KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun, said Thursday that the utilization of available resources was a must to make electricity affordable.

TIKAPUR, July 18: At a press conference organized on Tuesday, Minister for Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun stated that Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project based in the far-western district of Kailali has come into operation. But reports from the field refute the minister's claim.

BHARATPUR, May 5: The locals of Kalika municipality ward no 6, 7 and 8 in Chitwan district have been reeling under drinking water shortage owing to crushers run nearby water resources illegally and without meeting the criteria.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsaman Pun has assured the private sector of a viable energy market, at a time when the country’s independent power producers (IPPs) are not so confident about the market.

BHAKTAPUR, March 2: Jhaukhel of Bhaktapur is so much rich in water resources that it caters to the needs of the locals of several areas of the Kathmandu Valley. Water tankers are seen collecting water from the sources from morning till late night. However, in the lack proper channeling of water, locals of Jhaukhel themselves have been facing water woes for years.

DANG, Oct 14: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has insisted on the need of unity among all political parties in development endeavors.