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Online booking, metre billing will be mandatory for Kathmandu taxis soon

Kathmandu, April 26 The Department of Transport Management is preparing to introduce a new rule about operation and management of taxis in Kathmandu Valley, according to which the vehicles have to introduce online booking system. Likewise, the rule will require that taxis have to provide printed bills to customers after they drop them off. The […]

Govt prepares to scrap route permit if transporters resort to strike

Kathmandu, April 22 The Department of Transport Management has warned that it will scrap the route permit issues to transport entrepreneurs if they resort to any strike demanding that they be allowed to practise their transport cartels. The government warning follows a decision of transport entrepreneurs’ organisations to launch an indefinite strike in May if […]

Araniko Highway transport cartel surrenders, resumes service without withdrawing strike

Kathmandu, April 5 A group of 11 transport entrepreneur committees, which had resorted to an indefinite strike on Wednesday in protest of the government decision to issue permits to other companies also on the route, resumed their services today. Though the group did not announce withdrawal of its protest programmes, the buses are plying the […]

Will scrap permit of transporters if they continue strike: Government

Kathmandu, April 4 The Department of Transport Management has warned of scrapping permit issued to various transport entrepreneur associations if they continue with the strike. The warning comes few hours before 11 transport entrepreneur committees halted their services on the Araniko Highway, hitting thousands of passengers hard. They are protesting the government decision to issue […]

Supreme Court stays embossed number plate distribution

Kathmandu, February 22 The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the government to put on hold the distribution of embossed number plates to vehicles. In response to a writ filed by Bharat Basnet demanding that the plate carry information in the Devnagari script, in which Nepali language is written, a single bench of Chief Justice Gopal […]

Province govt to regulate vehicle registration, driving licence distribution

Kathmandu, January 24 The Department of Transport Management has proposed that provincial bodies be authorised to regulate vehicle registration, vehicle taxation and driving licence distribution after the new federal political setup is fully implemented. Revising its earlier proposal that local governments be given the rights to register vehicles and distribute licences, the Department now argues […]