"Road Transportation In Nepal" Essays and Research Papers

  • Road Transportation In Nepal

    Refrigerated Road Transportation Market 2015-2019 Refrigerated road transportation is a logistics process that involves the transportation of temperature-sensitive perishable goods. It is an integrated component of cold chain logistics and also helps in the management and control of the flow of the cold chain supply process. A rise in international trade has increased the need for the transportation of perishable products from producers to end-users in distant locations. Refrigerated transportation requires...

    Abbas Kiarostami, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Logistics 380  Words | 3  Pages

  • transportation

    governments should invest in railways rather than roads The population explosion results in the high demands of transportation. Many countries have suffered from pollution, noisy and casualty for a long time. From my perspective, the most possible solution to these problems is improving roads and highways because of three below crucial reasons. First and foremost, we all know that upgrading public transportation will surely aggravate the pollution and accidents. The buses, cars and trains...

    Automobile, Bus, Public transport 943  Words | 3  Pages

  • Transportation Safety

    Role of Transportation in the Modern Society Transportation and Society are two inseparable terms. Transportation is the movements of people and freight from one location to another. Transportation has influenced each of our choices about where to live, earn our livelihood; spend vacations, shop, or work. The tie between transportation and society is inescapable and we take it for granted and still cannot imagine a world without it. The very hugeness of the transportation system hides its interdependence...

    Rail transport, Road, Road traffic safety 1919  Words | 6  Pages

  • Road Freight Transportation Market in Europe 2014-2018

    Road Freight Transportation Market in Europe 2014-2018 Road freight transportation is the movement of goods by surface transportation carriers such as trucks and trailers. It includes less than truckload and full truckload transportation carriers. In addition, road freight transportation includes refrigerated trucks, which are used for the transportation of temperature-sensitive products. Often, road freight service providers go beyond logistics and provide additional value-added services such...

    Abbas Kiarostami, Cargo, Deutsche Post 422  Words | 4  Pages

  • Road Accident

    Road accident | Not a single day passes off these days without the news of road accidents claiming lives of the people. No sooner had the Karnali road accident happened in Jajarkot in which several dozen people were killed a fortnight ago, a bus accident claimed six lives in Prithvi Highway the other day when the speeding bus skidded off the road to plunge in the Trishuli River. Similar major and minor accidents occur regularly on the highways, feeder roads and fair weather tracks killing passengers...

    Accidents, Autobahn, Freeway 839  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nepal

    Nepal Nepal is very mountainous and hilly. Roughly rectangular in shape, about 650 kilometer long and about 200 kilometer wide, Nepal is the third biggest country in South Asia, with an area of 147,181 square kilometer of land. Nepal is a land-locked country, surrounded by India on three sides and by China's Xizang Autonomous Region (Tibet) to the north. It is separated from Bangladesh by an approximately fifteen kilometre - wide strip of India's state of West Bengal, and from Bhutan by the eighty-eight...

    Hinduism, India, Kathmandu 1960  Words | 5  Pages

  • Transportation

    Transportation is the center of the world! It is the glue of our daily lives.” -Robin Chase The world that we live in now will most likely be impossible had it not been for innovations in transportation. There would not have been any great infrastructure, industrialisation, or massive production, if transportation was incompetent. Life would not have kept up with the fast changing times if there were no huge trucks, trailers, cargo ships, or large aircrafts to carry them to different places...

    18th century, 20th century, 2nd millennium 2399  Words | 7  Pages

  • NEPAL

    NEPAL GEOGRAPHICAL Nepal is a sovereign nation located in south Asia. Nepal is the world's 93rd largest country by land mass and it is also the 41st most populous country, with a population of approximately 27 million. Nepal is located in South Asia between China in the north and India in the south, east and west. While the total land area is 147,181 sq. km including water area of the country that is 3,830 sq. km. Nepal is of roughly trapezoidal shape. Nepal is commonly divided into three physiographic...

