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.
KATHMANDU, April 5: Locals of Bhaktapur have staged a protest against the decision of the local authority not to allow the celebration of Biskta Jatra in front of the Nyatapola Temple on Monday evening.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Locals at Dachhi of Kageshwori Manohara Municipality in the capital have staged a protest demanding timely completion of the under-construction Thali-Dachhi-Nayapati road in the area.
BHAKTAPUR, Feb 4: Bhaktapur, one of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley, has witnessed a normal impact of the general strike staged by the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) close to Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: A plainclothes police team deployed on the basis of special information from the Victim Assistance Unit of the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) arrested a man with fake driving licenses on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Isolation centers, ICU beds and ventilators have started going empty in the Kathmandu Valley as the people diagnosed with the COVID-19 are found preferring to stay in home isolation rather than visiting hospital for treatment.
KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A centenarian from Bhaktapur, Ganeshmaya Prajapati, has defeated coronavirus infection. A native of Thimi, Prajapati was tested positive for the virus on September 18. Given her age, everyone in her family and community was worried but she tested negative for the virus on October 4, some 14 days after home isolation.
BHAKTAPUR, Sept 11: Three members of a family in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur have been found dead in a mysterious condition. They were found dead in their own three-storied building in the Nikosera area of the municipality, according to police.
BHAKTAPUR, Aug 21: The District Administration Offices (DAOs) of three districts in the Kathmandu Valley --- Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur--- have enforced week-long prohibitory orders starting Wednesday midnight in a bid to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
BHAKTAPUR, Aug 4: Bhaktapur folks have flocked to the Bhaktapur Durbar Square Area to observe the Gaijatra festival ignoring the escalating fears of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Valley in recent days.
BHAKTAPUR, June 18: Three individuals including a police constable working at the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday in Bhaktapur district. The policeman is a permanent resident of Changunarayan Municipality in the district.
KATHMANDU, April 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has lauded the role played by the Nepal Army in the fight against novel coronavirus. The Prime Minister said this in a message sent to the newly-commissioned officer cadets completing officer cadet basic course at the Nepali Military Academy, Kharipati, Bhaktapur. A total of 132 cadets including four foreign nationals completed the 48th batch of the course today.
KATHMANDU, March 29: As the country entered the sixth day of nationwide lockdown in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic, people in Bhaktapur were found flocking to streets and shops defying lockdown orders announced by the government.
BHAKTAPUR, March 15: A monitoring team from Bhaktapur Municipality has found a store selling counterfeit sanitizers in the district. The authorities have summoned the representatives of the concerned company at municipal office for clarification.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started investigation into the erstwhile communications minister Gokul Baskota’s alleged involvement in a multi-million rupee bribery scandal.
BHAKTAPUR, Feb 20: The government has deployed campaigners in Kharipati of Bhaktapur district for counseling the locals about ways to deal with the possible threats of cornoavirus. The teams have been campaigning from door to door explaining the people about coronaviurs and the safety measures that one needs to adopt to avoid being infected. They are seen counseling people while distributing pamphlets, leaflets and masks in the locality where the government has quarantined Nepali students who were evacuated from China on Saturday. The government took this initiative after some locals of Kharipati reportedly abandoned their homes fearing spread of the flu.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: All the 175 Nepalis evacuated from China’s Hubei province and quarantined at Kharipati in Bhaktapur since Sunday morning have tested negative for the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Wednesday citing initial test results.
BHAKTAPUR, Feb 18: In a bid to sensitize public around quarantine area in Bhaktapur Kharipati where Nepali returnees from Wuhan of China have been kept, the district administration office Bhaktapur has started door-to-door visit campaign.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The government authorities were scheduled to escort Nepali nationals evacuated from China on Saturday to isolation wards set up in Kharipati, Bhaktapur after health tests at the airport.
BANEPA, Feb 15: Assistant Sub-Inspector Tej Bahadur Gurung was killed on Friday afternoon after an ‘over-speeding’ Bolero jeep ran over him in Sanga, Bhaktapur while he was on duty. Late Gurung was serving at the Traffic Police Outpost in Sanga, Bhaktapur.
BHAKTAPUR, Jan 23: An education fair will be held in Bhaktapur in the first week of February on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Khwapa Secondary School, 18th anniversary of Khwapa College and 19th anniversary of Sharada Campus.
Though drinking water pipelines have reached most of the households of Chyamasingh, Bhaktapur, women still have to struggle to fetch water from public tap. They don’t have any option but to wait for hours for their turn to fill their vessels at public taps.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal Army (NA) in partnership with Madhyapur Thimi Municipality and the Delegation of European Union to Nepal conducted a plantation program in Bishnu Kundal area of Bhaktapur on Thursday.