Ram Saran Tamang

The contributor for Republica.

Monsoon completely withdraws from Nepal

Published On: October 17, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has officially announced the end of this year's monsoon in Nepal which had entered the country on July 15.

Migrant worker departures settle at new low post quakes

Published On: October 8, 2016 07:54 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The overall departures of migrant workers have settled at a new lower level since the devastating earthquake in April last year, according to the recently published Nepal Development Updates report of the World Bank.

Hurdles galore all the way home for passengers

Published On: October 5, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The journey of about 2 million people who are leaving Kathmandu Valley for their hometowns to celebrate Dashain is sure to be painful, thanks to transport cartels and sorry state of our roads.

Govt to use own vehicles to ease Dashain traffic

Published On: October 3, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Following lack of cooperation from transport entrepreneurs, the government on Sunday decided to operate its own vehicles for the convenience of people who are heading out of Kathmandu Valley to celebrate the Dashain festival.

Air pollution causing more deaths than road accidents

Published On: October 1, 2016 08:00 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: While road accidents continue to cause high fatalities in the country, little has been said and done about the dangerous impact of air pollution.

Bus passengers reel under lack of tickets for Dashain

Published On: September 29, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: With the Dashain festival just three days away, some 90 percent of ticket bookings for buses leaving Kathmandu Valley have already been completed.

2,832 road accidents in past 2 months left 340 dead

Published On: September 28, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Tuesday's road accident in Dhading district that left 19 people dead is only the latest in a series that highlight just how susceptible our roads and highways are to accidents. Recurring fatal road accidents in recent months  also show how feckless the government is in curbing the mayhem.

No sign of monsoon withdrawal

Published On: September 26, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: With festive season just around the corner, denizens of Kathmandu Valley are already starting to leave for their home towns. Weather, however, is likely to pose a trouble for them as the ongoing monsoon is still not showing any signs of withdrawal.

Brothers on world bicycle tour to protect environment, fight HIV/AIDS

Published On: August 31, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Ram Saran Tamang

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Inspired to do something for protecting environment and fighting against HIV/AIDS, Dr. Amrit and Ajit Baral, two brothers from Baidam-6 of Pokhara, united to embark on a cycling journey across the world back in September of 2015.