KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to completely ban the sale of tobacco products in all its 32 wards from December 13, 2023.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: In the first four months of the current fiscal year (FY) 2023/24, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has collected 27.11 percent of the annual revenue target. Chief of Revenue Department of KMC Dhruba Kafle said that Rs 2.92 billion in revenue was collected in the four months of Shrawan (mid-July to mid-August), Bhadra (mid-August to mid-September), Ashoj (mid-September to mid-October) and Kartik (mid-October to mid-November).

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Some teachers and employees of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have gone to Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has extended the deadline for the appointment of principals after not receiving the application as per the demand.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has urged the adoption of Nepal Sambat as the national calendar.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has escorted floral vendors, who were doing business in random areas, at specified sales points to sell flower garlands.

Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balen Shah, popularly known as Balen, has taken a noble initiative to provide shelter to stray animals. This pioneering initiative aims to address the longstanding issue of stray cattle wandering on the streets, often neglected, starved, and exposed to risks of accidents.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to manage stray cattle in the city.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) made an announcement during the closing ceremony of Road Safety and Traffic Awareness Week-2080, stating that the installation of CCTV cameras and street lights along the main roads of KMC will be completed within the next three months.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Sunita Dangol, the deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has said that it is not the responsibility of the KMC to manage street vendors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Activists including Ishan Shakya, have been staging a protest in front of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) for the past seven days, demanding support for sidewalk businesses and street vendors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26:  The traffic on various roads of Kathmandu will be affected during the Indra Jatra festival from September 28.

KMC Deputy Mayor Dangol meets activist Iih

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KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Sunita Dangol, the deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), met activist Iih (Ishan) who has been standing in front of the City Hall for eight days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made it clear that it will take action in response to school closures linked to teachers' protests.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A group of activists led by Ishan, popularly known as Iih, initiated a movement calling for improved management of street vendors in the city.

KATHMANDU, September 14: Balendra Shah (Balen), the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has achieved global recognition by earning a coveted spot on Time magazine's prestigious ‘2023 Time 100 Next’ list. Shah's inclusion in this list acknowledges him as one of the 100 emerging leaders recognized by the world-famous publication.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the general public not to buy bottled water that does not have proper labeling.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has published a list of 71 tasks that should be started immediately during the current fiscal year (FY).

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Tamu Bauddha Sewa Samiti in  Devinagar, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-10 has requested the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) not to destroy a monastery.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Due to negligence in the management of the Chakuncha Khahare Khola (seasonal stream) which was excavated by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to widen up the river to its natural banks, a flood occurred in the Milan Chowk and Sattalle areas of Kapan.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has introduced a provision to provide free treatment to the poor citizens.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is going to arrange mid-day meals for the students of grades 6-10.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has prepared to ban the sale of foods such as panipuri, chatpate, etc throughout the monsoon season.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Maiya Ale has been residing on the Bagmati River banks with her children for the past 36 years. She is a landless squatter. After the death of her spouse of paralysis 11 years ago, the responsibility of raising and educating their children fell on her shoulders. She has been supporting her family as a street vendor in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC). But the KMC’s action against street vendors in the form of chasing them away and snatching their goods and stall equipment has taken its toll on them.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The income collected by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) towards institutional house rent taxes has increased. In the last fiscal year 2079/80 BS, the KMC collected revenue of Rs 10.25 billion.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Activists joined by locals in Kathmandu on Saturday staged a peaceful protest outside City Hall demanding the Kathmandu metropolis to ensure proper management of street vendors.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has conducted miking, instructing the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) to vacate its office building within three days.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the city dwellers concerned to pay their business taxes within the specified period. The Department of Revenue of KMC has issued a notification and requested all those concerned to pay the tax on time and also get a discount.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)  has obstructed the religious rituals performed in public places.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has resumed waste management operations in the valley after facing obstruction a few days ago.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has implemented a property tax system for the new fiscal year 2023/24 for filming/shooting in Hanuman Dhoka area, which is listed on World Heritage Sites. Foreigners are required to pay Rs 55,000 per day, while Nepalis will be charged Rs 20,000 per day to shoot a feature film in the area.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The budget submitted by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City to the Municipal Assembly for the upcoming fiscal year 2023/24 passed unanimously on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is going to hold an examination for awarding scholarships to be provided in grade 11 on coming August 5.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Three bills have been presented in the fourth meeting of the 13th Municipal Assembly of Kathmandu Metropolitan City on Tuesday

KATHMANDU, July 11: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has taken action against 12 city policemen. KMC Police Chief, SP Raju Nath Pandey said that out of 12 city policemen, seven contractual city policemen have been removed from their jobs and five other permanent city policemen have been suspended.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started the process to provide scholarships to needy students studying in institutional schools.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has instructed the educational institutions in the city to determine the scholarship quota in class 11.

KATHMANDU, July 5: In the period up to the mid-June of the current fiscal year, 399 disastrous incidents were reported in Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, July 4: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has prohibited the entry of vehicles into the Hanuman Dhoka premises. The decision was taken by the metropolis to preserve the originality of the heritage.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has restricted building any physical structure on Lalita Niwas land. While Nepal Police have arrested various people and continued their investigation into the Lalita Niwas land grab scam, the KMC has decided against allowing the construction of any structure on Lalita Niwas land.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is going to fence the land of Lalita Niwas located in Baluwatar. On Sunday, a team of KMC Police reached Lalita Niwas in Baluwatar for the same purpose.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has instructed all cooperatives within the metropolis to submit all details within 30 days.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has issued instructions to all private schools within the metropolis, urging them to provide details regarding the fees charged to students seeking admission to Grade 11 and 12 (+2 levels) for the upcoming academic session 2080/81 BS.

KATHMANDU, June 26:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) presented the Finance Bill, 2080 in the Municipal Assembly on Sunday to implement the financial proposal.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to levy a tax on advertisements affixed to motorcycles, as well as stickers on t-shirts and bags.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has implemented a rental tax for individuals or organizations that lease vehicles within the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A contempt of court case filed at the Supreme Court against the Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balendra Shah, could not be heard on Monday, either.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced to continue the ‘dust-free Kathmandu’ campaign in the upcoming fiscal year as well.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced plans to expand its workforce by recruiting an additional 300 road sweepers in the upcoming fiscal year. KMC also intends to expand the number of metropolitan police personnel by reaching a target of a total of 500 police personnel.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Nepal Film Association has lodged a writ petition with the High Court challenging the decision made by Mayor Balendra Shah of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to halt the screening of Hindi films.