CHITWAN, July 25: Brachytherapy service has resumed at the government-run BP Koirala Memorial Cancer hospital.

SINDHULI, July 15: Transport entrepreneurs on Saturday obstructed vehicular movement on the BP Highway for three hours, in a bid to pressure the government to reverse its decision to ban the movement of large vehicles on the highway.

BP, Araniko highways resume

July 12, 2018 13:56 pm

BANEPA, July 12: The Araniko and BP highways that were disrupted following the floods and landslips have resumed after clearing the obstructions early this afternoon.

CHITWAN, July 6: The Bharatpur-based BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in Chitwan will get 300 additional beds to the existing 194.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights Nepal has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, seeking an order to the government for allowing larger passenger and cargo vehicles on BP Highway.

Landslide obstructs BP Highway

June 15, 2018 09:48 am

KATHMANDU, June 15: The BP highway has been obstructed since early morning today after landslide, and flood along the Mangaltar-Nepalthok road section, according to Traffic Check Post’s assistant sub-inspector, Umesh Thapaliya.

SINDHULI, June 9: The local administration of Sindhuli has completely banned the operation of heavy vehicles along the BP Highway four days after the Supreme Court (SC) issued an order to this effect.

KATHMANDU, Jun 4: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court seeking a stay order on the decision made by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to allow heavy vehicles to ply the BP Highway.

SINDHULI, June 4: Locals have expressed concerns over the government's recent decision to permit heavy vehicles on the BP Highway. They are worried about the future of the road after the government allowed heavy vehicles to operate on the road.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Despite the high risk of road accidents along the BP Highway, the Department of Transportation Management has decided to allow vehicles of up to 32-seats and cargo trucks weighing up to 16 tons to use the highway.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Department of Transport Management has issued new directives for public vehicles movement permissions in the BP Highway at Dhulikhel-Sindhuli road section.

SINDHULI, May 19: Public vehicles having more than 18 seats have been prohibited for operation along the BP Highway. The decision to this end was taken, bearing in mind road safety and safe travel.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Newly-appointed vice-president of Nepali Congress (NC) Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday reached Dumja, the birthplace of the late BP Koirala, to pay homage to the founding leader of the NC. Nidhi had reached Janakpur immediately after being elected through the party's Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting as the party's vice president on May 4. He had offered homage to his late father Mahendra Narayan Nidhi at his cremation site.

SINDHULI, Jan 23: District Traffic Police Office, Sindhuli has intensified timecard rule to minimize road accidents along the BP Highway. The timecard system has been stepped up concluding that the incidents of accidents are occurring due to over-speed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: To commemorate the arrival day of BP Koirala and other leaders to Nepal after eight years from self-exile in India, various programs are being organized as Reconciliation Day on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Nepali Congress leader Haribol Bhattarai has formed a new political party – Nepali Congress (BP)- under his leadership.

CHITWAN, Oct 6: BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital of Bharatpur, which is a major government-run hospital in the country for treatment of cancer, has been delaying the extended health service (EHS) although the project implementation is long overdue.

CHITWAN, Oct 5: BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital of Bharatpur, which is a major government-run hospital in the country for treatment of cancer, has been delaying the Extended Health Service (EHS) although the project implementation is long overdue. ​

SINDHULI, June 30: After months of disruption, vehicular movement on BP highway which connects Dhulikhel, Sindhuli and Bardibas, has finally resumed from Friday.

SINDHULI, Feb 21: The transportation system has been hit after the Dhulikhel-Sindhuli-Bardibas road section of the BP Highway has remained unrepaired even after 13 days.

SINDHULI, Feb 21: Transportation along the BP Highway has finally resumed from Tuesday morning after a diversion was created to ease vehicular movement following the collapse of a section of the road almost two days ago.

BP Highway closed after section collapses

February 21, 2017 00:00 am

SINDHULI, Feb 21: The transportation system in the eastern Tarai and mid-hills has suffered a huge setback after a section of BP Highway in Shitalpati of Sindhuli district collapsed on Sunday night. Poor maintenance and weak construction of the highway have been blamed for the collapse.

SINDHULI, Feb 20: A strip of the BP Highway along the Shitalpati section in Sindhuli has caved in and fallen into the Sunkoshi river below disrupting vehicular movement.

BP: Relevant as ever

December 29, 2016 01:19 am

BP’s old fears about fast-changing geopolitical currents in South Asia and the world have become even more pronounced today

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak said that the government will not allow heavy vehicles to ply the BP Highway.

BANEPA, Sept 30: The government’s decision to allow heavy vehicles on the BP Highway has locals and other stakeholders worried about road safety.

BP Literature Award to Dhungana

August 31, 2016 14:37 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The BP Koirala Literary Award instituted by BP Koirala Memorial Trust will be conferred on senior writer Bhuwan Dhungana.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Ranjit Rae, the Indian ambassador to Nepal, launched a new website of B.P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation (BPKF) and ‘Saransha,’ an information journal, at Taragaon Museum, Hyatt Hotel, Boudha.

KATHMANDU, July 21: To commemorate the 34th Memorial Day of the Nepali Congress founder BP Koirala, tree saplings have been planted in the area of Sanepa in the Capital today.