KATHMANDU, April 6: One person died in a fire at a metal industry in Hattiban, Lalitpur.

GANDAKI, April 3: The chambers of commerce and industry of Pokhara and Lalitpur have agreed to collaborate in the promotion of tourism and handicraft industries.

Nepali Congress CWC meeting today

February 15, 2024 11:36 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: A central working committee (CWC) meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) is being held today at 1:00 PM at the party's central office in Sanepa, Lalitpur. The meeting is scheduled to discuss the preparations for the Mahasamiti meeting of the party to be held at Godavari in Lalitpur from February 19 to 23.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Power supply will be halted for six hours today in various places of Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, Dec 30: A three-day festival aiming to foster social harmony and goodwill kicked off at Lalitpur metropolis-19 on Friday. The event hosted by the local level aims to promote social comity and tourism industry.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Two people have died in a motorcycle accident in Godawari Municipality Ward No 10 Takhel of Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Smart street lights have been installed along the main road in the stretch of Gwarko-Imadol-Sana Gaun-Lubhu-Lamatar in Lalitpur district under the 'Bright City Campaign'.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: A three-day international conference on lightning and mitigating its impact in Nepal is taking place in Lalitpur from tomorrow.

Lalitpur, Sept 1: The Kathmandu-Kalinga Literary Festival has kicked off today in Lalitpur. Co-organised by the Yashaswi Academy and the Nepal and Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) of India, Minister for Foreign Affairs NP Saud inaugurated the three-day festival amid a function here today.

GODAVARI, Aug 3: The cases of lumpy skin, a viral infection on cattle, are on the rise in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The month long chariot pulling festival of Rato Machhindranath concluded after displaying the jewel-studded traditional Nepali vest 'Bhoto' at Jawlakhel on Thursday.

Bhoto Jatra being observed today

May 25, 2023 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, May 25: The bhoto jatra is being observed as part of the Rato Macchindranath chariot festival. The festival will come to an end with it after the chariot of the deity is pulled up to Jawalakhel of Lalitpur.

Three arrested with rhino horn

May 17, 2023 16:15 pm

KATHMANDU, May 17: Police have arrested three people with a rhino horn from Steel Tower of Lalitpur Metropolitan City-4 in Lalitpur district.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Two houses collapsed at Bakhundole in Lalitpur early on Saturday due to the ongoing construction works at Summit Apartments.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Dr Tosima Karki of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) has won the electoral race to the House of Representatives from Lalitpur Constituency No. 3. Karki secured victory with 14,208 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Dr Tosima Karki of Rashtriya Swatantra Party has taken the lead in vote count in Lalitpur-3.

UML's Khadka leading in Lalitpur-3

November 21, 2022 14:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: UML has maintained its lead in Lalitpur-3.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: CPN-UML candidate for the member of House of Representatives has maintained initial lead in Lalitpur constituency 2.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: A suspicious object found near the Staff College in Lalitpur was defused by a Nepali Army squad. A bomb-like object found in the liaison office of the ruling alliance this morning was defused by the Nepali Army team.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Pump for Peace, an international organization,  has built a pump track on Bagmati River bank, Kupondole, in Lalitpur.

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.