BARA, July  20: The petroleum pipeline constructed from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Nepal was successfully tested on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Supply of fruits including mango and pineapple has reduced by around 80% after pesticide residue test has been made mandatory for fruits and vegetables coming from India. “Nowadays, we supply only 15-20 tons of mangoes every day due to pesticide issues.

RUKUM, May 9: Despite the government's claim of having provided subsidized rice to food deficit areas in Dolpa, the locals are complaining of receiving barely anything as per the government's declaration.

No mercy for supply disrupters

September 23, 2018 02:30 am

People in Kathmandu are almost in panic. They are standing in long queues in front of petrol pumps to fill their gas tanks. Many on social media have presented it as a reminder of the 2015 blockade when getting few liters of petrol and diesel felt like achieving a great feat.

Reducing food waste in supply chain

August 2, 2018 11:10 am

Everything we eat travel across a food supply chain, a journey from farm to the plate. This is a journey that passes through production, processing, distribution, consumption, and disposal.

UDAYAPUR, JUNE 20: Government-run Udayapur Cement Industries Ltd (UCIL), producer of Gaida cement, is facing losses due to irregular supply of electricity, officials of the company have said.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The government has expressed its concern over the issue of disruption in the power supply to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), country's sole international airport.

NEW YORK, June 12: US sporting goods giant Nike confirmed on Monday it had stopped supplying Iran's football team with boots ahead of the World Cup due to sanctions.

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

SINDHULIi, April 15: A lightning strike on a transformer has disrupted power supply to various villages in the district for the past three days, forcing the locals to live in dark.

ARGHAKHACHI, April 4: The family of Sita Tharu of Padini Rural Municipality in Arghakhanchi district was thinking of migrating to the plains due to acute water crisis in the village. Since many others did so, this family also wanted to follow suit. According to Tharu, the greatest problem in her locality has always been that of water.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barsha Man Pun, has announced to provide round-the-clock supply of electricity to industries after mid-May.

Article 35 (4) of the Constitution of Nepal, 2072 explicitly states that every citizen shall have an access to clean drinking water and sanitation. However, this constitutional right is far from reach for a majority of the people in the city.

BAJURA, March 19: The regular power supply has resumed in the district headquarters of Martadi, Bajura, three days after on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: A significant cut in power outage in the country had led to the increase in industrial capacity by 9.1 percent.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The commercial operation of an optical fiber link between China and Nepal has formally begun, paving way for supply of internet bandwidth via Jilong gateway near Kerung along the Nepal-China border.

DOTI, Jan 13: Fuel traders in the district have claimed that the tankers of Nepal Oil Corporation have been delivering less than the said amount of petroleum. The tankers have been supplying them four percent less petroleum in average, the traders have claimed.

LPG supply halted in Biratnagar

January 6, 2018 08:43 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 6: Supply of domestic cooking gas, LP gas, has been halted in Biratnagar due to protest of gas distributors.

SEZ to get power supply within a month

January 3, 2018 16:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Power is to be supplied to the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) to run the industries there. SEZ has been brought into operation giving special priority to the promotion of industries.

Chilime's power supply restores

December 7, 2017 16:01 pm

RASUWA, Dec 7: Power generation from the Chilime Hydropower Project which had stopped from Wednesday afternoon has now been restored.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Supply of domestic oranges to the Kathmandu Valley has plunged by about a half this year compared to the last year, according to the statistics of Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market Development Board (KFVMDB).

KATHAMNDU, Nov 26: Nepal’s import of electricity from India has been reduced owing to measures taken by India to tackle New Delhi’s air pollution.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Laying down of water supply pipes remains on total 55 out of the total 670 kilometers under the Melamchi Water Supply Project.

CHITWAN, Oct 3: Folks of Madi Municipality in the southern part of Chitwan district observed Dashain festival in darkness due to disruption in electric power supply for the past five days.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 26: Supplies Minister Shiva Kumar Mandal has said the government was alert on the smooth supply of essential commodities during the Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

MYAGDI, Sept 12: Mountainous district Mustang in the western Nepal will supply at least 25,000 sheep and mountain goats to different markets of the country during the upcoming Dashain festival.

