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Trust to install 23 portable toilets on Pashupati premises

Kathmandu, May 17 -- In a bid to facilitate pilgrims and visitors, the Pashupati Development Trust has brought 23 portable mobile toilets to operate on its premises. Officials said that the installat... Read More


Elected officials demand road be opened-against court order

Kathmandu, May 16 -- Elected representatives-a mayor, a provincial assembly member and a member of the House of Representatives-on Wednesday gathered around four dozen locals to protest against the Pa... Read More


PM Oli's claim that Kathmandu is 'dust free' is far from reality

Kathmandu, May 13 -- In Parliament last week, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claimed that Kathmandu "now has become a dust-free city" and that no one uses masks these days. His remarks-which starkly co... Read More


Government to restore traffic lights in five places of Valley by next week

Kathmandu, May 3 -- After facing widespread criticism from the public for not operating traffic lights in the city, the Department of Roads is all set to operate traffic lights in five places by next ... Read More


Metropolis plans to make bricks from dust collected from the streets

Kathmandu, May 2 -- The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has an ambitious plan up its sleeve-converting the dust collected from the city roads by broomer machines into bricks. Hari Kumar Shrestha, chief a... Read More


Kathmandu metropolis to unveil 2.2km heritage walk route on Thursday

Kathmandu, April 17 -- The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is planning to unveil a master plan for a 2.2km heritage walk route connecting two world heritage sites-Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square and Swayambhu... Read More


Kathmandu metropolis to open 2.2km heritage route tomorrow

Kathmandu, April 17 -- The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is planning to unveil a master plan for a 2.2km heritage walk route connecting two world heritage sites-Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square and Swayambhu... Read More


Stakeholders say the implementation of metropolis' new driving law will be challenging

Kathmandu, April 16 -- The Kathmandu Metropolitan City office introduced a new law last week to take action against drivers if they do not prioritise pedestrians but authorities say monitoring and imp... Read More


Government's plan to operate 300 electric buses fails to garner momentum

Kathmandu, April 11 -- When the government, in December last year, announced that it would purchase and operate 300 electric buses in major cities soon, the news was met with optimism. The step seemed... Read More


After traffic police take down pamphlets, cabbies accuse state of restricting freedom of expression

Kathmandu, April 10 -- Following a government crackdown on their silent protest, taxi drivers who are demanding scientific fare revision through pamphlets pasted on their rear windshields for the past... Read More