Stories By 'Prahlad Rijal'
Just a month after works resumed following a six-month hiatus, the Koshi corridor transmission line project has again faced a setback as the project has been barred from extracting construction materials from local rivers for the construction of substations.
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Officials of the newly formed Nepal Electricity Regulatory Commission spent the first week at their new job scrambling to arrange office space and furniture.
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Nine years after construction work began on the Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project, the first of its two turbines roared into life on Thursday, injecting 30 MW into the national grid.
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With Khalanga, headquarters of Darchula district in far western Nepal, connected to the national grid, only eight out of the country’s 77 districts remain to be hooked up to the power transmission network.
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Nepal Telecom’s third-quarter profit dropped 16 percent year-on-year to Rs3.64 billion which officials blamed on a change in customer tastes and slow labour migration growth.
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The Nepal Electricity Authority’s move to increase the rent on internet service providers for using its poles and optical ground wire is likely to have a direct hit on consumers.
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On a usual working day, around 1.5 million vehicles fill up the streets of Kathmandu Valley with their emissions, contributing hazardous levels of particulate matter in the air.
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