Thousands of tourists could soon be forced to make reservations and pay to drive the famous crooked Lombard Street in San Francisco.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Exports growth to China, the second largest trading partner of Nepal, has been falling in the current Fiscal Year 2018/19.

I volunteer-here’s my story

December 3, 2018 13:25 pm

It’s been five years since we started with the events at The KTM Drive. It feels so nice how a small idea which was discussed over a coffee turned out to be an eco-friendly drive where we gave about 200 tree saplings for free.

SINDHULI, Nov 18: With the addition of tempos in Sindhuli, the number of people driving tempos without acquiring a license has surged during the last one year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Nepal Army has launched a campaign to eliminate the tendency of nepotism, irregularities and power abuse within the institution.

KHOTANG, June 4: The municipality office of Khotehang has started a conservation campaign for Indreni pond. According to chairperson of Khotehang Rural Municipality, Pradeep Rai, conservation and promotion of the pond is essential for tourism development.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Sightings of street children in the Kathmandu Valley has become a rarity thanks to the street children rescue and rehabilitation campaign launched by the Central Child Welfare Board (CCWB) under the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens. The Board has launched the street children rescue campaign since May 9, 2016.

REPUBLICAKATHMANDU, June 1: A month-long enrollment campaign launched by the government targeting the children of school-going age could not impress about 72,000 children across the country.The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) citing last year's data said that 88,207 children aged between 5-9 years and 313,289 children aged between 5-12 years were out of school.

GULMI,  May 21: Nepali Congress, Gulmi has started a drive against social anomalies and aberrations in various places of the district as part of the second phase of its 50 days mega campaign entitled 'Let Us Go to the Village and Enjoy in Village Itself'.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has transferred Director General of the Department of Transport Management Rup Narayan Bhattarai, acting under the influence of the transport syndicates.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started removing footpath shops. The drive began from the Ratnapark area will be implemented in all areas within the next few days, according to KMC Office's joint spokesperson, Nawaraj Dhakal.

JAPAN, May 8: A car driven by a Nepali national got into severe accident at Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan however no casualties have been reported. According to sources, it is informed that the driver was drunk and driving the car at midnight.

ISLAMABAD, April 9: A Pakistani official says authorities have launched a new polio vaccination drive, aiming to reach 38.7 million children under the age of 5.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The nationwide Celerio test drive campaign has drawn attraction in the public. According to a press statement issued by CG Motocorp, the authorized agent of four-wheeler vehicles of Suzuki, the company has decided to continue the campaign in next month as well.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which came to power in Assam in the April, 2016 elections, vowed during the campaign to act against illegal Muslim immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh. But rights activists say the drive is also targeting Muslims who are Indian citizens.

Celerio Test Drive Campaign launched

December 24, 2017 15:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Chaudhary Group Motocorp, authorized distributor of Suzuki four wheelers in Nepal launched a nationwide Suzuki Celerio Test Ride Campaign. The campaign aims to provide potential customers with firsthand experience before deciding to buy Celerio.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 15: Political parties have been breaching the election code of conduct by extorting funds from local traders and businessmen.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The number of people driving vehicles without a driving license is on the rise in Kathmandu Valley.

RIYADH, Sept 27:  Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, ending a conservative tradition seen by rights activists as an emblem of the Islamic kingdom’s repression of women.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 25: A San Diego children’s hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to ‘drive’ themselves to the operating room. The cars at the Rady Children’s Hospital are actually operated by a nurse or a doctor, and are part of a new program designed to make children more relaxed before their procedures.

TRISHULI (Nuwakot), Sept 9: A campaign has been launched to rid the district of corruption with participation of people's representatives and the government employees.

Nationwide clean-up drive set to kick off

September 6, 2017 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Clean Up Nepal is all set to organize the fifth edition of annual nationwide cleanup campaign on September 16. According to the press statement released by Clean Up Nepal, the drive is a part of the 'Clean Up the World' global campaign.

KATHMANDU, August 5:Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index jumped up 17.3 points this week to close at 1,660.58 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

TIKAPUR, June 5: Kalpesh Kunwar of Tikapur has a black belt in karate. He also played football for the country's national team. While aspiring to be a good player, his life took a u-turn when he got addicted to drugs while still in grade 10. After the initial stage of addiction, he remained dependent on drugs for about ten years.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The drive against people crossing the road haphazardly that has reportedly become effective in just four days of its launch will be expanded across Kathmandu valley soon.

