KHOTANG, Jan 30: The construction of a bridge over Sunkoshi River at Phoksingtar, which links Khotang and Udayapur districts, has remained stalled for the past five years. The only visible progress made during the period is the construction of a foundation pillar.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The 15th meeting of India-Nepal Joint Team of Experts (JTE) on Saptakoshi High Dam Multipurpose Project and Sunkoshi Storage Cum Diversion Scheme has recommended extending the term of the Joint Project Office of Saptakoshi Sunkoshi Investigation for a period of 30 months effective from March 1, 2017. The JTE meeting held in Kathmandu on July 25 -26 made the decision to recommend for the term extension after reviewing the progress made since the 14th meeting of JTE.
CHAUTARA, Aug 30: The 10.5 MW Sunkoshi Power (hydel) Centre in Sindhupalchowk district which was shut down following the damages by flood-fed Bhotekoshi River has recently started generating electricity.