KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The construction of the first-ever underground electricity transmission line of the country has completed its 48 percent work. One thousand three hundred nine meters long underground line is to be made at Matatirtha under Trishuli-Kathmandu 220 KV double circuit transmission line.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: A meeting of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee has turned down the name of acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the post of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Stocks traded mildly higher in the beginning hour of Thursday’s session. However, the market failed to hold on to the initial gains and traded mostly in the negative territory later in the session. Despite a slight pullback toward the end, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed 2.56 points to end the week at 1,191.31 points.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the office bearers of the Tribhuvan University to bring forth the human resources plan in line with country's resolution of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.'

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Armed Police Force (APF), a paramilitary police force, has been restructured in line with the new federal structure.

CHITWAN, July 16: Madi Municipality in Chitwan, the only place in the country with underground electricity lines, has been facing electricity cut-offs for the last two weeks.

SAMARA, June 23: Critics of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system were handed ample ammunition when Serbia was somehow denied what appeared a blatant penalty in their defeat to Switzerland on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Prime Minister KP Oli, who is leaving for Beijing on a six-day official visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday, has said that Nepal will reach some key agreements with China keeping its national interests at the center.

KATHMANDU, Jun 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the lawmakers to perform as per the demands of the people.

Barcelona may have navigated its way past Real Madrid and Villarreal this week but its first ever unbeaten La Liga season is not quite over the line yet.

GOYANG, April 27: With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly back into the north with him before they returned to the southern side.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has said that infrastructure development, road, railway link and transmission line will top the agenda during his visit to China.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Nepal and India have agreed to develop "an electrified rail line" connecting Kathmandu with Raxual of Bihar, as the two sides signed several crucial agreements on Saturday with a spotlight on strengthening connectivity.

LONDON, March 31: Crowds have lined the streets of Cambridge for the funeral of Professor Stephen Hawking at a church near the university college that was his academic home for more than 50 years.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The government has said that instances of serious anomalies in the mobilization of foreign aid in Nepal are on the rise in recent years.

BANKE, March 15: Survey for a railway connect that connects Indian town of Rupaidiya with Kohalpur of Banke has begun.

BANKE, Mar 15: Survey for a railway connect that connects Indian town of Rupaidiya with Kohalpur of Banke has begun.

RASUWA, Dec 19: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the construction work on the much-talked railway line connecting Nepal and China will be expedited very soon.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Germany has agreed to provide Nepal with an additional development grant of 15 million euros to build Damauli-Lekhnath Electricity Transmission Line. Issuing a statement on Monday, the German embassy in Kathmandu said that the grant is an additional support to the 43-kilometer Damauli-Lekhnath 220 KV double-circuit transmission line.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: A preliminary list of road, railway, transmission line, and drinking water projects has been proposed for the projects under Belt and Road Initiatives. The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) has identified six north-south road projects connecting both India and China, besides Kathmandu-Kerung railway project.

‘Line’ absurd, but meaningful

November 13, 2017 11:28 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The best thing about being an artist must be that one is able to express her/his deep feelings through art. Many-a-times an artist doesn’t even need words or voice to express, rather a stroke of a brush or a blow to the flute can express innumerable feelings. Art is a medium of expression and those with the skills use it to their advantage. Director Akanchha Karki did the same with her new play ‘Line’.

LONDON,Oct 24: Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalizes on its first Speed factory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: A total of 391 thousand 831 people are under the poverty line in Nepal, shows a report unveiled by the Ministry of Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation today.

BUTWAL, Sept 12: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is considering alternate routes for the 132 KV Butwal-Mainahiya transmission line project as the Department of Roads (DoR) rejected the Yogikoti-Kotihawa road section of Siddhartha Highway for building the transmission line.

