The 14th edition of ‘NADA Auto Show’ kicked off at Bhrikutimandap on Tuesday.

BUTWAL, July 30: Vehicles and petroleum worth over Rs 47 billion was imported from the Bhairahawa customs in the last Fiscal Year 2018/19.

MAKAWANPUR, April 23: The Province 3 government has permitted 50 locals units to procure ambulances, fire extinguishers, and mortuary vehicles.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Upon inspection by a team of officials from the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) and the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), 53 percent of the vehicles checked for their level of pollution contribution failed the Public Vehicle Pollution Test.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The government’s spending on vehicle purchase, fuels and travel expenses is lower this year, according to the midterm review of the budget and program unveiled last week.

KATHMANDU, March 5:  Even though the government started checking pollution condition of the vehicles since mid-August last year, the pollution created by vehicle emissions has gone unabated.

‘Mahindra Udaya’ concludes

February 25, 2019 08:56 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Mahindra Udaya, a joint show of Mahindra motor vehicles, concluded on Sunday. The event, which started on Friday, succeeded in attracting large number of visitors curious to know about features of different models of Mahindra motor vehicles, according to a statement issued by the organizers.

It is time I land

December 2, 2018 10:23 am

Well, it is time I land To the concrete, dusty city Desperate to welcome with

Save the honor of president’s office

November 20, 2018 02:00 am

The office of the President has been in the news, and not for inspiring reasons. It wants more expensive and luxury cars at the cost of tax payers’ money, and more space by removing Nepal Police Academy from its current location.

SINDHULI, Nov 18: With the addition of tempos in Sindhuli, the number of people driving tempos without acquiring a license has surged during the last one year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The then State Minister for Physical Planning and Works Sanjaya Kumar Sah did not return the Toyota Prado car, which he used in the capacity of state minister, to Melamchi Water Supply Project. Police recovered the car with registration number Ba 4 Cha 1503 left in broken state in a forest in Mahottari district some two years ago.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Department of Livestock Service has warned of action against anyone found transporting livestock in the rooftop or trunk of passenger vehicles.

'Refreshment Rooms' into operation

October 11, 2018 19:20 pm

DOTI, Oct 11: Police have set up 'refreshment rooms' for drivers of long route vehicles to help reduce road accidents.

BIRGUNJ, Oct 11: Vehicles worth Rs 8.28 billion were imported to Nepal from India and other third countries till the first two and a half months of the current fiscal year. Out of total revenue collected from the Birgunj Customs Office, 40 per cent revenue was collected from the vehicles, said Customs Officer Santosh Yadav.

DHADING, Oct 10: In light of Dashain festival, the District Police Office, Dhading has prohibited heavy vehicles to ply along the Nagdhunga-Naubise road for a week, according to SP Dambar BK.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In view of the upcoming Dashain festival, Nepal Police has begun mobilizing special units at major highways including Nagdhunga-Naubise road section, which is the major entry point into Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Minister of Finance, Dr. Yubraj Khatiwada's speech while inaugurating the 2018 NADA Auto Show caught everyone off guard. Inaugurating the NADA Auto Show, a yearly exhibition of vehicles, including new ones, Khatiwada not just urged every one to reduce vehicle imports, he also had a tip to potential buyers: Don't buy vehicles by auto loans.

DHADING, August 2: Meen Narayan Shrestha of Siddhalake Rural Municipality-3 of Dhading has abruptly discontinued reconstruction of his house after completing damp-proof course.

RASUWA, July 28: Large and heavy vehicles have been stopped from passing through the concrete bridge over the Timure Ghattekhola after the bridge was damaged due to rising water levels in the river.

RASUWA, July 28: The District Administration Office, Rasuwa has prohibited movement of transport trucks exceeding locad capacity of five tonnes towards Rasuwagadi. The prohibitory order was put in place from yesterday after a bridge at Ghatte River at  Gosaikunda rural municipality-2 suffered damage by landslide.

Tipper trucks have long been creating terror inside the Kathmandu Valley as dozens of two-wheeler riders have been killed by heavy vehicles.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) is all set to start a new rule in the accident-prone Jagati-Koteshwar road section under which heavy vehicles including trucks, cargo vehicles and passenger buses will have to use the left side of the road while motorcycles, cars, taxis, tourist buses, and government vehicles will have to use the right side.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to bring the time card system into operation for goods-carrying vehicles plying from Jagati of Bhaktapur to Koteshwar of Kathmandu beginning from July 17.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to bring the time card system into operation for goods-carrying vehicles plying from Jagati of Bhaktapur to Koteshwar of Kathmandu beginning from July 17.

