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COVID-19 cases reported from 23 places in Kathmandu Valley Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- A total of 28 COVID-19 cases have been reported in a total of 23 places across Kathmandu Valley till date. People infected with this flu-like infection have been reported from places such as Chandragiri, Budhanilakantha, Dhumbarahi, Tarkeshwor, Golfutar, Tyanglafaant, Dhapasi,..

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Locust seen in sky over Kathmandu Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The swarm of locusts that entered the country from neighbouring India has reached the capital too. Large group of locusts were seen travelling towards the east via Kathmandu. The locusts estimated to be between 500,000 to 700,000 in number are believed to have rested for the night in..

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KMC endorses its policy and programme for new fiscal Saturday, June 20th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The 7th general convention of the Kathmandu Metropolitan Corporation has endorsed its annual policy and programme for the financial year 2020/21. The policy and programme tabled by Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya was endorsed on Saturday. The 258-point policy and programme is focused on..

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KMC launches radio education programme for school children Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started 'radio education programme' for facilitating the learning of school children at home through alternative means during the lockdown period. KMC on Wednesday launched the radio education programme from basic to class 10 level through..

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KMC starts construction of overhead bridge amidst lockdown Monday, June 1st, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started construction works of an overhead bridge amidst the lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19. The KMC decided to go ahead with the construction as the lockdown has extended long. Public construction works have..

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Land belonging to Melamchi project encroached upon Sunday, May 31st, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The land acquired for laying down the water supply pipeline of the Melamchi Water Supply Project has been encroached upon. However, the bodies concerned have not paid attention to this. Land was acquired along a stretch of about five kilometres for the purpose of bulk supply system..

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Lockdown enforcement tightened in KMC Monday, May 18th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Lockdown enforcement has been further tightened in Kathmandu Metropolitan City following increasing risks of COVID-19. Volunteers have been mobilised at inner parts of the metropolis and groceries and shops have been managed with strict compliance of social distancing by costumers...

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Mobility of people increases in Kathmandu valley Sunday, May 10th, 2020

Sanchita Ghimire, KATHMANDU:- Mobility of people has increased in the Kathmandu Valley following the partial resumption of the market, offices and industries after over one month of lockdown imposed by the government across the country to prevent coronavirus outbreak. Stores, government offices,..

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Except for emergencies, entry into Kathmandu valley unlikely Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Narayan Dhungana, KATHMANDU:- Despite having entry pass for the vehicles, it is not that easy to enter into the Kathmandu valley from the outer districts during the ongoing lockdown order. Even getting the entry pass, the vehicles are not permitted to get through the capital city from border..

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Works on Melamchi Water Supply Project in progress Thursday, April 30th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Work is in progress at Sundarijal, the final point of the tunnel of the Melamchi Water Supply Project even with the passage of one month since the lockdown. Works are in progress for construction of conduits inside the project tunnel and at the exit, said Ramji Lamichhane, the engineer..

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First-phase relief distribution in final stage in KTM valley Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Narayan Dhungana, KATHMANDU:- The first-phase of relief distribution to the people directly affected by lockdown imposed by the government for the prevention of COVID-19 infection has reached final phase in Kathmandu Valley. According to the Valley Municipalities’ Forum, relief has been..

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