KATHMANDU, March 7: In what has been described as the first case of civil disobedience by motorists in Nepal, dozens of motorists on Tuesday flouted traffic rules to drive on a road in the capital which was blocked to facilitate a VIP motorcade.

KATHMANDU, March 6: It's not uncommon that roads are blocked and traffic movement is diverted to ease VIP motorcades in the Kathmandu Valley. But, this time it probably was different as Kathmandu folks took a strong exception to traffic jams caused by the VIPs motorcades.