KATHMANDU, Oct 28: At a time when the number of dengue patients is on the rise, the government has not  been able to provide a sufficient number of kits to test for the virus.

DADELDHURA, Oct 19: Heavy vehicles carrying sand and stones on the KI Singh Highway day and night is taking toll on the quality of the road but the local administration has paid no attention to this. The unabated excavation has not only deteriorated the road quality but has also triggered landslides.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The government has constituted a recommendation committee to proceed with the formation of the National Supplies Company as announced by the government in the budget of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: A parliamentary committee has directed the government to prepare a strategy for diversification of petroleum products including liquified petroleum (LP) gas.

KHOTANG, Sept 16: The Mewa Khola Hydropower situated in Khotang district is to see start generating electricity in two weeks, ideally before Dashain.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: At a time when the health authorities are struggling to contain the spread of cholera in Kathmandu Valley, strains of the deadly disease have been found in drinking water samples collected from various Valley localities.

BAITADI, Sept 3: Nepal Electricity Authority, Baitadi, has so far disconnected the power supply lines to 219 consumers in the district for not clearing their arrears within a stipulated time.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 30: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has disconnected power supply to a total of 3,411 consumers across the country, reasoning the owners failed to pay tariff for long.

Power supply to Janaki Temple severed

August 24, 2016 15:14 pm

DHANUSHA, Aug 24: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Transmission Center Janakpur has cut off power supply to the famed Janaki Temple and other religious shrines along with hospitals and government offices.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: As consumers have been reeling under threat from transportation cartel and the shortage of petroleum products since last week, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday issued directives to the concerned ministers to solve the problems at once.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday inquired of Minister for Supplies Deepak Bohara about the shortage of petroleum products in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has assured that the distribution of petroleum products would be smooth in a day or two.

Fuel supply improving: NOC

August 20, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Long queues have been seen at fuel stations in the past two days because of the failure of the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to make regular supply of petroleum products.

Power supply resumes in Tatopani area

August 11, 2016 16:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The power supply in Tatopani region has resumed as it was obstructed by a sudden flood occurred in the Bhotekoshi River on June 5.

MYAGDI, Aug 2: The district headquarters of Beni is facing acute scarcity of drinking water after landslides ruptured the supply line at multiple sections.

URLABARI (Morang), July 28: The flood-fed Teli Rivulet has blown away the drinking water supply pipes at Jante of Morang, keeping locals deprived of drinking water facility.

BHOJPUR, July 22: Locals of eastern Champe VDC of Bhojpur district are facing challenge to transport goods due to obstruction of roads after incessant rain.

Water supply minister quits

July 21, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, July 21: Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation Prem Bahadur Singh has resigned on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Putting aside plan to sign commercial petroleum supply agreement with China, the government has started a study on the prospects of producing fuel in the country itself.