KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Nepal Meter Taxi Entrepreneurs’ Association (NMTEA), an umbrella organization of registered taxis, is mulling over operating app-based tax services like Pathao and Uber in the capital. Their move comes after Pathao, an app-based ride-hailing service, last week launched its taxi service by including registered cabs and private cars.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: With a sharp rise in the trend of taxi drivers ripping off passengers through various methods, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has stepped up efforts to take action against unscrupulous taxi drivers.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: A person was killed when a taxi hit his motorcycle at Sitapaila Chowk of Kathmandu last night. The dead has been identified as Niraj Lama, 23, of Roshi rural municipality of Kavrepalanchowk.
I was going for my dad’s treatment at Fatima Healing Center last week. We were headed toward Bhatbhateni from Maitidevi on a taxi. Our taxi driver, like every other cabby in Kathmandu, asked us to pay more than the metered price. We denied giving extra, but he insisted on charging additional. We refused again; he started using foul words on us. I got furious. I said that I would call the police on him.
BHOJPUR, Dec 27: Taxi service has been started from Bhojpur to Dharan and vice-versa.
Taxi service came into operation from today at the joint initiative of the Sagarmatha Taxi Entrepreneurs Association, Bhojpur and Sunsari Taxi Entrepreneurs Association.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Jenish Shrestha had to walk home after a tiring day at work. Although he attempted to strike a deal with a cabbie to get home, it was all in vein as the driver was demanding excessive fare by refusing to go with fare meter on.
BHAKTAPUR, Nov 8: A man of around 40 years of age was found murdered in Manahara of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur. His body was retrieved from a taxi (Ba 1 Jha 1040), the Metropolitan Police Circle, Thimi confirmed.
KATHMANDU, July 8: The business of automobile, which dropped significantly after Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) tightened provisions to issue bank loans for buying personal vehicles, is now expected to rise as the government has issued taxi permits to 1,500 earthquake-affected people.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Laxmi intercontinental Pvt. Ltd, the sole distributor of Hyundai motors in Nepal, has announced to provide 100 percent cash back to one of the 1,500 earthquake victims, who have received taxi number from the government, purchasing Hyundai Eon.
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu has been organized various events and activities since November 25 as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee celebrations.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Even as taxi drivers in the Kathmandu Valley intensified their protest against police crackdown for discouraging meter fraud and overcharging, the government authorities continued to maintain that they would not bow to the irrational demands raised by the drivers.
KATHMANDU, June 9: The cadres of CPN-Maoist led by Netra Bikram Chand torched a taxi here in Koteshwar on Thursday morning.
They set the taxi, Ba 1 Jha 8206, on fire the running taxi after spraying petrol minutes after they got in. They had hired it to go to Kalanki from Koteshwar.
KATHMANDU, June 9: The banda organizers have torched a taxi here in Koteshwore on Thursday morning. CPN-Maoists led by Netra Bikram Chand had called a nationwide banda (strike) today.
According to SSP Sushil Bhandari, the assailants torched the taxi,Ba 1 Jha 8206, stopping it on mid-way minutes after they got in. They had hired it to go to Kalanki from Koteshwor.