Reconstruction of Rani Pokhari to complete by mid-JuneBy Binu Shrestha
Reconstruction work of Rani Pokhari pond is likely to complete by mid-June. The historic pond has missed its completion deadline due to the nationwide lockdown enforced by the government to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19). Earlier, it was expected to complete by Mid-May 2020. The prolonged lockdown has halted the construction works of Rani Pokhari midway. The project was moving ahead to complete the reconstruction work by the end of Baishak month.
Rs. 55B allocated for post-quake reconstructionsBy Binu Shrestha
Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada in the budget of fiscal year 2020/21 has allocated Rs. 55 billion for the reconstruction sector to complete the reconstruction of the private housings, archeological heritage monuments and other structures hit by the 2015 earthquake.
Kitchen garden, terrace farming can meet two-thirds of vegetable needsBy Binu Shrestha
A number of Kathmandu dwellers have switched to urban farming and helped reduce people’s reliance on pesticide-laced vegetables.
PADT feeding animals at PashupatinathBy Binu Shrestha
The ongoing lockdown has not only hit the livelihoods of the people but has also left the monkeys and birds at Pashupatinath without food.
National Innovation Centre develops aerosol box for protection of health workersBy Binu Shrestha
As COVID-19 pandemic rages on worldwide, health workers are in the front line, putting themselves at risk to treat their patients. This, unfortunately, has caused the death of many doctors and nurses to the very disease they are trying to contain.
Tongue-piercing festival cancelled for second time in historyBy Binu Shrestha
Amid the growing fear of coronavirus (COVID-19), the tongue-piercing festival celebrated in Bode of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality was canceled this year.
Pashupati Area master plan awaits final approvalBy Binu Shrestha
Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) has submitted the fourth master plan to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) for final approval.
Sherpa aspires to help families of mountain climbersBy Binu Shrestha
Tshering Dolma Sherpa, winner of Mrs. Nepal Tourism 2019 and the winner of Best Hair Award, is now active in several activities for tourism promotion of Nepal. She got a chance to fly to America in October last year to promote tourism.
Builder’s poor performance likely to delay Dharahara projectBy Binu Shrestha
Poor performance of project manager of the Dharahara project contractor has been blamed for the delay in the overall reconstruction process in the Dharahara project site. The construction process of other structures like triple basement underground, four storey museum, roof top garden and other works has not been moving ahead at the desired pace, stated National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).
Pashupatinath area looks fabulous in floral decorationsBy Binu Shrestha
Different sorts of saints, sages and sadhus used to be the main attraction of the Mahashivaratri in Pashupatinath in previous years. But this year, the splendid flower decoration has made the holy site more attractive.