13th Godavari Flower Expo kicks off

October 19, 2019 09:53 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The 13th Godavari Flower Expo kicked off Friday at Jawalakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur. The four-day exhibition is organized by Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) targeting Tihar, the second biggest festival of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) is organizing a four-day flower expo, starting Friday, at Jawalakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, Sept 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has termed Lalitpur as a living museum of arts and culture.

LALITPUR, Aug 31: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City has come up to take responsibility for the continuation of Bagmati River clean-up campaign.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Lalitpur Metropolitan City has started cleaning roads using two broomer machines.

KATHMANDU, July 14: A team of Metropolitan Police has arrested two individuals along with contraband drugs.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Some firms have started showing interest to operate commercial ship in the international waters following the establishment of a shipping office in Nepal.

The perfect summer escape

July 5, 2019 09:39 am

Rave restaurant, located at Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur, is just a year old but the place is quite popular among the young crowd. You could say that’s because of the ambiance of the place or the good food they serve or both, but there’s no denying that Rave is a place you will want to visit again and again.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

June 8, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week June 2 – June 8.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Police has arrested a principal for the case of child harassment in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, June 6: A two-day conference on Science and Technology for Prosperity kicked off in Lalitpur on Wednesday with the theme “Connecting Lives with Land, Water, and Environment”.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Police on Friday arrested a murder-accused man, who had been on the lam for the past nine months, from his hideout in Godawari Municipality-13, Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, May 11: Smart lights are to be installed at the main roads of Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) in order to create an environment to ease the movement of people as vehicles during the night.

LALITPUR, April 22: Lalitpur Metropolitan City has seen limited physical space to accommodate incoming employees from different thematic offices of the district. It was hard time to manage the flow of employees due to inadequate building space, the metropolitan office said.

KATHMANDU, April 4: A-Division League champion Manang Marshyangdi Club made a poor start to its 2019 AFC Cup campaign suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Bangladesh’s Abahani Limited Dhaka in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

LALITPUR, March 7: An International Conference on Food Sovereignty and Famers' Rights is to be held in the capital on 10-12 March.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: When Sim Prasad Gurung was passing by the Ncell headquarters gate at Nakkhu, Lalitpur he noticed a suspicious object. Concerned by it, he parked his car (Ba 20 Cha 1032) alongside the road and headed toward the gate to ask about it. Just as he stepped toward the object, it exploded. Shrapnel from the blast riddled his body. Gurung, 49, was returning home after visiting friends at Bhaisepati. He was a retired member of the Singapore Police.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Home Minister Ram Bahadur has visited Medi CitiHospital in Lalitpur to take the stock of those injured in Friday’s bomb explosion at Nakhu.

"I was born in Birgunj. My mother worked at a local hospital. My father had a serious drinking problem. I have a younger brother. Unfortunately, my mother passed away when I was 13. My father was torn apart. We then shifted to Lalitpur. At the age of 13, I worked at Khajuri, Chapagaun and started supporting my family," said Sabitri, a 35 year-old gardener.

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December 18, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: More than a year after a woman was gang-raped and left for dead in Godavari-1, Godamchaur of Lalitpur, police on Wednesday finally arrested two of the three alleged perpetrators behind the incident.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has extended its unbeaten run to five games after defeating Himalayan Sherpa Club 2-1 in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League at Satdobato, Lalitpur, on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: A traffic police officer died in Lalitpur in a scooter accident, on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Signature Manang Marshyangdi Club has leapfrogged Ruslan Three Star Club to go top of the table with a 2-1 win in the ongoing Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League in Lalitpur on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: A 10-man CMG Sankata Club has gone joint-top with the title contenders Ruslan Three Star Club and Signature Manang Marshyangdi Club after a 2-0 victory over Grand Master Jawalakhel Youth Club in Lalitpur on Monday.

Godavari Flower Expo 2018 kicks off

November 2, 2018 00:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The 12th Godavari Flower Expo 2018 kicked off at Jawlakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur on Thursday.

LALITPUR, Oct 30: Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) and Lalitpur Metropolitan Police Office signed a Memorandum of Understanding on police-community cooperation and collaboration.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Nepal U-15 men’s football team has suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of 10-man Bangladesh in the last group match of the ongoing SAFF U-15 Men’s Championship in Lalitpur on Monday.

