BAJHANG, June 1: Locals of Talkot Rural Municipality-5 in Bajhang district have constructed a six kilometer long road in their village by selling ornaments and keeping their land as collateral to raise the required fund.

SURKHET, May 3: Tunnel boring machine (TBM) used in Bheri-Babai Diversion Project has dug four kilometers in six months.

The tunnel breakthrough took place in the 7.5 km Sindhu Gyalthum section. The  two other major sections were already dug through before this.

Indian Army Tritha Pun of Baglung won the Nepal Ice Dharan Run Sixth Newa Charity 8 Km Run on Saturday. This is his third regular win. Similarly, in the female category, Dhawika Kanchi Maya Koju of Armed Police Force won the title.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide US$ 100 million (Nrs. 10 billion) for Rural Connectivity Improvement Project.

KALIKOT, Jan 2: Construction of the Karnali Corridor has seen a remarkable progress since the Nepal Army (NA) took over the project’s responsibility in March 2015.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: A preliminary study of a crossborder 100-km railway connecting Kathmandu and Tibet's Kerung has put the total cost of the project at around Rs 275 billion.

3-km road at the cost of Rs 30m

September 6, 2017 17:39 pm

BAGLUNG, Sept 6: In what we call a blatant negligence on the infrastructure development, the blacktop applied along the three kilometer-road has come off immediately after one and a half months in the district.

POKHARA, Aug 3: It may surprise many that land at famous Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been registered for years in the names of private individuals. It has been learnt that land around the lake, which is listed as a Ramsar wetland conservation area, has been registered as private property and the area of the lake also shrunk from 10 square kilometers in 1961 to 4.20 square kilometers in 2008.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Kathmandu Valley Road Improvement Project (KVRIP) has been found releasing millions to contractors irrespective of the fact that work progress has been zero percent for years.

LALITPUR, June 23: Lalitpur Metropolitan City(LMC) has taken the initiative in constructing 1.5 km-long-Flyover from Pulchowk to Kupandole.

RAMPUR (PALPA), May 9: The locals in eastern Palpa are forced to scour for drinking water, the basic essential need for staying alive.

Why it took 23 years to dig 22 km tunnel

December 31, 2016 14:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Some 23 years ago, Late Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Bhattarai promised a by-election rally in Kathmandu that water from the Melamchi River would flow in the capital.

RAMPUR (Palpa), Nov 21: The upgradation and expansion of the motorway linking Tanahun's Bhima locality to Palpa's Rampur Municipality through Ghiring Deurali section is continuing with support of a foreign donor.

Sirish wins 2.5 km swimming

October 3, 2016 20:22 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Swimmer Sirish Gurung on Monday defended the title of the Sixth Open Swimming Championship held in Phewa lake in Pokhara, Kaski.

36 km of pain

August 4, 2016 00:45 am

The 36 kilometer road from Mugling to Narayanghat has been under construction for over two years now. More than 7,000 vehicles pass through this section every day, directly affecting the lives of thousands of people. After Prithvi Highway, this road serves as a major lifeline to Kathmandu. However, landslides due to heavy rain along the Mugling-Narayanghat stretch have made it worse for travelers who have to wait for hours to reach their destinations.