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Two ‘mobile’ overhead bridges in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, December 6 The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is installing two overhead bridges in two of the busiest crossings of the city, namely Maitighar and Chabahil. The local government says the bridges will be movable; hence it can relocate them wherever necessary. The construction works have already begun in front of the Supreme Court in Maitighar. […]

Kathmandu city installs 12 smart solar dustbins; more soon

Kathmandu, November 27 The Kathmandu Metropolitan City recently installed 12 smart solar dustbins along Maitighar-Baneshwor road. The local government says more such dustbins will be installed in different parts of the city soon. The programme is launched under the Public-Private Partnership Division of the local government. In the next phase, the bins will be installed […]

Ward chair takes over as Kathmandu mayor, deputy embark on trip together

Kathmandu, November 12 Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya and his deputy Hari Prabha Khatri on Monday left for China to attend a conference. As the elected leadership of the capital city was out of the country, chairperson of Ward 1, Bharat Lal Shrestha, has been given the responsibility of mayor. The municipal government […]

Kathmandu city blocks Valley municipalities’ collective waste management plan

Kathmandu, November 11 An ambitious plan to assign a private firm to manage solid waste of all municipalities of Kathmandu Valley has been pushed into limbo thanks to the objection of Kathmandu Metropolitan City. Earlier, the municipal governments had signed an preliminary agreement with Nep West Pvt Ltd for waste management. Following that, the Investment […]

18 local governments of Kathmandu Valley form consortium for ‘advanced cities’

Kathmandu, November 4 Total 18 local governments in three districts of Kathmandu Valley have formed a consortium with a mission to develop advanced cities and towns in the area. Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya leads the Valley Municipal¬† Forum. Beginning its work, the Forum has recently brought mayors of the cities together to […]

How many houses are there in Kathmandu? Metropolitan City says, ‘don’t know!’

Kathmandu, September 7 If you are wondering how many houses are there in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City and are planning to ask the local government authority, you are likely to get disappointed. Whereas the capital city’s Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya is under fire on social media for his alleged lack of knowledge about the number […]