KATHMANDU, April 11: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) Member of Parliament (MP) Sobita Gautam has proposed not to allow the sale and registration of vehicles imported under customs duty exemption for 20 years.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Police have taken action against 664 vehicles violating traffic rules on Holi.

Police offices or junkyards?

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KATHMANDU, March 9: Thousands of vehicles impounded by the police for lacking proper documents have been gathering dust at various police stations across the country. Some of them can be utilized but they are lying idle.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Office has requested the people to come out with their vehicles on roads only for urgent work tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The fares of taxis and other public vehicles operating in the Bagmati Province have increased.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Stakeholders are discussing the possibility of entrusting Vehicle Fitness Test to the private sector.

TOKYO, July 15: Automaker Nissan announced Friday the recall of 699,000 vehicles in Japan to address a range of defects that also affect more than 700,000 units overseas.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to levy a tax on advertisements affixed to motorcycles, as well as stickers on t-shirts and bags.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has implemented a rental tax for individuals or organizations that lease vehicles within the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Long, medium and short-distance vehicles heading outside the Kathmandu Valley are all set to operate their services from the New Bus Park, Gongabu, starting from June 16.

RAUTAHAT, May 20: Customs officials of Gaur Customs Office have not paid attention towards the auctioning of vehicles that are gathering dust on the premises of the customs office. Those vehicles, if auctioned, can fetch millions of rupees immediately.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Cars, scooters and motorcycles got burnt when a fire broke out at Mahindra's servicing center at Kupondole in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23:Motorists driving their vehicles on the major road segments of the Kathmandu Valley cannot run their vehicles at a speed exceeding 50 km per hour.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepal Army (NA) has demanded registration of vehicles obtained from the UN Peacekeeping Mission and Chinese government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Over 300 Chinese vehicles have been imported into Nepal via the Rasuwagadhi border since the current fiscal year. Nepali businessmen have brought in 305 vehicles of various types through the Miteri Bridge at the Lhende River in Rasuwagadhi.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: On the day of the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies’ elections to be held on November 20, non-essential services and vehicles except those with permits will not be allowed to operate from 4AM to 7PM.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to allow the transport services related to essentials supply, medical services and journalists to run their vehicles on the day of November 20 election even without having a ‘special pass.’

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Ambassador Naveen Srivastava, on behalf of the Government of  India, handed 200 vehicles over to Janardan Sharma, finance minister of Nepal, as a gift from India for logistical support to various Nepali institutions for conducting the upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Office has prohibited the entry of vehicles during the afternoon for four days in view of the traffic in the New Road area.

Bedkot, Sept 24: Vehicles seized in theft, smuggling and various incidents have been kept at Kanchanpur Customs Office Gadda Chauki for the past four years. Due to the delay in auctioning, the vehicles are getting dilapidated at the customs office.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Over 1,000 brand-new big and small vehicles entering Nepal from neighboring India and third countries for sale have been stuck midway at Birgunj point. The vehicles being transported worth minimum Rs 2 million to maximum Rs 10 million each include 572 jeeps, cars and vans, 1,146 buses, trucks, tippers and mini-trucks.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1:  Nepal Police is set to purchase 180 vehicles for security purposes for the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assembly elections scheduled for November 20. Citing the lack of time, it is going to buy vehicles through a ‘fast track’ process without calling for tenders.

A scary journey on Karnali highway

August 23, 2022 19:00 pm

KALIKOT, August 23: Daman Bahadur Shahi of Khandachakra Municipality-6 of Kalikot boarded a bus to go to Jumla after a long time. An 82 km long road has to be crossed to reach Jumla from Kalikot. Shahi, who traveled by bus during the rainy season, said that his heart skipped a beat 160 times before he reached Jumla.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The impact of Nepal bandha (i.e. general shutdown) enforced by Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal and other fringe leftist parties has not been seen in Kathmandu Valley and other parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, August 22: The Election Commission (EC) has decided not to allow the use of vehicles with foreign number plates in the elections to members of the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly, which is to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Bhutan will ban the import of all vehicles except utility vehicles, heavy earthmoving machines and agriculture machinery to save dwindling foreign exchange reserves, the government said in a notice seen by Reuters on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 9: Some 14 vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu have been vandalized. Last night, an unknown group vandalized 14 vehicles at a place called Aaletar along the Bancharedanda road section.

