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  • Bolero jeep falls into Trishuli, two missing

    Feb 20, 2017: Two persons have been reported missing and four others injured after a Bolero jeep fell into Trishuli river this morning at Kabilash road stretch in Chitwan. Bishnu Maya Gurung, 65, of Taku – 6, Gorkha and her 13 – year – old grandson, Kabin Gurung, are still unaccounted for, according to District Police Office, Chitwan. The ill-fated jeep (Na 3 Kha 7543) en route to Gorkha from Khairhani of Chitwan fell into river at Satra Kilo...

    Mahayagya produce Rs 45 million

    Feb 20, 2017: The Maha Shiva Puran Mahayagya is being held at Pumdikot, a tourist hotspot in Kaski, with an aim to raise funds for building a huge statue of Hindu God Mahadev. The Mahayagya, a Hindu ritualistic performance involving a fire, raised Rs 45 million till Sunday. Mahayagya Main Organizing Committee Coordinator, Chandra Kant Baral, spoke of the plan to fundraise for constructing 108 feet tall statue of the Hindu God, a temple, museum and Martyrs’ Memorial Park....

    India to provides loan assistance of Rs 36.47 billion

    Feb 19, 2017: The government of India is to provide loan assistance of Rs 36.47 billion for the development of roads and bridges in Nepal. The information was shared at a programme organised at the Ministry of Physical Planning and Transport to exchange a Memorandum of Understanding to that end here today. On the occasion, Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae and Secretary at the Ministry, Dhan Bahadur Tamang, exchanged a MoU in presence of Minister Lekhak and Railway...

    Birgunj Sub Metropolis uses bulldozer to evict vegetable vendors

    Feb 19, 2017: The Birgunj Sub Metropolitan City evicted vegetable vendors from a land property it owns near the Ghantaghar area this morning. The vegetable vendors had earlier been running their business at Mina Bazaar from where they were shifted to the open space near Ghantaghar. The sub metropolis had started construction of a complex in Mina Bazaar forcing the vegetable vendors to seek another location. The metropolis was compelled to use bulldozers to remove the vendors’ makeshift stalls...

    construction delay makes Bajura people unsatisfied

    Feb 19, 2017: The local people of Bajura have shown their dissatisfaction towards ‘working style’ of the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC) Division Office, Doti. They have accused the DUDBC office in Doti of undertaking the construction of district’s government office buildings carelessly and turning a deaf ear to complaints. The residents shared their concern towards the time taken in constructing government offices in different villages of the district. The construction of health post buildings at...

    Ravaged police stations during armed insurgency being rebuilt

    Feb 19: The police stations in Palpa district that were ravaged during the different stages of the decade-long armed insurgency have finally been reinstated in full capacity. Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction’s Peace Fund Secretariat issued the budget for rebuilding the Area Police Office, Arughat in the first phase and the Area Police Office, Jaiwari and Tangling Chowk Police Post in the second and third phases. The police offices at Arughat and Jaiwari are already in operation whereas the...

    Reformed cook stove users increased in Ilam

    Feb 19, 2017: Against the backdrop of a mission to rid Ilam of indoor air pollution caused by traditional in-built cook stoves within this year, the number of households found to be using reformed cook stoves has climbed to 22,000. District Development Committee’s 21st District Council has taken a decision to ramp up the construction of reformed cook stoves as part of the campaign to declare the district free of indoor air pollution. Despite the DDC’s goal, of the...

    10.6 MW hydropower connected to national grid

    Feb 17, 2017: Electricity produced from Hewakhola Hydropower Project ‘A’ in Panchthar has been connected to the national grid from Wednesday. The 10.6-MW electricity has been linked to the national grid. Earlier, 4.3 MW power produced from the Project was already linked to the national grid after the inauguration of sub-station of Thapatar in Phidim under the Kabeli Corridor Transmission Line. The Project has produced a total of 14.9 MW power and it was constructed at a cost of...

    17 city roads to be upgraded in Ilam

    Feb 17: Eastern Road Division Office, Ilam has started opening track and upgrading 17 city roads at the same time in the current fiscal year 2016/17. A total of Rs 7.14 million budget has been allocated for the same, according to the office. Office Chief and Divisional Engineer Shivalal Dahal said that city roads of Ilam Municipality, road section from Maipokhari-Satkhalte, Phikkal bazaar road, road from Sandakpur-Kalpokhari, Aeitabare bazaar broad, among others are the road going to be upgraded....

    Fourth master plan of Pashupati area to be formulated

    Feb 17, 2017: To develop Pashupati area as tourism and religious site, fourth master plan is to be introduced. At a programme organised on Thursday, it was shared that the fourth master plan is going to be formulated to draw a conclusion regarding what types of physical infrastructures should be developed in the open spaces in the areas. On the occasion, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and Chairman of Pashupati Area Development Trust, Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, said...

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