KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The government has announced holidays for schools and colleges on August 30-31 in the Kathmandu Valley in view of the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The 19th Session of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) has begun in the central capital.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Gaijatra, a traditional festival of cows, is being observed in Nepal mainly in the Kathmandu Valley with fun, humor and much fanfare.

KATHMANDU, June 12 : The District Administration Office in its 10-point rules has asked the stakeholders and the general public to organize match screening within their premises and not to charge any entry fee for those watching the matches there.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Kathmandu Goldens has won the toss and elected to field against Dhangadhi Team Chauraha on the first match of Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL).

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Following yesterday’s ill-fated US-Bangla airplane crash, a high level team led by Bangladesh’s Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism, AKM Sahajahan Kamal is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu today.

KATHMANDU, March 9: An International Vegetarian Congress and Vegetarian Festival is going to be organized in Kathmandu from March 10.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: Hansraj Hulaschand Co Pvt Ltd, the sole authorized distributor of KTM bikes in Nepal, has said that it is hosting 1st Orange Stunt Championship entitled 'Roaring Gears' in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Women Entrepreneurs Handicraft and Natural Fiber Products Fair kicked off in the premises of Tridevi Temple at Thamel in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: An estimated 40 percent of vegetables produced across the country come to markets in the Kathmandu Valley, a government data shows.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Not all foreign tourists coming to the Kathmandu Valley visit all three Durbar Squares of the Valley -- Basantapur, Bhaktapur, and Patan -- according to tourist records.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Many residents of Kathmandu constituency-8 wake up with either their doorbells or their phones ringing early at the break of the day as the candidates for the upcoming elections visit them early in the morning.

KATHMANDU, August 23:Festive season is round the corner, and like in the past, vegetable prices have skyrocketed. But a special market monitoring has found nothing substantial in its two-week-long joint monitoring squad of ten government agencies led by Department of Supply Management and Protection of Consumers Interests (DoSMPCI).

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Recent floods in the eastern part of Nepal have caused the supply of vegetables to the Kathmandu Valley to go down by at least 100 tons.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Ten municipalities in the Kathmandu Valley have expressed commitment to help in implementation of Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) Project which is in the last leg of project development agreement (PDA) negotiations.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Some 600,000 passengers have left here for their home districts to use their voting rights in second round of local-level election scheduled for June 28.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The 11th meeting of the Joint Consultation Mechanism between Nepal and China began in Kathmandu after a gap of four years.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Newly elected representatives in Kathmandu Metropolitan City, including Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya and deputy mayor Hari Prabha Khadgi, took oath of their office amidst a program on Wednesday.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 28: Summit Air Co-pilot Srijan Manandhar, who sustained serious injuries of Saturday's crash at Tenjing-Hilary Airport, Lukla, succumbed to injuries.

KATHMANDU, May 24: CPN (UML) candidate is leading the vote count in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) by a tremendous, if not, an irremediable margin.

UML's Shakya leads in KTM

May 16, 2017 11:21 am

KATHMANDU, May 16: CPN-UML Bidya Sundar Shakya has taken lead in the mayor post of Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepali Congress has taken lead in Kageshwari Manohara, Tokha, Tarakeshwar and Budhanilakantha municipalities of Kathmandu district while CPN-UML has taken lead in Kirtipur, Dakshinkali and Shankarapur municipalities.

Mayor candidates in KTM vote

May 14, 2017 08:04 am

KATHMANDU, May 14: Mayor candidate from Nepali Congress in Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Raju Raj Joshi casted his vote at Yatkha Bahal Polling Station while CPN UML's mayor candidate Bidya Sundar Shakya casted his vote at Khasigna Polling Station in Lagan.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The main opposition party CPN-UML has finalized the names of the candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor in ten municipalities of Kathmandu district.

KATHMANDU, May 2: CPN-UML has decided to field Bidya Sundar Shakya as the mayor candidate in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Main opposition CPN-UML and Rastriya Prajatanta Party (RPP) are all set to develop an alliance for local level elections in Kathmandu and Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepali Congress has fixed Raju Raj Joshi as its candidate for mayor post in Kathmandu Metropolitan City. A meeting of party's top leaders at the party central office in Sanepa decided to field Joshi as the candidate for mayor in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 2: CPN-UML has assigned party Chairman KP Sharma Oli, Senior leader Madhav Nepal and Province 3 In-charge Asta Laxmi Shakya for picking party's candidates for the posts of mayor and deputy-mayor in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) have finalized the list of mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates for Kathmandu Metropolitan City for the elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Independent Janisha Bhattarai became the first candidate to file nomination in Kathmandu Metropolitan city in the local level elections scheduled for May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 26: CPN UML's Provincial Committee at Province 3 has recommended five names to party's standing committee to pick a mayor candidate in Kathmandu Metropolitan Cityin the upcoming local elections.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The main opposition, CPN-UML is to organise a grand mass meeting in the capital on Thursday to shed clear light on the violent activities that took place in Rajbiraj of Saptari.

LALITPUR, Feb 6: Sajha Yatayat is going to ply 20 new deluxe buses outside the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has warned that the Kathmandu Valley residents will be facing a severe drinking water shortage if an amount of Rs 310 million is not handed to the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) immediately.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: A total of 19 metric tonnes of solid waste was extracted from the Bagmati River and its various tributaries in the Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Bajeko Masala has announced the launch of its masala products at Big Mart outlets in Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that it won't impose power cut in the Kathmandu Valley at least till the end of Poush (mid-January).

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Uninterrupted power supply in the Kathmandu Valley since past couple of weeks has boosted the confidence of industrialists and hoteliers. With their operating cost coming down significantly, they are already chalking out expansion plans.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Renowned Indian columnist and novelist Shobhaa De has arrived in Kathmandu for Growthways, a media and entrepreneurship convention to be organized by Nepal Republic Media (NRM) in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The winners of the Kathmandu Regional Slam have been announced after two concurrent finals. Thames International College, Purano Baneshwor hosted the Kathmandu finale and KU School of Arts, Hattiban hosted Lalitpur finale on July 2.

ISTANBUL, June 23: Turkish Airlines has said that it will increase flights to Kathmandu if price of aviation turbine fuel in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is reduced in line with drop in price in global oil market.

ISTANBUL, June 23:Turkish Airlines has said that it will increase flights to Kathmandu if price of aviation turbine fuel in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is reduced in line with drop in price in global oil market.