KATHMANDU, May 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to operate electric vehicles in its bid to reduce air pollution in the city. KMC mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya said this in his address to a seminar on 'Impact of Garbage in Climate Change', organized by KMC here on Wednesday.

Electric is the future

October 25, 2018 02:00 am

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated Sajha Yatayat’s electric bus in Lalitpur on Tuesday. This is encouraging, and the PM has vowed to make 20 percent of vehicles plying the Nepali roads electric by 2020. While this is a tall order, a lot needs to happen before such an announcement is made real.

Time to go electric

September 25, 2018 01:30 am

Breathing the Kathmandu air in the winter months is equivalent to four million citizens involuntarily smoking three to four cigarettes every day

BEIJING, June 16: China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey.

SUNSARI, May 13: A girl was electrocuted at Tin Taltalaiya of Itahari Sub Metropolitan City, Sunsari.

BMW unveiled its iX3 electric SUV concept on Wednesday at the Beijing Auto Show. The automaker plans to start producing the vehicle, which is based on its X3 SUV, in Shenyang, China, in 2020 as part of a joint venture.

DHADING, April 1: Out of seven people hurt due to electric shock at Thakre rural municipality-11 this morning, one has succumbed to his injuries in course of treatment.

Jaguar has finally lifted the lid on its I-PACE electric car.

Devghat to get electric crematorium

February 6, 2018 14:47 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 6: Devghat, the famous pilgrimage site, will have an electric crematorium soon. Started on the initiatives of the Devghat Area Development Committee (DADC), a detail study of the project has been completed by the Ministry of Urban Development, said the DADC Chairperson Tanka Nath Poudel.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Although firewood and briquettes as well as gas heaters were a popular way of keeping oneself warm until a few years ago, Nepali citizens have been attracted toward electric heaters this winter, say traders.

LONDON, Nov 17: Arsenal must win an “electric” north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur to issue a statement of intent to both their local rivals and other top-four contenders, goalkeeper Petr Cech has said ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash.

CHITWAN, Oct 17: As the Tihar, also known as the festival of lights, which is celebrated for five days has already begun, people are busy purchasing electric decorative lights across the country including in Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the public power utility, is to import electric vehicles for promotional purpose and to set up charging stations for such vehicles.

Electric short circuit at radio station

September 8, 2017 02:00 am

KHOTANG, September 8: A community-based radio station in Diktel of Khotang district caught fire on Thursday morning due to a short circuit.

Woman dies of electric shock

September 5, 2017 11:20 am

BHOJPUR, Sept 5: A 59 – year old woman has died of electric shock at Kafle Dhyangar area in Bhojpur municipality – 5.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 16: Power supply has been restored in Morang and Sunsari districts after five days of blackout.

40 -year- old dies of electric shock

August 7, 2017 13:41 pm

URLABARI, August 7: A person died of electric shock here at Bansbari of Sundarachauha municipality – 4, Morang last night.

Man dies of electric shock

July 22, 2017 17:40 pm

PARBAT, July 22: A 22-year-old man died due to electric shock at Modi-3 Rural Municipality, Deupur in the district. Khagraj KC, a resident of Kushma-1, Pang, was electricuted to death while he was replacing a wooden electric pole with a metal one as the mishap claimed his life.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The government is planning to lay the electric devices and structures including the cables underground as such unplanned infrastructures are worsening the beauty of the metropolis.

BEIJING, June 19: Want an insanely fast ride with zero emissions? Startup NIO has the car: An electric two-seater with muscular European lines and a top speed of 195 miles per hour (313 kilometers per hour).

RAMPUR (PALPA), June 14: The locals of the remote villages of Rampur Municipality have welcomed the advent of electric power five years after the installation of an electric pole.

DHANKUTA, May 11: One man died of electric shock on Thursday at Mulghat situated in Ward-9 of Dhankuta Municipality, Dhankuta.

Girl dies of electric shock

April 23, 2017 10:04 am

RAJBIRAJ, April 23: A girl died of an electric shock this morning at Shambunath Municipality – 8, Saptari.

One dies of electric shock

March 29, 2017 10:33 am

PATHARI, March 29: A person died of an electric shock last night at Majhare – 2, Morang.

NEA staffer dies of electric shock

March 18, 2017 08:41 am

BARDIYA, March 18: A person has succumbed to injuries after receiving an electric shock while fixing a transformer in Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Department of Railways (DoR) has sought permission from the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conversation to fell 11,123 trees for constructing Mechi-Mahakali Electric Railways. The tress fall under the area of Sagarnath Forest Development Project (SFDP).

CHITWAN, Jan 11: It has been more than two years since the endangered one-horned rhinos of Chitwan National Park (CNP) have not been poached by smugglers. Despite zero poaching of rhinos, their casualty rate has not yet come to an end.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Department of Railways (DoR) has forwarded the process for the feasibility study of the Kathmandu-Birgunj Electric Railway Line.

LONDON, Nov 22: Chinese automobile manufacturer NextEV introduced its global brand of electric cars NIO in London on Monday.

Chinese automobile manufacturer NextEV introduced its global brand of electric cars NIO in London on Monday.

Man dies of electric shock

November 18, 2016 11:45 am

RAJBIRA, Nov 18: A 30 – year – old injured in an electric shock while trying to hook the power line died in course of treatment in Saptari on Thursday.

RAJBIRAJ, Nov 11: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Distribution Centre – Rajbiraj has arrested two dozen individuals involved in electric power hooking from various locations in Saptari.

Man dies of electric shock

November 8, 2016 13:17 pm

DANG, Nov 8: A person died due to electric shock around 6 am on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: A man died after a motorcycle he was riding, Ba 75 Pa 6915, rammed into an electrical pole at Tokha Municipality- 10 on Sunday.

JANAKPUR, Nov 6: Senior Vice-President of Sadhbhawana Party, Dhanusha, Ramchandra Chaudhary died of electrocution in his house on Sunday.

Electric pole catches fire, contained

October 26, 2016 12:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: An electric pole has caught fire due to shirt circuit near Big Mart at Anamnagar on Wednesday.

Youth dies of electric shock

October 3, 2016 10:20 am

DAMAULI, Oct 3: A youth died on the spot from an electric shock while fishing in the Buldi river at Mukunde locality of Byas Municipality – 3 on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Minister for Population and Environment Jaydev Joshi has said the use and promotion of renewable energy including solar power was the priority of the government.

One dies of electric shock

July 22, 2016 13:15 pm

GAUR (Rautahat), July 22: A person succumbed to injuries after receiving an electric shock here in the district Thursday night.

Teenager dies of electric shock

July 15, 2016 17:24 pm

Gorkha, July 15: A teenager has died with a shock from an electric current being used to kill fish at Chadi river of Dhunwakot VDC – 7 in the district this morning.

TULSIPUR (Dang), July 10: A worker injured from an electric shock died in course of treatment today.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The electric crematorium at Pashupatinath Temple that had malfunctioned after the damage incurred by the flood is to resume by Wednesday.

Man dies due to electric shock

June 24, 2016 19:13 pm

KALAIYA, June 24: A person died due to electrocution at Badaki Phulbari VDC-8 in Bara district today.

KANCHANPUR, June 20: Solar-powered electric wire fencing has been set up to prevent wild elephant menace at Baduwal neighborhood of Dodhara Chandani Municipality in Kanchanpur.

vmoto is a global scooter manufacturer specializing in electric-powered two-wheelers.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has demanded that the government provide dedicated industrial electric feeders to those industries that have been giving jobs to over 100 employees.