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Kathmandu city plans to construct over 30 parks in one year

Kathmandu, July 8 The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has planned to construct more than 30 public parks inside the city in the next fiscal year 2020/21. The city government has planned to identify and acquire back encroached public land and protect it by constructing parks. “Our policy is promoting greenery, increasing the beauty of the city, […]

Kathmandu spending Rs 7.5 mln next year to illuminate key places

Kathmandu, June 28 The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is launching the Nighttime Urban Beauty Programme, in which the local government will install colourful lights in major hubs of the city. The programme has already been piloted at Maitighar Mandala. LED colour pipe lights have been installed there. The city government’s joint-secretary Rajeshwar Gyawali says, “Such programmes […]

KMC Hospital indefinitely shut as workers contract Covid-19

Kathmandu, June 3 The Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital in Sinamangal of Kathmandu has been indefinitely shut after two health workers there contracted Covid-19. The hospital’s medical director Dr Mukunda Raj Joshi issued a notice on Tuesday, informing two patients and two health workers at the hospital tested positive for coronavirus, hence the hospital needed […]

Sisdol locals fear Covid-19, obstruct garbage trucks from Kathmandu

Kathmandu, May 18 Fearing that garbage trucks and workers there might spread the coronavirus outbreak in the locality, Kakani rural municipality in Nuwakot district has obstructed them from reaching the Sisdol landfill site of late. Kathmandu metropolitan city has complained that the locals backed by the local government there obstructed the trucks though garbage trucks […]

Bancharedanda landfill site construction unlikely to meet deadline

Kathmandu, May 7 The construction of a new landfill site in Bancharedanda, near the Dhading-Nuwakot border, a few kilometres away from Kathmandu, is unlikely to be completed by the set deadline. The Ministry of Urban Development and the Kathmandu Metropolitan City government are constructing the site to dispose of the solid waste of Kathmandu. They […]

Kathmandu city fails to implement veg market decentralisation decision

Kathmandu, April 14 The Kathmandu metropolitan city has failed to implement its decision to decentralise a vegetable market in Kalimati by making the traders sell the vegetables from different crossroads of the city. In its bid to avoid any crowd in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the city government had made a decision to […]