Stories By 'Abdesh Kumar Jha'
The test flight to evaluate the operational capacity of the upgraded Rajbiraj Airport in southeastern Nepal has been put off due to procedural delays. The airport, whose upgradation was marred with delays and controversies in previous years, was scheduled to witness its first test flight on May 3.
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The upgradation of Rajbiraj Airport in South-eastern Nepal has been completed after a long time. Buddha Air’s plane is expected to touch down on the runway on May 3 as part of the airport’s trial.
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Prohibition in India’s Bihar state has created an opportunity for smugglers and producers of illegal liquor at Nepal-India border points. Bihar imposed a complete ban on the consumption and distribution of alcohol on April 1.
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Smuggling gasoline has become a major source of livelihood for many low-income people in the eastern and central Tarai who have been out of work due to the long-running agitation in the southern plains.
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The Ministry of Irrigation has initiated a detailed study to build a barrage on the Sapta Koshi River. The construction will be completed in five years, said Irrigation Minister Umesh Yadav during a visit to Chatara
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A resurgence of the monsoon after a long drought has brought smiles to the faces of farmers in most parts of the eastern Tarai.
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