KATHMANDU, May 4: As the pandemic of the coronavirus disease is raging the country through its second wave, local administrations have been imposing prohibitory orders in order to restrict the movement of people and break the chain of transmission at the community level.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Kathmandu looks beautiful these days. The air pollution level has drastically plummeted. According to the data received from pollution monitoring devices installed at different places in the Kathmandu Valley, the average air quality index (AQI) stands around 60 μg/m3.
Kathmandu, April 29: The prohibitory orders imposed by the local administration of the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley to break the chain of transmission of the coronavirus is being strictly enforced.
KATHMANDU, April 29: The local administration in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley -- Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur -- imposed a week-long (April 29-May 5) prohibitory orders issuing separate notices in an apparent bid to break the terrifying chain of COVID-19 infection.
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 23: The skies of Kathmandu have clearly opened up after months, unveiling the deep blue sky. The beautiful view of the mountains and nature have opened themselves to the eyes of Nepali citizens after several weeks of unpredictable and polluted weather.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city, is known not only for huge population density but also for hazardous levels of air pollution. Mainly due to its bowl-like structure and haphazard urbanization as well as industrial activities, the Kathmandu Valley usually reports severe air conditions, especially in the dry season.
KATHMANDU, April 23: According to the Bagmati Province Transport Infrastructure Directorate, Hetauda, the roadway connecting the Sisneri-Dakshinkali-Kathmandu on the Bhimphedi-Kulekhani road section of Makwanpur has been closed to vehicles from Kathmandu to Hetauda since this morning.
KATHMANDU, April 23: The weather across the country has significantly improved, thanks to the rainfall for the last few days. The sky, which used to be covered with a canopy of haze and dust owing to the hazardous level of pollution earlier this month, now looks crystal blue.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The chariot procession of Seto Machhendranath, the god of rain and good times, has begun with adherence to safety protocol. The towing of chariot began from Keltol and was brought to Tindhara Pathshala, Durbarmarg Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, April 18: The Kathmandu Valley, the country’s most densely-populated place, added 435 new cases of the coronavirus disease on Sunday alone, revealed the daily COVID-19 updates released by the health ministry.
KATHMANDU, April 10: The Kathmandu Valley, which reported the world’s worst quality air in the past few days, witnessed a slight improvement on Saturday following a short spell of drizzle on Friday evening.
KATHMANDU, April 5: Public health experts have advised against going outside the house except for emergency purposes bearing in mind the rising pollution level across the country. Air pollution may cause several health issues including breathing complications, they warned. "If emergency, wear a proper mask while going out.’’
KATHMANDU, April 2: The obstruction in the management of the waste produced in the Kathmandu Valley is to be removed following talks between the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and the locals of Sisdol of Nuwakot amidst the presence of the local people’s representatives.
KATHMANDU, April 1: Quality of air in the Kathmandu Valley, which saw a severe deterioration since a few days ago, has witnessed a slight improvement on Thursday following the rainfall on Wednesday evening.
KATHMANDU, March 28: The residents of the Kathmandu Valley have started receiving the much-anticipated drinking water supplied by the Melamchi Drinking Water Project. Water of the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchowk district that was brought to the Valley through a long tunnel started flowing from their taps from Sunday.
The “Overseas Chinese Bookstores’ Joint Book Exhibition” has been held 10 times since 2010 and there were more than 100 Chinese bookstores participating and millions of books displayed in the activity.
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 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 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 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.