    Buddhism, Himalayas, Hinduism 631  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nepal

    NEPAL Kollin Smith Period-1 12-17-00 Mr. Sartian Introduction         I am doing my report on a country by the name of Nepal. The formal name is The Kingdom of Nepal. The term for citizens is Nepalese. The capital of Nepal is Katmandu. Nepal became independent in 1768 when a number of independent hill states were unified by Prithri Narayan Shah as the Kingdom of Gorkha. The area of Nepal is 56,827 square miles. Its population according to the 1991 census was 18,462, 081. Nepal is located between...

    Gyanendra of Nepal, Himalayas, Hindu 909  Words | 4  Pages

  • economy of nepal

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Economy of Nepal Nepal Rastra Bank in Kathmandu Currency 1 Nepalese Rupee (NPR) = 100 paisa Fiscal year 16 July - 15 July Trade organizations WTO Statistics GDP $41.22 billion (2012 est.)[1] GDP growth 4.6% (2010 est.) GDP per capita $1,600 (2010 est.) GDP by sector agriculture (35%), industry (20%),services (45%) (2010 est.) Inflation (CPI) 8.6% (September 2010 est.), 10.6% (October 2011 est. source: myrepublica.com) Population belowpoverty...

    Economic growth, Economics, Export 1371  Words | 7  Pages

  • Trail Bridge in Nepal

    country to develop and prosper infrastructure is needed. And transport infrastructure is globally recognized as the must for development. Due to the physiological difficulties road transport is only the feasible and viable means of transportation in Nepal. Unfortunately, given the topography of Nepal, construction of road transport network in every part of the country is neither technically feasible nor economical. The only reliable means of transport for the hill and rural population is foot trails...

    Bridge, Bridges, Construction 1664  Words | 5  Pages

  • Road

     CONCEPT NOTE Development of road from Gulbarga - Kazi Kotnoor – Hebbal - Kalagi - Sulepet - Chincholli - Konchavaram to Andhra Pradesh Border leading to Zahirabad in Andra Pradesh. Chincholi is one of the most backward taluka’s of Gulbarga district despite the fact that it has rich mineral, forest and agricultural resources. At present Gulbarga is connected to Hyderabad through Wagdari-Gulbarga-Sedam-Rebbanpalli road. However, Chincholi taluka which is closer to Hyderabad does not have any...

    Andhra Pradesh, Gulbarga district, Hyderabad, India 622  Words | 4  Pages

  • Is Maritime Transportation Losing Out Its Competitive Advantage over Other Modes of Transportation Like Air and Road Transportation?

    Abstract A sophisticated and widespread transportation mode is absolutely essential for the efficient mobility of passengers and goods. This report first investigates the various economical, cost and environmental factors specific to maritime transportation. This investigation includes a comparative analysis between maritime, land and air transport. Lastly, the growing demand in marine transportation and the multitude reasons that make shipping one of the most globalized...

    Cargo, Mode of transport, Ship 1355  Words | 6  Pages

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Nepal

    Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Nepal: Trends and Prospects Introduction FDI is a cross-border investment in which a resident in one economy (the direct investor) acquires a lasting interest in an enterprise in another economy (the direct investment enterprise). By convention, a direct investment is established when the direct investor has acquired 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares or voting power of an enterprise abroad. FDI may involve the creation of a new establishment or investment...

    Capital accumulation, Economics, Foreign direct investment 1662  Words | 5  Pages

  • BUSINESS OPPURTUNITY AND CHALLENGE IN NEPAL

    Nepal is a landlocked country with a challenging market structure. Due to the unstable political situation, its geographical topography and poor infrastructure are hindering the development of the business in Nepal. Strike and Bandha are also disrupting the movement, although the situation has improved over the past year. Nepal, a country with a population of 29 million and per capita income of $564. Agriculture and remittance is a large contributor to the national economy. Most of the businesses...

    Economics, Investment, Per capita income 1031  Words | 3  Pages

  • Access to Basic Healthcare in Nepal

    issues i.e. social, environmental etc. Due to several factors countries like Nepal face a great challenge in making the health facility accessible to all part of the nation. Much of rural Nepal is located on hilly or mountainous regions. The rugged terrain and the lack of proper infrastructure makes it highly inaccessible, limiting the availability of basic health care. In many villages the only mode of transportation is by foot. This results in a delay of treatment, which can be detrimental to...

