Arrests 82 office bearers of public transport associations, begins scrapping route permits of defiant public vehicles; route permits of 26 micro buses scrapped in Kathmandu Hoarding boards of transport associations not registered under the Companies Act removed from New Bus Park, Gongabu.
KATHMANDU, April 5: Eleven transport committees forming a cartel on the Arniko Highway halted their services on Wednesday, demanding that the government revoke the route permit awarded to Mayur Yatayat, a newly introduced bus service that poses a challenge to the cartel.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: While the government has failed to tackle increasing air pollution, Nepal stands the fifth worst country in the world in curbing air pollution, according to Environmental Performance Index (EPI)’s latest rankings. Nepal ranked 176 out of 180 countries.
Hari Sharma has closely observed Nepali politics from both in and out of government and is widely known for his erudite, independent analysis. So what does he make of the upcoming local election? Will the election help solve the larger political and constitutional issues? How will the new political actors fare? And what can Nepalis look forward to? The veteran political analyst sat down for a chat with Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal at his home in Kapan, Kathmandu on Wednesday morning.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Seeing no possibility of securing the two-thirds majority required for endorsing the constitution amendment bill, the ruling parties and other political parties supporting the governing coalition have now decided to put the bill to a vote only after the first phase local elections on May 14.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday stood by President Donald Trump's unproven accusations that his predecessor wiretapped his New York skyscraper, despite growing bipartisan agreement that there's no evidence to back up the claim and mounting pressure to retract the statement.
The 16th of the Nepali month of Magh is commemorated as the Martyrs Day every year. It is a day when the nation pays tributes to the brave sons and daughters who gave their life for the greater cause of the country and the people. This is also an occasion to relive the sacrifices made by the martyrs for the values and principles which they dearly cherished, and also the moment to reflect how much we have contributed to upholding these values.
The dollar nudged up to a six-month high in early Asian trading on Monday, as investors continued to back bets that the administration of President-elect Donald Trump would embark on expansionary fiscal policies and boost growth.