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Funds shortage delays housing grants

Published On: November 19, 2018 10:04 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The distribution of the housing grant to quake victims has been halted since September after the amount which was previously sanctioned for the purpose was used up.

KMC doing nothing to transform Balaju Baisdhara into a film city

Published On: November 18, 2018 09:31 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The annual program of fiscal year 2017/18 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has clearly stated that a film city will be built around Balaju Park and Nagarjun forest area.

Australia is most preferred study destination for Nepalis

Published On: November 16, 2018 08:54 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Australia has emerged as the most-preferred study destination for Nepali students wishing to go abroad for studies, according to latest government figures.

Driving license applications to reopen from Nov 25

Published On: November 16, 2018 07:42 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is all set to reopen the applications for driving licenses from November 25.

Average 160 people die a year in Valley road accidents: Traffic police

Published On: November 6, 2018 07:35 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

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).

Quake victims yet to get grants even after building homes as per rules

Published On: November 4, 2018 02:15 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

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.

Smart license printing halted due to the technical glitch at DoTM

Published On: November 1, 2018 07:24 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

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.

Smart driving licenses backlog to be cleared within two months

Published On: October 24, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: A private company has started printing smart licenses from Tuesday in order to ease the distribution of licenses pending since a long time.

Most in old age homes get no allowance for lack of papers

Published On: October 23, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Altogether 24 elderly citizens from various districts including Kathmandu are currently residing at Matatirtha Old Age Home Committee at Matatirtha of Chandragiri Municipality.

Royal crown to be exhibited today

Published On: October 15, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Ten years after declaring Nepal as a federal republic, the government is all set for public display of the royal crown of former monarchs of Nepal, starting from Monday.

Four-wheelers banned in city’s shopping districts during Dashain

Published On: October 9, 2018 07:03 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

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.

KMC fitting 1,800 CCTV cameras

Published On: October 6, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: SHUVAM DHUNGANA

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.