Classrooms on the 'verge of collapse'

January 14, 2020 10:52 am

ROLPA, Jan 14: Built with mud and stones decades ago, the classrooms of Saraswati Secondary School in Pang, a remote village of Rolpa, are not safe anymore. It looks like the structures could collapse anytime, and the school principal feels no different. However, in the lack of budget to erect new buildings, the school with over 500 students has been running classes in the dilapidated rooms.

KHOTANG, Aug 4: Hit by a long drought followed by heavy rains, Haleshi Tuwachung Municipality of Khotang district approached different ministries, requesting them for food supply, road maintenance and drinking water management.

LAHAN, June 26: People who had expected rapid development and significant growth in their villages post-federalism are disappointed by the elected local representatives' non-transparent behavior.

It’s difficult to find good workers to fix your house’s electricity and washroom these days. Be it plumbing or interior repairs, some of the chores remain untouched for days because of not knowing good workers. Once you find one, other issues arise regarding the money value and work timings.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A Boeing aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) that was taken to Malaysia for repair around two months ago will be repatriated home tomorrow (Tuesday) after successful maintenance, said NAC officials.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Department of Roads has started the second phase of nationwide bridge maintenance project on Friday.

Palpa-Butwal road to remain closed

December 1, 2018 10:36 am

PALPA, Dec 1: Palpa-Butwal road will remain closed from December 3 to 5 for maintenance and upgrading works.

Nepal's oldest highway being repaired

October 30, 2018 07:53 am

MAKWANPUR, Oct 30: The repair and maintenance of Tribhuvan Highway, which joins the capital with Hetauda, has recently got due attention. Being the oldest highway of the country, it was in a dilapidated state and was further deteriorating after being used as an alternative route for Mugling-Narayangadh road.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: By this time next year, the Bharatpur-Lothar section (border point of Makawanpur and Chitwan districts) of the East-West Highway will hopefully have a smoother road to move on after completion of road maintenance.

Drink green tea

August 31, 2018 09:55 am

For thousands of years, people have been drinking infusions of tea, making it the most consumed beverage in the world, after water, of course. There are three main varieties of tea, which are black tea, green tea, and oolong tea. Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages out there. Not only is it completely calorie and sugar free, it’s also loaded with antioxidants that grant abundant health benefits. Plus, it’s revitalizing. What’s not to like?

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Recurring cracks on the runway have been disrupting flights at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) almost daily for the past few weeks. The disruption lasts from a few minutes to more than half an hour. However, airport authorities are not carrying out standard maintenance for smooth operation of the runway.

SMS: Digital maintenance service

July 19, 2018 11:39 am

The growing trend of youths migrating abroad for foreign employment has led to a scarcity of human resources in Nepal. Contemplating the skill shortage, a group of three young entrepreneurs, Sujeet Regmi, Pukar Acharya, and Kawish Bhakta Shrestha established a digital maintenance company named Sajilo Marmat Sewa (SMS) in 2017. Currently, the company has been providing services in eight different sectors, including plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical appliances, computer, networking, and aluminum construction.

RASUWA, June 10: The shortage of construction materials has halted the repair and maintenance work of Pasang Lhamu Highway.

LAHAN, April 25: Lack of repair and maintenance of a section of the East-West highway at Mirchaiya of Siraha district has posed a serious risk of accidents.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Road Boards Nepal has asked the Ministry of Finance to allocate the toll its collects for road maintenance purpose.

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Traffic along the Narayangadh-Mugling road section will affected with hiatus from today until further notified. While construction works in the past forced complete closure during maintenance, this time, vehicles will pass on a timely basis during construction.

KHOTANG, September 4: A highway maintenance worker of the Diktel-Halesi road section in Khotang have not received remuneration for years, it has been revealed.

PARBAT, Sept 1: Farmers of Kurgha and Lamithana of Phalebas Municipality are having trouble in transporting milk to the market as the roads to the villages have been damaged in recent rains. Now they are spending the money earned from selling milk to repair the damaged roads.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Around two dozen officials of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) recently visited Singapore to ‘observe and inspect’ its aircraft which is currently under maintenance there.

KATHMANDU: ‘Sajilo Marmat Sewa’ (SMS) is Nepal’s first one stop maintenance solution for business organizations and households in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. According to the press statement released by Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), the service officially started from June 20.

KATHMANDU, March 3: China and Nepal exchanged delivery and acceptance certificate for handover of the China-aided Project of Araniko Highway Long-term Opening Maintenance Project.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) has earmarked nearly Rs 100 million for exploration of new trekking trails, maintenance of existing trails and building infrastructure on major trails as well as promotion in domestic and international market.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Some 1,000 monasteries of the country damaged in Gorkha earthquake have demanded financial assistance for maintenance and renovation task.

KATHMANDU, June 27: At a time when the concerned government authorities have been criticized for failing to maintain traffic lights, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has recently installed 20 Smart Traffic Island in different places of Kathmandu valley..