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Road

ADB approves $195 million loan to improve Pokhara-Mugling highway

Kathmandu- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $195 million to improve the highway section between Pokhara and Mugling, which links Pokhara to Kathmandu and to sub-regional corridors connecting Nepal with India and Bangladesh. “The project will boost the traffic capacity, reliability, and safety of the main…


Belt and Road Forum’s joint statement lifts Nepal-China railroad hopes

Foreign policy experts have said that the incorporation of Nepal-China Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network including Nepal-China cross-border railway in the joint communique issued after the conclusion of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation is a major achievement for Nepal. The experts maintain that the latest development makes…


Kanti Highway expected to be fully operational by October

The Kanti Highway—a nearly 90-km-long feeder road connecting Lalitpur, Satdobato to Buddha Chowk, Hetauda—which is currently undergoing upgradation works, is expected to be fully operational by October after missing its April deadline. The shortest road link between Kathmandu and Hetauda was inaugurated by then King Mahendra, 63 years ago. After…


Highway project pays out Rs560 million in compensation

The Galchhi-Trishuli-Rasuwagadhi highway project has distributed Rs560 million in compensation to 339 landowners whose lands were taken away to build the road. The construction of the highway, which offers the shortest link between India and China through Nepal, has been designated a national pride project. Project official Dambar Bahadur Karki…


People of two local units at odds over road construction

Residents of two local units of Dhading district are at odds over an access road being built by a cement factory. Huaxin Cement Narayani Pvt Ltd -- a joint venture between investors of Nepal and China -- is building an access road to its plant site located in Talti of…


Blacktopping of Madan Bhandari Highway sees rapid progress

Blacktopping work at the The Madan Bhandari Highway, which connects Dharan, Chatara, Gaighat, Katari, Sindhuli and Hetauda, and touches all eight local units of Udaypur district, is seeing rapid progress of late. In the past one month, blacktopping work on a 7-kilometer stretch of the road – a national pride…


‘US official’s remark on BRI projects fabricated rumor to harm Nepal-China ties’

China has strongly objected to the remarks of a visiting senior US Defense Department official that projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Nepal and elsewhere are primarily aimed at serving the interests of China, calling the remarks 'irresponsible' and 'fabricated rumors.'   US Deputy Assistant Secretary for…


Road improvement in Tanahun moving at snail’s pace

Three years since its inception, Sindhu road improvement project has failed to make substantial progress angering the locals who accuse the contractor of negligence leading to project delay. According to Road Construction Committee, the road improvement project in Damauli under Rural Connectivity Improvement Project (SNRTP) was assigned to YP Construction…


Two years on, 4.5-km bypass road sees no sign of completion

Even after two years of commencement, the expansion work for 4.49-kilometer-long bypass road connecting Aaptari to the Central Bus Terminal in Bharatpur is yet to complete. The project had started with a 15-month deadline for completion. The road conjoining Narayanghat-Mugling Highway to the East-West Highway is set to be converted…


Construction of 7,000 road projects across country stalled

Due to dispute and lack of coordination between the central, provincial and local governments, construction works of more than 7,000 multi-year contracted road projects have been stalled since the last three months. According to the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT), construction of over 7,000 national, provincial and local…


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