KATHMANDU, June 30: BP Study and Research Centre is set to be built at Hadigaun of Bishalnagar in Kathmandu at the initiative of Jananayak BP Koirala Memorial Trust.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced to provide Rs 20 million to Melamchi Municipality for the rescue and relief of those affected by the recent floods and landslides.

KATHMANDU, May 17: As many as 70 people in every 100 undergoing PCR tests in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City are testing positive for COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has granted permission to all the schools within its authority to re-open.

KMC Mayor Shakya recovers from COVID-19

September 13, 2020 19:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Bidya Sundar Shakya has recovered successfully from COVID-19 infection on Sunday.

COVID-19 tally reaches 4,886 in KMC

September 12, 2020 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The number of people infected by novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reached 4,886 in Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC). Of the infected patients, 1,262 have recovered while 3,168 are undergoing treatment, KMC said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Elementary school students from grade 1 to 8 in schools across Kathmandu Metropolitan City will now be taught ‘Nepal Bhasa’ as a part of their academic course from the new academic session. Like most of the compulsory subjects taught in schools, the course will carry a total of 100 marks.

KATHMANDU, June 24: When animal advocate Sneha Shrestha first heard about the Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s (KMC) new rule regarding owning dogs, she was delighted and content. Shrestha, the founder of Sneha's Care, one of the largest animal welfare charities of Nepal, always wanted the authorities to come up with sturdy rules for animal well being. “I was pleased when I first heard about the new rule as it will greatly help in controlling the numbers of street dogs and the problems these dogs are facing as well as creating,” she said.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has unveiled plans to sell fresh vegetables from 11 locations in the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, April 4: As Kathmandu metropolitan city has continued the waste management, the sanitation workers for it are in risk due to lack of safety equipments.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is facing an adverse condition to operate broomer machine in inner roads. Potholes in inner roads are yet to be mended and the situation has posed a challenge to operate broomer service smoothly for cleaning up road dust.

KMC spent only Rs 2.5m last fiscal year

January 27, 2020 12:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) managed to spend only around Rs 2.5 million out of Rs 10 million allocated to in the previous fiscal year under Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP) – an ambitious program that aims to create jobs for unemployed people.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: According to Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, the long-awaited tourist bus park in Pokhara will come into operation within 2020.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: As many as 216 homeless and elderly people living in the streets in various parts of Kathmandu were rescued in the past four days, the Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu said in a press release on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday issued summons to some bigwigs including Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya for not properly working as directed by the apex court some four years ago.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Sunday stated that a monorail will be launched in Kathmandu within three years.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Deputy Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Hari Prabha Khadgi has been admitted to Thapathali-based Norvic Hospital on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 1:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started to collect garbage around the Kathmandu Valley, from Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, April 29: It had been just about five months since Sujan Tamang, 27, of Nuwakot, submitted the first installment of money for setting up a shop in Khula Manch, the open air theater at Tundikhel. What remains of his shop now is mangled roofing sheets.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is now planning to demolish infrastructures which were constructed by encroaching upon public lands of Old Bus Park and Khula Manch- the open theatre.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has released a master plan to connect two cultural heritage sites— Swayambhu and Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has splurged a whooping Rs 108 million on five Italian-made street sweeping vehicles (or broomers) to fight dust pollution in the  capital city. The five broomers are set to be launched into use amidst a function at  Rastriya Sabha Griha, Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is making preparation requiring all schools in the metropolis to install the national flag and have their name plates written in the Devanagari script. The Nepali language is written in the Devanagari script.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has identified places for constructing public toilets. KMC is building toilets at 69 places where the public vehicles stop for passengers to get on board and disembark.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to provide grant money to 10 butcher shops in the current fiscal year in a bid to improving the quality of meat sold in the market.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Metropolitan Police Range (MPR), Kathmandu, has said that it has set the target of installing 150 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) in the current fiscal year with the budget of Rs 30 million provided by the metropolis on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office has initiated process to build at least 284 public toilets at 57 various locations across the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Kathmandu Metropolitan City is mired in toilet crisis as the capital struggles to accommodate its growing population lured by job opportunities and other facilities. There are only 57 public toilets, more than half of them in need of immediate repair, in KMC which is home to millions of people.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: A government-run project to manage waste from the Kathmandu Valley has failed to make headway for months. At the heart of the stalemate is the issue of managing 988 staffers of Kathmandu Metropolitan City working on waste management.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Kathmandu based journalist, Khilak Budhathoki was felicitated by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City. Budhathoki was felicitated with Rs 50,000 during the 24th establishment anniversary program organized in the capital.

KMC fitting 1,800 CCTV cameras

October 6, 2018 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The collection of garbage is a perennial problem in the Kathmandu Valley. While the collection of garbage is sometimes halted due to obstructions on the road leading to Sisdole, where the only landfill site is located, in many cases garbage remains littered in a number of collection centers due to 'laggard' cleaning workers of the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The government has shortlisted six companies to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) of Nagdhunga (Kathmandu)-Dhulikhel (Kavre) metro rail project.