KATHMANDU, April 2: At a time when the entire country has been under a total lockdown to combat COVID-19, Nepal Army has rushed to select a bid for awarding the consultancy service worth millions of dollars for Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track (Expressway), flouting the public procurement rules.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Nepal Army has said that it plans to complete the Kathmandu-Nijgadh Expressway in the next three and a half years.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nearly two-thirds of the budget allocated for Kathmandu Terai Expressway has remained unspent.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The detailed project report (DPR) of Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway will be ready within four months, officials of Nepal Army, which is implementing the mega-project, claimed on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed his concern over the progress of Kathmandu-Tarai/ Madhes Expressway.

BARA, May 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal laid the foundation stone for Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway amid a function here on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has decided to entrust the task of building Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway, popularly known as Fast-Track, to Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak has said that he would soon table a proposal in the cabinet meeting to award the Kathmandu Tarai Expressway Project to the Nepal Army (NA).

KATHMANDU, March 31: Instead of starting work immediately on the Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway project by instituting a special purpose vehicle as per recommendations, the government has started preparations to award the contract to Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has directed the government to start work to construct Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway immediately, setting a target of completing the project within five years.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The government is starting construction of Nepal's first expressway very soon, according to Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak.