Stories By 'SANJEEV GIRI'
As he waits for the finals results of his LLB programme, 26-year-old Yuvraj Bista is readying himself for the Public Service Commission (PSC) examination. Bista, who moved to Kathmandu from Achham a decade ago to pursue higher education, has always aspired to work for the government.
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The Cabinet has reappointed Sushil Gyewali as Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority.
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Opposition leader of Nepal’s first parliament, Bharat Shamsher Rana, passed away on Friday night at his residence in Kolkata, India.
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The fate of the reconstruction of Dharahara, the iconic nine-storey tower that collapsed during the 2015 earthquake, entered deeper into limbo after Chinese Embassy officials in Kathmandu told Nepali authorities they won’t help verify documents submitted by Chinese companies bidding to rebuild the monument.The controversy began last month after the Kathmandu-based Kalika Construction, Rasuwa Construction Company, and their Chinese joint venture partner CICO filed a complaint at the Office of the Prime Minister (PMO), claiming that other contractors that bid for the project had filed fake documents.
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Nepal should consider hosting many international events because the authorities give city roads a makeover to impress foreign delegates and unwittingly alleviate citizens’ daily commuting woes.This charade happens ahead of important State visits and events. Roads in Kathmandu and Janakpur received facelifts to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this year on May 11 and 12. It was done ahead of the 18th SAARC Summit held in November 2014.
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Officials from Nepal and China are set to meet in Xian, the starting point of Silk Road situated in the capital of Shaanxi Province, in the third week of August to discuss the pre-feasibility study of Kathmandu–Kerung railway line.
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