A scary journey on Karnali highway

August 23, 2022 19:00 pm

KALIKOT, August 23: Daman Bahadur Shahi of Khandachakra Municipality-6 of Kalikot boarded a bus to go to Jumla after a long time. An 82 km long road has to be crossed to reach Jumla from Kalikot. Shahi, who traveled by bus during the rainy season, said that his heart skipped a beat 160 times before he reached Jumla.

USA, Jan 15: Airlines and airports say they are stepping up security before next week’s presidential inauguration, with Delta and other major airlines saying they will prohibit passengers flying to the Washington area from putting guns in checked bags.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Revoking its earlier decision, the government has decided to allow all public transport vehicles to carry passengers full of their capacity.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) has urged all the travel companies to provide with the information regarding those passengers traveled to Nepal along with COVID-19-infected person.

POKHARA, Jan 14: Pokhara Airport has been serving an average of 2,000 passengers on a daily basis. About a quarter of total passengers are foreigners.

KATHMNDU, Oct 4: At around 9 pm on Friday, citizen help desk at Kalanki, a major entry and exit point to the capital, was busy at informing the passengers about the help it can offer them.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Tourism Minister Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has apologized for causing a flight delay and inconvenience to passengers on Saturday.

SOLUKHUMBHU, June 18: Passengers have been stranded for no flight operations at Tenzing Hilari Airport Lukla for the past four day

NAIROBI, March 10: An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, a spokesman for the airline told Reuters.

DOLPA, Feb 21: Susmita Shrestha of Tripurasundari Municipality-1, of Dolpa was on cloud nine after hearing that she will one day be able to catch a vehicle from her doorstep.

Two killed in Rolpa bus accident

January 7, 2019 20:39 pm

ROLPA, Jan 7: Two passengers have been killed in a bus accident in Rolpa on Monday.

22 die in Dang school-trip bus crash

December 22, 2018 08:10 am

DANG, Dec 22: The death toll in the Dang bus mishap has reached 22 as one more injured breathed his last while undergoing treatment.

CHITWAN, Nov 27: Manakamana Darshan Pvt Ltd has said that it has carried a total of 13.92 million passengers to Manakamana Temple through cable car in 20 years. The company had started the cable car service from Kurintar in Dhading district to Manakamana Temple in Gorkha district on November 23, 1993.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: In May, the government had made commitment to increase insurance coverage of passengers and provide third party insurance for public transportation. But it is a commitment that, like many others, needs to be fulfilled.

Route permit open from today

October 10, 2018 09:38 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The Department of Transport Management has opened route permit for public vehicles from today.

Making soup of SOP

September 29, 2018 00:15 am

Not all errors end in disasters, faults need to be corrected to stop situation from getting bad to worse.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), Kathmandu has set up 13 help desk for passengers in different parts of Kathmandu Valley with the opening of bus tickets booking in view of the upcoming Dashain and Tihar festivals.

MAHOTTARI, May 25: Three passengers are severely injured and another 22 sustained injuries after a passenger bus met in an accident at Bantolawa, Pipara rural municipality-3 of the district on Friday morning.

CHITWAN, April 3: Nineteen passengers were injured when a passenger bus rammed into the back of a truck in the Tikauli jungle area between Ratnanagar and Bharatpur municipalities of Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has put forward a promising plan to expand domestic flight coverage of Nepal Airlines by adding six twin otter plane to its fleet within three months.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Bangladeshi Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism AKM Shahjahan Kamal, who is in Kathmandu to take updates about the US-Bangla airplane crash, called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Wednesday.

DUBAI, Feb 18: All 66 passengers and crew aboard a plane that crashed in central Iran on Sunday were believed to have been killed, state media reported.

KOHALPUR, Nov 1: Passengers are at the receiving end as many airline companies have stopped flying to Karnali zone after the Tihar festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: With the rise in the number of air travelers in domestic routes, the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is overcrowded these days. However, the facilities have not improved accordingly.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The terminal lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport TIA) has been extremely cramped on Thursday afternoon. The passengers were forced to stand due to lack of seats. The lounge was cramped with passengers after all the flights from the TIA were delayed suddenly.

