KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The quality of air in the Kathmandu Valley on Sunday was measured between PM 2.5 reading of  79.83 μg/m³ and  145 μg/m³.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and Kathmandu University (KU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for maintaining Kathmandu city's cleanliness and sanitation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Bird flu, also known as avian influenza (H5N1), has been detected in Tarakeshwar Municipality in Kathmandu, for a second time, officials said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Kathmandu Valley where Nepal's capital city lies reported further deterioration in the air quality on Thursday.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 22:  The Kathmandu Valley, where Nepal’s federal capital is situated, reported continued deterioration of the air quality in the last few days.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21:  The Kathmandu Valley on Sunday reported deterioration in the air quality index (AQI) as the fine particulate matters (Pm 2.5) reading docked at 128.61 μg/m³ in the morning between 9 and 10.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The air quality index (AQI) of the Kathmandu Valley where lies Nepal’s federal capital city, reported a slight improvement on Friday as the highest fine particulate matters (Pm 2.5) index was recorded at 77.15 μg/m³ in the evening between 6 and 7.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The air pollution level in the country’s capital city has been deteriorating for the last few days.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Kathmandu Valley, where Nepal’s federal capital is situated, reported continued deterioration of the air quality in the last few days.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The Kathmandu Valley, where Nepal’s federal capital city lies, reported the continued deterioration of the air quality in the last few days.

Bird flu cases confirmed in Tarkeshwar

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KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Bird flu has been confirmed in Sanglekhola of Tarkeshwar Municipality in the district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The Kathmandu Valley, where Nepal’s federal capital city lies, reported the highest PM 2.5 reading of 203.67 micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m³) on Monday in the morning between 8 and9.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Senior leader of Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Jhala Nath Khanal has claimed all candidates belonging to Oli-led faction of the NCP including Oli himself will fare so badly in the next election that they will have their election security deposits seized.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The Kathmandu Valley, on Tuesday, reported a deterioration in the air quality index (AQI).

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Kathmandu Valley, where Nepal’s federal capital city lies, reported the highest PM 2.5 reading of 144.5 micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m³) on Monday in the morning between 7 and 8.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Kathmandu Valley witnessed slight improvement in the air quality index (AQI) on Sunday influenced by the first spell of rainfall of this winter that occurred on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Air quality index (AQI) of the country’s capital city, Kathmandu, further worsened on Saturday despite the fact that most businesses remained shut and the city received the first rain of winter this year. The highest AQI on Saturday was measured at 191.72 μg/m³.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Influenced by the westerly wind, the Kathmandu Valley received the first winter rain of this year on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Kathmandu, the federal capital of Nepal, received its first winter rain of this year on Saturday.

We are the country’s main party: Oli

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KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Prime Minister and chairman of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli has said the question as to which faction of the NCP is the main party has been resolved from Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4:  The Kathmandu Valley on Thursday reported improvement in the air quality index (AQI) owing to the general strike enforced by the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Kathmandu Valley reported a slight improvement in the quality of air on Tuesday afternoon between 3 and 4. The fine particulate matter (Pm 2.5) reading docked at 47.58 μg/m³, according to the data collected from 17 pollution monitoring stations installed at various parts in the country’s capital city.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Air quality in Kathmandu, the country’s capital city, has continued to deteriorate on Monday as well. The highest fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) reading was measured at 182.17 micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m³) in the morning between 8 and 9.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The air quality of the Kathmandu Valley deteriorated even on Saturday as the highest fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) reading was measured at 194.69 micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m³) in the morning between 8 and 9.

Bird Flu detected in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The government has confirmed that bird flu (H5N1) was detected in Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The civil society staged protests and demonstrations against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) in Kathmandu on Saturday.

AQI measured nearly 200 μg/m³  in the capital city on Friday

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The country’s capital city, Kathmandu, has reported further deterioration in the quality of air as the highest PM 2.5 reading was measured at 196.78 μg/m³ on Thursday between 9 AM and 10 AM, the time when most offices and business activities commence.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The air pollution level in the country’s capital city was measured slightly low on Tuesday.

PHOTOS: Fit to fast !

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KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The month-long Madhav Narayan Brata (fast) is going to get a new face this year. The organizing committee of Sali Nadi Brata Mela has capped the number of participants to 50 for this year in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Kathmandu Valley witnessed continued deterioration of the quality of air on Monday as well.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Air quality in Kathmandu continued to deteriorate on Sunday as well.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Pro-monarchy protesters under different banner names have continued to hit the streets of Kathmandu, pressing their demands for the restoration of constitutional monarchy in the country.

PM 2.5 reading between 75 and 168 recorded on Friday

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As the Puspha Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal led-faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) staged a mass gathering in the capital, vehicular movement in central Kathmandu was largely disrupted on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The quality of air in the Kathmandu Valley has deteriorated in the evening. The country’s capital city, on Thursday, recorded the highest PM 2.5 reading of 200.87 µg/m3 between 5 PM and 6 PM.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Though the air pollution level on Tuesday dropped to 68 µg/m3 early in the morning between 4 and 5, the dust particles began filling the air in Kathmandu, the federal capital city of the country, from 9AM as people started their normal activities. The highest PM 2.5 reading was measured in the country’s most populated city at 198 µg/m3.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Air pollution level in the Kathmandu Valley deteriorated on Monday as compared to the previous day.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Police have arrested a man red-handed while breaking an ATM at Thulo Bharyang in Nagarjun Municipality-2 on Saturday night.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Kathmandu Valley where the country’s federal capital is located, has witnessed a slight improvement in the quality of air as the highest PM 2.5 reading of 145.72µg/m3  (between 9AM and 10AM) was recorded on Sunday compared to the 226.11 µg/m3  measured between 9 AM and 10 AM on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Air quality in the Kathmandu Valley reported a PM2.5 reading of 151.36 µg/m3 on average on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The air quality in the Kathmandu Valley has deteriorated in the morning hours between 10 and 11 with a PM2.5 reading of 218.58 μg/m³.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepal’s capital city, Kathmandu on Thursday recorded a PM2.5 reading of 242 μg/m³. The data was recorded in the morning between 7 and 8.

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Presidential Business School (PBS) in Kathmandu organized a two-day IT Career Conclave keeping in view those seeking their future career in the IT sector. The two-day IT Career Conclave that concluded on Sunday featured 25 experts in the field in various five sessions.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Thulo Bharyang Yatayat Karyalaya has resumed driver’s license trials of all kinds at Vehicle Academy and Research Center in Chandragiri Municipality. The Academy is spread across 35 ropanis, and can conduct trials of 1,500 motorcycles and 700 cars daily, said Devendra Pradhan, the owner of the Academy.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: With the completion of 99 percent works of Melamchi Drinking Water Project, Kathmandu Valley, where the federal capital city is located, is expected to get access to clean drinking water from the Melamchi River starting mid-April, 2021.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: In a show of its strength, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli led-faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is organizing a mass gathering of its cadres in Kathmandu today.