banks will come to a grinding halt if they do not receive fresh financing facility.

Sesa dry shampoo in market

December 19, 2016 10:18 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Ban Labs Company has launched Sesa dry shampoo in the Nepali market. Issuing a statement, the company said that the shampoo can be used without applying water.

Dry landslide buries power transformer

October 22, 2016 09:48 am

TAMGHAS (Gulmi), Oct 22: A dry landslide at Okhareni area of Tamghas on Friday buried a power transformer sending the Udindhunga Bazaar into a blackout.

RASUWA, Oct 22: Construction of a dry port in Timure of Rasuwa is yet to start due to delay in distribution of compensation for land to be acquired for the project.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The revenue collection by the Birgunj Dry Port, country's dry sole port equipped with railway services, in the first two months of the current fiscal, has exceeded targets.

PANCHATHAR, Sept 1: Indian decision to put a ban on ginger import from Nepal has left local farmers and traders high and dry.