    Health, Health care, Health economics 1950  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Road

    Writers provide glimpses of other worlds, giving readers opportunities to reflect on their own world To what extent do you agree with this view? The Road written by Cormac McCarthy is a post-apocalyptic novel about a man and a boy travelling down across what seems to be a bleak and dull land. In this book, we see a world that seems to have a bleak and dark future without a lot of hope. Land is somehow destroyed, perhaps by a natural cause. The cycle of seasons has been completely altered and...

    Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Cormac McCarthy, Earth 1543  Words | 4  Pages

  • Load shading Crisis in Nepal

    shedding) in Nepal INTRODUCTION Nepal is being ravaged by the electricity crisis. The electricity crisis of this millennium began in 2006. Nepal saw the last electricity crisis of the last millennium in 1999 and, with the commissioning of Khimti project in 2000, there was no load shedding through till 2005. Nepal was grappling with the problem of flood in the first week of August 2008, with resultant loss of life and limb as well as property in the hilly areas and Terai of the west Nepal. NEA was...

    Demand response, Electric power transmission, Electrical generator 2427  Words | 7  Pages

  • Transportation Essay

    types of transportation that increased during the Industrial Revolution: waterways, roads, and railroads. In the early years people used to travel and transport goods by ship, horses, oxen and even humans were used to carry merchandises. “The first wheels on cart were built in 3500 BC along with the first river boat, and by 2000 BC horses were domesticated for the use of transportation.” (http://inventors.about.com). Between the years 1700 to 2000 many advances were made in the transportation sector...

    18th century, Canal, Industrial Revolution 811  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maoists in Nepal

    Maoists in Nepal Terrorism is one of the most pressing and ongoing problems in today’s world. It is a term used to describe violence or other harmful acts committed or threatened against civilians by groups or persons for political, nationalist, or religious goals. However, as it is said that ‘one man’s terrorists is another man’s freedom fighter,’ the word terrorism does not have a definite definition. The American Heritage Dictonary defines terrrirism as "the unlawful use or threatened use...

    Birendra of Nepal, Mahendra of Nepal, Maoism 1630  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Road

    McCarthy's The Road is an epic that will amaze anyone. McCarthy was raised Roman Catholic and attended Catholic High School in Knoxville, then went to the University of Tennessee in 1951-52 where he majored in liberal arts. McCarthy joined the U.S. Air Force in 1953 where he served four years, spending two of them stationed in Alaska, where he hosted a radio show. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic, Western, and Post-apocalyptic genres. In 2006, Alfred A. Knopf published The Road, which...

    Apocalypticism, Bible, Book of Revelation 2127  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Road

    Why do you think McCarthy has chosen not to give his characters names? How do the generic labels of “the man” and “the boy” affect the way you /readers relate to them? While reading The Road, a novel written by Cormac McCarthy, I was jerked from the warmth, comfort, and safety of my home and thrown into a cold, dark, and desolate world, walking alongside “the man” and “the boy”. McCarthy composes his work so graphically that readers are drawn right into the story. I believe Cormac McCarthy...

    Cormac McCarthy, Lily Allen, Man 2043  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Road

    Research (Genre) ‘The Road’ is categorized as a post-apocalyptic fiction style novel. As stated in an article written from a student at Princeton University; Post-apocalyptic fiction is a sub genre of science fiction that is set in a world or civilization after either a nuclear war, plaque, comet/rogue planet strike, or some other general disaster. Usually post-apocalyptic fiction novels take place immediately after the catastrophe; the author focuses on the travails or psychology of survivors....

    Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Character, Chuck Palahniuk 1257  Words | 3  Pages

  • Transportation Networks

    History of the Road Transportation Network 1794. You may ask, what is the significance of this date? In 1974, the first modern road transportation network was established in Great Britain, allowing the first mail coach service between Bristol and London that ran on a timetable. However, roads have been around for centuries. So how is this relatively late date the “first” instance of a modern transportation system? Let us take a look at transport throughout the ages, and roads in particular. ...