Karnali apple supply increases this year

September 10, 2017 07:23 am

JUMLA, Sept 10: District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) in Jumla has recently brought a provision to provide certificate of origin to supply apple produced in Jumla to other districts.

KATHMANDU, September 3: Supply Minister Shiva Kumar Mandal has said that his ministry will take action against Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Executive Director Gopal Khadka regardless of any political pressure, once there is evidence at hand.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Vegetables supply to the Kalimati Vegetables Market, which had dropped after recent floods, is gradually improving.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Electricity supply to Biratnagar, Anarmani, Duhabi and other cities east of Biratnagar has been disrupted as the Duhabi-based 132 KVA substation has been inundated by floods, cutting off import of electricity from India. Incessant rain for the last two days caused the folds, said a press notice issued by Nepal Electricity Authority.

KATHMANDU, August 11: A sub-committee of the parliament's Consumer Welfare Relations Committee (CWRC) has directed Nepal Petroleum Dealers' Association to immediately resume fuel supply.

BHAIRAHAWA, August 5: At a time when Ministry of Energy (MoE) and the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have launched a campaign to end load-shedding, long power cuts and erratic power supply is affecting daily life of Rupandehi locals.

BANIYANI (JHAPA), July 31: Power supply to around 15,000 households was cut off after a transformer broke down here.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Residents of Kathmandu who have been enjoying uninterrupted power supply since some months will face power outages again as Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is set to discontinue power supply to some areas of Kathmandu valley and other parts of the country, citing regular repair and the expansion and construction of transmission line.

KATHMANDU, JULY 22: The reconstruction of Patan Darbar Square is likely to take four more years, according to workers rebuilding and renovating the historical and cultural monuments destroyed during the earthquake of April 2015.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The upgrading of Biratnagar Milk Supply Scheme's capacity in producing powdered milk is expected to eradicate 'milk holiday' in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) has approved a US$ 150 million loan to help improve the reliability and efficiency of Nepal's electricity supply and distribution.

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.

LONDON, June 13: Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it would make significant export cuts in July amid signs of a draw down in U.S. crude inventories, though increasing U.S. output continues to weigh on the market.

BAITADI, June 7: Electric power supply has been severed after seven transformers at different locations were damaged in lightning strikes here in Baitadi district.

PANCHTHAR, May 24: Inconsistency in power supply has affected daily life of locals of Phidim -- the district headquarters of Panchthar -- and nearby villages.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Electricity supply in the Kathmandu Valley as well as in Pokhara, Butwal and Bharatpur was interrupted for about 20 minutes on Thursday evening due to a problem in 132 KVA transmission line, according to officials of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

Power supply brings cheers to locals

April 26, 2017 11:13 am

Rampur (Palpa), April 26: There has been no bound of happiness among the local people following supply of electricity to all settlements of Rampur municipality wards 4,5 and 7 after a hiatus of 17 years.

March 28: Indian Oil Corp has agreed to supply refined products to Nepal for the next five years to meet all the fuel needs of the landlocked Himalayan nation, officials said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Strong wind, lightning and thunderstorm affected electricity supply at least five times on Friday.

Kathmandu, March 9: The Nepal Water Supply Corporation is to introduce 20-litre bottled drinking water in the market soon.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Owners of family forest have urged the government to prioritize family forest in state programs and assure hassle-free supply of forest products of such forestry.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Japan has agreed to provide grant assistance of Rs 4539 million for the Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara.

GAUSHALA, Feb 6: The Mahottari district which was reeling under shortage of medicinal supplies will finally heave a sigh of relief with the supply of medicines to last at least three months.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The Department of Water Supply and Sewerage is set to launch a project for collecting rain water during the monsoon as part of a solution to drinking water crisis.