KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Four years ago, a car running at Balkumari road section in Lalitpur suddenly hit an electric pole. The then in-charge of Lalitpur Traffic Office and Police Inspector Sitaram Hachhethu reached the spot. While investigating the cause of the incident, police found that the accident occurred due to a health issue of the driver rather than his negligence.
GALKOT (Baglung), Sept 19: Three roads in Baglung Municipality are to be asphalted with the grant assistance of the World Bank. The World Bank and the Municipality had signed a MoU for this project in 2020.
POKHARA, Sept 10: Renowned trekking entrepreneur, Tikaram Sapkota, once offered comprehensive 28-day packages for adventurous tourists embarking on the awe-inspiring Annapurna trek, but things have dramatically changed over the past 15 years.
KATHMANDU, April 2: The two short distance roads to enter Kathmandu from Hetauda via Kulekhani will be closed for upgrading. Chitlang-Chandragiri-Thankot road and Kulekhani-Sisneri-Chaimale-Dakshinkali road section is also closed for upgrading.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, has said the second phase of the Ring Road widening project would be accelerated.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Narayan Kaji Shrestha has pledged to take the initiative to repair the damaged roads in the Kathmandu Valley at the earliest.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The work of blacktopping the access road of Kushmisera Bazar, the center of Jaimini Municipality connecting the Kaligandaki Corridor, has been resumed. Earlier, the road-paving work was started in partnership with the federal government, the provincial government and the local government, but it was halted. Only one kilometer of the road was paved.
BHARATPUR, Oct 27: The construction of the road from Sahidchowk in Narayanghat to Baikunthchowk, Dharmachowk and reaching Kachapchechowk has been stalled as the contractor company delayed the construction making various excuses.
LALITPUR, July 25: Shivram Khadka of Tika Bhairav, Godavari Municipality-6 in Lalitpur, walks the four-kilometer road every day to take his daughter to and from college. But as the road is in a sorry state, he has to suffer a lot during the back and forth. He said that earlier the college bus used to come till Tika Bhairav, but now, due to the ongoing blacktopping of the Pangaon-Chapagaon road, the bus service is being operated only up to Chapagaon Chowki due to which not only him but many others are facing difficulties during their travel.
GORKHA, July 12: The Nepal Army has handed over an 18 km stretch of the ‘11 Kilo Chhepetar Bhaluswara Barpak Road Project’ of Benighat-Arughat-Larkebhanjyang Road. The section from Dharche Rural Municipality-7 Hawadanda to Ward No. 3 Dobhan was handed over to the project office on Monday, said Binod Bhatta, technical officer of Nepal Army.
Tanahun, June 29: The obstructed Prithvi Highway has resumed following the removal of landslide debris near Aina Pahara at Aanbukhaireni-2 in Tanahun district. A dozer was deployed to clear the landslide deposition, said the Area Police Office, Aanbukhaireni.
KATHMANDU, June 26: The Narayanghat-Butwal road expansion project, which should be completed by the first week of August this year, according to the contract signed for the road project, has witnessed only 18 percent work progress so far.
DAMAULI, June 5: The Yamphaphant-Ghansikuwa section in Tanahun district under the Prithivi Highway will be closed for five hours a day from today as part of the road expansion works under the Mugling-Pokhara road, said the project officials.
SURKHET, Oct 26: Sixty-one-year old Bhim Bahadur Budha of Dharepani is on cloud nine after his village got access to road network. The locals do not have to walk for over five hours carrying heavy loads any more to reach the market place in Bhotechour. Earlier, he used to visit the market twice or thrice a week carrying heavy loads of fruits and vegetables.
GORKHA, July 31: The blacktopping of a 30-kilometer stretch of a road in Bapark has come to a standstill as the road project office scrapped the agreement with the contractor, Nagarjun/Trishuli JV, citing extreme negligence in work. The stretch covers one-fourth of the Barhakilo–Barpak road.
SARLAHI, July 23: Two persons died in separate incidents in Sarlahi district. A child Ashish Paswan, 10, son of Sanjay Paswan of Lalbandi municipality-2, died after falling into a ditch constructed for Surya brick kiln.
RUKUM, July 16: Some years back Rukum residents used to get excited with the construction of roads in their surrounding. They thought the roads would improve transportation services in the area and change the face of their area.
MUGU, July 9: Embezzlement of millions of rupees in a road project in Mugu has come to the fore as the project's sub-contractor has approached the district court against the main contractor after not getting the agreed amount.
RASUWA, June 23: The Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road section of the Galchhi-Trishuli-Rasuwa Gadhi highway has been obstructed since last night at Lingling due to the landslide triggered by incessant rainfall.
RASUWA, June 22: Upgrade of road connecting to Rasuwagadhi has begun. As the roads has degraded and the area is prone to accident, construction has begun. Division Road Office, Nuwakot has divided the work into two blocks that are Betrawati to Kalikasthan and Shyaubari to Dhunche.