KATHMANDU, August 1: Dengue cases have been found in Mahalaxmi Municipality and Lalitpur Metropolitan City. Head of District Health Office, Dr Satish Bista said that the infected were found in ward no. 5 and 14 of the metropolis and some wards of Mahalaxmi Municipality.

Muddy in monsoon, dusty in winter

July 25, 2022 14:15 pm

LALITPUR, July 25: Shivram Khadka of Tika Bhairav, Godavari Municipality-6 in Lalitpur, walks the four-kilometer road every day to take his daughter to and from college. But as the road is in a sorry state, he has to suffer a lot during the back and forth. He said that earlier the college bus used to come till Tika Bhairav, but now, due to the ongoing blacktopping of the Pangaon-Chapagaon road, the bus service is being operated only up to Chapagaon Chowki due to which not only him but many others are facing difficulties during their travel.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The meeting of the second working committee of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has been postponed. The meeting held at ANFA headquarters in Lalitpur on Thursday was adjourned without entering a single agenda.

KATHMANDU, June 28: A doctor has been assaulted by traffic cops in Lalitpur. Dr. Kul Bahadur Ghising was attacked by traffic police constable Rajendra Thapa while working at a health academy in Pulchowk.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Nepali Congress (NC) mayoral candidate for Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Chiri Babu Maharjan is leading in the ongoing vote counting.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Nepali Congress (NC) mayoral candidate for Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Chiri Babu Maharjan is leading in the ongoing vote counting.

LALITPUR, May 16: Mayoral candidate Chiri Babu Maharjan from the ruling coalition who is also a member of the Nepali Congress (NC) is leading the election held for the post in Lalitpur by a significant margin.

LALITPUR, May 14: Vote counting in Mahankaal Rural Municipality in Lalitpur district has been postponed after some ballot papers were found without signature of the election officer.

KATHMANDU, March 28:  Nar Bahadur Gautam, 27, of Samakhusi Ganeshthan in Taman Rural Municipality-4 of Baglung has been arrested by Lalitpur Metropolitan Police Range with a leopard skin.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal inaugurated a suspension bridge that establishes an easy link between Karyabinayak and Machhindra Bahal at Lalitpur Metropolis-22 today.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Five people from the same family died in Lalitpur on Monday. A team of doctors has estimated that the victim might have died due to the lack of oxygen while sleeping in a tin-roofed house in Nallu of Konjyosom Rural Municipality-4, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Five members of the same family have been found dead in Nallu of Lalitpur district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: A procession was carried out in Thecho, Lalitpur on Sunday,13 February 2022 as a part of the month-long Madhav Narayan festival. Devotees offered water to men dressed up as the deity Madhav Narayan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Renu Kumari Yadav has instructed the authorities concerned for the completion of the under-construction Nakkhu-Bhainsepati-Bungamati road project in Lalitpur by mid-April this year.

LALITPUR, Jan 19: The District Administration Office in Lalitpur has decided to temporarily shut down its regular services except for the essential ones for the service-seekers from coming Thursday in view of the growing risk of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal said that all the political parties have worked together for the overall development of Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) will administer the second dose shot of China-manufactured Vero Cell vaccine against the coronavirus disease from November 18 to November 19.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Four members of a family were killed when a house at Mangal Bazar of Lalitpur district caught fire on Friday evening. The deceased have been identified as Laxmi Krishna Tamrakar, Anjana Tamrakar, Ranjana Tamrakar and Nirmal Tamrakar.

LALITPUR, Nov 4: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal, has said that the five-party alliance would continue until the 'regression' is treated.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City and Sneha’s Care, an organization working for animal welfare has started imprinting animal paws commonly known as ‘Paw Prints’ to raise awareness about the protection of stray animals from Friday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: People above 18 years of age will be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Lalitpur from today.

