KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Zhejiang Jinlun Electromechanic Co - the Chinese contractor for Kulekhani III's mechanical and electro mechanical works - have sent its representatives at the project site after a yearlong gap.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Irrigation Sagar Kumar Rai has revealed that outgoing minister Umesh Kumar Yadav demanded a bribe of Rs 10 million in exchange for the post of director general at the Department of Irrigation (DoI).
KATHMANDU, July 14: Though it has already been two weeks since a canal of Sikta Irrigation Project crumbled, the government neither knows the reason behind the collapse, nor is clear about its future move on the issue.
KATHMANDU, July 12: Rasuwa district is one of the popular destinations for foreign tourists. Based on foreign tourist footfall, the district should have been in government's priority while allocating budget for district-wise tourism infrastructure development projects. But such is not the case.
KATHMANDU, July 6: The budget allocated district-wise for irrigation and coping with water-induced disasters in the next fiscal year has been increased disproportionately in Saptari, home district of Minister for Irrigation Umesh Yadav. He was elected from Saptari constituency no. 3 on a CPN (Maoist Centre) ticket.
KATHMANDU, June 30: The World Bank has objected to the government’s revision of the housing grants tranches, stating that such revision is against global best practices in post disaster reconstruction and build back better principles.
KATHMANDU, June 25:The effects of the United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union are yet to be felt in Nepal, apart from a jump in the price of gold in the local market. The yellow metal rose Rs 3,000 per tola on Friday soon after the Brexit poll results came out.
ISTANBUL, June 23: Turkish Airlines has said that it will increase flights to Kathmandu if price of aviation turbine fuel in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is reduced in line with drop in price in global oil market.
ISTANBUL, June 23:Turkish Airlines has said that it will increase flights to Kathmandu if price of aviation turbine fuel in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is reduced in line with drop in price in global oil market.