KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Bhawan Bhatta, incumbent vice-president of Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), has announced his candidacy for the post of NRNA president for the association’s upcoming 2017-2019 tenure.
GULMI, Sept 18: The construction of three-way bridge over Ridi River that connects Gulmi, Palpa and Syangja districts has not made any progress even after the deadline has passed. The construction of the bridge was supposed to be completed by June 23.
POKHARA, Sept 17: After being recently hit by floods and having lost business in the past month, the tourism industry of Chitwan appears to have fully rebound now, with the hotels and resorts there welcoming visitors to their full capacity.
PARBAT, Sept 17: It seems the under-construction Middle Modi hydropower project, which was supposed to be completed by December 2017, will be further delayed by a year and half.
Reasons like presence of white clay and rocks on the tunnel-way, workers’ protest, and withdrawal by an investment partner have delayed the 15.1 megawatts hydropower project.