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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.