KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar believes that sports is the best medium for children to express themselves. Speaking at a charity match held at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Saturday, Tendulkar shared that sports made him focused and disciplined in life.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Local people on Friday staged a sit-in at the municipal office of Chandragiri municipality demanding the immediate removal of all the brick kilns operated in Chandragiri and Kirtipur municipalities.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: With an agreement to develop Kirtipur as the first city with a brand identity, Kirtipur Municipality and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) will be jointly working toward branding of the town's historically important sites. They will also be helping to develop homestay capacity and provide guide training for the promotion of the area as a tourist destination.

KATHMANDU, August 9: As construction work is underway to establish a War Memorial Park in Kirtipur to relive the history of the famous war between Kirtipur and Gorkha soldiers, there are differences among the local people in Kirtipur as to how should they depict the war. At the heart of this dispute is who should be displayed as victorious.

Confessions of a lousy reader

August 3, 2019 02:00 am

My disinterest in fiction is deeply rooted in my past when we were compelled to read 17 fictions during MA first year at Central Department of English in Kirtipur

KATHMANDU, May 7: Sudur Paschim defeated Province 1 by 30 runs to reach the final of the ongoing Manmohan Memorial National U-16 Cricket Tournament in the first semifinal match held at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kathmandu on Monday. Similarly, Province 2 also secured it place in the final after overcoming Province 3 by four wickets.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Suman Sundas scored a patient inning of 41 runs to help Province 1 chase the target of 126 runs by a wicket against Province 5 in the ongoing Manmohan Memorial National U-16 Cricket tournament played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Saturday.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

April 6, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week March 31-April 6.

Kirtipur excavation continues

April 6, 2019 06:34 am

KATHMANDU, April 6: The locals of Kirtipur Municipality-6, who dug up a Lichchhavi era idol of the Hindu deity Vishnu along with his consort Laxmi last Saturday, have uncovered more ancient artefacts during further excavations.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The Department of Archeology (DoA) on Monday verified that the Vishnu-Laxmi statue found while reconstructing an earthquake-hit temple in Kirtipur is from the Lichchhavi era (400-750 AD).

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Out of around 84,000 graduates under the Tribhuvan University (TU) campuses across the country, about 10,000 graduates will take part in the convocation ceremony to be held on TU campus in Kirtipur on December 31.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Player-of-the-match Sunny Patel registered the best bowling figures of the Everest Premier League (EPL), helping Lalitpur Patriots finish on the top of the points table as the team defeated Bhairahawa Gladiators by six wickets in a group match played at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Sunday. Patriots bundled out Gladiators for 92 runs before chasing the target in 14.2 overs.

Airee keeps Tigers in hunt for playoffs

December 16, 2018 11:03 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Nepal national cricket team middle order batsman Dipendra Singh Airee smashed an unbeaten 54 runs from 46 deliveries to chase down the target of 130 runs in the 19th over against Pokhara Rhinos to secure Chitwan Tigers’ second win of the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) in Tribhuvan University international cricket ground in Kirtipur on Saturday.

Dec 15: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 15, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Chitwan Tigers has registered their second victory in a row after winning the match against Pokhara Rhinos by seven wickets with six balls remaining in the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL-2018) at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The wickets of Tribhuvan University international cricket ground has always received a load of flak from the cricketers, coaches, experts and observers of the game in the past. The same trend continued in the first few games of the current season of Everest Premier League (EPL) being played at the Kirtipur’s most iconic place. Three strips have been used in this edition of marquee T20 event where barring three matches; the first batting team has not been able to cross 143 runs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The highest scorer of the Everest Premier League (EPL) so far, Gaurav Tomar took his tally of total runs to 196 in four matches with a dazzling show of unbeaten 80 runs from 35 deliveries, which included nine boundaries and five sixes, in Lalitpur Patriots’ 10-wicket battering of Kathmandu Kings XI in the ninth match of the league at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Bhairahawa Gladiators won the match against Biratnagar Warriors by 4 wickets in the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Wednesday. After winning the toss, Bhairahawa Gladiators elected to field first and restricted Warriors for 91 runs in 18.4 overs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Great bowling and fielding helped Bhairahawa Gladiators survive a Paul Stirling scare to win their second match by 12 runs against Chitwan Tigers in the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Tuesday.

