KATHAMNDU, Jan 24: Although Kathmandu Valley has witnessing sunny days for the past few days, the Valley dwellers have been experiencing chilling cold. Mainly the cold is being experienced in the morning and evening.

Valley pollution levels for January 23, 2020.

Central Zoo going digital

January 23, 2020 13:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Central Zoo is going digital relieving visitors of standing in a long queue for hours to book tickets. Following this, zoo goers can book tickets online from anywhere. The zoo will go digital within the current fiscal year, 2076/77 as the administration is at work in this regard, said Dr Chiranjibi Prasad Pokharel, chief of the zoo administration.

Valley pollution levels for January 22, 2020.

Valley pollution levels for January 21, 2020.

Valley Pollution Index for January 20, 2020

Valley pollution levels for January 19, 2020.

Valley pollution levels for January 18, 2020

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The domestic weather which had been influenced by the pressure of Westerly winds for the past few days will improve totally from today.

Valley pollution levels for January 17, 2020

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KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Kathmandu Metropolitan Committee of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has assigned mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Bidya Sundar Shakya the NCP metropolitan parliamentary party leader. The post assignment was in line with the NCP statute.

Valley pollution levels for January 9, 2020

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Consumers have started facing recurring problem of power-trips at a time the government itself has been pushing the people to increase the use of electricity for daily household needs. This has left many consumers opting to buy electrical appliances for household use highly disappointed.

NUWAKOT, Jan 2: A unification torch rally is to be organized along the ancient route from Gorkha to Kathmandu via Nuwakot used by late king Prithvi Narayan Shah and the Gorkha troops during the unification campaign of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The Embassy of Pakistan, Kathmandu, awarded the winners of the 8th Annual Ambassador of Pakistan Essay Writing Competition and 4th Annual Ambassador of Pakistan Speech Competition amidst a special function organized in the capital on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: State Minister for Urban Development Ram Bir Manandhar pointed out the necessity of technological development for the management of waste products in Nepal.

Shining in SAG

December 4, 2019 11:45 am

Nepali players have demonstrated excellent performance in ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) happening in three main cities of the country—Janakpur, Pokhara and Kathmandu. As of this writing, Nepali players have grabbed as many as 20 golds and several silvers and bronzes.

KMC prepares designs for public toilet

November 23, 2019 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Kathmandu Metropolitan City, which had been planning for public toilet, has just prepared design for it. The construction of public toilet will begin from the current fiscal year, it informed.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Construction entrepreneurs on Wednesday staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala in the capital demanding revision of the eighth amendment to Public Procurement Regulation 2076.

Christmas is just around the corner and in celebration of the merriment of this yuletide occasion, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu invited guests from various walks of life to get in the festive mood

The international vegetarian conference is taking place in Kathmandu on November 15-16.

‘Prem Geet 2’ begins its shoot

November 8, 2019 19:40 pm

The movie 'Prem Geet 2' has begun its shoot on Friday at the Dakshinkali temple in Kathmandu. According to a press statement released by production team, the movie will be released on April 10.

Go green

November 8, 2019 09:16 am

Admit it, the Delhi smog has had you thinking about the safety of the air we breathe. After all, isn’t Kathmandu just as bad, if not worse? We wake up to our furniture coated in dust (didn’t we wipe that table down just the day before?) and find ourselves covered in grime by the time we get back home. But apparently the quality of air in Kathmandu isn’t as bad as it is in the capital city of India. That, however, is no reason to celebrate.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: In view of the worsening air quality in Delhi, environmentalists in the country have urged the stakeholders for timely measures to prevent a similar level of pollution in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: People have observed the most important day of Chhath festival on Saturday. They thronged nearby rivers, lakes and ponds to offer "Argha" (curd) to Sun God.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The third day of Yamapanchak or Tihar festival was celebrated on Sunday evening by worshipping Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, affluence and prosperity, with devotion.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nischaya Rayamajhi was declared the overall nett champion of the Carlsberg Golf Series 2019 with a total point of 275 points in Kathmandu on Saturday.

Orchestra music resonates in Kathmandu

October 17, 2019 18:00 pm

The concert ‘Annapurna Autumn Orchestra Concert’ organized by Taleju Dhan Kumari Kosh concluded on Wednesday at Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi.

Pay your attention

October 16, 2019 02:00 am

Kathmandu, some parts of it at least, was given a facelift overnight on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Nepal last week. It had to be done. We could not keep major parts of the valley enveloped in dust and dotted with potholes during the times of high level visit from the largest neighbor.

Together against climate crisis

October 15, 2019 01:30 am

Kathmanduites collectively bemoan the declining luster of the mountains we are so proud of. There isn’t anywhere else to point for this scourge but climate change

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) has informed that preparations for its 9th World Conference to be held in Kathmandu have been completed.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Security personnel are busy in maintaining tight security targeting Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day state visit to Nepal.

Kathmandu ready for Xi Visit

October 12, 2019 08:44 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: From erecting welcome gates and arches at various places to patching up and painting roads and squares and growing gardens overnight, the authorities in Kathmandu left no stone unturned to decorate and beautify the capital city to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping who is arriving in Kathmandu on Saturday on a two-day state visit.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Major streets in Kathmandu have been repaved overnight. Dusty and dirty roads now are now clean and shining. Road sidewalks are painted and well-decorated.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Issuing a statement on Friday, members of the international community based in Nepal said they are concerned about the high prevalence of violence against women (VAW) in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal-New Zealand First Bilateral Foreign Ministry Consultation meeting was held in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Badminton team selected for 13th SAG

October 2, 2019 14:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepal Badminton Association has finalized the names of players for upcoming 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Wednesday.

Last hope on Melamchi

October 1, 2019 02:30 am

The government has signed an agreement with Chinese contractor Sinohydro Corporation Limited to complete the remaining construction work of Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP).

Sales of goats for Dashain begins

September 30, 2019 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The government has started selling he-goats and mountain goats targeting major festivals including Dashain, Tihar, and Chhath in Kathmandu on Monday.

LONDON, Sept 30: Ninth Global Conference of Non-Resident Nepalese Association which is scheduled to be held in Kathmandu from October 15 to 17 will be inaugurated by President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Accountability Lab Nepal on Friday awarded five exemplary government officials as Integrity Icons for 2019 amid a function in Kathmandu.

City of dreams or stuff of nightmares?

September 27, 2019 08:57 am

Living in Kathmandu has its perks as well as its downsides. Be it the pretty cafes or the marvelous historical sites, Kathmandu is a city that’s very much alive and bustling. It’s a city that demands to be explored. However, the traffic, pollution, and potholed roads often take away from its beauty. We asked the residents of Kathmandu what they thought was the best and worst things about living in Kathmandu. Here are their answers.

45 street children rescued from capital

September 26, 2019 14:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: National Child Rights Council (NCRC) has rescued a total of 45 street-children from various places of Kathmandu on Wednesday.