Capital roads becoming unsafe for pedestrians?

Capital roads becoming unsafe for pedestrians?

Pashupati Thapa of Gaushala lost his life in a road accident Monday. A microbus knocked him down when he was crossing the road using a zebra crossing at around 9:30pm. Thapa, who was a cook at a guest house in Gaushala, died of head injuries. Last month Rabina Chaudhari, a school teacher, was killed after she was hit by a bus while using a zebra crossing in Basundhara. Similarly, a speeding microbus took the life…

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Massachusetts highways rank fifth-worst in country: Report

Massachusetts highways rank fifth-worst in country: Report

Do you always feel like you’re stuck in traffic? It turns out that’s not that really an exaggeration: Massachusetts commuters spend more than 50 hours a year sitting in traffic, according to a new report. The Reason Foundation, a Los Angeles-based libertarian think tank, released their annual highway report on Thursday and it revealed what Bay State drivers already probably know. Massachusetts landed in the bottom of the rankings—along with Alaska, New Jersey, Hawaii and…

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Three people dead, 10 injured in L.I.E. crash in Queens

Three people dead, 10 injured in L.I.E. crash in Queens

Three people are dead and 11 are injured after multiple vehicles crashed on the Long Island Expressway in Queens Wednesday morning, police said. The initial crash occurred when one car stuck another in an eastbound lane on the lower level near Maurice Avenue around 4:20 a.m., police said. Three people were ejected from the car that was hit, an NYPD spokesman said. They were pronounced dead at the scene. Four other vehicles, including a truck,…

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The haunting Sichuan-Tibet Highway

The haunting Sichuan-Tibet Highway

Follow Admin on Twitter:@khumbule_nima “Double rainbow!” a passenger on the bus yelled. “Look to the left!” We were somewhere in the Hengduan Mountains that stretch across the western portion of China’s Sichuan. Below us, twin kaleidoscopes of colour hung above a rushing gorge, hundreds of meters below. The sight was a bright spot on what had thus far been a punishing journey through one of the world’s most remote regions. Moments earlier, my fellow passengers…

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