MAHOTTARI, August 5: The Indian government has started paperwork for laying down railway track between Sitamarhi district of Bihar and Janakpurdham of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Dr Govinda KC, professor and senior orthopedic surgeon at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has said that the enactment of the Medical Education Act without delay is his ‘bottom line’ for agreement with the government. The third round of talks held between government officials and Dr KC’s representatives on Tuesday, the ninth day of Dr KC’s 11th fast-unto-death, ended inconclusively Tuesday.

BIRGUNJ, July 10: Transmission line with 132 KV capacity between the Indian bordering city of Raxaul to Parwanipur of Parsa district in Nepal has yet to start even after six months of its construction and successful test transmission. Nepal Electricity Authority had declared last December that the transmission line was ready for supply of electricity.

BIRATNAGAR, June 26: With the second-phase local level elections slated for June 28 just around the corner, voters have been lining up since early morning to take their Voter Identity Card(VIC) necessary in casting votes in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

GAYSHALA, June 15: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal leader Anil Jha has said they would not participate in the local level election till the constitution is made friendly to Madhes.

LAMJUNG, May 13: The expansion of the national transmission line in the trans-Himalayan district of Manang is gaining momentum.

BUTWAL, April 20: The 132 KVA Butwal-Mainahiya Transmission Line Project has fallen into uncertainty after the Department of Roads (DoR) is dragging its feet to give go-ahead to the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to use Yogkoti-Kotihawa section of the Siddhartha Highway.

Crossing the line

April 17, 2017 00:25 am

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BARA, April 5: The plan to import electricity for Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor from India via the newly-built Parwanipur-Raxaul Transmission Line is not materializing.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 2: As the Nepal Police decided to recruit the Temporary Police for the upcoming local level election; the applicants are in queue for the physical test in district police office in Chautara.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Nepal and India have agreed to bring Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur Transmission Line into use from May.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Nepal-India Joint Working Group (JWG) on Monday held discussion on different modalities to build New Butwal-Gorakhapur Cross Border Transmission Line. The meeting, however, could not take any decision.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: A proposal to build New Butwal-Gorkahpur Cross Border Transmission Line is likely get approval from the upcoming meetings of Nepal-India Joint Working Group (JWG) and Joint Steering Committee (JSC). But the development modality will be different from the Dhalkebar Muzaffarpur Transmission Line of 400 KVA, government officials say.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the Khimti-Dhalkebar Transmission Line amid a function organized in Khimti of Dolakha on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the Khimti-Dhalkebar Transmission Line amid a function organized in Khimti of Dolakha on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The second circuit of Hetauda Matatirtha Transmission Line is now ready for use.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Khimti-Dhalkebar Transmission Line began commercial electricity transmission from Monday evening.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Test transmission of Khimti-Dhalkebar transmission line has finally begun with the construction of the transmission line after 11 years of a halt due to various reasons.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 26: Shambhu Kumar Ram, 17, died on November 27. His family says that he died of malnutrition and lack of treatment. The poor family is from Dadha VDC - 7 of Saptari district.

SUNSARI, Dec 22: The semifinal lineup of the women's football event during the Seventh National Games has been completed after Central Region became the fourth team to progress into the last four on Wednesday. Earning a draw against Tribhuvan Army in the last group stage match saw Central Region join three departmental teams in the semifinal as Group B runner-up.

BARA, Dec 20: Over a dozen people sustained injuries after a transmission line carrying high voltage of electricity snapped at Badki Pharawariyama VDC-8 in the district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Some local parties are found obstructing the upgrading works on the 132-KV Raxaul-Parwanipur power transmission line.

PARBAT, Dec 11: The under construction Kaligandaki corridor 20 KV capacity transmission line work has been disrupted by local villagers.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The national grid is to get an additional 45 MW in the next 18 months.

Unique race nears finish line

November 7, 2016 02:00 am

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 7: Laura Lawson, the phone bank captain at the Alexandria office of Democratic Party in Virginia, was busy throughout Saturday in training the volunteers coming at her office in the last minute to support their candidate Hillary Clinton.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepal has failed to fully utilize the Indian line of credit (LoC) of US$ 1,000 that the southern neighbor announced in 2014.