KATHMANDU, Aug 14 (RSS): Monsoon-induced landslides have led to the obstruction of highways and road sections at nine different locations across the country.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Roads have been blocked at three places across three highways in Nepal due to incessant rainfall.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Widespread disruption has gripped the nation's main highways in the wake of relentless overnight rainfall, triggering consequential floods and landslides. The Nepal Police have reported the blockage of numerous highways throughout the country.

Pass the MCC

December 18, 2019 08:22 am

Some Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leaders have been suspicious of 500 million dollar Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grants provided to Nepal by the United States government. The grant is to be used for mega infrastructure projects like construction of transmission lines and building of highways.

Highway horror

December 13, 2019 08:56 am

According to various reports, the total number of bus accidents in Nepal from July 2018 to January 2019 was recorded at 5,404. And that number is only increasing as we continue to hear news of buses plunging into rivers, injuring and killing many, on a daily basis. Narrow roads with sharp bends, and poor conditions of vehicles and highways are often blamed for such accidents. But what is going on, really?

Jumla residents demand better roads

October 16, 2019 09:42 am

JUMLA, Oct 16: The residents of Jumla have demanded that the government improve the condition of the roads in the region, especially the highways.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Landslides triggered by continuous downpour since last Thursday have disrupted vehicular movement along all the highways in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 13: With the major highways linking the Kathmandu Valley obstructed due to landslide and flash floods, tens of thousands of passengers have been stranded on Friday.

Highways or death traps?

January 24, 2019 01:28 am

In the absence of proper monitoring and precaution, highways that are being envisioned will most certainly increase Vehicle Wildlife Collisions

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In view of the upcoming Dashain festival, Nepal Police has begun mobilizing special units at major highways including Nagdhunga-Naubise road section, which is the major entry point into Kathmandu.

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.

Landslides obstruct highways

July 3, 2018 05:05 am

KATHMANDU, July 2: Landslides triggered by continuous rainfall since Sunday have blocked vehicular movement along a number of busy highways across the country, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 7: The family members and kin of the victim killed in the road accident have blocked both the main highways in the district, demanding action against the mini-truck driver.

DHADING, Dec 3: With second phase elections taking place in another four days, traffic police has toughened vehicle security check in highways. The move comes after two Indians heading to Kathmandu were arrested from Khanikhola, Dhading with explosive devices.

BAITADI, Jan 8: Snowfall was recorded after a brief spell of rain in the far-western region including Baitadi last night in the wake of a sudden change in the weather pattern.

Are our highways deathtraps?

August 1, 2016 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The alarming increase in the frequency of accidents on the highways in recent years shows just how unsafe our roads are.