KATHMANDU, Sept 3: CPN-UML has recommended the names of Politburo members Mahesh Basnet and Nirmal Bhattarai from Bhaktapur Constituency No 2 for the upcoming parliamentary election.

KATHMANDU, August 31: The ICC T-20 World Cup Trophy has been put on display at Bhaktapur Durbar Square for the public on Wednesday, August 31.

BHAKTAPUR, August 11: The flooding in the Manohara River on Tuesday night has damaged property worth Rs 7.5 million. Manohara river flows through the border of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur districts. The flood has destroyed landless squatters’ and other settlements on the banks of the river, infrastructures at Kadaghari Police Sector and Dibyashwori Land Integrated Project.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Manohara squatters’ settlement in Bhaktapur has been inundated due to heavy rain last night. Damage has been caused in various areas of the district.

Over 800 houses inundated in Bhaktapur

August 10, 2022 12:33 pm

BHAKTAPUR, August 10: The swollen Manohara River has inundated settlements of landless squatters at Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-1. Following heavy rain on Tuesday night, the river has deluged approximately 800 houses along the river banks, said Shree Bhakta Kasichhwa, member of the Province Sports Development Council, Bagmati Province and former chair of the Bhaktapur district sports development committee, who joined forces for a rescue.

BHAKTAPUR, July 25: The trees in Bhaktapur, Sallaghari area are to be cut. The trees along the road in Sallaghari that are deemed dangerous will be cut down.

BHAKTAPUR, July 24: Three people were killed when a tree fell and crushed a bus and a scooter in Sallaghari in Bhaktapur on Sunday noon. It is estimated that 15 people were injured in the accident.

BHAKTAPUR, July 24: A person crushed by a tree in Sallaghari, Bhaktapur, has been identified. According to the police, one of the three people who were killed after being crushed by a tree in Bhaktapur's Sallaghari has been identified as Bisesh Kharbuja, 25, of Bhaktapur Municipality-2.

BHAKTAPUR, July 24: Three people were killed when a tree fell and crushed a bus and a scooter in Sallaghari in Bhaktapur. It is estimated that more than a dozen were injured in the accident.

BHAKTAPUR, July 8: A scooter driver has died after being hit by a mini truck in Bhaktapur last night.

BHAKTAPUR, June 23: Two persons were killed when a tipper truck hit a motorcycle near Adarsh Chowk of Bhaktapur district early this morning.

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KATHMANDU, June 11: An earthquake measuring 4.7 Richter scale jolted Kathmandu Valley early morning Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The supply of the much-awaited drinking water from the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the households of Bhaktapur has begun since Wednesday afternoon. Currently, the drinking water tank at Katunje has been used to distribute drinking water to wards no. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Bhaktapur.

Balen Shah in Bhaktapur

May 15, 2022 13:58 pm

KATHMANDU, May 15: Popular youth candidate for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balen Shah reached Bhaktapur on Sunday. Shah, who is leading the race for the post of mayor of KMC from the independent cluster, reached the office of Bhaktapur Municipality-2.

BHAKTAPUR, May 15: Shrikrishna Shrestha of Nepali Congress (NC) has been elected as the Ward Chair of Ward Number 2 of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality. He secured victory with 988 votes while his nearest rival Prakash Thapa Magar of the CPN-UML secured 894 votes.

BHAKTAPUR, May 12: Different polling stations and polling centers were monitored in Bhaktapur district on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu, and Bhaktapur have stated that the services to be provided from the offices will be affected on Wednesday and Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the main opposition party CPN-UML have finalized the names of mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates for four municipalities in Bhaktapur.

BHAKTAPUR, April 25: A fire broke out at a housing chemical and machinery equipment warehouse at Kamerotar of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-5 in Bhaktapur district on Sunday night, destroying properties worth approximately Rs 60 million, according to the police.

BHAKTAPUR, April 25: A total of 11 candidates have registered for the mayoral post in four municipalities of Bhaktapur. According to the District Election Office, Bhaktapur, 11 candidates have registered for the post of mayor in Bhaktapur district on the first day of registration of candidates for the local level election.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Sindur Jatra, a centuries-old tradition, is being celebrated in Bhaktapur today.

Biska Jatra begins in Bhaktapur

April 10, 2022 10:31 am

BHAKTAPUR, April 10: The historically famous and important Biska Jatra of Bhaktapur is starting today. The Biska Jatra, which begins with the arrival of the New Year, begins this evening by pulling the chariot of Nakinju Azima to Ghatkha from the front of the Panchatle temple in Tamari and pulling the chariot of Bhairavnath.

BHAKTAPUR, March 18: The government distributed land ownership certificates to 23 landless squatters in wards 6 and 8 of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur district today.

Bird flu detected in Bhaktapur again

March 12, 2022 08:10 am

BHAKTAPUR, March 12: Bird flu has been detected in Bhaktapur again. Bird flu has been found in the chickens of Suwal Poultry Farm run by Jagat Laxmi Sujkhu in Suryabinayak Municipality-10 of the district.