    Ancient Rome, Autobahn, Interstate Highway System 1562  Words | 5  Pages

  • Roles of Transportation

    CHAPTER 3. ROLE OF TRANSPORTATION IN SOCIETY NPTEL May 7, 2007 Chapter 3 Role of transportation in society 3.1 Overview Transportation is a non separable part of any society. It exhibits a very close relation to the style of life, the range and location of activities and the goods and services which will be available for consumption. Advances in transportation has made possible changes in the way of living and the way in which societies are organized and therefore have a great in uence in...

    Energy development, Fossil fuel, Mode of transport 2124  Words | 7  Pages

  • nepal tragedy

    on 25 April 2015 at 11:56 a.m. NST  at a depth of approximately 15 km (which is considered shallow and therefore more damaging than quakes that originate deeper in the ground),[24] with its epicentre approximately 34 km east-southeast of Lamjung, Nepal, lasting approximately twenty seconds.[25] The earthquake was initially reported as 7.5 in the ritcher scale by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) before it was quickly upgraded to 7.8 Mw. The China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) reported...

    Aid, Earthquake, Emergency management 2373  Words | 10  Pages

  • Transportation Mode

    – Formerly known as East Asia School of Business Subject: Transport management Case Topic: Consider in selecting the transportation mode and long-term core carrier. Word count: 1281 Content Introduction ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 3 Factors of selecting transportation mode ----------------------------------- 4~5 1. Case study ------------------------------------------------------------ 6 ...

    Customer service, Logistics, Mode of transport 1375  Words | 6  Pages

  • Roads or Public Transportation?

    Nowadays public transportation is the question of vital importance for dwellers of big cities as well as for habitants of small towns. People face serious problems of traveling around the city using public transportation. At the same time, people who own cars also suffer from poor roads and endless car accidents. Should government care more about public facilities of buses and trains and subways or invest more money on fixing roads?  Below I would like to point out two sides of this complex question...

    Bus, Public transport, Road 483  Words | 2  Pages

  • the road

    The Road How does McCarthy establish the important ideas in the novel in the opening sentences? McCarthy establishes the key idea in the novel through sentence structure and language used. At the beginning of the novel McCarthy, has structured his first paragraph in the middle of the page (media res) this signifies the key idea that the child’s life started in the middle, as he was born the time of the apocalypse. The first sentence also opens with an anonymous character being mentioned, ‘when...

    First-person narrative, God, Man 2214  Words | 6  Pages

  • modes of transportation

    ADJUSTMENT OF FRESHMEN STUDENT OF PHARMACY IN MODES OF TRANSPORTATION IN CENTRO ESCOLAR UNIVERSITY An Undergraduate Research Presented to The School of Pharmacy Centro Escolar University In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy by Alisonn R. Osicos Crizel O. Martirez Dyanh Camille G. Macatangay Jerica Anne A. Raz Michael I. Labutong Introduction Metro Manila is the metropolitan region which has the most populous metropolitan...

    Centro Escolar University, Demography, Manila 845  Words | 3  Pages

  • Transportation Modes

    Transportation Modes and Economics Transportation modes include: 1) Rail Historically, railroads have handled the largest number of ton-miles within the continental United States. 2) Motor Highway transportation has expanded rapidly since the end of World War 11. To a significant degree the rapid growth of the motor carrier industry has resulted from speed and ability to operate door-to-door. 3) Water Water is the oldest mode of transport. The original...

    Cost, Economics of production, Intermodal freight transport 1765  Words | 7  Pages

  • TRANSPORTATIONS in Dubai

    TRANSPORTATIONS in Dubai Transport in Dubai is controlled by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), an agency of the government of Dubai, formed by royal decree in 2005. The public transport network has in the past faced congestion and reliability issues which a large investment programme has addressed, including over AED 70 billion of improvements planned for completion by 2020, when the population of the city is projected to exceed 3.5 million. In 2009, according to Dubai Municipality statistics...

    Bus, Dubai, Dubai Metro 1105  Words | 4  Pages

  • Road Transport and Road Safety

    the existence of the problem strongly in Egypt which will be discussed by (tony ) Tony:(summary proof of problem) Road traffic accidents pose a global health, economic and social crisis. Each year, road traffic accidents kill more than a million men, women and children around the world. Tens of millions more are injured, some of whom become permanently disabled. In Egypt, road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for persons aged 5 to 25 years. Each year; more than 5000 citizens are...

