KATHMANDU, March 4: Foreign tourists are gradually starting to appear in Thamel, the major tourist hub in the federal capital, Kathmandu.

Kathmandu receives first winter rain

February 26, 2023 16:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: There has been sporadic drizzle in Kathmandu on Sunday. The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said that this is the first winter rain in Kathmandu this winter.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Two youths from Panchdev Vinayak Municipality-8 Kosedi of Achham, who were in a critical condition after being caught in the fire, have been brought to Kathmandu by a Nepali Army helicopter for further treatment at the initiative of the Prime Minister's Office.

Kathmandu, Feb 18: Four former chiefs of the Indian Army have arrived in the federal capital to attend the founding day of the Nepalese Army.

Singh claims new prez will be from NC

February 17, 2023 15:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakashman Singh has claimed that the new president of the country will be a candidate proposed by the NC.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The internal terminal of the Chobhar dry port in Kathmandu is going to come into operation soon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6:  Bird flu infection has been confirmed in three places in the Kathmandu Valley, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD).

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has stepped up efforts to construct transmission lines and substations in Tarakeshwar Municipality, with the aim to supply sustainable energy in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: A cabinet meeting is being held today.

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 24: Sita Air has resumed Kathmandu-Taplejung-Kathmandu flights at Suketar Airport in Taplejung.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: A Shree Airline plane that took off from the Nepalgunj Airport in Banke for Kathmandu has landed at Chandragadhi Airport in Jhapa.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu has enforced a 'time card' system in various kinds of services provided by the Office starting Thursday.

Punishing Valley’s Air Polluters

January 4, 2023 07:52 am

It is a matter of worry that nearly half the vehicles failed the pollution test in the valley which is said to be home to over five million people. Though there is a mandatory provision for vehicular pollution tests, the lack of the implementation of the same has invited a situation like this. This means the pollution regulating bodies need to be serious as well as stricter about enforcing the laws against air polluters.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: All 275 newly-elected members of the House of Representatives (HoR) are taking oath of office and secrecy on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The government has started taking initiatives to make the water temporarily brought to the capital from the mouth of the Melamchi River located in Helambu Rural Municipality-1 of Sindhupalchok even during the rainy season.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Melamchi Water Supply Project has not been able to distribute the entire water brought to the capital from Ambathan, the source of Melamchi river in Sindhupalchowk district, eight days ago.

Man killed in bus-hit in Sinamangal

December 16, 2022 14:28 pm

KATHMANDU,  DEC 16: A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a bus in Sinamangal, Kathmandu. Ram Krishna Ranjitkar, 42, from Sinamanghal was killed after a bus with the registration number BA-5-CHA-5622 hit him. The deceased hails from Kavre, according to police.

Lessons from Melamchi Project

December 11, 2022 07:50 am

But water supplied from the Melamchi River alone won’t help address the problem of water scarcity in the Kathmandu Valley. This will only ease the existing water crisis. The construction of this project began in 1999. Melamchi was one of the 22 potential sources of water identified by a survey conducted back in 2029 BS to address the growing water crisis in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Sakela Udhauli festival is being celebrated at Tudikhel in the capital today with much fanfare.


December 9, 2022 16:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) reading which measures the air quality of a particular place docked at 30.8 micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m3) Friday afternoon between 2 and 3, the fairest air breathed in the country’s most-densely populated city.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: From today, water is being distributed to the capital through the tunnel at Ambathan, the origin of the Melamchi River located in Helambu Rural Municipality-1 of Sindhupalchok

Dengue is down but not out, warn doctors

November 30, 2022 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: With the onset of the winter season, the risk of the dengue infection in the Kathmandu Valley has decreased significantly. The drop in the temperature means that the mosquitoes that spread dengue cannot survive and thus pose less risk to human health.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24:   Nepal Police gives farewell to temporary police recruits at the City Police Office, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has won the elections to both provincial assembly (PA) seats of Kathmandu constituency no 2.

Thapa continues to lead in Kathmandu-4

November 22, 2022 10:06 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has maintained his lead in Kathmandu Constituency No. 4 under the House of Representatives elections. His lead has now climbed to 5,568.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Chhiring Lama has won in Kathmandu Constituency No 3 Province 'A'.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Biraj Bhakta Shrestha of Rastriya Swatantra Party has maintained his lead in Kathmandu Constituency no 8. So far, he has received 5,286 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21:  Rabindra Mishra of Rastriya Prajatantra Party has surpassed all other candidates to lead the vote count in Kathmandu Constituency-1. Mishra has secured 2,416 votes out of 9,326 votes counted so far.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakashman Singh has maintained his initial lead in Kathmandu Constituency-1.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Election officials are currently busy counting votes on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Krishna Gopal Shrestha of CPN-UML is leading by a thin margin in Kathmandu 9.

Vote counting for Kathmandu-4 begins

November 21, 2022 12:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The counting of votes for Kathmandu Constituency number 4 has started.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Prakashman Singh is leading in Kathmandu Constituency No. 1. He has got 816 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The National Independent Party (NIP) candidate has maintained an early lead towards the Kathmandu constituency 7 in the election to the member of House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The vote counting has recently begun in constituency no 7 of Kathmandu. The counting began at the Judo hall of Nayabazar. Election Officer Usha Shrestha informed that the vote count was initiated after holding an all-party meeting.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Counting of votes in 10 constituencies of Kathmandu district will be done at 10 different places, according to the District Election Office, Kathmandu. Wire mesh and CCTV cameras have been installed at all the vote counting stations for security reasons.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19:  The movement of people returning home from the checkpoints of Kathmandu Valley for the election to the members of the House of Representatives and provincial assembly has increased sharply.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The ruling alliance's candidate for the Member of House of Representatives from constituency no 7 of Kathmandu, Manushi Bhattarai, has said green economy should be adopted in the Kathmandu Valley.

Two killed in road accident at Basundhara

November 10, 2022 11:20 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Two people were killed in a road accident in Basundhara Chakrapath area last night.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Israel has sought a place to build an open gymnasium in Kathmandu metropolis.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: A two-year-old baby girl has died after falling off a window of a five-storey house at Bagbazar in Kathmandu. The deceased has been identified as Riyasa, daughter of house owner Nanidevi Maharjan.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has celebrated Chhath festival at Gaurighat, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale rattled Kathmandu on Wednesday afternoon at 3:07.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: In Kathmandu- 5, there will be a contest between Nepali Congress (NC) youth leader Pradip Paudel, CPN-UML Senior Vice-chairman Ishwar Pokhrel and independent candidate Ranju Darshana.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Prakash Adhikari, an independent candidate, has filed his candidacy for the House of Representatives election in Kathmandu Constituency No. 2.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Milan Pandey, the former coordinator of Bibeksheel Sajha Party, is going to run in the House of Representatives elections from Kathmandu constituency- 9.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Rainfall has been taking place in most parts of the country for the past five days. And it is likely to continue for three more days due to the impact of the monsoon low pressure areas.

Kathmandu, Oct 6: The Weather Forecasting Division has said the Kathmandu Valley is to witness rainfall throughout the day today. The rainfall has caused sheer inconvenience to the people's movement and visit to relatives' homes to receive tika.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Dashain, the main festival of Nepali people, has already arrived. Family members, who have gone away from home for work and studies, have been returning home since Ghatashthapana– the first day of Dashain festival– six days ago.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Experts have pointed out that the dengue infection that started last June has not come under control yet even after the mid-week of September and that the risk of infection will last for another one and a half month.