KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) stares at a herculean task of regaining control over around 500 ropani [25.44 hectares] of public land encroached over the past few decades in many places

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Over 12 ropani of land belonging earlier to the well-known heritage site of Kamalpokhari at Thamel but captured by influential business people in the capital is now awaiting a major ruling from the Supreme Court. The 15-storey Chhaya Center complex has lately been built on the land.