KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The government has made the online ticket issuance of the passenger bus services mandatory for those operating in medium and long routes.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Entrepreneurs have announced that they are resuming the public transportation service inside the Kathmandu Valley from coming Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: As per the government’s decision, public transport entrepreneurs are all set to resume their services from Monday, following all health safety guidelines issued by the government amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Domestic airlines have decided to provide up to 36% discount on airfare to the passengers traveling to destinations other than Simara, Bharatpur and Janakpur from Monday.

Discipline the drivers

December 15, 2019 11:57 am

Driving, the most sensitive job on the road, seems to be becoming reckless job in recent times. Last week, a truck driver crushed a student in Nepalgunj inviting widespread protests from the students and the locals.  According to the locals, the student who lost both of her legs in that incident, was actually pushed to that stage when the truck driver rolled back the truck over her when he noticed that she was only injured.   Locals suspect that the truck driver actually intended to kill her.

Govt again bans ride hailing services

November 21, 2019 08:09 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The government has banned the use of private vehicles for public transport, apparently with a view to restrict various popular ride-hailing services currently in operation in Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: While private sector is all prepared to operate electric buses in public transport, government agencies seem to be undecided over modality of building charging stations.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: There was huge optimism among people that the country was headed on the path of peace and stability after the formation of a new government with a near two-thirds majority in parliament. But such optimism has started to fade as people from different walks of life have started heating up the street again on a routine basis.

KATHMANDU, May 20: After more than a year since public transport cartels were declared illegal, the central body of transport entrepreneurs has asked its member associations to register companies.

Nearly everybody experiences anger in everyday life, whether its frustrations about making ends meet, the state of public transport or a misunderstanding at work. Gallup's 2019 Global Emotions Report set out to gauge emotions (including anger levels) in 143 countries. Anger tends to manifest itself more often in certain parts of the world, particularly in the Middle East.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The government plans to operate 300 electric public buses for Kathmandu valley, according to Shakti Bahadur Basnet, the minister for Forest and Environment.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Deyan Sunuwar, 23, of Dakshindhoka has been a wheelchair user for 12 years. And during all these years, he has struggled daily while accessing public transport.

Against public transport ordeals

December 27, 2018 11:36 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: On a random September evening, 24-year-old Sukriti Sherchan (name changed) took a bus from Sundhara. Like everyday, she took out her ear phones to tune to her phone playlist. Tucked herself to the second-row window seat, she sat facing the window. The moment she spared a glance around the bus, a man next to her exhibited his private part. 'I did not know how to react. It filled me with disgust and fear.

And then the song played

December 8, 2018 11:52 am

I was listening to this song for the first time, but it felt like every word spoke for me. The singer’s voice echoed the ecstasy that my fresh love-laden heart incorporated. It was in the crowded city bus amid the chaos of Kathmandu public transport.