KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The government is making amendment to the Competition Promotion and Market Protection Act, 2007 at a time when authorities have been failing to implement provisions in the existing act, allowing unscrupulous traders a free hand to form cartels and exploiting consumers.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has extended its support to the government's move to disband transport cartels across the country.

KATHMANDU, April 18: In a bold move against  organized transport syndicates, the government on Tuesday decided not to renew any transportation committees, which are registered at district administration offices (DAOs).

KATHMANDU, April 6: Following the government's aggressive stand against transport syndicates, the cartels along the Arniko Highway resumed their bus services on Thursday, discontinuing their recently-declared strikes for an 'indefinite period'.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Anti-competition practices prevalent in the public transport sector have often been blamed on cartels and syndicates, according to experts.