KATHMANDU, May 23: Independent candidate for the post of Kathmandu Metropolitan City mayor Balendra Shah has received more than 43,000 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Independent candidate Balendra Shah (Balen) has maintained his lead in the counting of votes till 9 AM on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Independent candidate for mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Balendra Shah 'Balen' has maintained his lead in the ongoing vote counting. According to the latest details, he has received 2,457 votes. Meanwhile, Keshav Sthapit of UML is following Shah with 1,427 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 13: A mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balen Shah has cast his vote at Annapurna School in Gairigaun, Sinamangal.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Sunita Dangol, the deputy mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) from the CPN-UML cast her vote in the ongoing local level election on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Sirjana Singh, a mayoral candidate of the ruling alliance led by Nepali Congress (NC) for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), cast her vote for local level election.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Keshav Sthapit, mayoral candidate of CPN-UML for Kathmandu Metropolitan CIty (KMC) reached Padma Kanya Campus at Bagbazar to cast his vote on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The CPN-UML has finalized the candidates for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor of various metropolises and sub-metropolis. A meeting of the UML Central Secretariat held at the residence of party Chairman KP Sharma Oli in Balkot on Saturday finalized the names of candidates for six metropolitan cities and 11 sub-metropolitan cities, said UML Deputy General Secretary and Chief of Publicity Department Prithvi Subba Gurung.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made it mandatory for businesses and households concerned to separate the waste into biodegradable and non-biodegradable while disposing them to the garbage collectors.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) received and registered complaints against 18 cooperatives operating in Kathmandu in four months from mid-November 2021 to mid-March 2022.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Bidya Sundar Shakya has complained that the federal government is not interested in the protection and conservation of the historical and archeological heritage of Kathmandu. Mayor Shakya said that although the federal government has the responsibility to protect the heritage, it has not acted accordingly.

KATHMANDU, March 2: The Pakistan Embassy organized the inauguration Ceremony of the 7th Edition of Nepal-Pakistan Friendship T20 Cricket Tournament 2022 on Wednesday. As many as 12 cricket teams are participating in the nine days event which was inaugurated by Bidya Sunder Shakya, mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is administering the second dose of Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 from Monday (today). The vaccination campaign will be carried out till February 19.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Food Management and Trading Company Limited (FMTCL) has built physical structures along the Tukuchakhola in the Capital City breaching the government code but has not paid the land and house tax to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has warned of actions to some private schools for running physical classes against the government’s order to stop conducting classes in persons in view of the rising cases of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Medical students staged protests at Maitighar in the capital against Kathmandu Medical College for charging more than the prescribed fees by the Medical Education Commission.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case at the Special Court against four employees of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) alleging corruption in the contract of a building under-construction in Teku.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started a vaccination campaign against COVID-19 at four main transit points – Kalanki, Balkhu, Koteshwor and New Bus Park. The campaign will last for a month.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) collected Rs 460,000 in cash fines from the Kathmandu-based traders who were found selling substandard products.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 is being administered in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Schools in Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) will be operational from today. The schools have remained closed since April due to the risk of COVID-19 infection following the pandemic’s second wave in the country.

KMC Ward Chairperson Shrestha passes away

September 3, 2021 11:50 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Chairperson of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Ward Number 19, Shashi Lal Shrestha passed away due to a stroke at Norvic International Hospital in the capital on Thursday. He was 65.

Garbage piled up in Kathmandu Valley

August 25, 2021 15:25 pm

KATHMANDU, August 25: The Kathmandu Valley residents are having a serious problem as the garbage collection in the valley has come to a halt since last Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC, Ward Number 12 is going to construct a new office building. Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya laid the foundation stone of the building at the site of the old office in Teku on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has asked 52 taxpayers, which include a number of government bodies and top corporate houses, to settle the dues of their property taxes.

KATHMANDU, August 6: Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) has started the robotic surgery service for the first time in Nepal. The hospital held a press conference and informed the media about the service.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is administering COVID-19 vaccines to people aged above 50 years from today.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has issued a three days ultimatum to 23 big taxpayers, asking them to settle their taxes.

KATHMANDU, July 19:  The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has asked all higher secondary schools not to take admission in Grade XI before the results of Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) are announced.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has fixed 28 centres for the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccination campaign that kicked off on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has fixed the government rate of land inside the metropolis at the maximum of Rs 5 million per aana (342.25 square feet).

KATHMANDU, June 24: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced a budget of Rs 18.95 billion for the fiscal year 2021/22.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is implementing the 'One Ward, One Model School' program to develop the community schools as a model learning centre and training hub.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is constructing a 100- bed Kathmandu Metropolis Special Hospital with specialised services and modern facilities.

Vaccination campaign halted in KMC

June 11, 2021 09:22 am

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has suspended the ongoing campaign to administer vaccines against COVID-19 to people belonging to 60 to 64 years of age.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The Kathmandu Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is to set up vaccination centre in every ward of the metropolis for the next round of COVID-19 vaccination.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Education Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has directed schools offering classes upto Grade 8 in the metropolis to conduct the Grade 8 examination on the basis of internal evaluation.

KATHMANDU, May 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has intensified the tests in crowded areas after a steep rise in coronavirus infection cases.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has so far reported 51,412 cases of the coronavirus disease. Of the cases confirmed since last year, 40,266 patients have so far gained recovery, according to a report released by the metropolis on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has formed a seven-member committee to submit a proposal to build a well-equipped hospital with isolation facility to contain further spread of COVID-19 in Kathmandu district.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Ncell Axiata Limited as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative has taken up the responsibility for building and maintaining of iconic Lainchaur ground at the heart of the city. With the aim to greatly benefit the people of Kathmandu, the building of the iconic Lainchaur Green Park will contribute to the making of a clean, green, and healthy city.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has directed all academic institutions within the metropolitan area to suspend physical classes for a week if any teacher or student tests positive for COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has again sought help from the Department of Archeology (DoA) to remove the business outlets operated in unauthorized manner in and around Basantapur area –one of the world heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Mar 2: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) deployed metropolitan police on Tuesday afternoon to clean the recently-reconstructed Rani Pokhari.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started using dozer to clear illegal structures built in Tundikhel.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to conduct a week-long Martyrs’ Day from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has completed construction of 69 infrastructure projects in the six months of the current fiscal year, 2020/21, said the KMC.

KATHMANDU, 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is working to make bricks out of the dust collected from the city.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: As many as 2,000 road lights will be installed at various sensitive areas of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Bidya Sundar Shakya on Thursday said that Rs 10 million has been managed for the promotion and development of the historical and cultural Handigaun area.