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Ashwin Regmi

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Road or a death trap?

Published On: June 30, 2023 08:59 PM NPT By: Ashwin Regmi

The infamous Kulekhani-Sisneri-Pharping road has seen multiple accidents and deaths throughout the year. Had the Kathmandu-Terai/Madhesh Fast Track (KTFT) been constructed within the given deadline, the number of deaths we have witnessed wouldn’t have been so high. I took the same road, and to be honest, it was a disaster! My life was in peril!

Road Fatalities: Moving Back to Nepal?

Published On: May 10, 2023 04:29 PM NPT By: Ashwin Regmi

I moved to Nepal after a corporate life in the United States to grow old with Nepal, not considering the roads and certainly not knowing that I might get myself killed here. Thousands of meticulously calculated tenders are flying around offices, government bids and policies: Does any of them care about lives? Hardly!