KATHMANDU, July 24: Government officials have suspected foul play in the recent government decision to release money from the frozen accounts of the transport committees to allow the transport operators to pay their liabilities.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Amid concerns that the government may go back on its decision to end public transport syndicate, the government has decided to initiate the process of scrapping all the organizations and committees set up by transport operators and also bring all the properties owned by such organizations under the ownership of the government.
KATHMANDU, May 8: Public transport operators are now demanding ‘unlimited insurance’ to meet the additional cost of treatment for injured passengers or third party damages, on top of coverage by insurance policies.
KATHMANDU, April 21: The government has informed transport entrepreneurs that there is no option for them but to come under the Company Act as required by a cabinet decision, and claimed that the decision is aimed at ending syndication in public transport.
KATHMANDU, April 19: In response to the government's tough stance against the transport cartels, five national federations of transport entrepreneurs on Wednesday jointly announced a series of protests, including an 'indefinite' nationwide strike.
KATHMANDU, August 23: Senior officials at Nepal Oil Corporation receive commissions in the tune of Rs 30 million annually from petroleum product transporters. Transporters are compelled to pay a portion of the amounts they receive from NOC for their services, NOC sources said.