KATHMANDU, May 19: Independent candidate Balen Shah is leading the mayoral race of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) by a margin of over 10,000 votes against his closest rival Keshav Sthapit of the CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Direct flights between Kunming (China) and Kathmandu are set to resume from May 30.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Independent candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City mayorship Balen Shah has received over 17,000 votes in the ongoing vote counting. As per the latest results, Shah has received 17,031 votes while his closest rival Keshav Sthapit of the CPN-UML has received 8,876 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Independent candidate Balen Shah is leading the mayoral race of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) by a margin of more than 8000 votes against his closest rival Keshav Sthapit of the CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Independent candidate for the post of 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 7,534 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 15: It took as long as 32 hours to count just 2,424 votes at Kageshwori Manohara Municipality-1 in Kathmandu district.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The counting of votes of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has begun. An all-party meeting held on Friday night decided to begin counting of the votes from 8AM today.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Preparations for the counting of votes of Kathmandu Metropolitan City have reached the final stage. An all-party meeting held on Friday night decided to begin counting of the votes from 8 am today.

KATHMANDU, May12: Fusemachines, an enterprise AI talent solutions provider, inaugurated its new office in Baneshwor, Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu, and Bhaktapur have stated that the services to be provided from the offices will be affected on Wednesday and Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The election rally organized by the main opposition party, CPN-UML in Kathmandu is currently underway.

Kathmandu Metropolitan City mayoral candidate on behalf of the ruling alliance, Sirjana Singh has expressed her commitment to make Kathmandu Metropolis a city equal for all.

KATHMANDU, May 5: International Dialogue Center (KAICIID) is hosting the International Fellows Program from May 6 to May 12 in Kathmandu to learn about interreligious dialogue, conflict  prevention, and promotion of social cohesion. It is the first event ever hosted by the International Dialogue Center (KAICIID) in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 3: A video doing the rounds on Twitter which shows Indian Congress leader Rahul Gandhi partying at a nightclub in Kathmandu has triggered a fresh spat between Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and Indian Congress.

KATHMANDU, May 2:  The entire Muslim community across the country is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today by reciting special prayers (Namaz) and receiving blessings from their elderly ones. The fasting month of Ramadan culminates in Eid-ul-Fitr, which is celebrated with feasting, giving and taking of gifts and wearing new clothes.

KATHMANDU, May 3: CPN-UML mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolis, Keshav Sthapit has complained of being accused of having committed a heinous crime against a woman he has never met.

MAKWANPUR, May 3: Three Chinese nationals died in a loader accident that occurred at Bakaiya Rural Municipality-11 along the Nijgadh-Kathmandu fast track on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The government has called for health precautions, stating that the number of COVID-19 infections is on the rise yet again in neighboring India.

KATHMANDU, May 2: There is an influence of the local air, a low-pressure system prevailing from Uttar Pradesh to West Bengal of India and the westerly wind in Nepal, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The westerly low pressure system is causing rainfall in various places across the country including Kathmandu Valley and it would continue for a few more days, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD).

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepal recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 along with 17 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal has emerged as a center for South Asia in recent years as the governments elsewhere in the region are increasingly becoming intolerant toward public debate and criticisms and are even resorting to stifle freedom of expression.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Nepal recorded 18 new cases of COVID-19 along with 17 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepal recorded 13 new cases of COVID-19 along with 25 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 17: Nepal recorded 12 new cases of COVID-19 along with 36 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 16: The Bibeksheel Sajha Party led by Rabindra Mishra has fielded women candidates for both the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal recorded nine new cases of COVID-19 along with 44 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 13: Nepal recorded 19 new cases of COVID-19 along with 49 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 11: Nepal recorded 22 new cases of COVID-19 along with 46 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Monday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 10: A massive fire broke out at a party palace at Khusibu in Kathmandu on Sunday evening, destroying properties worth approximately Rs 4.5 million.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Actor Bhuwan KC will not give candidacy for Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Increasing urbanization is eroding Newari settlements in the Kathmandu Valley. A major earthquake that rattled Kathmandu Valley in April 2015 destroyed many original, historical and archaeological heritages in the Valley.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Nepal recorded 12 new cases of COVID-19 along with 89 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 2: Nepal recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 along with 90 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 1: Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day, was celebrated in Kathmandu today. The government announced a public holiday on the occasion within the Valley.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The body of a newborn baby has been found in a garbage dump. The body of a newborn baby was found on a heap of garbage piled up along the Dhobi Khola Corridor road in Maitidevi.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The 57th Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Day was celebrated by the Embassy of India in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Two school girls were killed when a tipper knocked them down at Melamchichowk of Sundarijal in Gokarneshwor Municipality in Kathmandu Wednesday morning.

Rain with gusty winds forecast

March 29, 2022 13:09 pm

KATHMANDU, March 29: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy in most parts of the country with chances of rain and gusty winds at some places due to the influence of the Westerly low pressure system.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Minister for Water Supply, Umakanta Chaudhary has said that work is underway to distribute water from the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchowk in the Kathmandu Valley within mid-April. He said that an agreement has been reached to bring water from the Yangri and Larke rivers to the capital as there would be a shortage even if 170 million liters of water is brought daily from Melamchi.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Bidya Sundar Shakya has claimed that he has fulfilled many of the responsibilities given by the people of the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), Ramshahpath has decided to deploy as many as 1,300 traffic police personnel across the Kathmandu Valley to celebrate the Holi festival in a safe, organized, and dignified manner.

TRISHULI, March 12: The obstruction to the dumping garbage from Kathmandu Valley in Sisdol of Nuwakot continues even today.  The obstruction has not stopped despite the decision of the last cabinet meeting to form a high-level committee to minimize the impact of waste management at the landfill site of Bancharedanda, an area bordering Sisdol and Dhading in Nuwakot.

KATHMANDU, March 6: A fire broke out at a vegetable bazaar at Dhungedhara in Banasthali in Kathmandu in the wee hours today, burning down at least 70 vegetable stalls, said the police.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning in some parts of the country.

Bookmarked memories

February 20, 2022 15:11 pm

His excitement somehow sparked excitement in me every time and the next day as we went along, he would tell me stories that he knew about with much fervor, adding up the spicy twists, mimicking the sounds whenever any characters of animals got introduced in the story and even acting out few parts. The eager-to-listen me would quicken my pace to match his, sometimes even run a little not to miss out on his single word.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City witnessed another tense day on Wednesday after agitators protesting against the ratification of the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement clashed with the police in the capital.

6th Orchid Cup to start from Feb 25

February 10, 2022 15:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The 6th Orchid inter-school knockout football tournament has been scheduled to start from February 25.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has recovered Rs 70 million in arrears from large taxpayers, who had not paid land, house and property tax for the past 28 years.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Children aged above 17 and below 18 have demanded to be vaccinated against COVID-19 amid a vaccination program administering COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 12-17 under the direction of the government.