Bird flu detected in Bhaktapur

March 7, 2022 09:35 am

BHADGAON, March 7: Bird flu has been detected in Bhaktapur district. Three poultry farms at Suryabinayak Municipality-10 in the district recorded the bird flu.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 2: Most slaughterhouses in Bhaktapur Municipality are found to be unhygienic in view of consumer’s health.

Corona graph rising in Bhaktapur

January 24, 2022 11:02 am

BHADGAUN, Jan 24: Coronavirus caseload is increasing in Bhaktapur. Lately, more than 500 people are being diagnosed with the infection in the district daily.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 23: A three-month-old baby died due to suffocation in a rented room at Dadhikot, Suryabinayak Municipality-4 in Bhaktapur district. Two others have been seriously injured in the incident.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 20: The District Administration Office, Bhaktapur has stopped non-essential services from today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The District Administration Office (DAO), Bhaktapur, has issued a 27-point order effective from today to prevent the further spread of coronavirus infection. Chief District Officer Rudra Devi Sharma issued the order.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 13: Biraj Khadka, 33, of Koteshwor, Kathmandu, died unexpectedly when he went to a tattoo parlor operated by one Arush Malla to get a tattoo near Lokanthali Manhara Eye Hospital Madhyapur Thimi, Bhaktapur on Thursday.

Dead body found in Bhaktapur

January 1, 2022 13:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Police found a dead body of a man in a three-story house at Bode Gakhu of Madhyapur Thimi-8 in Bhaktapur on Saturday.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 30: One person died while two others sustained critical injuries when an overspeeding car en route to Kathmandu from Bhaktapur met with an accident.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 8: Bhaktapur District Administration Office has started registration for e-passport (electronic passport) and its distribution starting Wednesday.

Body of 33-year-old found in Balkot

December 8, 2021 16:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: A young man has been found murdered in Balkot of Bhaktapur district. The body of Rajan Shrestha, 33, of Balkot in Suryabinayak Municipality-3 was found in a field on the bank of the Hanumante River near Bangalamukhi Cooperative Chowk in Basitole of Suryabinayak-2.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 2: Bhaktapur Police has said that prostitution is taking place secretly in the city. SP Shiva Kumar Shrestha of the Metropolitan Police Circle, Bhaktapur, has stated that prostitution is taking place in the area in various ways.

One dies in tipper accident in Bhaktapur

November 28, 2021 09:28 am

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 28: A person has died in an accident at Adarsh ​​bus stop of Bhaktapur along the Araniko Highway on Saturday. Ashim Limbu, 24, of Dhankuta Rajarani, now living in Lalitpur Kusunti, has died after a tipper hit his scooter at Suryabinayak, Ward No-8.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 28: The remains of an archeological building have been found while digging a water tank on the premises of Niketan Secondary School, Bhaktapur. The remains of archeological buildings including Tepu Lho, Teliya Brick (Chikka Appa), Fah Appa, Dachi Appa (various types of bricks) have been found six feet below the ground surface.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 5: Minister of State for Health and Population Umesh Shrestha inspected Bhaktapur Hospital, Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital and Shahid Dharmabhakta National Organ Transplant Center on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: New leadership has been elected in all the four municipalities of Bhaktapur under the 14th General Convention of the Nepali Congress. Rajendra Tamkhu in Bhaktapur, Haridas Prajapati in Madhyapur Thimi, Shivahari KC in Changunarayan and Nishan Dhungel in Suryabinayak municipalities have been elected as president of the municipal committees.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 25: The crime rate in Bhaktapur district is high. According to Shiva Kumar Shrestha, Superintendent of Police (SP) of the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, said that data covering the past five years shows that the crime rate in the district has been on the rise.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 7: Some 500 tents erected in Manhara squatter settlement of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-1 have been inundated due to incessant rainfall on Sunday night.

BHAKTAPUR, August 22: A preliminary investigation has revealed that a man created a bomb hoax to scare the people as he failed to pay back their money. According to the Metropolitan Police Office Bhaktapur, Nabin Tamang who lives in a guest house run by Shiva Sharan Bhuju at Madhyapur Thimi Municipality ward no. 4 kept the fake bomb. His permanent address is Kavrepalanchok Temal rural municipality ward no. 2, Dadaghau.

BHAKTAPUR, August 20: Most of the teachers in Suryabinayak Municipality of Bhaktapur have resigned after an incentive program was introduced for voluntary resignation. Of the total schools in the city, teachers of nearly 62 percent of schools have resigned.

BHAKTAPUR, July 5: A man in his forties has been found dead in a Jasmine forest in Sirutar at Suryabinayak Municipality-1 of Bhaktapur. According to the police, the identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.

BHAKTAPUR, May 10: The District Administration Office (DAO), Bhaktapur has initiated an investigation into the alleged negligence of Kaushaltar-based Bhaktapur International Hospital at Madhyapur Thimi-3 in connection with the deaths of two Covid-19 patients.

BHAKTAPUR, May 4: Three members of a family in Bhaktapur were found lying unconscious in their room on Tuesday.

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.

BHAKTAPUR, April 10: The celebration of Bisket (Biska) jatra-- one of the popular religious festivals celebrated in the Kathmandu Valley-- began in Bhaktapur from Saturday.