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Kathmandu Metropolitan City to remove illegal hoarding boards from next month

Kathmandu, Aug. 18 -- As part of its 'renewed city' beautification campaign targeting Visit Nepal 2020, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City has announced it will remove hoarding boards and billboards from... Read More


Despite steep fines, taxis continue to cheat customers

Kathmandu, Aug. 17 -- On Wednesday, Om Bahadur Neupane was manhandled by taxi drivers when he asked for a ride to Ranibari from outside the Norvic Hospital in Thapathali. When Neupane asked one of the... Read More


City office and traffic police raise millions in fines as parking problem continues to grow

Kathmandu, Aug. 15 -- At around 2:30pm on Tuesday, nearly a dozen people were queued on the northern part of the Metropolitan Traffic Division Office where the Kathmandu Metropolitan City has establis... Read More


People are collecting discarded vegetables and selling them for cheap

Kathmandu, Aug. 13 -- At noon on Monday, the Kalimati vegetable market was largely empty. Over 500 wholesale outlets, which sell a variety of vegetables, had almost packed up for the day. At Kalimati,... Read More


Lalitpur city unveils Nepal's first seed vending machine

Lalitpur, Aug. 12 -- In a bid to promote rooftop vegetable farming in the city and provide farmers with quality seeds at reasonable prices, the Lalitpur Metropolitan City on Sunday unveiled the first ... Read More


Lalitpur city is taking local initiatives to restore Malla-era Nhu Pokhari

Lalitpur, Aug. 11 -- It's a hot, languorous afternoon in Lagankhel. A group of women and men is busy working at Nhu Pokhu (Nau Pokhari), south-east from Patan Hospital, despite the summer heat-beads o... Read More


Lalitpur city office unveils broomers and tankers

Kathmandu, Aug. 10 -- Lalitpur Metropolitan City unveiled two Italian M-60 macro broomer machines and two water tankers on Friday with a motto of making the city 'green and mud- and dust-free'. These... Read More


Newly established 'clothing banks' have overwhelming givers but reluctant takers

Kathmandu, Aug. 8 -- Along the banks of the Bagmati river in Sankhamul is a small tin-roofed structure that appears to be a large free-for-all closet. An assortment of clothes-shirts, jackets, trouser... Read More


Metropolitan Traffic Police Division booked 12,749 taxi drivers in the last fiscal year

Kathmandu, Aug. 8 -- Metropolitan Traffic Police Division booked 12,749 taxi drivers for violating various traffic rules in the last fiscal year 2018-19. The number of cabbies booked was significantly... Read More


Metropolitan city says it will book all those who dump garbage in public places during the night

Kathmandu, Aug. 7 -- After widespread public criticism over its indifference about litterbugs, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City says it has restarted issuing tickets to fly-tippers. The metropolitan c... Read More