The Arun III Hydropower Project in eastern Nepal is about 15 percent complete. Construction of the $1.4 billion plant began on May 12 last year. India’s SJVN Arun III Power Development Company is building the 900 MW run-of-the-river type project on the Arun River in Sankhuwasabha district.
Sugar mill owners that criticised the government’s decision to raise the floor price of sugarcane have stopped crushing the crop, demanding to raise the minimum price of the sugar from Rs70 per kg to Rs90.
Biratnagar Attorneys’ Office is preparing to file a case in the Supreme Court, demanding overturn of the Biratnagar High Court’s decision to release the three suspects involved in the 33kg gold smuggling and Sanam Shakya murder case.