    Road accidents, Road transport, Traffic collision 1407  Words | 4  Pages

  • Emerging Business Environment in Nepal

    Emerging Business Environment in Nepal Starting from the basic concept, we’ve grown up studying that Nepal is a landlocked country. The key to this very country is held by India and China since the antecedent times; two countries that have a firm grip on Industrialization and development from its known history. Once upon a time, they were the only ones who held the key to open up a gate of economic benefits. However, upon the beneficial regards of emerging resources, Nepal itself held its key to open...

    Government, Infrastructure, Kathmandu 978  Words | 3  Pages

  • Road King

    ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT BUS 330/500D Road King Trucks Introduction Michael Livingston has recently been hired as the CEO of Road King Trucks, Inc. Previously he had been the marketing manager for a large manufacturing company and had established a reputation for identifying new consumer trends. Road King Trucks Inc. is a California-based truck manufacturing company. The company is well known for manufacturing large, heavy-duty trucks at a reasonable cost. One of its greatest achievements...

    Bus, Bus stop, Public transport 1598  Words | 7  Pages

  • Transportation Economics

    Assignment # 1 – Introduction, Chapters 1, 2 and 3 – Due Feb, 7th. Describe the factors that facilitate trade between Alberta and Ontario. Also, once a need for trade has been determined, what are the factors involved in transportation decisions, specific to the trade between the two provinces. Labour, Oil and Natural Gas are the main factors that facilitate trade between Alberta and Ontario. Specialization in the production process: Complex jobs can usually be less expensively completed by a...

    Globalization, International trade, Logistics 1742  Words | 6  Pages

  • Road Accident

    Road Accident Road accident is a global tragedy with ever-raising trend. In Malaysia, it represents a major public problem because of the high number of victims involved and also the seriousness of the consequences for the victim themselves and to their families as well. Accidents are generally classified as single vehicle accidents in which the vehicle is either colliding with fixed objects or with pedestrians or the vehicle may fall in a ditch and multiple vehicle accidents in which two or more...

    Accidents, Car safety, Road accidents 1309  Words | 4  Pages

  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Nepal

    Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility in Context of Nepal Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large. While there is no universal definition of corporate social responsibility, it generally refers to transparent business practices that are based on ethical values, Compliance with...

    Business ethics, Corporate social responsibility, Ethical consumerism 1444  Words | 5  Pages

  • Road Safety

    The growth of transport brings forth all other good things that a society longs for. Road is one of the most common transport infrastructure use and it is often the primary transport infrastructure to be developed in growing and developing regions. Due to its nature of being the easiest infrastructure mode, most people have adopted it as their basic means of transport all over the world. This has resulted into roads congestion condition in which during rush hours and in urban centers the situation...

    Accident, Pedestrian, Pedestrian crossing 910  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nepal

    DiscoveringTourism Destinations & Trekking Trails in Nepal loWEr manaslu ECo trEK-gorKha lumbasumbapass KanchenjunGa & maKalu www.taan.org.np TAAN Discovering Tourism Destinations & TrekkingTrails in Nepal © All rights reserved: Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal- TAAN- 2012 All rights reserved. Apart from fair dealing for the purposes of study, research, criticism or review as permitted under Copyright Laws of the Nepal, no part of this book may be reproduced by any process...

    Altitude sickness, Dolpa District, Mount Everest 30103  Words | 197  Pages

  • Role of Transportation in Indian Economy

    India Transport Sector India’s transport sector is large and diverse; it caters to the needs of 1.1 billion people. In 2007, the sector contributed about 5.5 percent to the nation’s GDP, with road transportation contributing the lion’s share. Good physical connectivity in the urban and rural areas is essential for economic growth. Since the early 1990s, India's growing economy has witnessed a rise in demand for transport infrastructure and services. However, the sector has not been able...

    Cargo, Golden Quadrilateral, Infrastructure 1389  Words | 5  Pages

  • Road Safety

    Road safety is the process of learning how to be safe and sensible when driving a vehicle on a road and how to reduce accident causes on road for proper driving. It aims to reduce the harm (deaths, injuries, and property damage) resulting from motor vehicle collisions. Harm from road traffic crashes is greater than that from all other transportation modes (air, sea, space, off-terrain, etc.) combined I- Driving license To make roads safer, driving licenses exist, so we compare two European...

