KATHMANDU, June 20: Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights Nepal has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, seeking an order to the government for allowing larger passenger and cargo vehicles on BP Highway.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Transport Project (KSUTP) and a group of microbus and three-wheeler operators have entered into series of agreements to replace microbuses and three-wheelers with larger buses.
DHARAN, July 1: The locals of Dharan have been hearing rumors about a new airport for the past 15 years. However, Dharan airport is still limited to reports alone. Recently, a feasibility report of the proposed airport was flashed by Realpath Engineering Consultancy. Instead of the earlier envisioned 700 meters-long runway, now a bigger sized airport is expected to have 1250 meters-long runway. The airport at Dadoghopa now might incur cost of Rs 5.7 billion, the report says.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Tuesday that the two countries need to persuade China to play a larger role in dealing with North Korea, a Japanese government spokesman said.
An earthquake much more powerful and damaging than last year’s 7.8 magnitude quake could rock Kathmandu and the Himalayan Frontal Fault, scientists have warned.
Scientists conducted field research and analysis in the year following the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal, which killed 9,000 people and destroyed 600,000 structures throughout the region.