Which side of the road do you drive on?

KATHMANDU, March 4: The Ministry of Health (MoH) is planning to relocate the promoted health staffers after their protests reportedly affected the polio immunization program in 15 districts.

‘Renualt Test Drive’ begins

March 2, 2017 10:28 am

KATHMANDU, March 2:  Advanced Automobiles Pvt Ltd, an authorized distributor of Renault has started ‘Renault Test Drive’ program in various parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A street protest was held in local Maitighar Mandala in the capital today, demanding proper compensation to those who are losing their property (house and land) in course of the road- widening drive.

Renault offers test drive

February 22, 2017 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Advanced Automobiles Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Renault for Nepal, has started ‘Renault Test Drive’ program.

BAITADI, Feb 21: A vaccination campaign will be held in Baitadi against elephantitis with an aim to eradicate the disease from the district.

Chand-led Maoists step up extortion drive

February 15, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: As part of asserting its organizational presence, the Netra Bikram Chand-led splinter faction of the then CPN (Maoist) has intensified its extortion drive from businesspersons and institutions both within Kathmandu Valley and beyond, creating terror among them.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Despite his disability, fifty-year-old Bel Gurung of Khumaltar, Lalitpur was never a burden to his family members as he never troubled them seeking favors. He was self-reliant and did his works himself. But the ongoing road widening drive of the government has thrown his normal life out of gear.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government is set to run a 'Special Polio Vaccination Drive' in 15 districts to prevent children from being infected with polio.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 6: Almost all auxiliary road widening projects launched by the Division Road Office, Bhaktapur are in limbo due to non-cooperation from the locals.

CHITWAN, Jan 2: The ongoing road expansion task along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section has failed to take a momentum though vehicular traffic is halted for four hours daily, causing inconvenience to commuters.

Scientists have developed a ‘virtual breathalyser’ app – using smart devices to measure if someone is too drunk to drive.

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI, Dec 15: India’s scrapping of high-value bank notes last month has dragged down economic growth in neighboring Nepal with trade, remittances and tourist numbers all down, BMI Research, a group company of the Fitch rating agency, said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is planning to declare four more wards as child labor-free zones after its first experimental project in Ward No 31.

Sanitation drive begins in Buddhanagar

November 26, 2016 13:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Third Eye Youth Club has installed around 500 dustbins as part of a sanitation drive in Buddhanagar area.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed his concern over what he said non-implementation of his past instructions meant for accelerating the post-earthquake works, and redirected the top bureaucracy for so.

10 Steps to increase your sex drive

November 19, 2016 17:19 pm

There was a time when you used you to un-dress in front of your husband or talk seductively to your lady love. But that time has passed. Now, you're more likely to say 'honey! Not now, maybe some other time,' and you're not alone. Many others can join this club, because work and stress catch up with everyone and a decrease in libido is guaranteed.

Honda Navi test drive conducted

November 14, 2016 21:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Syakar Trading Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Honda two-wheelers in Nepal, has conducted test drive of its recently launched product -- Honda Navi.

TOKYO, Nov 2: Pop icon Lady Gaga, who owns six cars and just this year obtained a driving licence, said on Wednesday that she wants to "drive all over Tokyo".

These photographs will drive you crazy!

October 31, 2016 11:54 am

You can look at a Pelle Cass photo for several moments before realizing it doesn’t make sense. See if you can spot what’s going on in this picture of people walking down the stairs:

Ford conducts off-road test drive

October 23, 2016 20:43 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: GO Automobiles has conducted an Off-road Adventure Test Drive at Hattiban Resort, Pharping, going further in its commitment to enhance the brand and ownership experience and as a part of ford truck month celebration, a statement issued by the company said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Various lawmakers, speaking in the special hour of the Legislature-Parliament today, aired their views on the contemporary issues.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The Metropolitan Police have intensified the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in multiple locations of the Kathmandu Valley.

GENEVA, Sept 10: Europe's top soccer leagues say they will resist any moves toward an elite Super League atop a three-tier structure of domestic and multi-nation regional divisions.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to come up with a new policy to expedite it works.