Tomar propels Patriots on top of table

December 11, 2018 08:40 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Gaurav Tomar, the foreign batsman from India, smashed a breathtaking 82 runs with a strike rate of 200 propelling Lalitpur Patriots to second win in three games by eight wickets during the fifth match of the Everest Premier League against Pokhara Rhinos at Tribhuvan University international cricket ground in Kirtipur on Monday. Patriots have four points after three matches and are on top of the EPL points table.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Lalitpur Patriots have registered their first victory in the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL-2018) here at Kirtipur on Sunday. Lalitpur Patriots managed to beat Chitwan Tigers by 11 runs in their second match. After winning the toss, Lalitpur Patriots elected to bat first and set the target of 144 runs for Chitwan Tigers on the second match of EPL.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal’s marquee cricket event Everest Premier League (EPL) is set to commence today with a match between last year’s winner Biratnagar Warriors led by Paras Khadka and Lalitpur Patriots led by Gyanendra Malla at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Nepali Congress' student wing, Nepal Students Union, has padlocked the office of the TU vice-chancellor and other senior officials at Kirtipur alleging massive financial irregularities in the issuance of permission to run Bachelor's in Computer Applications (BCA) courses to 116 private colleges. The permissions were granted in September.

Hult Prize at TU’s School of Management

November 20, 2018 09:55 am

Hult Prize Foundation will be organizing ‘Hult Prize on Campus Final’ on December 10, 2018. The event will be organized at Tribhuvan University, School of Management (SOMTU) premises Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Cycle lovers and civil society members paid tribute to the deceased cyclist Shyam Sundar Shrestha on Saturday through a condolence ceremony organized in front of Laboratory School at Kirtipur.

Dashain fair at Kirtipur

October 8, 2018 10:46 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Swings are synonymous with Dashain. They stimulate thrill and ecstasy. To increase the jovial mood during the festive season, many communities organize fairs. Along with the merriment at these fairs, Dashain also brings families together, helping create everlasting memories. Marking the start of Dashain, Kirtipur organized the fourth Dashain Festival. Ferris wheel, Columbus ride, and well of death are the major attractions of the carnival.

Gai Jatra in Kirtipur

August 27, 2018 07:40 am

Kirtipur is an ancient Newari settlement of Kathmandu. Its rich art, culture, and traditions portray the close link the ancient kingdom has with its bordering regions. However, Kirtipur is heavily influenced by modernization due to rising trend of establishing contemporary commercial hubs.  But despite the modernization, the ancient kingdom has still been giving continuity to its past customs.

Bagh Bhairav Jatra (photo feature)

August 17, 2018 20:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Bagh Bhairav Jatra is celebrated on the first day of Bhadra in Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Kirtipur Municipality is to develop Pushpalal Park at Champadevi and surrounding area as a tourist destination. "A study is being carried out for infrastructure development as the area with its natural beauty and sidewalks, has potentiality for tourism," said the Municipality's Deputy Mayor Saraswati Khadka.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Kirtipur Basketball Team registered their fourth consecutive win in the ongoing first Kwiks Men’s Basketball League as they made an enthralling comeback in the match to defeat St Xavier’s College 85-83 on Friday.

Kirtipur Jatra For Stronger Brotherhood

November 30, 2017 12:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: All parades and chariot-pulling festivals celebrated across Kathmandu have their own special cultural and historical importance, while the participants of such fests take away happiness and rejuvenation. One such vivacious festival is celebrated in Kirtipur called Kirtipur Indrayani Jatra.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Kirtipur Municipality is to provide free Wifi facility at all the municipality wards.

KATHMANDU, May 19: CPN-UML candidate Ramesh Maharjan has been elected as mayor of Kirtipur Municipality.

KATHMANDU, May 17: An agreement has been reached to recount votes for Kirtipur Municipality-2 following the recovery of 10 ballot papers not bearing signatures of election officers during the vote count.

Baneshwar, Kirtipur triumph

November 28, 2016 21:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Baneshwar Recreational Center and Kirtipur Futsal on Monday won their respective matches of the Red Bull National Futsal League being held in the capital.