KATHMANDU, July 27: Tanahu Hydropower Company Ltd (THCL) has selected Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti (CMC) as the contractor to construct head works of its 140-megawatt hydropower plant. Issuing a statement, the hydropower company said the Italian contractor will be awarded Rs 20.64 billion (including provisional sum and value added tax) worth of contract to build cofferdam and construction of dam as part of the first package of head works.
SINDHULI, July 11: After more than three years of the devastating Gorkha earthquake, about 20 percent of the reconstruction works have completed so far in Sindhuli, according to the National Reconstruction Authority.
NEPALGUNJ, July 7: Building of new sports infrastructure at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke, is going on in full swing in view of the upcoming Eighth National Games scheduled to be held here coming December.
SIRAHA, June 12: When the local elections were finally held last year after a hiatus of two decades, happiness knew no bounds for the residents of Siraha district. That happiness was brought about by the promises made by the elected local representatives.
NUWAKOT, June 10: The District Administration Office, Nuwakot, has recommended the names of construction entrepreneurs who failed to complete the given task in the slated timeframe. The contractors are blamed for leaving 31 development projects in limbo.
KATHMANDU, May 11: The CPN (Maoist Center) has directed its party chapters of all the seven provinces to recommend names of around 200 leaders as the party prepares to revamp its jumbo central committee.
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 30: The provincial governments have not been able to formulate necessary laws to carry out their regular parliamentary and administrative duties owing to the failure of the central government to provide them sample bills.
Hundreds of artworks from over 400 artists are being showcased at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal, Kathmandu in the eighth edition of ‘National Lalitkala Exhibition’, that was kicked off on Wednesday. The annual exhibition is organized by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales, has recommended effective implementation of existing laws related to labour for the welfare of the migrant workers.
DOLAKHA, Jan 31: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (456 MW) is facing the risk of missing its completion deadline due to the negligence of Indian company Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd - the contractor of the mega project's hydro-mechanical works.
Paintings can be powerful. While some have the ability to give us immense joy others can ignite anger suppressed within us. Paintings may also cross boarders and transcend time to inspire many generations. While some paintings are influenced by the society others have the ability to completely transform socio-political situations. Hence, every month we bring to you five famous pieces of art that have been able to make a positive impact. This is our attempt to help you understand some exceptional pieces of work.
While many paintings are made each day, only some have the power to transcend time and engrave their names in history. And it is interesting to know how these products of human imagination can impact generations to come.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Contractors handling small road projects in several towns and rural areas are yet to receive payments for works completed in the last fiscal year. Some have not received payments for multi-year projects completed in the current fiscal year.
MYAGDI, Nov 20: Govinda Khatri of Mangala Rural Municipality-1 of Myagdi sold honey and beehives worth Rs 1.4 million last year. He had earned only Rs 10,000 in his first year as a professional beekeeper four years ago.
You don’t need to understand the language of brushstrokes to admire an art piece. Some masterpieces will naturally grab your attention and win your heart. While some artworks have the potential to stimulate your emotions, others will just bring a bright smile across your face. Hence, every month we compile for you five famous pieces of artwork to help you start your morning on a fresh note as well as get to know some artists a little more.
TANAHU, Oct 24: The works of building facilities for Tanahu Hydroelectric Project, as part of the preparatory works of the project, are going on in full swing while works of dam construction, power house, and transmission line have also been started, according to officials of Tanahu Hydropower Ltd (THL).
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is preparing to award the contract of remaining works of Dhalkebar sub-station among few selected contractors, officials privy to the development said.
These masterpieces are not only pleasing to the eyes but have influenced the social and political scenarios of numerous counties for many years. They certainly carry a long history with them that needs to be understood and appreciated. You do not have to be an art enthusiast to comprehend these attractive pieces. Every month we compile for you five famous pieces of work. This is our attempt to get you acquainted with these exceptional paintings.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Two separate task force constituted following the agreement among the CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Center) and Naya Shakti Nepal to forge an electoral alliance for the upcoming House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections have been given the deadline to complete the assigned task.
LONDON: Two murals by British street artist Banksy have appeared at London’s Barbican center to mark an exhibition of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a US artist who achieved fame through the New York graffiti scene.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) has issued directives to the bodies concerned for speeding up the road repair works by maintaining coordination, following a monitoring of the works.
That’s the beauty of paintings; you don’t have to be an art enthusiast to understand it. Every piece of art has the power to transcend time and boundaries and it will speak to you the way you want it to. Paintings are always interesting and their interpretations are even more so. Here are a few art pieces that created and changed histories in various parts of the world. Every month we introduce you to some famous artworks and try to bring out the aesthetic side in you.
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.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Health Minister Gagan Thapa, in a press meet organized at the Ministry today, has shared that the Ministry has conducted different reforms in health sector during his term of office.
You don’t have to be an art historian to know what the Mona Lisa looks like. In fact, you don’t have to know a thing about art at all. But like the most famous literary references or movie quotes, a basic knowledge of the world’s most iconic works of art is essential to improving one’s cultural literacy. Here, every month, we will introduce you to some famous artworks.
KATHMANDU, April 12: Nepal and India have agreed to expedite the process to ensure early completion of all bilateral economic and development cooperation projects by providing required facilities and addressing the difficulties that may surface in the phase of implementation.