Road department rejects the recommendation for load test on Rs200 million bridge built by Pappu Construction in Teku
The dispute between the department and the contractor erupted after the department refused to accept the bridge, terming the structure as substandard.
Kathmandu fails to allocate budget for inspection of meat market this year
Officials say they are not monitoring the health of goats, buffaloes and pigs, or inspecting butcher shops in the metropolis this year.
Kathmandu Metropolitan City starts goat inspection process for Dashain
According to the Department of Livestock Services, this year 55,000 to 60,000 goats are expected to be consumed in Kathmandu Valley.
Body of a 56-year-old woman found in Kapan, police suspect murder
The body of 56-year-old Kamala KC, who hailed from Badganga Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu district, was found by her neighbours.
Kathmandu has been declared open defecation free, but people are still pooping on the streets
Sanitation experts and even city officials themselves say there is nothing substantial behind the declaration.
What’s in your future? Open up your palms (and your wallet) to find out
Thousands of people come to Pashupatinath Temple to worship Lord Shiva, and then find solace from one of the dozens of palm readers standing by to tell them everything about themselves.
The city deploys broomers to clean the streets every day. The tipper trucks mess them up overnight
Large-scale construction projects in the Capital have seen hundreds of trucks entering Kathmandu during the night, leaving a dusty mess behind.
City office installs microchips on 500 domestic cattle to stop abandonment
Each chip, the size of a rice grain, contains a unique identification number that can identify the animal and its owner.
Conservationists urge reconstruction authority not to haste the Rani Pokhari restoration project
The authority has hired a company to complete the project within 10 months.
Make Kalanki-Maharajgunj stretch of Ring Road public-centric and environment-friendly, activists demand
Campaigners oppose the road department’s plan to cut over 2,000 trees along the stretch.
Koteshwor’s traffic jam is a nightmare for commuters. For hawkers, it’s a boon to their business
Dozens of roadside wait for vehicles to come to a halt and linger for minutes so that they can earn their living.
Kathmandu metropolis starts waste segregation in three wards
The initiative will be launched in Wards 12, 18 and 21, officials say.
Kathmandu Metropolitan City to set up mediation centres in all 32 wards
The metropolitan city has 75 trained mediators who will help resolve complaints and cases at the local level.
Nine minors rescued from a children’s home in Bafal, three arrested
The children were living in dismal conditions, surviving only on rice and salt, authorities say.
Kathmandu is plastered with hideous hoarding boards and the city can't do anything about them
Kathmandu Metropolitan City and Lalitpur Metropolitan City regularly launch campaigns to remove billboards, but they never end up executing them.
Police arrest suspected Chand party member for posession of firearms and bullets
The government in March declared the Chand-led party a criminal outfit and banned its activities.
People are collecting discarded vegetables and selling them for cheap
At the Kalimati market, hawkers collect vegetables from a refuse pile and bundle them to sell later as fresh produce.
Metropolitan Traffic Police Division booked 12,749 taxi drivers in the last fiscal year
Traffic police say social media has hugely helped in taking action against errant cabbies.
Pushed to the curb, Kathmandu’s rickshaw pullers are the last of a dying profession
Confined to a small area inside Kathmandu Valley due to traffic congestion, these rickshaw pullers barely make enough to get by.
Lack of doctors at metropolis’ health clinics puts medicine stocks at peril
Kathmandu City Office is forced to halt the hiring process for health workers, including doctors, nurses, due to budget freeze.