    Automobile, Car safety, Crash 1340  Words | 5  Pages

  • Rigit Pavement Roads

    transport policy the responsibility of the department for transport. Political factor therefore play a key role in shaping the roads. The parliament has a duty to spent money wisely and cost effectively through parliament. Tax payers’ money maintains the road network and tax payers have a right to know that how their money is spent. The government sets the policy for the roads construction but a change in government policy could switch resources away and many of the resources are misused. As we know...

    Government, Pedestrian crossing, Road 1944  Words | 6  Pages

  • Inbound Transportation

    Inbound Transportation WHITE PAPER Identifying Opportunities With Your ? $ $ In brief With the right processes and visibility, companies of any size can improve the inbound segment of the supply chain. There are multiple components in an inbound program. In this paper, we’ll focus on how visibility and business processes can drive improved savings and service. Contents Common inbound logistics gaps Where you’ll find inbound savings How to start an inbound program Visibility and...

    Cost, Logistics, Management 1719  Words | 7  Pages

  • The April 2015 Nepal Earthquake

    com/what-is-an-earthquake) The April 2015 Nepal earthquake (also known as the Gorkha earthquake)[6][9] killed more than 8,800 people and injured more than 23,000. It occurred at 11:56 NST on 25 April, with a magnitude of 7.8Mw[1] or 8.1Ms[2] and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of IX (Violent). Its epicenter was east of the district of Lamjung, and its hypocenter was at a depth of approximately 15 km (9.3 mi).[1] It was the worst natural disaster to strike Nepal since the 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake.[10][11][12]...

    Aid, Development aid, Durbar Square 1814  Words | 9  Pages

  • Electricity Crisis in Nepal

    Crisis in Nepal “Not a day goes by without a few hours of power cuts. Load shedding has now become a perennial problem and it is here to stay." The story of power position in Nepal is that of highest potential and lowest consumption. The electricity demand in Nepal is increasing by about 10 percent every year and close to 40 percent of the approximate Nepalese population has access to electricity so far. The main load centre is the central zone which includes the Kathmandu Valley. Nepal owns a...

    Electricity, Energy crisis, Energy development 1623  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gender Diffrences on the Road- Road Rage

    Gender Differences On the Road Abstract Road rage is a form of aggressive behavior that effects everyone on the road ways. Reports on road rage and aggressive driving show that nearly everyone who drives may display or be affected by such behavior. Males however, the staple of territorial and aggressive behavior, do appear to be larger perpetrators of road rage than females. Studies comparing male and female levels of aggression and territorial behavior find that males are substantially more...

    Anger, Driving, Female 768  Words | 3  Pages

  • tourism in nepal

    concerns for any national.   Nepal is a very small and natural beautiful country where almost 82 percent people are engaged in agriculture even though the agriculture sectors contribute only 55 percent on the gross domestic product and 50% of the total export. It is always put in the major or first priority in every periodic plan. And there is always huge budget amount for agriculture. But the productivity is going always downwards because of structure  problem raising in Nepal. For example Topographical...

    Gyanendra of Nepal, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley 3676  Words | 8  Pages

  • Road Safety

    the road and most importantly stick to the speed limits or stick to a speed which will allow one to stop within a safe distance. Drivers must, most importantly, take responsibility for themselves at all times. By this I mean, they must know that they should not drive if they feel tired, sick, drunk or upset. They must also ensure that the appropriate eye wear or hearing aid be worn if necessary. Patience is a quality in which drivers must exercise. They must be cautious especially on wet roads, pedestrian...

    Arterial road, Freeway, Infrastructure 1160  Words | 4  Pages

  • Eyes on the Road

    Eyes on the Road: U.S. Presses To Rein In Web Gadgets In New Cars White, Joseph Barry. Wall Street Journal [New York, N.Y] 01 June 2011: D1. * Jump to first hit As consumers clamor for more tools to help them stay connected to online media on the road, auto makers are coming under fresh pressure to minimize distracting gadgetry in new cars. "There's absolutely no reason for any person to download their Facebook into the car," U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said in an interview...

