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.

Valley pollution levels for September 25, 2019

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Social media users have questioned the rationale behind police personnel shooting a buffalo dead at New Road on Tuesday, accusing the security men of being insensitive toward animal rights.

Valley pollution levels for September 23, 2019

Veg prices up by up to 70%

September 24, 2019 06:59 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The price of vegetables has shot up by as much as 70% over the past month.

28 street children rescued from capital

September 23, 2019 17:22 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Twenty-eight street children were rescued from Kathmandu on Sunday.

Valley pollution levels for September 22, 2019

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: A special program was held to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kathmandu on Thursday.

Police arrest 10 gamblers

September 19, 2019 11:18 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Police have arrested 10 gamblers from New Baneshwor in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: A team of police today arrested two persons from Kathmandu Valley in possession of narcotic drugs.

Valley pollution levels for September 15, 2019

One killed in Kathmandu road accident

September 15, 2019 15:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A man was killed when a truck (Na 6 Kha 2744) hit a motorcycle (Ba 89 Pa 4329) in Chandragiri municipality-14 in Kathmandu on Saturday.

DPM Pokhrel planting saplings

September 14, 2019 16:16 pm

Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokhrel planting trees amid a plantation program organized by Kathmandu Metropolitan City in collaboration with Tokha Municipality at children friendly park, Tokha on Saturday.

Valley pollution levels for September 13, 2019

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Kwaneya, the first day of the chariot procession of the Living Goddess Kumari and the most important day of Indra Jatra, one of the biggest festivals in the Kathmandu Valley has been observed at Basantapur Durbar Square on Friday.

The annual Chinese film festival is going to be held at National Cultural Cooperation from September 17.

Are you ready for Kumari Rath Jatra?

September 13, 2019 08:54 am

The first day begins from Kumari Ghar, Basantapur and heads toward Chikanmugal, Jaisi Dewal, Lagan, Hyumat, Bhimsensthan, Maru and halts at Kumari Ghar. Lord Ganesh’s chariot is pulled first, followed by Lord Bhairab and then Kumari.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Parliamentary Committee on Development and Technology has said that it will hold a comprehensive discussion with the concerned stakeholders to resolve various demands raised by local people around Sisdol landfill site at Bancharedanda in Nuwakot, which is under-construction.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Sundar Yatayat, a private transportation company, has launched two electric buses in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to manage street lights in Kathmandu valley.

Valley pollution levels for September 8, 2019

Valley pollution levels for September 7, 2019

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated campus building of Koteshwor Multiple Campus in Kathmandu on Saturday.

Combating dengue

September 8, 2019 01:25 am

First it was only in hot and humid regions of the plains. So Kathmandu did not feel the heat of the attack. Then it was reported from Dharan, a hill town in eastern Nepal. Kathmandu was alarmed but did not do much to nip the problem in the bud. Now it’s here, in Kathmandu, the capital city.

Valley pollution levels for September 6, 2019

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KATHMANDU, Sept. 4: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will arrive in Kathmandu on September 8 on a two-day visit, sources said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The policy adopted by the government to operate electric vehicles has come into implementation as the private sector has brought the charging station for electric vehicles into operation intending to address this government policy.

Valley pollution levels for Sept 1, 2019

September 2, 2019 11:18 am

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Jeep Camp underway in Kathmandu

August 31, 2019 08:42 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: American car brand Jeep has been organizing a four-day Jeep Camp in Kathmandu from Thursday to demonstrate the potential and capabilities of its machines. Jeep made its entry into the Nepali market by launching Jeep Compass in many variants.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Kathmandu metropolis has handed a vehicle purchased for the management of street beggars to the Manav Sewa Ashram.

Valley pollution levels for August 28, 2019

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