KATHMANDU, July 24: The government of Bagmati Province has increased the fares of public transport running in the province including in the Kathmandu Valley. The Bagmati Province Labor, Employment and Transport Minister's decision on July 2 decided to increase the fare of public vehicles running in Bagmati Province by 8.39 percent.
KATHMANDU, July 7: The Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Office has launched a campaign to remove obscene, indigestible, abusive, illegal and distortive poems, ghazals and various articles written on public transport vehicles.
KATHMANDU, April 14: Public transport and taxi fares have been increased in the Kathmandu Valley and Bagmati Province. The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Transport Management increased the fare on April 7 with effect from today.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: While arguing that this is not an effective method to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, transport entrepreneurs have asked the District Administration Offices (DAOs) of Kathmandu Valley to revoke their earlier decision to implement the odd-even rule for public vehicles.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The third wave of COVID-19 has now been seen in Nepal. However, the minimum health standards are not being strictly followed in the means of public transport operating in the Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The Meteorological Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has asked the public transportation and aviation sectors to apply needed precautions as there could be poor visibility due to fog in most of the parts of the country on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure Development (MoPID) of Bagmati Province has hiked the fare of the public transport in Kathmandu Valley as well as in all 13 districts in the Province.
JUMLA, July 27: As long- and short-distance means of public transport have started to operate in Jumla district, passengers have expressed their woes regarding the transport entrepreneurs charging unreasonable fares for the services.
KATHMANDU, July 24: With the decision to lift the ban on the movement of long-distance means of public transport by the District Administrative Office (DAO) of Kathmandu, the long-distance public buses have resumed their services from Saturday.
KATHMANDU, April 17: The government has started the process of installing global positioning system (GPS) devices in means of public transport, targeting to conduct effective monitoring of the public service vehicles.
KATHMANDU, July 19: As per the government’s decision, public transport entrepreneurs are all set to resume their services from Monday, following all health safety guidelines issued by the government amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Driving, the most sensitive job on the road, seems to be becoming reckless job in recent times. Last week, a truck driver crushed a student in Nepalgunj inviting widespread protests from the students and the locals. According to the locals, the student who lost both of her legs in that incident, was actually pushed to that stage when the truck driver rolled back the truck over her when he noticed that she was only injured. Locals suspect that the truck driver actually intended to kill her.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The government has banned the use of private vehicles for public transport, apparently with a view to restrict various popular ride-hailing services currently in operation in Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: There was huge optimism among people that the country was headed on the path of peace and stability after the formation of a new government with a near two-thirds majority in parliament. But such optimism has started to fade as people from different walks of life have started heating up the street again on a routine basis.
Nearly everybody experiences anger in everyday life, whether its frustrations about making ends meet, the state of public transport or a misunderstanding at work. Gallup's 2019 Global Emotions Report set out to gauge emotions (including anger levels) in 143 countries. Anger tends to manifest itself more often in certain parts of the world, particularly in the Middle East.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: On a random September evening, 24-year-old Sukriti Sherchan (name changed) took a bus from Sundhara. Like everyday, she took out her ear phones to tune to her phone playlist. Tucked herself to the second-row window seat, she sat facing the window. The moment she spared a glance around the bus, a man next to her exhibited his private part. 'I did not know how to react. It filled me with disgust and fear.
I was listening to this song for the first time, but it felt like every word spoke for me. The singer’s voice echoed the ecstasy that my fresh love-laden heart incorporated. It was in the crowded city bus amid the chaos of Kathmandu public transport.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The government, the political parties, bureaucrats and the private sector often point at each other for failing to control anti-competition practices prevalent in the public transport sector.