SINDHULI, July 15: Transport entrepreneurs on Saturday obstructed vehicular movement on the BP Highway for three hours, in a bid to pressure the government to reverse its decision to ban the movement of large vehicles on the highway.
KAMPALA, July 1: Uganda’s major telecom operators, including the local division of South Africa’s MTN Group, said they will ask customers to pay a new government tax on social media accounts before they can access them.
KATHMANDU, May 7: The government on Sunday released all transport operators arrested in the past two days from various parts of the country including the capital after they agreed in writing to operate under the Companies Act and end their protests.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Metropolitan Crime Division (MPCD) on Thursday arrested seven people – five staffers of Club Deja Vu and two of organizing committee - on the alleged charge of swindling people by not organizing a live performance “Marshmello Live In Nepal”.
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.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Nepal’s largest festival Dashain is only two weeks away, but booking of bus tickets has not yet opened. Instead, the bus operators have resorted to protest the government’s decision to restrict them from ferrying passengers on rooftops of the buses.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Prem Kumar Rai, the secretary of the Ministry of Supplies, has said that agitating petroleum tanker operators should be jailed, stating that they have been disrupting supply of essential products.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The agitating petroleum tanker operators should be jailed as they have been disrupting the supply of essential products, Supplies Secretary Prem Kumar Rai told the parliamentarians on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Around this time in the previous years, Sanjay Tandulkar of Teku used to have his busiest business days. The reason was that his business thrived on the complete blackouts faced by the general public due to load shedding of up to 14 hours a day. But since the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) made some remarkable changes in power distribution in the past four months, his business has taken an unfavorable u-turn.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Services for booking bus tickets for traveling out of the Kathmandu valley for Dashain holidays have been delayed after discussions between bus operators and concerned authorities failed to reach an agreement.
BHAIRAHAWA, Aug 22: After investigations showed that most of the accidents that took place in the past few weeks were caused by overload, authorities in Rupandehi district have banned vehicles from carrying passengers beyond their capacities. In reaction, the transport entrepreneurs have unilaterally hiked transport fares.
DHANKUTA, Aug 11: In the last few years, lots of new road tracks have been opened in the Koshi region. Only a few of them are in proper condition and the concerned department has provided route permit only for few of them.