KATHMANDU, August 14: The vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu to Banchare Danda have been stopped by the locals again. According to Sita Rai, head of the Environment Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), the vehicles carrying garbage were stopped again this morning.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) has said that 250 to 350 garbage trucks will reach Banchare Danda every day.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The Supreme Court has issued an interlocutory order to not remove the structures set up by the Norvic Hospital in public land.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) spent only 44.24 percent of the allocated budget in the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, August 9: An agreement was reached between Norvic International Hospital and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Tuesday afternoon to vacate the land leased by the hospital as soon as possible. Naveen Manandhar, the spokesperson for the KMC, said that the agreement between the hospital and the metropolis states that the hospital will take some time to remove all structures including the oxygen plant on the leased land, according to the advice of technicians and engineers.

Kathmandu cluttered with garbage

August 9, 2022 17:26 pm

KATHMANDU, August 9: Narrow footpaths. Roads with potholes. Uncontrollable Traffic jams. The capital city is already in a sorry state. But the situation has worsened even more due to the 'heaps of garbage' found everywhere in the squares, alleys and corners of the capital city these days.

KATHMANDU, August 7: Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Office has relaunched the ‘No Horn’ campaign from today.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Street vendors have started removing their shops from the New Baneshwor area of ​​Kathmandu. After the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) issued a notice not to use the footpath area for business, parking and other purposes, the footpath business has started to disappear.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The locals of Banchare Danda have announced that they will not allow the Kathmandu Valley’s waste to be dumped at the Sisdole-Banchare Danda landfill site from August 17.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The locals of Banchare Danda have announced that they will not allow the Kathmandu Valley’s waste to be dumped at the Sisdole-Banchare Danda landfill site from August 17.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Around 60 garbage trucks carrying waste to the dumping site at Banchare Danda have been stopped by the local residents.

The problem may look small for the mayor of Kathmandu metropolis. But this could just be a good beginning for the bigger changes that Mayor Shah seeks to bring in the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has lodged a complaint at Nepal Press Council demanding action against the Nepal Samacharpatra daily and Himalayan Television.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has stressed the need to ensure effective coordination among related sectors to intensify works related to infrastructures.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has appointed Ward 17 Chairperson Nabin Manandhar as its spokesperson.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started separately collecting biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste beginning Sunday. For this, the metropolis has already published the schedule.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Chandragiri Municipality has pledged to further support and collaboration with the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on solid waste management issues.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has published the schedule for the collection of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste, which will be implemented from July 17.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has slapped Rs 25,000 in fine to a company allegedly involved in disposing garbage in Dhobi Khola.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The sixth meeting of the 11th session of KMC Municipal Council is underway at City Hall, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made it clear that it does not at all have a policy allowing the operation of any sort of business on the footpaths in the city.

Street food banned in Kathmandu

June 29, 2022 09:50 am

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has banned the sale of food in the streets. The KMC has stated that it has taken this step to control the spread of cholera.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has launched a 24-hour hotline telephone service to address concerns of the Kathmandu dwellers about cholera.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is waiving the tax of property owned by the multi-storey commercial buildings which are designated for parking purposes.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has allocated a budget of Rs 25.41 billion for the coming Fiscal Year 2022/23. KMC Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol presented the budget amidst a special function today.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Kathmandu Metropolitan City is unveiling the annual budget for the fiscal year 2079/80 BS (2022/23). KMC Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol presented the budget amidst a special function.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is unveiling its Policies and Programmes for upcoming Fiscal Year 2022/23 today Mayor Balendra Shah is unveiling the policies and programs amidst a special function at  City Hall, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The infrastructure ambulance brought into operation by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) a few weeks ago will now be operated only in the morning and evening.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Chinkaji Maharjan, the chairperson of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) ward No. 22, has complained that he was not informed about the ‘monitoring visit’ by KMC Mayor Balendra Shah at Sundhara area on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The meeting of executives of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is currently underway at the KMC office at JDA Complex, Bagdurbar in the capital.

KATHMANDU, June 10: An 18-point agreement was reached between the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and the locals of Banchare Danda last night to take the garbage of Kathmandu Valley only at night from now onward. The agreement was signed for the waste management of the Kathmandu Valley at Banchare Danda-Kudule, Sisdole landfill site.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and Nabil Bank have reached an agreement to allow the general public to use the bank's toilets at all its branches in Kathmandu for free.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah has said that the people of Kathmandu will not have to suffer due to the accumulation of garbage on the streets of the city.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started a toll-free call center to help address concerns of the residents of the capital city. An arrangement has been made where anyone can make a call on telephone number- 16600105511– free of cost if he/she has any complaints or queries with the KMC and its services.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The development and physical infrastructure work within the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) will be carried out only in coordination with the government at all three levels.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah and Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol have reached Sisdole landfill site.

KATHMANDU, May 30: A task force has been formed under the coordination of Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Balendra Shah to study the problem of waste management of the capital city.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Independent candidate for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Balendra Shah has maintained his lead.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Independent candidate for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Balendra Shah (Balen) has continued to maintain his lead.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Independent candidate for the post of Kathmandu Metropolitan City mayor Balendra Shah has received more than 43,000 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Independent candidate Balendra Shah (Balen) has maintained his lead in the counting of votes till 9 AM on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Independent candidate for mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Balendra Shah 'Balen' has maintained his lead in the ongoing vote counting. According to the latest details, he has received 2,457 votes. Meanwhile, Keshav Sthapit of UML is following Shah with 1,427 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 13: A mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balen Shah has cast his vote at Annapurna School in Gairigaun, Sinamangal.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Sunita Dangol, the deputy mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) from the CPN-UML cast her vote in the ongoing local level election on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Sirjana Singh, a mayoral candidate of the ruling alliance led by Nepali Congress (NC) for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), cast her vote for local level election.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Keshav Sthapit, mayoral candidate of CPN-UML for Kathmandu Metropolitan CIty (KMC) reached Padma Kanya Campus at Bagbazar to cast his vote on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The CPN-UML has finalized the candidates for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor of various metropolises and sub-metropolis. A meeting of the UML Central Secretariat held at the residence of party Chairman KP Sharma Oli in Balkot on Saturday finalized the names of candidates for six metropolitan cities and 11 sub-metropolitan cities, said UML Deputy General Secretary and Chief of Publicity Department Prithvi Subba Gurung.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made it mandatory for businesses and households concerned to separate the waste into biodegradable and non-biodegradable while disposing them to the garbage collectors.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) received and registered complaints against 18 cooperatives operating in Kathmandu in four months from mid-November 2021 to mid-March 2022.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Bidya Sundar Shakya has complained that the federal government is not interested in the protection and conservation of the historical and archeological heritage of Kathmandu. Mayor Shakya said that although the federal government has the responsibility to protect the heritage, it has not acted accordingly.