Kaligandaki corridor obstructed

July 26, 2022 12:29 pm

GALKOT, July 26: Vehicular movement along the Baglung section of the Kaligandaki corridor, a national pride project, has been disrupted due to landslides since this morning.

RAUTAHAT, JULY 21: In Madhesh Province, there was an increase in the number of actions taken against vehicles violating traffic rules in the last fiscal year. There has also been an increase in revenue collection due to the actions taken against vehicles.

KATHMANDU, JULY 4: In the first eight months of the current fiscal year, 115,057 vehicles have been added in Bagmati Province. According to the Bagmati Ministry of Transport, Labor and Employment, 96,527 two-wheelers and 18,530 four-wheelers were added during the period. According to the ministry, the total number of vehicles registered in Bagmati has reached 1.8 million by February this year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Keeping in view of the rising cases of COVID-19, local administrations have decided to enforce odd-even rule for both public and private vehicles in Kathmandu Valley from Friday midnight.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Bagmati Province government has enforced a new rule, allowing vehicle owners to get renewal of their vehicles for up to five years.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nepal imported automobiles worth Rs 21.84 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year, mainly with an increasing purchase of electric vehicles.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 20: Vehicles worth billions of rupees have started to rot in the yard of the customs office due to failure to auction them on time. The parts of vehicles that were seized from those importing them illegally and brought to the customs office during different times have started becoming useless.

KATHMANDU, August 12: A meeting of Chief District Officers (CDOs) of the Kathmandu Valley Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur—districts have decided to restrict both private and public vehicles from plying the roads after 8 PM starting Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The federal government has decided to waive the fines for vehicles during the prohibitory period imposed for the control and prevention of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The prohibitory orders which were imposed in the Kathmandu Valley late April this year and were eased gradually have been further relaxed from today.

BAITADI, May 9: Dogadakesar Rural Municipality has said that it will use all its vehicles  to help COVID--19 patients.

HETAUDA, April 24: The District Administration Office (DAO), Makwanpur has enforced an odd-even rule for vehicles plying in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati province.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Traffic police personnel are busy inspecting the public vehicles in Kathmandu as public transportation resumed a few days ago.

Time card for vehicles from today

May 10, 2020 12:20 pm

KATHMANDU, May 10: Timecard system will be enforced in the Valley from today.

Twenty-one vehicles owned by the late actor Paul Walker, who starred in the popular 'Fast and Furious' movie franchise, sold for a combined $2.33 million during spirited bidding at an annual car auction in Arizona, officials said.

The 14th edition of ‘NADA Auto Show’ kicked off at Bhrikutimandap on Tuesday.

BUTWAL, July 30: Vehicles and petroleum worth over Rs 47 billion was imported from the Bhairahawa customs in the last Fiscal Year 2018/19.

MAKAWANPUR, April 23: The Province 3 government has permitted 50 locals units to procure ambulances, fire extinguishers, and mortuary vehicles.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Upon inspection by a team of officials from the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) and the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), 53 percent of the vehicles checked for their level of pollution contribution failed the Public Vehicle Pollution Test.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The government’s spending on vehicle purchase, fuels and travel expenses is lower this year, according to the midterm review of the budget and program unveiled last week.

KATHMANDU, March 5:  Even though the government started checking pollution condition of the vehicles since mid-August last year, the pollution created by vehicle emissions has gone unabated.

‘Mahindra Udaya’ concludes

February 25, 2019 08:56 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Mahindra Udaya, a joint show of Mahindra motor vehicles, concluded on Sunday. The event, which started on Friday, succeeded in attracting large number of visitors curious to know about features of different models of Mahindra motor vehicles, according to a statement issued by the organizers.

It is time I land

December 2, 2018 10:23 am

Well, it is time I land To the concrete, dusty city Desperate to welcome with