MAKWANPUR, Feb 3: It was an unusual day when Dor Mani Poudel, Chief Minister of Province 3, officially inaugurated the track connecting Chainpur to Manahari, a section of East-West Highway, on Thursday.

CARACAS, July 31: The Indian government decided to frame a scheme to set up an "appropriate" number of fast-track courts to try rape cases across the country's states. India is planning to implement over 1,000 'fast-track special courts' for swift justice in cases related to the rape of children and women, according to the law ministry's statement.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government was working to lead the nation on the way towards prosperity.

KATHMANDU, July 14: On July 7, Sunil Pokharel, a daily commuter along the Maitighar-Tinkune road section, was stuck in a traffic jam on his bike near St Xavier's College when he decided to overtake a few vehicles in front of him by venturing into the wrong lane.

POKHARA, June 15: The newly-elected representatives of Pokhara Lekhnatah Metropolitan City have expedited the work for a foot track on the banks of the local Firke River.

CHITWAN, Jun 4: Breaking a rocky terrain to construct road is an uphill task.

KATHMANDU May 2:  Defense Ministry has prepared a draft of a separate act related to Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track to sort out legal and technical hassles, said the Ministry.

LALITPUR, April 11: Local representatives of Khokana have urged the government to provide appropriate compensation while acquiring the land for the construction of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast track.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has launched an online monitoring information system to keep track of activities of international non-governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) involved in the reconstruction and rehabilitation in all districts affected by the 2015 earthquakes.

DHANKUTA, Jan 29: Opening of the Tamor Corridor Track remaining as the shortest route to link hills and Tarai has brought cheers among the locals.

ENGLAND, Jan 21: A Sergio Aguero hat-trick helped Manchester City get back to winning ways in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory over Newcastle United, as they stayed 12 points ahead of Manchester United who had to dig deep to secure a 1-0 win at Burnley.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Liquefied Petroleum (LP) gas bottlers are on track after an aggressive raid by Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM).

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 18: Revenue mobilization by the Biratnagar Customs Office, which was affected due to collapse of a bridge in bordering India due to August floods, is finally coming back on track.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Nepal Army (NA) has decided not to purchase the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the Kathmandu-Terai/Madhes Expressway prepared by an Indian consortium, citing technical shortcomings and exorbitant price.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14:  The Nepali Army (NA) is to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) of the Kathmandu- Terai Madhes fast track on its own.

KALIKOT, Jan 2: Construction of the Karnali Corridor has seen a remarkable progress since the Nepal Army (NA) took over the project’s responsibility in March 2015.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The construction of 35 kilometers of railway track from Jayanagar of India to Kurtha of Dhanusha in Nepal is about to be completed. However, the track is likely to remain useless if quick decisions are not taken to import railway engines and carriages.

Wrong track

September 6, 2017 00:38 am

​After much controversy over the awarding of the project to an Indian consortium, the government in 2016 decided to build the 76-km Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway on its own. Following this decision, the project was handed over to Nepal Army. As the army has a good track record on such projects, this was greeted with approval by a large section of the society.

Price of Fast Track DPR jumps 66 pc

September 5, 2017 07:28 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The price of the Detailed Project Report for the Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway was Rs 600 million (Indian Rs 380 million) in January this year, but  the DPR price is now Rs 1 billion,  an increment of 66 percent.

‘Dui Rupaiyan’ releases title track

September 3, 2017 10:48 am

Kathmandu: Film ‘Dui Rupaiyan’ is hitting the theatres on September 8. The much-anticipated film released its title track on Thursday, a week before the film’s release.

