KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Coffee plant, on being first discovered in Ethiopia in the late 11th century, was termed as ‘magical fruit’ for its vibrant aroma. The fame and peculiar functioning of coffee gradually began to spread over the years, and Nepal was no exception.
KATHMANDU, Mar 1: In a move purportedly to mark the beginning of a new era in public transport here, the government has finally enforced a long-delayed policy of banning public transport vehicles older than 20 years from plying the roads of Kathmandu Valley from Wednesday onward. The move is certain to test the government's will power as transport entrepreneurs have said that such a move would be unreasonable. They have vowed to fight back if the government fails to meet certain terms and conditions before implementing the ban.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Waking up to a cold rainy morning on Friday took denizens of Kathmandu Valley by surprise, particularly considering that the weather, a day earlier, was one of the warmest recorded this winter.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: A parliamentary committee has directed the authorities concerned to accelerate the ongoing road-widening project in the Kathmandu Valley so as to complete it soon as the lack of timely completion of the project has left roads here dusty and prompted to traffic congestion.