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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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, 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.