DAMAULI, June 30: Landslides triggered by incessant rainfall have disrupted the Prithvi Highway at Myagdi-based Tharpu in Tanahun district. The torrential rain caused landslides, throwing the vehicular movement at Myagde-4 out of gear since early morning today.
DHADING, Aug 10: Seven passengers died when a bus coming to Kathmandu from Malangawa of Sarlahi plunged into the Trishuli River at Salanghat of Rorang Rural Municipality in Dhading district along the Prithvi Highway on Friday morning. Some 20 passengers are still missing after the accident. The bus (Na 6 Kha 4769) is said to have skidded 200 meters down the highway at around 3.30 am.
TANAHU, June 20: A cyclist Kamal BK, 21, of Dulegauda lost his life in an accident at Gachhepani on Sunday morning last week. The same day, Hum Bahadur Sapkota, 66, of Raipur died on the spot in another accident a few kilometers away from Gachhepani in the evening.
TANAHUN, April 8: The locals of Shuklagandaki Municipality-2, Haledi, obstructed the Gachhepani-Kotre road section of Prithvi Highway for an hour on Sunday demanding that the road section be immediately upgraded. Commuters, in heavy number, were affected for an hour due to the shut down.
DHADING, Nov 5: On any given day, Indra Bahadur Tamang of Thakre Rural Municipality-6 of Dhading is found busy carving madals (a Nepali hand drum) at his workshop. He worked in Katmandu for a year after receiving madal-making training in the capital for three months in 1980. Later, in 1982, he opened a small madal along the Prithvi Highway. Over time, he transformed the little shop into a factory and named it Indra Madal Baja Prashodhan Udyog.