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Tag: Raghubir Mahaseth

Minister assures resumption of Janakpur-Jainagar railway within 3.5 months

Kathmandu, December 6 Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth says the much-awaited resumption of Nepal’s only passenger railway service is just three and half months away. He says the Janakpur-Jainagar railway service will come into operation by mid-March next year. Speaking at a meeting of National Concern and Coordination Committee of the Federal […]

BIMSTEC summit preparation: Major Kathmandu roads to be pothole-free

Kathmandu, August 5 Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has directed concerned authorities and officials to fix all potholes of major roads in the Kathmandu Valley by August 28. The Minister’s directive targets making major roads in the city smooth for the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical […]

Get me a ship, ‘any’ ship will do: Oli tells Transport Minister

Kathmandu, July 12 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth to make sure that the government launches a ship service in its rivers of the country at the earliest. Speaking at a meeting of ministers and secretaries of all ministries on Wednesday, the Prime Minister issued […]

Crackdown on contractors won’t stop despite Mahaseth’s assurance: Home Ministry

Kathmandu, June 18 The Ministry of Home Affairs says it will not stop the ongoing crackdown on underperforming and nonperforming contractors just because Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth reportedly assured that no contractors would  be arrested. Mahaseth allegedly told contractors that they could contact him if they faced any action from the […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, June 18, 2018

Issues from contemporary political, financial and sociocultural activities in the country have been featured on the front pages of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday. Besides regular activities, the rescue of four workers after around 38 hours of their trapping in a tunnel in Sankhuwasabha district has received a significant […]

Road tunnel along Siddhartha Highway to skip Siddhababa landslides

Butwal, June 6 A road tunnel will be constructed to from Chidiyakhola of Rupandehi to Dobhan of Palpa along the Siddhartha Highway in Province 5 to skip possible landslides near Siddhababa in Palpa, says Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth. Around 70 persons have lost their lives in past 10 years along the […]