SURKHET, Feb 1: The Karnali Corridor, which links the remote Karnali Province to China, is set to become operational from the Nepali month of Baishakh (mid-April to mid-May). The Nepalese Army is in the final phase of completing the challenging task of opening an 11 km stretch of rugged terrain from Lalibagar to Dullikuna in Humla.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The government has prepared for re-operation of four industries which have been closed for a long time. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has discussed with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies about the re-operation of the industries.

Martyr Memorial Park turns desolate

January 23, 2024 12:10 pm

JHAPA, Jan 23: The Martyr Netra Memorial Park built in Birtamod Municipality-7 two years back has turned desolate. The locals have been worried why the park had not come into operation. The park was built as per the municipality's plan to attract tourists, but it faced obstruction in operation due to Covid-19 impact.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The government has collected over Rs 3.15 billion in royalty from different hydropower projects that are in operation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Basantpur substation constructed in Dharmadevi Municipality of Sankhuwasabha under the Koshi Corridor 220 kilovolt (KV) transmission line project has come into operation. The 220/132/33 kV capacity Basantpur substation built at an altitude of 2,450 meters above sea level has been officially charged and brought into operation by the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

MAKWANPUR, Oct 30: Hetauda Cement Industry has suspended production today as it could not buy coal in time due to a financial crunch.

MYAGDI, Sep 4: After a two-month suspension caused by adverse weather conditions, the Jomsom-Pokhara air service has resumed operations. The air service connecting Pokhara, the capital of Gandaki Province, to the Jomsom Airport in Mustang, a popular tourist district, was halted on June 28.

KATHMANDU, June 30: As a new tourist destination in the valley, the SkyWalk Tower has been constructed with an investment of around Rs 2 billion. The tower has been opened to the public since Thursday. This tower was built with private investment.

BHARATPUR, June 21: A bridge constructed over the Setidobhan along the Narayangarh-Muglin road has come into operation. The Setidobhan bridge among 15 other under-construction bridges has been brought to operation.

Hetauda cement factory resumes operation

December 23, 2022 14:30 pm

MAKWANPUR, Dec 23: Hetauda cement factory that was closed down for around one month has resumed operations. The factory stopped after its pre filter fan and electric motor broke down, said the factory’s Deputy General Manager Nabin Kumar Karna, adding that it resumed operation from Thursday after a repair.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The 132 kV double circuit transmission line from Yogikuti (Butwal) to Mainahiya, built for reliable and quality power supply, increase transmission capacity and control technical leakage in the Bhairahawa area of ​​Rupandehi, has been inaugurated.

KATHMANDU, August 8: The Pokhara Regional International Airport will officially come into operation from January 1, 2023. A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) on Sunday took a decision to this effect, said the CAAN Spokesperson Jagannath Niraula.

KATHMANDU, August 5: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has commissioned three 220 kilovolts (kV) substations on the same day.

KALIKOT, AUGUST 3: Eight days after the closure of the Karnali Corridor, Pachal Jharna Rural Municipality has started efforts to bring the road back into operation.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Although government authorities have long been toying with the idea of operating a commodity exchange, it is yet to be materialized.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Industry, Commerce and Supplies Minister Dilendra Prasad Badu has said that the government is preparing to bring the Janakpur Cigarette Factory back into operation. Minister Badu said this on wednesday while talking to the media after inspecting the Janakpur Cigarette Factory, which has been closed for a long time.

BIRATNAGAR, July 13: Preparations are underway to operate trains on the railway track from Bathnaha in India to Buddhanagar in Biratnagar.

KATHMANDU, July 7:  A 132 KV double circuit transmission line from Yogikuti, Butwal to Mainahiya has come into operation to improve power supply and control technical leakage in the Bhairahawa area of Rupandehi.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Sajha Yatayat has brought three electric buses into operation in Kathmandu from today. Three buses from the Pulchowk-based office of Sajha Yatayat formally launched the service this morning.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Commercial flights from the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) began starting Monday. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba formally inaugurated Nepal’s second international airport, the GBIA today. The opening was marked by a successful landing of an international commercial flight.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA), also a national pride project built in Rupandehi district of Lumbini Province, has formally come into operation from today. This is the second international airport in the country after the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.