Life Back On Track

August 14, 2017 11:56 am

Forty one-year-old Sita Khadka, originally from Sindhupalchowk, sells cucumber slices on the streets of Kathmandu. She got married at the age of 14, and is currently living in Om Bahal, Kathmandu. Her 21-year-old son lives with her, while her other 24-year-old son lives in Sundhupalchowk and looks after her father-in-law. Her husband died 12 years ago due to excessive alcohol consumption. She started earning for the family ever since. Though she is unable to earn much, she says the income is just enough to feed herself. Her sons earn for the rest of the family. She says spiritual practice has helped her to be content in life after her husband’s death. Sita had joined Om Shanti to divert her mind from the grief of her husband’s loss and the practice has now become her daily routine. She works from around 10 in the morning till six in the evening. Having faced turbulent times in the past, she says her life is currently on track and that she is happy with whatever she has.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Visiting senior officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have welcomed the monetary policy unveiled by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for the upcoming fiscal year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The meeting of the Council of the Ministers Thursday approved the procedure regarding the construction of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track in the stipulated time. The government earlier had decided to give the responsibility of constructing the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track to the Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Parliament on Thursday amended a provision of the Local Level Election Act through a fast-track process, smoothing the way for the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) to participate in the second phase local polls scheduled for June 28.

NIJGADH (BARA), May 28: Prime Minster Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today laid foundation stone for the construction of of the fast track – the strategically important national pride project that connects Terai region with capital city of Kathmandu.

NIJGADH, May 28: Prime Minster Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today laid foundation stone for the construction of of the fast track – the strategically important national pride project that connects Terai region with capital city of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The Ministry of Health (MoH) is planning to relocate the promoted health staffers after their protests reportedly affected the polio immunization program in 15 districts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Public Account Committee in the Parliament directed the government to start working on the Kathmandu-Trarai Fast Track Project so as to finish it in less than 5 years time.

KALIKOT, Jan 24: With the works on opening the track of the Karnali Corridor Highway gearing up, hopes have risen that one of the remotest corners of the country – Humla district in the far northwest – would get connected to the national road network.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: While air pollution in India's capital city has received worldwide attention, little has been said and done about air quality in Kathmandu, whose air pollution is on track to reach Delhi levels.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Impeachment Recommendation Committee (IRC) of the Parliament on Wednesday formed a sub-committee to carry on with the impeachment motion of former CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has developed and implemented an online database system for international non-governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) involved in the reconstruction and rehabilitation to submit their progress reports.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The National Planning Commission (NPC) has started carrying out a study of the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track to pave the way for its construction.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The government has decided to construct Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track road on its own.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The government has decided to build the much-talked about Kathmandu-Tarai fast track on its own.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The government has constituted a seven-member task force with the National Planning Commission (NPC) vice-chairman as the coordinator for the infrastructure study for the construction of the Kathmandu-Tarai Madhes Fast Track.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Members of Parliament have endorsed a bill to increase their own salary and perks through a fast-track process while putting the deliberations on impeachment motion filed against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki on hold.

Nepal to build Fast Track itself

November 21, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has decided to terminate all agreements and contracts that the government has signed with the Indian consortium led by Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) regarding the development of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track project.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has forwarded a proposal to the Cabinet to scrap the agreement earlier reached with Indian consortium IL &FS and the Detailed Project Report (DPR) it prepared for the development of the Kathmandu-Terai Fast Track.

SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA, Nov 16: A Lionel Messi masterclass, netting a brilliant free kick before laying on two more goals, put Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a resounding 3-0 win over Colombia on Tuesday.

LONDON, Oct 22: The reason behind Zayn Malik’s track Intermission: Flower, is still unknown to most as most people don’t know who inspired the British-Pakistani music sensation to release a song in Urdu.

SYANGJA, Oct 15: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh warned that the party has gone out of track by breaching the party statute and its norms and values.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The Development Committee of parliament has directed the government to prepare a clear roadmap to implement Kathmandu Tarai Madesh Fast Track and Second International Airport projects.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday said that he will consult with experts on the issues of national importance before he leaves for India visit.

Trilateral track

August 22, 2016 00:07 am

With Chinese President Xi Jinping likely to visit Nepal in October, there is renewed hope that the deals that were signed between Nepal and China during then-Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s China visit back in March could finally be operational. Chief among these agreements was a landmark transit treaty that for the first time recognized Nepal’s right to trade with third countries through Chinese territories.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 8: The condition of Kathmandu-Bhaktapur road section is deteriorating every other day due to negligence of concerned authority.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 22: After floods in Bhotekoshi River cut off various northern settlements in Sindhupalchowk district, authorities have taken initiative to open a new road track to connect those settlements with the outer world.