KATHMANDU, Jan 29: A mass demonstration was held against the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) at Maitighar Mandala on Sunday. They protested saying that Kathmandu Metropolis has created terror by running dozers on personal property.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made preparations for distributing the National Identity Cards to the citizens from its ward offices beginning this January 29.

KMC's infrastructure ambulance lays off

January 14, 2023 16:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The physical infrastructure ambulance put into operation by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City for the past six months has become useless.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has projected the income for the next three years. The KMC’s income has been projected for the coming financial years 2023/24, 2024/25 and 2025/26.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah has approached the Supreme Court against the fine imposed by the Election Commission. Shah has requested the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court to trash the commission's decision.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The indigenous Newar community of Kathmandu has supported the initiatives taken by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to remove illegal settlements.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Wednesday demolished illegal physical structures built in KMC-10 by encroaching upon the riverbanks of Dhobi Khola in the capital, using bulldozers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has provided financial support to the earthquake victims of Purbichauki Rural Municipality of Doti.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajunath Pandey has said that the local residents need to pass a map even for parking vehicles in front of a private residence.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office has arbitrarily impounded vehicles parked on private land in the Anamnagar area of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Reconstruction of Dharahara – a popular historical tower at the center of Sundhara in Kathmandu – has been adjourned until further notice.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has expressed concern over the bulldozing of the major tap (stone spout) at Sundhara in the course of reconstructing Dharahara. Mayor Shah organized a press conference today and expressed his concern.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has organized a friendly football match on Monday on the occasion of the 28th Metropolitan Day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The National Land Commission, Kathmandu has accused the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) of demolishing the settlement of landless squatters in the Thapathali area using dozers without making an alternative arrangement.

KATHMANDU, OCT 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has warned to take stern action against the businesses that have been running without renewing their licenses.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Kathmandu Metropolis’s decision to implement the policy of disaggregating solid waste at the source of origin is yet to be fully implemented.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to provide free ambulance service during Dashain.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has said that the metropolis will continue its programs according to its policies.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has banned the consumption of tobacco products at public places within the metropolis since September 17, but the decree has not been fully abided by the general public.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has requested business persons and organizations to settle the dues they owe for keeping signboards outside their workplace within the next 30 days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started removing the pharmacy shops that are operating against the design in front of Bir Hospital.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The High Court, Patan, on Wednesday issued a show cause notice against Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) regarding its drive to evacuate the encroachment of the Tukucha Khola area along Hattisar-Kamaladi segment.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has instructed all businesses or organizations concerned not to place hoarding boards and digital boards without its prior permission.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) police team has started excavating the Kamalpokhari area today to unearth the Tukucha River.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started demolishing illegal structures built on the banks of the Bagmati River.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has said that life is about accepting defeat and moving forward.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has run a dozer on the houses built by encroaching upon the road in the New Baneshwar’s Thapagaon area.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started a 24-hour hotline service for dengue infected people.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A team of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has excavated the compound of Jai Nepal Cinema Hall and found the initial course of the Tukucha River.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has banned smoking in public areas from September 17.

KATHMANDU, September 13: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) has inspired the city police to work honestly. In a program held on Monday, he requested the city police to forget the mistakes of the past, correct the mistakes and work with honesty.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Reshu Aryal has been appointed as the Education Advisor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has asked 17 entities that include private firms and government bodies to clear their tax liabilities to the metropolis within the next 10 days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started removing the footpath businesses in the Ason area.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The digital billboard at the United World Trade Center (UWTC) in Tripureshwor that was shut down by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has been brought back into operation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: In view of the dengue outbreak, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has continued the search and destroy campaign to kill dengue-carrying mosquitoes and their larvae.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The work of final disposal of the entire waste dumped at the Teku station for the last four months will be over in two days, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) said.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Hearing on contempt of court case registered against Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) took place on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Balendra Shah, Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan Municipality, will go to the Tripureshwor Passport Department with a dozer on Friday. A KMC team has already reached there for inspection.

KATHMANDU, August 24: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has removed the illegal structures built in Kathmandu Mall at Sundhara, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) has appointed Superintendent of Municipal Police Raju Pandey to the post of chief of Kathmandu Municipal Police.

KATHMANDU, August 21: The plan of Kathmandu Metropolitan City to dispose of waste within the city itself by segregating biodegradable and non-biodegradable garbage is yet to be implemented.

KATHMANDU, August 20: It will take 10 more days to effectively manage the garbage piled up in the streets of Kathmandu Valley for two months, according to the Personal Secretariat of Mayor Balendra Shah.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has managed the waste generated in the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday with a security cordon.

KATHMANDU, August 14: The vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu to Banchare Danda have been stopped by the locals again. According to Sita Rai, head of the Environment Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), the vehicles carrying garbage were stopped again this morning.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) has said that 250 to 350 garbage trucks will reach Banchare Danda every day.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The Supreme Court has issued an interlocutory order to not remove the structures set up by the Norvic Hospital in public land.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) spent only 44.24 percent of the allocated budget in the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, August 9: An agreement was reached between Norvic International Hospital and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Tuesday afternoon to vacate the land leased by the hospital as soon as possible. Naveen Manandhar, the spokesperson for the KMC, said that the agreement between the hospital and the metropolis states that the hospital will take some time to remove all structures including the oxygen plant on the leased land, according to the advice of technicians and engineers.

Kathmandu cluttered with garbage

August 9, 2022 17:26 pm

KATHMANDU, August 9: Narrow footpaths. Roads with potholes. Uncontrollable Traffic jams. The capital city is already in a sorry state. But the situation has worsened even more due to the 'heaps of garbage' found everywhere in the squares, alleys and corners of the capital city these days.