UN marks its 73rd anniversary

October 27, 2018 07:43 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Nepal-based office of the United Nations observed the 73rd UN anniversary at the UN House in Lalitpur on Friday by organizing an open house day with the theme “Innovation for Sustainable Development”.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development on Friday prohibited four slaughterhouses in Lalitpur district to supply meat to the market for failing to meet minimum standards set by the Animal Slaughterhouse and Meat Inspection Act.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: While pressure is mounting on the government to take action against those involved in the rape and subsequent murder of Nirmala Panta, no one is raising the issue of another woman who narrowly survived after gang rape in Lalitpur, a district adjoining the capital city, nine months ago.

Three held with pistol in Lalitpur

July 15, 2018 12:39 pm

KATHMANDU, July 15: Police have arrested three people involved in buying and selling of German pistol from Nakkhipot, Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, June 29: Several passengers have been injured in a bus accident at Bhardeu of Kojyo Som Rural Municipality of the district on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 26:  After the government's attempt to ban plastic bags in the Kathmandu Valley two years ago became a complete failure, Ward No 1 of Mahalaxmi Municipality in Lalitpur district is all set to revive the ban from April 14 coinciding with the Nepali New Year 2075.

LALITPUR, March 6: People of Lalitpur Metropolitan City have been deprived of basic health facilities guaranteed from the state level as the town lacks even a government hospital.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has warned that the electric utility could cut off power supply to various areas of Lalitpur if people there do not cooperate to control electricity theft.

Nine gamblers arrested from Lalitpur

January 25, 2018 16:59 pm

LALITPUR, Jan 25: Police have arrested nine gamblers from Sanagaun of Lalitpur Mahalaxmi Municipality-8.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Opening batsman Sunil Dhamala carried his bat scoring unbeaten 70 runs from 62 deliveries to power Pokhara Rhinos to 132 runs in 20 overs. Rhinos collected 40 runs in last 4 overs of the innings as Dhamala smashed 5 sixes in his first fifty of the EPL 2017.

Chitwan Tigers picked up five wickets conceding only four runs in last two overs of the match to limit Lalitpur Patriots for 130 runs in their 20 overs. At one point, Patriots were 126/5 in 18.2 overs. Indian batsman Jaykishan Kolsawala top-scored for Patriots with 31 runs which included three fours.

Bhairahawa Gladiators won the toss and elected to bowl first in the sixth match of the Everest Premier League 2017. Dipesh Shrestha, who picked up three wickets in last match, continued his fine form by removing half-centurion of Lalitpur’s last match Pawan Sarraf and Jaykishan Kolsawala in his opening spell.

Jaykishan Kolsawala anchored Lalitpur Patriots to the first win of the Everest Premier League 2017. Kolsawala scored 44 runs off 48 deliveries and remained not out to guide Patriots to a comfortable first win of the tournament by seven wickets.

Lalitpur Patriots win by seven wickets

December 18, 2017 15:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Lalitpur Patriots produced a bowling exhibition led by Indian pace bowler Sudesh Bhati as Kathmandu Kings XI (KKXI) was bundled out for 89 runs in the 19th over. The team won by seven wickets. Jaykishan Kolsawala scored 42 runs to guide the team for victory in 16.4 overs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has removed Kuber Merchant Finance Ltd (KMFL) and Lalitpur Finance Ltd (LFL) from its list of 'problematic' financial institutions.

LALITPUR, Dec 11: After sweeping Lalitpur elections, the Left Alliance organized a victory rally in Lalitpur, today. The rally started from Jawlakhel at 9 am and ended at Lagankhel via Mangalbazaar - Patan (Sundhara).

Former DIG Silwal wins in Lalitpur-1

December 9, 2017 21:25 pm

LALITPUR, Dec 9:  CPN-UML candidate for Lalitpur-1 and former DIG Nava Raj Silwal has secured victory in Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Krishnalal Maharjan, candidate from CPN-UML has won for the House of Representatives from Lalitpur-2.

Exit poll result of Lalitpur under PR electoral system

Exit poll results for Provincial Assembly of Lalitpur

A look at Lalitpur exit polls

December 7, 2017 19:25 pm

According to the exit poll result, in Lalitpur-1, Nava Raj Silwal is ahead with 38% whereas with neck-to-neck result, Udaya Shamsher Rana of Nepali Congress is with 37% and Keshav Prasad Timalsina of Bibeksheel Sajha is with 16%.

Please stay tuned for our Exit Poll in Kathmandu and Lalitpur.