KATHMANDU, June 29: The enterprise of assembling two-wheelers within the country is gradually growing, with three assembly plants already in operation and one in the process of establishment.

Adding a plant to your home

April 5, 2019 10:01 am

Indoor plants have become a necessary décor accessory of sorts for a chic looking living space. Along with making you look like an environmental enthusiast, the freshness that comes with having a plant in an indoor space can add a lot of character to a home.

At home, many of us have a small patch or some barren land that was supposed to be a luscious green garden but it has somehow ended up being an empty space ruining the overall the aesthetic of your space. However, if done right, that very space can become one of the most beautiful areas in your house

KATHMANDU, July 19: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has approved a foreign direct investment proposal of Dolma Fund Management, a Mauritius-based company, to set up a 170 MW solar plant in Nepal.

CHINA, July 13: At least 19 people are dead and 12 injured after an explosion at a chemical plant in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, officials said.

NUWAKOT, June 24: A Rs. 200 million oxygen plant has been barred from continuing its construction after local administration found that it was illegally mining sand.

The sausage vine plant, a huge hit among gardeners in the United Kingdom (U.K.), originates from the jungles of Nepal, yet it remains in relative obscurity there due to lack of awareness and proper promotion.

KATHMANDU, June 5: On the occasion of World Environment Day 2018, under the leadership of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, tree plantation program at the premises of Singhdurbar has taken place. The theme for the plantation was “ One nepali one fruit plant”.

The Prickly Plant

May 15, 2018 07:57 am


DHARAN, May 11: Citing the lack of infrastructure as per proposed framework, ginger and turmeric dusting and processing plant construction at former Bishnupaduka Village Development Committee (VDC), Sunsari, seems impossible. The Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project had designated this area as a zone for ginger and turmeric production.

TEPC and NPIA have different priorities

KATHMANDU, April 27: The government started work on a 25-megawatt solar photo voltaic power plant in Nuwakot from Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28:Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has signed a preliminary agreement with Chinese company Huaxin Cement Company to bring foreign investment of Rs 15 billion in a cement factory.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: The inferno that engulfed Super Gas Industry in Birgunj metropolitan cityhas been brought under control almost after eight hours.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: Two people have been killed and three others sustained injuries after a massive fire engulfed Super Gas Industry of Buhabari in Birgunj metropolitan city. Fire fighters and police are attempting to control the inferno. After gas cylinders burst, nearby settlements have been evacuated to avoid human casualties..

NAWALPARASI, Dec 18: Hongshi Shivam Cement Pvt Ltd, which is setting up its plant at Sardi village of Nawalparasi district, has provided employment to more than 1,000 Nepalis, directly or indirectly, thereby contributing to improving livelihood of the local people.

POKHARA, Dec 1: Sikles Hydropower Project has started generating electricity.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of JCB construction equipment in Nepal, recently organized a visit to JCB main facility in Rocester, UK, for its customers. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the company said that the Nepalis customers witnessed manufacturing process of heavy equipment during the weeklong visit. The statement further mentioned that JCB has employed 12,000 people in four continents and sells products in 150 countries through 2,000 dealer depot locations. MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd, established in 2003, has been selling loaders, wheeled loading shovels, tracked excavators, vibratory compactors, telehanders, skid steer loaders and diesel gensets, among others, according to the statement.

Guenter Butschek is the CEO and Managing Director of Tata Motors Limited. He heads the operations of Tata Motors in India as well as other international markets. Butschek is in Kathmandu to inaugurate a three-day Global Service Camp of Tata Motors in Kathmandu.

LUCKNOW, India, Nov 2: The death toll from an explosion at a thermal power plant in northern India has climbed to 26, officials said Thursday.

BAGLUNG, September 3: For the residents of the western part of Baglung, the Budhathok Small Hydropower Project has been turning into a white elephant.  The damage in canals of the project causes losses worth millions every year.

MILWAUKEE, August 27: Foxconn Technology Group is being enticed to come to Wisconsin with numerous regulatory waivers, raising concerns from environmentalists who are wary of the company’s reputation in China, where it has been accused of polluting rivers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the parliament has directed the government to scrap the decision of the contract award of solar project of 25 megawatts to a Chinese company, citing the decision was against procurement law.

WASHINGTON, July 27: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that’s expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project in state history.

NAWALPARASI, July 26: Local Development Officer Yuwaraj Kattel of Nawalparasi district, who took initiatives to stop illegal excavations, has been transferred upon direct instruction from Prime Minister (PM) Sher Bahadur Deuba, sources said.

JUMLA, July 4: An apple processing plant has been established in Patarasi-5 of Jumla district.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has finally decided to build a chemical fertilizers plant.

Kalikot hospital to run biogas plant

February 4, 2017 01:00 am

KALIKOT, Feb 4: The District Hospital of Kalikot is all set to produce a biogas plant by utilizing the waste matter. When the biogas plant comes into operation, it is believed to relieve the patients as well as the locals from the unmanaged waste, that had been posing serious problems.

Radiation levels inside a stricken reactor at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant have hit a record high capable of shutting down robots, in the latest challenge to efforts aimed at dismantling the disaster-hit facility.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae has inaugurated the upgraded Thame Khola Hydropower Plant in Namche VDC of Solumkhumbu district on Sunday.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Jan 7: Agitating locals of Bhujela, Kanchanpur have appealed to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to halt the operation of a crusher plant on the bank of the Mahakali River.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: State Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation Dipak Khadka on Thursday inspected the Sundarijal Water Treatment Plant which is under-construction by the Melamchi Water Supply Project.

A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011.

IRBIL, Iraq, Oct 21: The Latest on the developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local):

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Bagdol locals protested against Nepal Adarsha Construction Company P. Ltd., an asphalt plant, located at Malpokhari in Lalitpur Municipality-4, saying that the industry was established against the law.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: With the country's export-bound raw ginger stockpiling following a ban by India and a hue and cry over non-cooperation by the Indians, the only ginger washing plant in Duwagadhi, Jhapa also remains idle.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Environment Protection Committee under the Legislature-Parliament has decided to permit the operation of the asphalt plant by Adarsha Construction Company.

LUCKNOW, July 11: Hundreds of thousands of people in India's most populous state jostled for space Monday as they attempted to plant 50 million trees over 24 hours in hopes of shattering the world record.

BEIJING, June 23: State media reports say 11 workers have been killed in an accident at an aluminum refinery in central China.

Zonal hospital to get oxygen plant

June 10, 2016 11:18 am

Dang, June 10: The construction of an oxygen plant has started at Rapti Zonal Hospital at Tulsipur with an aim to supply necessary oxygen system needed for the medical purposes.  The preparation to set up an oxygen plant at a government run zonal hospital is first of its kind in Nepal. The government extended financial support of Rs 12.5 million for construction of the plant, the hospital said.