KATHMANDU, JUL 19 - The government is considering setting up a tribunal to fast-track land acquisition and compensation distribution for mega infrastructure projects.

Nepal’s building construction code, currently under revision by the government, will witness amendment in about eight provisions and be implemented by mid-July, officials said.

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has estimated that the country’s health sector suffered a loss of Rs 3.28 billion in the April 25 earthquake.

Sajana Chaudhary, 50, died of apparent heat stroke in Itahari Bazaar in Sunsari district on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The Cabinet’s Economic Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Industry to harness bagasse, the fibrous matter that is left after sugarcane has been crushed t

The government will invest Rs16 billion for the implementation of the third phase of the Mahakali Irrigation Project.

National Planning Commission Vice-chairman Govinda Raj Pokharel has said that a detailed programme for rehabilitation of earthquake victims would be ready by Friday.

GULARIYA, APR 08 - In a bid to combat rampant poaching, Banke National Park (BNP), which is located in the mid-western region, has proposed to relocate a human settlement near Banke and Bardiya Nat

CHITWAN, MAR 24 - The district has been witnessing a rise in the number of swine flu (H1N1) patients despite strict measures to contain the disease, health officials said.

CHITWAN, MAR 22 - The Swine Influenza H1N1 virus has been detected in 53 persons from blood samples sent for testing to Kathmandu from the Bharatpur Hospital.