KMC Ward Chairperson Shrestha passes away

September 3, 2021 11:50 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Chairperson of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Ward Number 19, Shashi Lal Shrestha passed away due to a stroke at Norvic International Hospital in the capital on Thursday. He was 65.

Garbage piled up in Kathmandu Valley

August 25, 2021 15:25 pm

KATHMANDU, August 25: The Kathmandu Valley residents are having a serious problem as the garbage collection in the valley has come to a halt since last Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC, Ward Number 12 is going to construct a new office building. Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya laid the foundation stone of the building at the site of the old office in Teku on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has asked 52 taxpayers, which include a number of government bodies and top corporate houses, to settle the dues of their property taxes.

KATHMANDU, August 6: Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) has started the robotic surgery service for the first time in Nepal. The hospital held a press conference and informed the media about the service.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is administering COVID-19 vaccines to people aged above 50 years from today.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has issued a three days ultimatum to 23 big taxpayers, asking them to settle their taxes.

KATHMANDU, July 19:  The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has asked all higher secondary schools not to take admission in Grade XI before the results of Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) are announced.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has fixed 28 centres for the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccination campaign that kicked off on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has fixed the government rate of land inside the metropolis at the maximum of Rs 5 million per aana (342.25 square feet).

KATHMANDU, June 24: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced a budget of Rs 18.95 billion for the fiscal year 2021/22.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is implementing the 'One Ward, One Model School' program to develop the community schools as a model learning centre and training hub.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is constructing a 100- bed Kathmandu Metropolis Special Hospital with specialised services and modern facilities.

Vaccination campaign halted in KMC

June 11, 2021 09:22 am

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has suspended the ongoing campaign to administer vaccines against COVID-19 to people belonging to 60 to 64 years of age.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The Kathmandu Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is to set up vaccination centre in every ward of the metropolis for the next round of COVID-19 vaccination.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Education Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has directed schools offering classes upto Grade 8 in the metropolis to conduct the Grade 8 examination on the basis of internal evaluation.

KATHMANDU, May 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has intensified the tests in crowded areas after a steep rise in coronavirus infection cases.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has so far reported 51,412 cases of the coronavirus disease. Of the cases confirmed since last year, 40,266 patients have so far gained recovery, according to a report released by the metropolis on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has formed a seven-member committee to submit a proposal to build a well-equipped hospital with isolation facility to contain further spread of COVID-19 in Kathmandu district.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Ncell Axiata Limited as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative has taken up the responsibility for building and maintaining of iconic Lainchaur ground at the heart of the city. With the aim to greatly benefit the people of Kathmandu, the building of the iconic Lainchaur Green Park will contribute to the making of a clean, green, and healthy city.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has directed all academic institutions within the metropolitan area to suspend physical classes for a week if any teacher or student tests positive for COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has again sought help from the Department of Archeology (DoA) to remove the business outlets operated in unauthorized manner in and around Basantapur area –one of the world heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Mar 2: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) deployed metropolitan police on Tuesday afternoon to clean the recently-reconstructed Rani Pokhari.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started using dozer to clear illegal structures built in Tundikhel.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to conduct a week-long Martyrs’ Day from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has completed construction of 69 infrastructure projects in the six months of the current fiscal year, 2020/21, said the KMC.

KATHMANDU, 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is working to make bricks out of the dust collected from the city.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: As many as 2,000 road lights will be installed at various sensitive areas of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Bidya Sundar Shakya on Thursday said that Rs 10 million has been managed for the promotion and development of the historical and cultural Handigaun area.

KATHMANDU, Sep 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has requested the Kathmandu District Administration Office to ban street businesses for a certain period of time to contain the spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) in Sinamangal has suspended all its services including emergency after four confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the hospital.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Lockdown enforcement has been further tightened in Kathmandu Metropolitan City following increasing risks of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is searching for a temporary dumping site after it could not complete the construction of its permanent dumping site within the designated time.

KATHMANDU, April 7: In a bid to minimize crowding at the Balkhu and Kalimati vegetable market, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has assigned 11 various places as a vegetable sales outlets.

KATHMANDU, March 27: In view of COVID-19 fears, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is collecting record of individuals returning home from foreign countries after March 1.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Kathmandu metropolis has urged the public to dial 1180, a toll-free number in case the coronavirus (COVID-19) is noticed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Seven hundred and forty-nine helpless people living in the streets have been rescued so far as part of the campaign of rescuing and rehabilitating such needy people.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City and the Nepal Army have collaborated in starting free hemodialysis services at the Chhauni-based Birendra Military Hospital. Sixty-four years old Chandra Devi Maharjan of KMC-15 became the first beneficiary of the service on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stepped up its activism in enhancing the beautification of the city to make Visit Nepal Year-2020 a success. The beautification of KMC has been put on priority as Kathmandu receives the tourists first upon arrival at the International Airport.

KMC expedites merger of cooperatives

December 27, 2019 13:56 pm

Kathmandu, Dec 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has expedited the merger of cooperatives operating within the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Kathmandu Metropolitan City is all set to launch a campaign to make the metropolis a ‘street people free zone’.

KMC prepares designs for public toilet

November 23, 2019 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Kathmandu Metropolitan City, which had been planning for public toilet, has just prepared design for it. The construction of public toilet will begin from the current fiscal year, it informed.

KATHMANDU, July 29; The Kathmandu metropolis has completed the design of overhead bridges to be constructed at multiple new locations including Chabahil, Maitighar and Jayabageshwori inside the metropolis.

Being optimistic

July 26, 2019 07:42 am

My fellow, long-suffering Kathmandu valley residents! Have you heard the good news? Well, fear not if you haven’t because yours truly is going to take the trouble to summarize it all for you. Are you ready? Ok then, here we go!

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is planning to launch what it has called ‘Recharge Kathmandu Program’ with a view to avoiding groundwater-related land subsidence by increasing the underground water level of the city.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has unveiled a plan of establishing a municipal hospital targeting the people of the area. As the Metropolis said, its objective is to provide several sorts of health facilities to the town people at minimum charges.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Over 40 new 'smart' public toilets are to be built across Kathmandu by the end of the upcoming fiscal year, while those currently in operation will get a facelift, according to Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Teachers from around 60 community schools in Kathmandu Metropolitan City have started agitation demanding their unpaid salaries and allowances. The agitating teachers said they have not been paid for the past three months.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Unbearable garbage stink has hit residents of Kathmandu Valley for the past few days.