KATHMANDU, August 20: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has started construction of two storage tanks to stock petrol transported via cross-border pipeline system at its Amlekhgunj depot.

KATHMANDU, August 13: A total of 29 companies have been waiting for approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to issue their initial public offerings (IPOs) worth over Rs 10 billion.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The initial public offerings (IPOs) worth more than Rs 1.84 billion have been put on hold as the Security Board of Nepal (Sebon)-- the government’s  regulatory body of the sector-- has remained without its chairperson for almost a month.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: A total of 20 companies have been waiting to receive approval to issue their initial public offerings (IPOs) worth Rs 5.90 billion.

KATHMANDU, August 18: The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) is in the process of approving projects worth Rs 400 billion.

BUDAPEST,  Oct 30: The TurkStream pipeline that would bring gas to Central Europe bypassing Ukraine and nuclear energy issues are expected to feature high on the agenda at a meeting between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.

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BIRGUNJ, June 24: The underground petroleum pipeline from Motihari, India to Amlekhgunj, Nepal has completed its test. The test has been carried out after the completion of pipe laying works.

PANCHTHAR, June 1: Prajita Lawati, a resident of ward 5 of Miklajung rural municipality in southern Panchthar was elated after a drinking water tap was installed at her home recently.

PARSA, April 29: The laying of underground petroleum pipeline from Motihari, India to Amlekhgunj, Nepalgunj is taking place in a high pace.

MINSK/MOSCOW, April 27: Russia plans to restore oil supplies via its key Druzhba pipeline to Europe in two weeks, after joint talks with Belarus, Ukraine and Poland on Friday in Minsk.

MEXICO CITY, Jan 19: The death toll from the explosion of a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves in central Mexico has risen to 66, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Twenty-one companies are seeking approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float their primary shares worth Rs 3.42 billion.

JANAKPUR, Sept 29: Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, has said the Motihari-Amlekhgunj petrol pipeline project’s performance is good.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 1: Incessant rainfall has affected the installation of petroleum pipelines from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Bara.

POKHARA, July 9: Pipeline expansion project in Pokhara has been halted due to insufficient funds. Nepal Water Supply Corporation (NWSC), Pokhara had started the works for installing DI pipes of 20 inches in Pokhara bazaar to address the increasing need for drinking water in the city.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has expedited works to lay down water pipeline in the Kathmandu Valley, following breakthrough in tunnel digging to bring Melamchi water to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Six hundred eighty-four kilometers water supply pipeline has been installed so far under the Melamchi Water Supply Project.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The much-awaited India-Nepal pipeline project has been  launched jointly by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi amid a function held at Hyderabad House, New Delhi.

KATHMANDU April 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the Birgunj Integrated Check Post (ICP) and laid the foundation stone for the construction of a petroleum pipeline on Amlekhgunj-Motihari petroleum pipeline project through video conference from Hyderabad House, New Delhi.

IPO worth Rs 3.36 billion in pipeline

January 7, 2018 08:20 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: A total of 15 companies are seeking the approval from Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float 47.77 million units of shares worth Rs 3.36 billion to the public.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: As many as 18 companies are awaiting the nod of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to launch rights issue worth Rs 12.94 billion. They are floating 129.43 million units of shares to their shareholders.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Senior CPN-UML leader Bhim Rawal has criticized the government over “preparations on the sly” by the government and Indian officials to carry out field survey for laying cross-border natural gas pipeline without consulting the concerned government authorities.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Senior CPN-UML leader Bhim Rawal has criticized the government over "suspicious preparations" by the government and Indian officials to carry out field survey for laying cross-border natural gas pipeline without consulting the concerned government authorities.

PPAs for 5,000 MW in the pipeline

June 18, 2017 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 17: Hydropower producers are waiting for the signing of the power purchase agreement (PPA) with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for various hydropower projects of nearly 5,000 megawatt of electricity.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Frequent disruption in power supply system of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has occurred due to poor precaution taken while installing pipelines in the ongoing system distribution of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The Raxaul-Amlekhgunj Petroleum Pipeline Project has hit a snag because of the delay in getting clearance from the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (MoFSC) to cut down trees on the projects’ right-of-way.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Eleven companies have sought approval from the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float 5.92 million units of primary shares worth Rs 592.04 million to general public.

Over 15 new cities in the pipeline

March 7, 2017 08:49 am

NUWAKOT, March 7: As part of its local level restructuring plan, the government is set to expand over 15 new cities in Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Rasuwa, among other districts. The plan includes constructing and upgrading essential infrastructures, facilities and utilities.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Of the total 670 kilometers water pipeline to be laid in Kathmandu valley for the Melamchi water project, work on 533 kilometers has been completed, said the Project Implementation Directorate, Kathmandu Upatayaka Khanepani Limited.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that it would build Amlekhgunj-Chitwan petroleum pipeline once the Raxaul-Amlekhgunj (38 kilometers) petroleum pipeline becomes ready for operation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Pipelines being laid down in the Kathmandu Valley to distribute water from Melamchi to consumers may be vulnerable to earthquakes of intensity greater than that of 2015 quakes, a report shows.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The laxness of the government to clear houses, trees and electricity poles from the project area delayed the construction of Raxwal-Amlekhgunj Petroleum Pipeline.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: While the prime minister and other ministers repeatedly claim that the government is ready to hold all three elections -- local, provincial and national, none of the nine election-related laws are ready.

IPO of 9 companies in the pipeline

December 13, 2016 08:36 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nine companies have sought approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to launch initial public offering (IPO) worth Rs 461.79 million.

PARBAT, Nov 2: Education Minister Dhani Ram Paudel has said that the process to form the high level Education Commission is underway.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The much-talked about petroleum pipeline project has gathered momentum after a brief halt due to last year's economic blockade.

IPOs worth Rs 603 million in the pipeline

September 5, 2016 08:48 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A total of six companies are in the process of floating 6.03 million units of primary shares to the public.