UADAYAPUR, April 20: Six years after signing the agreement for the construction of a motorable bridge over the Kamala River in Udayapur, the project is heading nowhere. This national pride project which is expected to connect Sunsari's Dharan with Chatara-Katari-Sindhuli of Udayapur and Hetauda of Makwanpur will be 500 meters long.
SIRAHA, Sept 30: Kaladevi Safi, 70, prays a little more intensely and many more times during the monsoon. And there is a reason for doing so. She feels that not doing so might invite disasters. If anyone falls sick at home or in the village, they can’t be taken to a hospital for health checkup as the village is on an island which is isolated from the outer world during the monsoon.