SURKHET/DAILEKH, Aug 28: It will be a year on September 20 since the contract of Indian company GMR Group responsible for the construction of Upper Karnali Project expired. Nepal Investment Board (NIB) has not extended its term citing the company's inability to make financial closure.
DAMAK, May 27: Initially planned to be completed in 18 months, the construction of the four-lane Birtamod- Bharatpur road has not shown any sign of completion within the deadline even though it was started nine months ago.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: At a time when the process of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is in limbo due to ongoing India-Pakistan tensions, the 34th SAARC Charter Day has been observed by organizing various functions in Kathmandu, New Delhi and Islamabad.
BARA, May 3: Locals of Jitpur sub-metropolis in Bara district have been reluctant to clear the structures that lie along the path of Birgunj-Pathaliya road, which is being upgraded into a six-lane road. Due to the non-cooperation of the locals the road upgradation works have remained stalled.
DHANKUTA, April 2: Different multi-year projects running for years in Dhankuta district have faced hardships in the recent times for lack of budget. Stakeholders have complained that the situation emerged after the the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction did not release the budget as expected.
RAJBIRAJ, March 25: Since 2007, no India-backed development project has been initiated in Saptari district. This is largely due to failure of the five India-backed projects in the district that were approved between 2005 and 2007.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Though just a month remains for the summoning of the first meetings of all seven provincial assemblies, the government is yet to fix the provincial capitals, set up the meeting halls for the provincial assemblies and appoint the provincial governors.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Among thousands of candidates vying for public offices in the upcoming elections are dozens of contractors who have won bids to build roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects. Major political parties have fielded them as both first-past-the-post (FPTP) and proportional representation (PR) candidates.
BARDIYA, July 7: Krishna Sigdel of Madhuwan Municipality was going back home from the district headquarters, Gulariya, on Wednesday evening. His car did not move further as it got trapped in the mud. After trying hard to get the car out of the mud, he realized that it was time for him to abandon the car.
SARLAHI, JUNE 3: The Bagmati Irrigation Project, which was conceived nearly four decades ago with the aim of providing irrigation facility in central Tarai as well as generating electricity, has not made much progress, apart from the setting up of its offices.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) inked exactly a decade ago had considered transitional justice a major part of the accord, but this crucial component in the process of establishing sustainable peace has remained unfulfilled to date.
KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The construction of Kathmandu Tower at Old Bus Park in the capital is in limbo even though six months have already elapsed since shifting the bus park just across the main road to Khulamanch across.
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Nepal has failed to conclude labor agreement with Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, where, according to organizations working on migration issues, thousands of women are being trafficked every year.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 2: Damp Proof Course (DPC) has been completed. A total of 12 pillars have already been put up. The sings of happiness which once could be visible across his face are gradually dying out.
RAJBIRAJ, Aug 17: A number of infrastructure projects funded by India have remained in limbo for years in Saptari district. Some of them have not completed even in after a decade though expected to complete in three years.
ITAHARI, July 21: As many as 54 development projects in Itahari are hanging in the balance after failing to meet the deadline of work completion by the end of Asar (July 15). Most of the projects, interestingly, have just begun, according to the concerned authorities.
MUSTANG, July 17: Due to the sheer negligence of the government, salt mine located in Upper Mustang has remained close since many years. In the past years, the salt was processed using traditional skills and techniques and was supplied to different parts of the country.
BIRATNAGAR, June 18: “Except for Koirala residence and the airport, there’s no noticeable place in Biratnagar for visitors.” That’s a statement of a noted intellectual in Biratnagar Ram Babu Dahal delivered in frustrated tone and further adding that the city, which he feels is very important for the nation, has never seen actual development.