KATHMANDU, March 4: The southern section of the East-West Highway has remained impassable, leaving passengers stranded.

BARA, Dec 16: Vehicular movement along the East-West highway in Nijgadh was obstructed on Saturday after a youth was killed in police firing in Simraungadh municipality of Bara.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: A bus accident in Dang has resulted in injuries to 17 individuals, with one of them in critical condition. The accident occurred at approximately 6:30 this morning along the East-West Highway in Amilia.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: A new bridge is set to be built at the Narayani River near Narayanghat Bazar, and it will be positioned northward from the current bridge, which is an integral part of the East-West highway.

ITAHARI, July 22: Under the East-West Highway, in Ward-17 of Itahari, Three people were killed in a tragic accident that took place in Itahari Municipality l7 along the East-West Highway on Friday night. The accident took place after a Bolero jeep collided with a motorcycle carrying four people.

CHITWAN, May 31: A cyclist was killed after being hit by a truck (Bagmati Province 03-001 Kha 1863) near the Martal bridge in Rapti Municipality-4 along the East-West Highway on Tuesday night.

31 injured in Parsa bus accident

May 15, 2023 12:08 pm

CHITWAN, May 15: At least 31 passengers have sustained injuries in a road mishap that occurred in Parsa Bazar along the East-West Highway.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The government has prioritized infrastructural development which is evident from the ongoing projects of road construction, upgradation and other structures. The East-West Highway and Muglin-Pokhara road section are being upgraded into four lanes, and the construction of a flyover at Gwarko in Kathmandu, and a tunnel in Siddhababa has started.

LAHAN, August 16: The driver of an ambulance carrying marijuana was arrested in front of the District Traffic Office in Lahan Municipality-1 along the East-West Highway.

NAWALPUR, June 29: Vehicular movement along Nawalpur section of road of the East-West highway has been obstructed after the flood swept away three diversions.

Truck knocks down a student to death

December 20, 2021 11:55 am

SARLAHI, Dec 20: A student was killed when a truck (Na 3 Kha 7990) heading to the West knocked her down at Bastipurchowk in Lalbandi municipality-9 along the East-West Highway on Monday morning.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Dec 5: The East-West Highway here has been obstructed by local people who have been protesting the killing of an elderly man in a road accident near Banka in Krishnapur Municipality-1 in Kanchanpur district today morning.

Two killed as bus hits motorcycle

November 11, 2021 12:45 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Nov 11: Two persons were killed in an accident at Baramjhiya in Kanchanrup Municipality of Saptari along the East-West Highway Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Raju Kumar Tiwari, a resident of Baluwa-3, Supaul district in Bihar state of India.

KAWASOTI, August 27: Vehicular movement along the East-West Highway in Nawalparasi (East) has been completely disrupted as a diversion near 23 Smriti was swept away following a torrential rain.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Locals of Rapti Municipality-3 of Chitwan district obstructed vehicular movements in the Jurjure-section of the East-West Highway on Monday demanding a fair investigation into Sujita Bhandari’s abduction and subsequent murder.

BUTWAL, July 14: Traffic along the East-West highway and Siddhartha highway has been disrupted from Monday night due to landslide following incessant rainfall.

TIKAPUR, March 7: The construction work of Kuine bridge which started last year, is gaining momentum with 60% of the work completed so far. According to the construction company Anak-Lumbini JV, the construction work is being carried out under the 'Multi-Span Arch' design.

ITAHARI, Feb 3: At least five persons were killed when two passenger vehicles collided head-on along the East-West Highway on Sunday morning.

NAWALPUR, Nov 13: Wildlife corridor is to be constructed at several places along the Narayangadh- Butwal section of the East-West Highway in the course of expanding it.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Nov 11: In the course of his trek throughout the country, a spiritual guru Mohan Sharan Devacharya had landed in Kanchanpur one and a half year ago. He drew wide attention of people and local authorities when he talked about stray cattle, especially cows. "Cows left in the street are starving; many injured and have nowhere to go. This is a very pathetic situation," he said.

Motorcyclist dies in accident

September 18, 2019 15:40 pm

KANCHANPUR, Sept 18: A 26-year-old person died when a bus today hit a motorcycle near Gulariya Bazar at Krishnapur municipality-5 along the East-West Highway in Kanchanpur.

LAHAN, Sept 3: It has been revealed that cows from Nepalgunj are being smuggled into India via the East-West Highway.

KAILALI, Aug 31: A border dispute between Gauriganga Municipality and Ghodaghodi Municipality has become further complicated.

PANCHTHAR, Aug 10: About 55% work of the 148-kilometer-long road of Koshi Corridor has been completed. The road connects the eastern hills to the East-West Highway, with an aim to considerably shorten the distance to Kathmandu.

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DHANUSHA, July 13: A bridge along the East-West Highway at Bhapsi has been swept away by flood disrupting the transport on the highway. The middle section of the Bhapsi bridge at Bardibas municipality of Mahottari district has broken.

SARLAHI, July 2: One killed and six sustained injuries when a bus collided head-on with a truck in Sarlahi.

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URLABARI, March 23: Two people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident occurred this morning at Kanepokhari rural municipality-7 in Morang along the East-West Highway.

Truck hits bus in Sarlahi, three dead

January 20, 2019 09:58 am

SARLAHI, Jan 20: Three people died while three more sustained injuries when a truck crashed into a passenger bus parked on the East-West Highway at Ishwarpur Municipality-12 of Sarlahi on Saturday morning.

SIRAHA, Dec 20: It has been decades since Mana Maya Magar, 73, of Deurali village of Mirchaiya municipality – 9, has been fetching water from Ghurmi River. Even though the river’s water is not clean, her family doesn’t have any alternative for drinking water. She suffers from poor health, yet, there is no choice than to perform household chores. “I cannot work that as hard as I used to but still I do all that I can do,” she states.

SIRAHA, Dec 17: Contractor and representatives of local units have colluded to illegally extract river products from Kamala River that originates in Chure hills.

Two people dead in road mishap

November 21, 2018 09:09 am

PARASI, Nov 21: At least two people died and other 32 were injured when a commuter bus met with an accident at Bhumahi of Nawalparasi-west along the East-West Highway this morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Altogether nine individuals lost their lives in  road accidents  in Rukum (West), Rupandehi, Nawalparasi(East), Bara, Chitwan and Dhading districts.

11 hurt as bus hits parked truck

November 5, 2018 13:06 pm

KAWASOTI, Nov 5: At least 11 people were injured when a bus collided with a parked truck this morning at Nau Thumsi of Gaidakot municipality of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway. Among the injured, two are said to be in critical condition.

Nine injured in road mishap

October 6, 2018 10:10 am

KAWASOTI, Oct 6: Nine people were injured when a passenger bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Arunkhola on the East-West highway in Nawalparasi district this morning.

Two killed in road accident

September 2, 2018 11:14 am

URLABARI, Sept 2: A pedestrian died after being hit by a motorcycle along the East-West highway in Patharisanischare municipality-2 last night.

BHADRAPUR, Aug 27: A person was killed and other four were severely injured in a jeep accident that took place on Monday morning at Jhiljhile of Jhapa along the East-West Highway.