    Automobile, Automotive industry, BMW 1565  Words | 4  Pages

  • Indian Roads

    india has the second largst road network in the world, with over 3.314 million kms of roadways spread across the length and breadth of the country. The roads are primarily made of bitumen, with some Indian National Highways having concrete roads. The concept of expressway roads is also catching up in India, and the Mumbai - Pune expressway and Delhi Gurgaon expressway are the finest examples. These may be divided into : National Highways These are main highways running through the length and...

    Arterial road, Freeway, Golden Quadrilateral 806  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Silk Roads

    Chinese silks broadened the knowledge of people, brought peace among foes and established trade in Eurasia. These silks were traded along the silk roads. The silk road originates from ancient Chinese people and the nomads that surrounded them. There were three major groups that first really started the silk roads. The Han Dynasty of China, the Yuezhi and the Xiongnu. The Yuezhi and the Xiongnu were nomadic groups and the Chinese were a civilized population. The Xiongnu were north of the Chinese...

    Central Asia, China, Han Chinese 861  Words | 3  Pages

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems Architecture

    INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE 1. INTRODUCTION The most challenging task at present is to obtain information about the roads in the network of city that is growing gradually. In order to overcome this issue, the ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) was originated so that the unique features will be benefited by the general public and information about the road can be obtained (Jin and Lin, 2011). The ITS is based on the technology of Bluetooth and (WSN) wireless sensor...

    Bluetooth, Intelligent transportation system, Intelligent transportation systems 2167  Words | 7  Pages

  • Transportation Problem in Bd

    Dhaka. 3.6.Waterway : Dhaka city lacks waterways. To improve transportation system, government has made a route in waterway. Information about this route is given below : Total Length: 110 km Already completed: * Ashulia to Sadarghat ( 30 km ) * Dredging :17.44 lakh m^3 To be completed: * Ashulia to Kanchpur ( 40 km ) * Dredging : 34.73 lakh m^3 Figure: Waterways around Dhaka city 4. TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS IN DHAKA CITY: 4.1 FOOTPATH : In any city footpaths...

    Automobile, Bus, Dhaka 1466  Words | 6  Pages

  • A world without transportation

    A world without transportationOur world today depends heavily on means of transportation. Whether it be automobiles, trains, airplanes, boats, or even bicycles, we have come to depend on these forms of transportation to do the things we want to do and go the places we want to go. To go to school, work, shopping malls, movies, and even the grocery store we just hop in our cars and away we go. To go to business meetings in Los Angeles, basketball games in Wisconsin, or vacations in Hawaii, we just...

    Automobile, Bicycle, Cycling 1633  Words | 5  Pages

  • Road Tolls

    Financial Times discuss the economic argument for extending road tolls across the country. Road tolls cure form of road pricing and have already been introduced by the M6 spur road “M6 Toll road opens, the barriers at the M6 Toll booths were raised for the first time at 1010 GMT after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at which Transport Secretary Alistair Darling was the guest of honour” stated in the bbc article online and in the article “M6 toll road around Birmingham opened in 2003” , as it means of correcting...

    Elasticity, Externality, Market failure 1388  Words | 5  Pages

  • Women in Nepal

    Women In Nepal Nepal is a landlocked country situated in South Asia between India in the South, West and East and China in the North. According to a survey done by the Central Bureau of Statistics in Nepal, the population was recorded to be 26.62 million. In this small country there are still one hundred and one ethnic groups speaking over ninety two languages. Customs and traditions differ from one another but what remains the same is the patrilineal and patrilocal type of society that is present...

    Childhood, Discrimination, Education 1063  Words | 3  Pages

  • nepal

    Nepal From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the country. For other uses, see Nepal (disambiguation). Page semi-protected Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल Loktāntrik Ganatantra Nepāl Flag Coat of arms Motto: जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी (Nepali) "Mother and Motherland are Greater than Heaven" Anthem: Sayaun Thunga Phulka Made of Hundreds of Flowers Menu 0:00 Capital and largest city...

    Gyanendra of Nepal, History of Nepal, India 12274  Words | 50  Pages

  • Transportation Industry

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