PALPA, Sept 30: The landslide triggered by incessant rainfall on Friday night has obstructed the Sidda Baba road section in Palpa district, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded on the road since Friday night.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12:Following a long-held dispute between Department of Transport Management and Transport Entrepreneurs, the ticket booking has opened from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept. 7: Despite repeated round of talks between the stakeholders to open the passenger vehicles' ticket sale for long and medium routes for upcoming Dashain festival, it did not materialize even on Thursday after the transport entrepreneurs refused to do so arguing poor condition of roads and lack of hoods on the vehicles.

CHITWAN, August 12: The Narayangadh-Mugling road section has been blocked by landslides at multiple points. Incessant rainfall throughout the day has increased the risk of landslides in other areas as well, the District Police Office, Chitwan said.

NAWALPARASI, August 12: Transportation service has been halted as the road section at Bardaghat Municipality-4 in Nawalparasi of East-West Highway has been damaged due to the continuous rain since Friday morning.

PALPA, July 11: The four passengers who went missing in the Tinau river after their jeep was swept away still remain unaccounted for.

4 passengers swept away by river

July 10, 2017 09:11 am

PALPA, July 10: Four people on board a jeep have gone missing after the jeep with registration number Lu 1 Ja 1217 was swept away by flood at Tinau River on Sunday night.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Some 600,000 passengers have left here for their home districts to use their voting rights in second round of local-level election scheduled for June 28.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Nepal Telecom (NT), in collaboration with Cybernetics Pvt Ltd, has started providing free Internet service to bus passengers of both longer and shorter routes.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 22: Bad weather has grounded regular flights at Lukla-based Tenzing Hillary Airport in the district.

BHAKTAPUR, May 24 : Sajha Yatayat, a transport company run by a public cooperatives institution, is finally providing its service to and from Bhaktapur district from Wednesday.

DAMAULI, May 12: A person was killed and eight passengers injured when a night bus overturned on Thursday night near the Buldi's bridge at Byas Municipality – 2, Tanahun.

RATNANAGAR, May 9: As many as 13 passengers were injured in a collision involving three large vehicles at Sauraha Chowk in Ratnanagar in eastern Chitwan last night.

BHAIRAHAWA, April 17: Passengers are facing trouble due to negligence on the part of private airlines. The passengers are bearing the brunt after the airlines do not operate flight services as scheduled.

SINDHULI, Feb 21: The transportation system has been hit after the Dhulikhel-Sindhuli-Bardibas road section of the BP Highway has remained unrepaired even after 13 days.

Truck plunges downhill, passengers safe

January 28, 2017 09:48 am

CHITWAN, Jan 28: A truck veered off the road and plunged downhill towards the Trishuli river this morning near Fishling area along the Prithvi highway.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 27: The driver was killed and other 17 passengers were injured when the jeep (Lu 1 Ja 108) heading to Trivenidham met with accident at Ramgram-6 of the district today.

Dubai remains home to the world’s busiest international airport after seeing 83.6 million passengers in 2016.

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 22: The absence of flight announcement facility at the busy Tenzin – Hillary Airport in Lukla has become somewhat of a problem for the passengers boarding the aircrafts.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Qatar Airways is introducing new amenity kits to its economy class passengers. Issuing a statement, the airline said that the new kits include products designed to make the passenger’s journey more comfortable and relaxing.

UDAYPUR, Jan 8: The government will be providing the expenses for the treatment of the passengers injured in the Friday's Bolero jeep accident at Ganhunbari of Hardeni – 3, Udayapur along the Siddhicharan highway.

VALLETTA, Malta, Dec 24: The passengers from a hijacked Libyan flight that was diverted to Malta have left the Mediterranean island and are returning home.

VALLETTA, Dec 23:  Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said a total of 109 passengers had been released from the hijacked Libyan plane which landed in Malta on Friday.

They are two of the hottest stars on the planet, but it took a movie about loneliness in deep space to bring together Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The journey of about 2 million people who are leaving Kathmandu Valley for their hometowns to celebrate Dashain is sure to be painful, thanks to transport cartels and sorry state of our roads.