KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Despite various efforts by traffic police to reduce road accidents, on an average 160 people are killed every year in around 5,300 major road accidents in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley, according to the figures provided by the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD).
KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Bishnumaya Sunar, a permanent resident of Kageshwari Manahara-9, has already rebuilt her house, which was destroyed by earthquake in 2015, as per the government rules but has received only the first installment of Rs 50,000 of the housing grant provided by the government.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Although the Department of Transport Management (DOTM) announced last week that printing of 600,000 smart driving licenses would be completed within 45 days, the actual printing work of the licenses has yet to begin due to some technical snags.
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) is planning to ban four-wheelers in the busy shopping areas in Kathmandu Valley in its bid to ease traffic congestion during the Dashain festival.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The collection of garbage is a perennial problem in the Kathmandu Valley. While the collection of garbage is sometimes halted due to obstructions on the road leading to Sisdole, where the only landfill site is located, in many cases garbage remains littered in a number of collection centers due to 'laggard' cleaning workers of the metropolis.