KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Sasmita Ghimire, a senior law officer at the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has accused Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) of subjecting her to mental torture.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)'s Environment Management Department has halted waste collection from four hospitals starting from Sunday following a monitoring inspection of the waste management of the health institutions.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The controversy continues as the then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the Dharahara before completing its construction. A dispute is ongoing between the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and the Ministry of Urban Development regarding this issue.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has issued a 7-day ultimatum to the concerned to vacate the government land in the Lalita Niwas area.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has instructed the health institutions operating within its jurisdiction to submit their monthly reports through the online system.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to suspend garbage collection services at Kanti Children's Hospital until further arrangements are made after the KMC monitored the hospital on Tuesday.

Street vendors stage protests against KMC

February 11, 2024 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The street vendors operating within the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have staged demonstrations against the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The government authorities who are responsible for protecting the rights of persons with disabilities have failed to fulfill their responsibility effectively.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has installed 1,026 smart 'street lights' at various places in the capital city.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started collecting waste that is segregated directly as biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste from the households itself from Ward- 27. For this, the KMC has deployed vehicles labeled with distinctive green and blue colors.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) is to remove individuals' houses and other physical structures constructed by encroaching upon the land belonging to the Pashupatinath Temple Trust.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to manage only those waste that is segregated as biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste from the households itself.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to enforce standardization guidelines for the petrol pumps operating inside the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is planning to install a chain-link fence in the ring road area. KMC called for tender bids for the purpose on Monday. The metropolis has estimated that it will cost Rs 18.94 million for chain-link fencing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balendra Shah, has sought clarifications from Sitaram Koirala, the head of the Education Department of the metropolis, regarding a letter which mentions about a decision taken by the Education Committee headed by Mayor Shah without the knowledge of the mayor.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Joint Self-employed Street Traders Struggle Committee (JSSTSC) has announced a phase-wise protest against the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), putting forth a seven-point charter of demands.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) has boycotted the election of National Assembly members.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Businessmen at Kathmandu Mall held a protest in front of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Monday alleging assault by the KMC police.

Number of taxpayers up in KMC

January 21, 2024 20:49 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The number of taxpayers has increased of late in Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) collected around Rs 5 billion in revenue in the first half of the current fiscal year 2023/24.

KMC prepares to teach yoga in schools

January 15, 2024 16:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is preparing to teach yoga in schools.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is planning to provide cyber security training to 4000 people. The metropolis aims to train 15,000 people and provide employment to 5,000 under its pride project `Employment Kathmandu’s Prosperity, Employment and Income Generation’.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Deputy Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Sunita Dangol inaugurated the E-library of the Central Department of Nepal Bhasha at Patan Multiple Campus under Tribhuvan University (TU).

KMC Municipal Council meeting postponed

January 10, 2024 18:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The 14th Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Municipal Council meeting, scheduled to begin today, has been postponed. According to a decision of the executive committee meeting, the 14th Municipal Council meeting of KMC was supposed to start from today. However, the meeting was postponed at the last moment.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Shanti Foundation and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) organized an awareness drama on human trafficking on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The sixth meeting of the Kathmandu Valley Mayors Forum has concluded with a decision to transfer the responsibility of waste management in the Kathmandu Valley to the Government of Nepal. This resolution was reached during a meeting organized by Gokarneshwor Municipality on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27:  The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has planned to install lifts at an overhead bridge in New Baneshwor for the convenience of senior citizens.

Health insurance program commences in KMC

December 27, 2023 16:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is going to implement a health insurance program.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has warned of taking action against schools that compel students to purchase extra clothing during various festivals.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The Patan High Court has issued an interim order preventing the implementation of Kathmandu Metropolitan City's (KMC) decision to prohibit the sale and distribution of tobacco products.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: A team including the police force of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has seized betel quid, gutkha, cigarettes and other chewing tobacco products from different places of the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has given 10 days of time to those pharmacies running within the metropolis to comply with the standards.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to completely ban the sale of tobacco products in all its 32 wards from December 13, 2023.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: In the first four months of the current fiscal year (FY) 2023/24, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has collected 27.11 percent of the annual revenue target. Chief of Revenue Department of KMC Dhruba Kafle said that Rs 2.92 billion in revenue was collected in the four months of Shrawan (mid-July to mid-August), Bhadra (mid-August to mid-September), Ashoj (mid-September to mid-October) and Kartik (mid-October to mid-November).

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Some teachers and employees of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have gone to Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has extended the deadline for the appointment of principals after not receiving the application as per the demand.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has urged the adoption of Nepal Sambat as the national calendar.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has escorted floral vendors, who were doing business in random areas, at specified sales points to sell flower garlands.

Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balen Shah, popularly known as Balen, has taken a noble initiative to provide shelter to stray animals. This pioneering initiative aims to address the longstanding issue of stray cattle wandering on the streets, often neglected, starved, and exposed to risks of accidents.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to manage stray cattle in the city.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) made an announcement during the closing ceremony of Road Safety and Traffic Awareness Week-2080, stating that the installation of CCTV cameras and street lights along the main roads of KMC will be completed within the next three months.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Sunita Dangol, the deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has said that it is not the responsibility of the KMC to manage street vendors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Activists including Ishan Shakya, have been staging a protest in front of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) for the past seven days, demanding support for sidewalk businesses and street vendors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26:  The traffic on various roads of Kathmandu will be affected during the Indra Jatra festival from September 28.

KMC Deputy Mayor Dangol meets activist Iih

September 26, 2023 11:25 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Sunita Dangol, the deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), met activist Iih (Ishan) who has been standing in front of the City Hall for eight days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made it clear that it will take action in response to school closures linked to teachers' protests.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A group of activists led by Ishan, popularly known as Iih, initiated a movement calling for improved management of street vendors in the city.

KATHMANDU, September 14: Balendra Shah (Balen), the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has achieved global recognition by earning a coveted spot on Time magazine's prestigious ‘2023 Time 100 Next’ list. Shah's inclusion in this list acknowledges him as one of the 100 emerging leaders recognized by the world-famous publication.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the general public not to buy bottled water that does not have proper labeling.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has published a list of 71 tasks that should be started immediately during the current fiscal year (FY).