SINDHULI, July 15: Transport entrepreneurs on Saturday obstructed vehicular movement on the BP Highway for three hours, in a bid to pressure the government to reverse its decision to ban the movement of large vehicles on the highway.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The total number of motor vehicles plying across the country reached nearly 3.1 million as of mid-May, according to a data of Department of Transport Management (DoTM).

DANG, July 1: The Nepal Students' Union (NSU), the student wing of Nepali Congress, on Sunday vandalized three government vehicles at Tulasipur in a demonstration organized by putting forth various demands including withdrawal of price hike.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government will restrict all vehicles failing their pollution test from entering Kathmandu Valley from July 17. In a bid to curb pollution from four-wheel vehicles, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) recently imported 40 pollution testing sets .

KATHMANDU, June 20: Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights Nepal has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, seeking an order to the government for allowing larger passenger and cargo vehicles on BP Highway.

SINDHULI, June 9: The local administration of Sindhuli has completely banned the operation of heavy vehicles along the BP Highway four days after the Supreme Court (SC) issued an order to this effect.

KATHMANDU, Jun 4: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court seeking a stay order on the decision made by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to allow heavy vehicles to ply the BP Highway.

Although the government had decided to ban 20-year-old vehicles around two years ago, the decision was implemented only in March. About 20,000 vehicles went off the road following the ban. However, only about 300 such vehicles have so far been de-registered and sent to junkyard.

SINDHULI, June 4: Locals have expressed concerns over the government's recent decision to permit heavy vehicles on the BP Highway. They are worried about the future of the road after the government allowed heavy vehicles to operate on the road.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Despite the high risk of road accidents along the BP Highway, the Department of Transportation Management has decided to allow vehicles of up to 32-seats and cargo trucks weighing up to 16 tons to use the highway.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Department of Transport Management has issued new directives for public vehicles movement permissions in the BP Highway at Dhulikhel-Sindhuli road section.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The amount of fine for small micro-buses and three-wheelers carrying passengers more than their capacity has been raised in Kathmandu Valley.

RASUWA, May 21: District Administration Office (DAO), (Rasuwa) has developed a work procedure 2075 to effectively regulate government vehicles.

KATHMANDU, May 21: In a bid to make everyday commuting comfortable for passengers in the capital, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), following a strict direction from the home minister, has started taking action against public vehicles carrying passengers more than their capacities.

SINDHULI, May 19: Public vehicles having more than 18 seats have been prohibited for operation along the BP Highway. The decision to this end was taken, bearing in mind road safety and safe travel.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Although over 5,000 public vehicles older than 20 years are plying the roads across the country according to government estimates, only 395 have been taken under control or dismantled, a data compiled by the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) shows.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The government is preparing to cease the vehicles of transport entrepreneurs who are in favor of syndicate.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Mar 26: With the enforcement of the government's nationwide policy of banning the motor vehicles completing 20 years of operation, 325 such vehicles have been sent off the roads in Mahakali Zone.

59 vehicles taken under control

March 16, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 16: The government on Thursday took 59 public vehicles under its control from different parts of the country, as a new rule to ban public vehicles older than 20 years kicks in.

ILAM, March 16: Two years ago, Ganesh Gurung of Mabu village in Ilam district purchased a second-hand Land Rover for Rs 800,000. He operated the vehicle as public transport on the Majhuwa-Ilam road section. So far, he said he has managed to earn Rs 300,000 from the vehicle.

KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Mahindra & Mahindra has opened a 'model workshop' in Nepal to provide its quality services, a statement issued on Thursday said. MV Dugar Group, the authorized distributor of Mahindra & Mahindra, said in the statement that the workshop in Hetauda was inaugurated amid a ceremony held on Wednesday.

CHIWAN, March 15:The District Police Office Chitwan has started taking old motor vehicles under control. Till 11:00 am today, the district traffic has taken three two-decades-old vehicles (two trucks and one bus) under its control from Khairhani and Gondra.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The government has enforced a policy banning public vehicles crossing 20 years of operation throughout the country from today.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The government decision to put a ban on public vehicles older than 20 years is coming into effect from Thursday. Officials of Department of Transport Management (DoTM) said that all preparations have been made for effective implementation of the decision.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: The government is going to prohibit the entry of vehicles without green- sticker on the roads of the metropolitan cities from the first day of Nepali calendar, Baishakh (April 14).

BHAKTAPUR, March 3  Minister for Population and Environment Lalbabu Pandit has said that polluters, whoever he is, would be booked.