Due to India’s reluctance to grant air routes, aircraft flying to Gautam Buddha International Airport will have to take a longer route from Simra which might raise the operating costs for airlines and push up ticket prices.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The 33/11 kV Musikot substation constructed in Dhairenichaur, Musikot Municipality-3 of Rukum West has come into operation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: If there is any technical problem in the plane flying in the Nepali sky, the situation of having to come to Kathmandu for emergency landing is coming to an end. At present, there is no alternative to returning to the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for emergency landing.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: New Modi (Parbat)-Laha Chowk (Kaski) 132 kV double circuit transmission line has come into operation. The construction of the new Modi-Laha Chowk section under the New Modi-Lekhnath Transmission Line Project has been completed and is operational from Wednesday. The line has been charged by connecting a 30 MVA power transformer at a 132/33 kV substation in Laha Chowk. Electricity supply will be provided to Machhapuchhre and Annapurna rural municipalities of Kaski from the completed substation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Both the power transformers at the 132/11 KV Bharatpur substation at Baseni in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Chitwan have come into operation. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has also supplied electricity to industries in Bharatpur area from Sunday evening after the transformers became fully operational.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: An epochal success has been achieved in the area of cancer treatment with the establishment and operation of a well-equipped Purbanchal Cancer Hospital in Birtamod, Jhapa.

DHANUSHA, Jan 18: The much talked-about Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway is coming into operation from the second week of February. Nepal Railway Company General Manager Guru Bhattarai said the necessary preparations for the operation of the railway service have reached the final phase and it would be started from the second week of the next month.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Manakamana Cable Car, which was closed due to lockdown, is scheduled to resume operation from Sunday.

Khotang, Sept 17: The District Administration Office in Khotang has requested public vehicle operators to run theirvehicles with one passenger in a row. The decision passed by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday has allowed the vehicles to resume public vehicle service that had been halted to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in order to prevent and control the transmission of the virus, the DAO has requested the vehicle operators to resume the service with less than 50 percent of the seat capacity.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 4: Birgunj Dry Port, the only dry port of Nepal that connects Kolkata, Haldiya and Visakhapatnam ports of India through rail-line, resumed operation on Saturday after remaining shut for two days.

SIRAHA, June 15: Sankatmochan crusher plant at Charnath Municipality – 8 of Dhanusha is situated around half a kilometer west of Rashtriya Primary School. Toddlers to grown-up kids that study at this school are always affected by the sound and dust pollution of this plant.

OKHALDHUNGA, May 31: Regular air flight from Kathmandu-Rumjatar-Biratnagar would come into operation every Friday from today.

SIRAHA, May 13: Saharun Khatun of Sukhachaina village of Siraha was hurriedly collecting clothes hung at the backyard of her house on Friday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Second phase of Kabeli Corridor Transmission Line Project has been completed. Test transmission of the transmission line began from Saturday itself, according to Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, March 20: The British Council has completed 60 years of its operation in Nepal.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 7: If everything goes as planned, the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) is likely to operate from June 28 this year.

Operation Major Hunt starts in CNP

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CHITWAN, Dec 21: 'Operation major hunt' has started in the Chitwan National Park in a bid to control poaching of rare wild animals like the one-horned rhino and tigers.

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TIA resumes its operation

August 3, 2018 13:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Tribhuwan International Airport, the sole international airport of the state, has resumed its operation which was halted due to some obstacles seen on the runway on Friday morning.

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.

CHITWAN, Aug 2: Traffic operation has resumed in the Muglin-Narayangadh road section after removing landslide debris.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Nepal Army Chief Rajendra Chhetri inagurated a new Army Hospital at Ranjha, Nepalgunj of Banke district on Monday.

Nepal Army's rescue efforts.

MAE SAI, July 9:  Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four of the 12 boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground.

MAE SAI, July 8:  Rescuers in northern Thailand on Sunday extracted four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an ongoing operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach.

MAE SAI, July 8: The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that “today is D-Day.”

CHITWAN, June 27 Vehicular movement has been resumed on the Narayangadh-Mugling road section from 11.50 am today after the landslide debris on the road at a place called Charkilo was removed.

KATHMANDU, June 22: A joint meeting of National Assembly and House of Representatives under the Federal Parliament on Friday endorsed 'Joint Meeting of Federal Parliament and Joint Committee (Work Operation) Regulation, 2075'.

Arun III rescue operation (video)

June 17, 2018 19:26 pm

SANKHUWASABHA, June 17: The four people who had gone missing after a huge mass of earth caved in at Numko Fyaisando tunnel site of the Arun III hydropower project were rescued safely after almost 40 hours.