KMC's lighting program in the dark

February 22, 2019 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: When the Policies and Programs for fiscal year 2018/19 were launched by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) at the very start of the current fiscal year, it included a very ambitious program titled the “Mayor Lighting Program.”

ACHHAM, April 28: At least seven persons were injured in lighting strike on Friday in Mangalsen municipality.

Lighting up the city

July 28, 2017 12:38 pm

We have all seen solar powered streetlights being set up in the city and wondered who was behind this brilliant idea. Last year, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) signed an agreement with B.K. Traders and Suppliers to complete the installation of solar-powered street lamps at various streets in the capital. This public-private partnership was the brainchild of Roshan Shrivastava, director of B.K. Traders and Suppliers. The Week’s Ashma Chhetri caught up with Shrivastava to find out more the project that is soon going to light up our city.

Lighting up our lives

June 30, 2017 12:08 pm

‘I will come to meet you one day in form of light. I will illuminate, I will make my village bright.’ This was one of the lines of a poem Kulman Ghising had written during a poetry competition held at his hometown in Ramechhap. Little did he know then that these randomly jotted lines sealed his fate and marked his destiny.

Opple lighting products now in Nepal

September 10, 2016 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Lighting products of popular Chinese brand Opple is now available in the Nepali market.

BIRMINGHAM,  Aug 19:  An Alabama teenager is charged in the slaying of an 85-year-old man who was doused with gasoline and set on fire.

BABIYACHAUR (Myagdi), Aug 18: Two shepherds were hurt and at least 72 sheep killed when lightning struck them at Girka in Myagdi on Wednesday night.