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Capital city witnesses continuous rain for 24 hours Friday, January 17th, 2020

KATHMANDU: Nepal's capital city Kathmandu has received continuous rain for 24 hours till Friday evening. The rain started from Thursday evening has stopped occurring late this evening. With the active westerly low pressure system, the entire nation has received rain, according to the..

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No negative impact of dumping site in Sisdol area: NAST Monday, December 30th, 2019

LALITPUR: No negative impact has been seen in the local people's health and the environment around Sisdol area, the waste dumping site of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) said. NAST stated this in its report on Environmental Impact Assessment Study and Research of..

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Road mending works in Kathmandu Valley gains pace Sunday, December 29th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Works to mend potholes in the Kathmandu Valley's major roads have been intensified. Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Basanta Kumar Nembang, after assuming the office, had directed the Department of Roads to restore the damaged roads. Since then, the Minister has been..

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Govt to remove hoarding boards from cities Thursday, December 26th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The government has decided to dislodge the hoarding boards, pamphlets, posters and other similar contents placed by challenging the beauty of the towns. A meeting of the stakeholders held under the chair of Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Thursday took a decision to remove such..

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30 percent of reconstruction of Dharahara completes Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Sharmila Pathak, KATHMANDU: Approximately 30 percent of the reconstruction of the Dharahara Tower has completed around one year of reconstruction. After more than three years of the destruction of the tower by the devastating earthquake of 2015, its reconstruction begun following the laying of the..

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Traffic Police tightens ‘no-horn’ rule in Kathmandu Valley Monday, November 25th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Traffic Police have become stringent in enforcing the 'no-horn' rule for vehicles operating in the Kathmandu Valley, except in emergency situation. The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD)'s this step comes in view of the seriously growing sound pollution in the Valley. The..

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KMC to be declared beggar-free metropolis Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Narayan Dhungana, KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to declare itself as the 'Beggar-free Metropolitan City'. This declaration would be made on December 15 on the occasion of the 25th KMC Day. A meeting of the KMC Executive on November 19 took the decision to this..

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KMC performs vasectomy and tubal ligation on 8,000 stray dogs Monday, November 11th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has conducted vasectomy and tubal ligation operation on 8,000 stray dogs as part of its dog management and control programme called Manumitra. The metropolis launched this programme for controlling and managing the population of stray dogs in its..

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ANNFSU stages sit-in before Indian Embassy in Kathmandu Friday, November 8th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), a student wing of ruling Nepal Communist Party, today launched a sit-in before the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu protesting the placement of Nepal's territories, Kalapani, Limpiadhura and Lipulek in India's new map. Addressing a corner..

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NSU demonstrate over new Indian map Thursday, November 7th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal Students Union, the student wing of the Nepali Congress, has demonstrated in front of Tri Chandra Campus this morning, objecting the placement of Nepal's territory in the map of India. The NSU demonstrated saying Nepali territory-- Kalapani and Lipu pass have been included in..

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Kasthamandap re-build: first floor construction completes Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: The construction of ground floor of Kasthamandap has completed. Organizing a public hearing event on Tuesday, the Kasthamandap reconstruction committee said almost half of the re-build works of Kasthamandap has been over. According to Rajendra Shakya, chairperson of the users..

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Construction of Melamchi processing centre in final phase Monday, October 14th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Construction of drinking water processing centre under Melamchi Drinking Water Project has reached its final phase. A water tank has already been constructed at Sundarijal, which would process 170 million litres a day, while construction of another water tank would be concluded soon as..

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Number of people entering KTM Valley increasing Thursday, October 10th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Number of people entering Kathmandu valley after celebrating Bijaya Dashami has increased. According to traffic police, 70,759 people and 11,421 vehicles entered Kathmandu valley from Wednesday morning to Thursday morning. Similarly, 56,705 people left Kathmandu valley on the same..

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Kathmandu mayor urges for no obstruction in dust-free campaign Monday, October 7th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu metropolis mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya has expressed his concern over obstructions created in the blacktopping of Khulamanch-based bus park area for a temporary period. As he said, the blacktopping had begun for a provisional period to support the campaign for building the..

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Around 1.2 million people leave KTM Valley Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: Around 1.2 million people have left Kathmandu Valley to their home towns to celebrate Dashain festival. According to the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, 1.191 million people left Kathmandu Valley since September 22. Similarly, 769,000 people have entered Kathmandu Valley in the..

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Three types of coins depicting image of Joshi minted Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

LALITPUR: Three types of coins depicting an image of prominent literary figure and culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi have been minted. Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada launched the coins amid an event organised on Tuesday here by the Lalitpur Metropolitan City coinciding with the birth..

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Foreign delegates to arrive Nepal for Indra Jatra celebration Monday, September 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya has shared that altogether 48 foreign delegates including mayors from five cities of different countries are arriving Nepal to observe Indra Jatra that falls on September 13 this year. In a meeting organized by Newa Jagaran..

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