Stories By 'LILA BALLAV GHIMIRE'
The votes of ex-British Gurkha servicemen and their families were decisive in the past elections. No more.
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Paddy production in the eastern region, the country’s food basket, has been projected to swell 10 percent this year despite the damage caused to farms by the August floods, the regional Agricultural Development Office said.
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Nepali industrialists in Biratnagar have blamed Indian authorities for not taking the initiative in repairing a flood-damaged bridge at Mirjungghat in India. This has seriously affected Nepal-India trade via Biratnagar border point.
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Biratnagar Airport, which has been closed since last Friday after being deluged by floods, is expected to resume its operations from Saturday, according to the airport authority.
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Construction of cross-border broad gauge railway line from Katahari in the eastern Nepali district of Morang and Bathnaha in the Indian state of Bihar has come to a halt after landowners, who were not happy with compensation extended by the government, moved the Supreme Court.
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Annapurna Cements located in the Sunsari-Morang Industrial Corridor has started test production.
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