KATARI, Aug 27: At a time when elected representatives are competing with each other to utilize as much state facilities as possible, deputy mayor of Katari Municipality in Udayapur district has announced not to use the car provided by the local government.
KHOTANG, Feb 5: Nara Bahadur Rai, an elderly of Ainselukharka Rural Municipality-3 in Khotang district, lost his life after being drowned in a canal of a small hydropower project last week. Initially, his body was taken to Ainselukharka Primary Health Center for postmortem but there was no doctor.
BANKE, Dec 10: Seven out of eight local levels in Banke, the district in Province 5, do not have own ambulance service. The Narainapur rural municipality purchased an ambulance a few months ago and the ambulance service is irregular here too due to the lack of roads in good condition.
GORKHA, Nov 12: There are 25 ambulances operating in Gorkha but none is available for emergency services, thanks to the monopoly of drivers. On Saturday, 21 people were injured when a passenger bus en route to Gorkha from Abukhaireni met with an accident. Locals and relatives started looking for ambulances to carry the injured to the hospital. Sadly, they could find none.
DHADING, Oct 4: Normally, it would only take around one-and-a-half to two hours to reach Kalanki of Kathmandu from Simle of Dhading. Of late, however, the travel time has significantly increased. It now takes at least eight to 12 hours to travel the same distance.
SINDHUPALCHOWK,June 5: People from Thulo Sirubari of Sangachowkgadhi Municipality-13 in Sindhupalchowk have purchased an ambulance through donations they collected through the use of social network site 'Facebook'.
BHAKTAPUR, Feb 4: Approximately Rs 1.14 million has been collected under the ambulance purchase fund collection campaign here for buying an ambulance for Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Nagarkot sub-branch.
KABUL, Jan 28: A suicide bomber drove an ambulance into a commercial area by pretending to be carrying a patient to a hospital and then detonated his explosives at a checkpoint near the European Union consulate, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban, authorities said.
KABUL, Jan 27: A bomb hidden in an ambulance killed at least 40 people and wounded about 140 in Afghanistan on Saturday when it blew up in an area of the capital near foreign embassies and government buildings.
RUKUM, Jan 17: The Aathbiskot Municipality in the district has come up with a noble idea to minimise death rate among mothers and infants, and childbirth complications, now it is to provide free ambulance service for taking a pregnant woman to a hospital for delivery.
PARBAT, Sept 29: An ambulance purchased using Constituency Development Programme's fund was handed over to the Thuli Pokhari Primary Health Care at Kushma Municipality-14 in Parbat district on Thursday.
JUMLA, June 28: Service seekers have been badly hit after the only ambulance of Malikobota Health Post in Jumla went out of order. In lack of budget to repair it, the ambulance has been stationed at Jumla-based office of Nepal Red Cross Society. The vehicle had sustained damages after colliding with a public bus of Madhyapaschim Yatayat.
JUMLA, Jan 16: When Krishna Bahadur Shahi of Kalikakhetu heard the news that the Primary Health Center in his locality will be conducting ambulance service, his happiness knew no bounds. He said, “Now, no one will have to lose their life due to lack of timely cure and treatment services.”
KATHMANDU, July 29: Ambulance drivers associated with government as well as private hospitals and voluntary organizations ferry patients to hospitals most of the times negotiating their way through heavy traffic in the Kathmandu Valley.