KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Kathmandu Metropolitan City is mired in toilet crisis as the capital struggles to accommodate its growing population lured by job opportunities and other facilities. There are only 57 public toilets, more than half of them in need of immediate repair, in KMC which is home to millions of people.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has halted the printing of smart driving licenses through Malika Incorporate after the firm was unable to complete the taks within the given deadline.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: India's BMVSS Jaipur Foot is providing 500 prosthetic limbs to Nepali amputees. Of the total prosthetic limbs, 51 will be distributed from Kathmandu-based Norvic International Hospital whereas the remaining prosthetic limbs will be distributed at Sahaj Hospital in Nawalpur.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The construction of the Mulpani Cricket Stadium which started in 2007 has been subject of delay ever since. Out of many problems over the years, the construction works were obstructed recently due to the land acquisition issue. The matter has been deemed to be solved now.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Suresh Bishwakarma, a differently-abled person from Jorpati, dropped out from school in grade five because his school did not have disabled-friendly infrastructures. Suresh, who cannot walk properly, was eleven years old then.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: As traffic police enforced pick and drop rule in the core city areas in Kathmandu including Jamal, Ratnapark, Tundikhel and Bhadrakali starting from Sunday to reduce traffic congestion, commuters are least impressed with the idea that it would help them manage traffic effectively.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Although, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) had announced two months ago to issue all the 600,000 backlog driving licenses within 45 days, it has only been able to print just 150,000 licenses so far.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Rajesh Saiju, 50, of Bansbari, Kathmandu, isn’t much impressed by the behavior of Nepal Police personnel. One of the major reasons he doesn’t like the police is the way policemen behave with the general public and talk to them. He said policemen are rude to the commoners even when they visit a police station seeking justice after being victimized by someone.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Although there are credible reports that a huge number of earthquake victims have either not built their new homes or received the housing grant provided by the government from more than one place, none of these quake victims have refunded the grant, snubbing a public notice by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to do so.