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.