The Likhu 4 Hydropower Project, which was abandoned by an Indian developer seven years ago, has been revived. The project languished in limbo due to an unresolved issue regarding the wheeling charge, or the energy export fee.
Ramechhap administration has decided to declare Bethan area of the district as riot zone from Tuesday in view of possible confrontation as election rallies of left alliance and Nepali Congress are set to coincide.
With the launch of official election campaign period, political parties and candidates have been canvassing votes for upcoming federal parliamentary and provincial assembly elections across the country.
As many as 64 families in Khimti, Ramechhap, are still at risk of floods and landslides, officials said. Two weeks ago, a flood at Chhatiwane stream, had swept away five houses and killed five people in Khimti.