Lalitpur, July 20: The Johnson and Johnson vaccine is being administered to people aged between 50 and 54 years old in three municipalities of Lalitpur district today. The vaccination centers are located at Godavari Municipality, Mahalaxmi Municipality and Mahankal Rural Municipality in southern Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The second dose of Vero Cell vaccine purchased from China will be administered in Lalitpur this Friday and Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Lalitpur Metropolitan City is to vaccinate 2,500 people with the second dose of the covishield vaccine on Wednesday.

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.

Couple found dead in Lalitpur

January 19, 2021 19:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A couple was found dead in their rented room at Changathali in Mahalaxmi Municipality-7 on Monday evening.

Two arrested on charge of online fraud

January 17, 2021 18:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Police have arrested two “fraudsters” on the charge of duping people through social media.

Patan Museum which was closed due to COVID-19 reopened for the public on November 23, 2020 after about nine months. And with an aim to attract domestic tourists, Patan Museum Development Committee has organized a photo exhibition titled "Historical Views: The Collection of Patan Museum, Part I" in the museum's temporary gallery.

LALITPUR, Dec 25: Two people died when a Tata Sumo hit pedestrians trying to cross the road at Gwarko, Lalitpur on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: A minor, who was kidnapped from Imadol in Lalitpur district on Monday evening, was rescued by the police within three hours of the incident.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The mayor of Lalitpur Metropolis, Chiribabu Maharjan was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Six people amongst the 17 arrested for beating an on-duty traffic police personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal has reported one more death due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The government has introduced relief packages targeting the people who have been hit hard by the lockdown orders.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Satdobato Youth Club has secured its third win a row during the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial B-Division League being held in Lalitpur on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The reconstruction of Rato Machchhindranath Temple based in Lalitpur metropolis-22, Bungmati has yet to be reconstructed when five years have almost elapsed since the '2015 Gorkha Earthquake' devastated lives and properties in a manifold.

B-Division League kicks off today

February 23, 2020 12:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Boys Union Club and Shree Kumari Club will kick-start the Martyr’s Memorial B-Division League in Lalitpur on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The departmental team, Nepal Police Club, has clinched an easy win in its the last match under the 'A' Division League Football Championship.

LALITPUR, Feb 13: Four years have passed since the Gorkha earthquake and some 6,000 private houses are still to be reconstructed inside Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

LALITPUR, Feb 10: Rural area in Lalitpur has witnessed a laudable performance in the post-earthquake reconstruction, according to the National Reconstruction Authority (NREA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Tribhuvan Army Club and Machhindra Club recorded victories on Thursday to push further clear of holder Manang Marshyangdi Club with both the teams defeating strugglers Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Saraswati Youth Club respectively in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, Jan 28: Over 400 thousand people of around 90 thousand households have their access to advanced and clean energy through the Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood (RERL) project in a period of five years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The 4th Organic Agro Fair is being organized in Lalitpur from January 31. The fair is being organized jointly by Organic Association Nepal, and Kanchanjangha Tea Estate and Research Center in collaboration with Trade and Export Promotion Center under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies on Patan Museum premises.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As a part of its city beautification campaign, Lalitpur Metropolitan City has started to tear down old brick walls and build new ‘fence walls’ at three different places. These walls, as claimed by Mayor Chiribabu Maharjan, are called ‘less obstructive fence walls’ and the metropolitan office has plans to build them around Pulchowk Engineering Campus, Jawalakhel Football Ground and Lagankhel Football Ground.

13th Godavari Flower Expo kicks off

October 19, 2019 09:53 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The 13th Godavari Flower Expo kicked off Friday at Jawalakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur. The four-day exhibition is organized by Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) targeting Tihar, the second biggest festival of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) is organizing a four-day flower expo, starting Friday, at Jawalakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, Sept 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has termed Lalitpur as a living museum of arts and culture.

LALITPUR, Aug 31: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City has come up to take responsibility for the continuation of Bagmati River clean-up campaign.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Lalitpur Metropolitan City has started cleaning roads using two broomer machines.

KATHMANDU, July 14: A team of Metropolitan Police has arrested two individuals along with contraband drugs.