One of the reasons why people are frustrated with the government is because the infrastructure projects launched by the government hardly ever get completed on time. Yes, there are exceptions. For example, the construction of 12.2-kilometer long tunnel Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project was completed a year before the deadline and within the allocated budget in April this year. But other projects lie in limbo for years.
KATHMANDU, July 14: The contract agreement for the construction of the tunnel way connecting Basnet Chhap near Nepal Oil Corporation's depot at Thankot and Sisne Khola of Naubise will be inked by the next month.
MYAGDI, May 12: The construction of a 2,270 metres long tunnel of the Mistrikhola Hydroelectricity Project has been completed. The project is located at Narchyang of Annapurna rural municipality-4 in Myagdi district.
SURKHET, April 17: The drilling of a tunnel with the use of a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) has been completed in Nepal for the first time. With the help of the TBM, the 12.2 kilometer tunnel for the Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project, a national pride project, has been completed about a year ahead of schedule.
SURKHET, Oct 6: Except for some satisfactory progress in digging tunnel for the Bheri Babai Multi-Purpose Project, other essential works that were supposed to be completed in parallel with the tunnel are yet to be started.
SURKHET, July 24: Construction work on the tunne of the Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose has completed is fifty percent complete, the project office said on Monday. Designated as a national pride projects, it took nine months for the project to bore six of the total 12 kilometers long tunnel. While sharing the update, project officials said that they expect to complete the project on time.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has stated that the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the construction of a tunnel in Koteshwor would be prepared within a year in view of reducing traffic congestion in one of the busiest thoroughfares of the Capital City- Koteshwor.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has expedited works to lay down water pipeline in the Kathmandu Valley, following breakthrough in tunnel digging to bring Melamchi water to Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, April 13: With the completion of the excavation of 26-km tunnel, the much-awaited supply of drinking water as part of the Melamchi Water Supply Project is a step closer to the residents of Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, April 12: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has announced the completion of the much-awaited construction of the tunnel digging work under the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, APRIL 10- The much-awaited construction work of the tunnel of the Melamchi Water Supply Project has been completed on Tuesday. The project which began in 1998 has been completed after a span of 20 long years.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 29: As the Melamchi Drinking Water Project progresses toward its final stage, it has achieved yet another breakthrough by completing the 8.2 kilometer Gyalthum-Ambathan tunnel section. This is the second of the three sections of the tunnels in the project.
DOLAKHA, Nov 19: The construction of main tunnel (8.2 kilometers) of Upper Tama Koshi Hydro Project of 456 Mw capacity has been completed. According to the project office, 90% of the project under civil sector has been completed.
NEW YORK, April 15: A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man in a station, sparking a stampede.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said.
SRINAGAR, April 2: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday opened an 11-kilometer (7-mile) tunnel through the Himalayan terrain to help ease travel on a highway linking the troubled Kashmir Valley with the rest of India.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Government of Japan has decided to provide Rs 15.288 billion in loan assistance (16.636 billion Japanese Yen) to the Nepal government to implement the Nagdhunga Tunnel Construction Project on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Record progress is being made in digging the tunnel of the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) and if this pace is maintained, the tunnel will be completed by June next year and Melamchi water will reach Kathmandu by October 2017, according to project officials.