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Direct bus service from Nepal's Dang to New Delhi launched

Updated: Aug 29, 2016 16:46 IST      
Direct bus service from Nepal's Dang to New Delhi launched

Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug. 29 (ANI): A direct bus service from Nepal's Dang city to New Delhi was launched by the Rapti Zonal Public Transport Bus Entrepreneurs Committee on Monday.

The bus would leave for New Delhi from Bhalubang Bazaar in Dang on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, reports the Himalayan Times.

Committee Chairman Suresh Hamal said that the committee has brought direct deluxe bus service from Dang to New Delhi into operation for the first time.

The fare for the trip is Rs 2,000 and the service would be expanded as per the demand of passengers. (ANI)

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