KATHMANDU, June 8: The garbage trucks that had reached Banchare Danda to dispose of the Kathmandu Valley’s waste have returned without doing so.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The situation has become tense in Banchare Danda of Nuwakot after the locals obstructed trucks from dumping garbage at the landfill site today. The police mobilized at the site fired six rounds of tear gas canisters to control the agitated locals who were obstructing the dumping process, according to a source.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The locals of Banchare Danda have created obstructions in the dumping of garbage at the landfill site today as well. The locals were agitated and had protested the dumping of garbage at Banchare Danda on Tuesday as well.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Police were ordered to intervene after the locals of Banchare Danda protested against the dumping of garbage and tried to stop the vehicles carrying garbage to be dumped at the Banchare Danda landfill site today.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 22: As Siddharthanangar Municipality in Rupandehi district has no concrete waste management plan, the local government has fixed the Danda River as the dumping site of Bhairahawa, hitting hard the locals living near the river.

Kathmandu isn’t dirty, we are!

December 13, 2019 09:23 am

If you think Kathmandu is dirty, you should blame yourself. After all, it’s us who are responsible for the filthy streets and stinking alleys. Do you think for a moment before you spit that chewing gum on the road? Do you hold on to that scrap paper looking for a trashcan or stuff it into your jeans pocket instead of just tossing it and letting the wind blow it away? We are all guilty of littering our streets.

Hospital resembles dumping site

July 29, 2019 07:23 am

DANG, July 29: A heap of stinking garbage left unattended since days welcomes visitors of the Rapti Academy of Health Sciences in Dang district. Poor garbage management at the institution has badly affected the visitors and the patients alike.

DADELDHURA, June 6: Locals of Amargadhi Municipality in Dadeldhura district on Wednesday staged a protest against the municipality for dumping waste in their locality.

KMC to be without a landfill for months

November 26, 2018 09:36 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has not yet readied an alternative site for dumping its waste for a few months when it will be left without a landfill site.