Dec 26: The accident took place when a bus (Na 4 Kha 6330) heading towards Pulchowk from Pokhara Bus Park hit Parja at the Diyala road of Bharatpur municipality-1. Injured Praja died in course of treatment at Bharatpur Hospital
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Taken aback by the loss of lives in the recent road accidents, Prime Minister KP Oli on Monday directed government authorities to thrash out policies to prevent road accidents in the country.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: The death toll in Sindhupalchowk bus accident has climbed to 14.
At least 11 persons died when a bus met with an accident at Sunkoshi rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday morning.
HUMLA, Dec 13: Two people killed when a tipper skidded off the road due to snowfall. The deceased have been identified as Sonam Megur Lama, 26, of Namkha rural municipality-1 and Yalwanka Sawel Lama, 36, of ward 4.
According to various reports, the total number of bus accidents in Nepal from July 2018 to January 2019 was recorded at 5,404. And that number is only increasing as we continue to hear news of buses plunging into rivers, injuring and killing many, on a daily basis. Narrow roads with sharp bends, and poor conditions of vehicles and highways are often blamed for such accidents. But what is going on, really?
Smita is back to normal life. She has resumed regular office work. Looking at her, nobody can imagine the battle she just fought—the battle against the most the terrible, horrific, traumatic moment in her life. She appears as optimistic as ever and enjoys the present moment looking forward for a better future with great enthusiasm. She is full of energy, compassion and zeal. I have never seen anyone so resilient like her.
SUNSARI, Dec 1: Six people were killed in a head-on collision between an ambulance and a truck on the East-West highway at Haripur of Sunsari district at 1am today. Five of the dead are from the same family from Bokse, Triyuga Municipality-10 of Udayapur district.
UDAYAPUR, Nov 6: Police on Tuesday said that two elected representatives from Udayapur — Provincial Assembly Member Sanja Danuwar and Devi Kumari Chaudhary, Deputy Mayor of Triyuga Municipality — who were injured in a road accident, are safe.
In yet another deadly road accident in Sindhupalchok district at least one and half a dozen people have lost their lives and over 50 persons sustained injuries when a passenger bus en route to Kathmandu from Dolkha plunged into the Sunkoshi River. The cause of the accident is over-speeding and overloading as in most such cases of road accidents. All seats in the bus were occupied, and 20-25 passengers were standing, according to the survivors. Most of these passengers were returning to Kathmandu after Tihar celebrations. Sindhupalchok accident is the latest in the series of bus accidents happening in the country. Nearly every month, people lose their lives to road accidents. According to the data released by Nepal Police in May this year, road accidents killed 11,005 people across the country during the last five years and altogether 19,877 people were seriously injured in such accidents. The data shows that road accidents have been increasing every year—at the rate of 28 percent. These are the alarming records and yet the government bodies, including Nepal Police, have not been able to do much about controlling such accidents.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 11: The death toll has climbed to 11 in Sindhupalchowk bus accident. Earlier, it was reported that eight persons were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a bus met with an accident at Indrawati rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk on Friday morning.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Around 30 people were injured when a Pokhara-bound passenger bus (Ga 1 Kha 4771) skidded off the road and fell some 60 feet at Trishuli danda at Begnas of Pokhara Metropolitan City-31.