Kathmandu achieves ‘Open Defecation Free’ status – bull’shit’

Nepal is in a race – to achieve an ODF (Open Defecation Free) status – the plan is to beat India – they intend to become an ODF status country on 2nd... Read more »

Electric buses in the capital from today

Sundar Yatayat Pvt ltd has successfully tested electric vehicles in the capital, setting to operate fully from Monday – it is expected to reduce the use of fossil fuels and help control... Read more »

‘Out with the illegal hoarding boards’ – again.

Kathmandu Metropolitan City has said they will initiate a drive to remove illegal hoarding boards in the valley from next month – the city’s fourth such campaign in the past 5 years.... Read more »
A few glimpses from Gai Jatra in 2018. (Image: Bijay Subedi)

Gai Jatra today

Today is Gai Jatra – a Newar festival celebrated predominantly in Kathmandu Valley, however not limited to it. Various other villages and towns which have a Newar community take out processions on... Read more »

Biplav enforced ‘Nepal Bandha’ – two vehicles torched, two government offices bombed

Netra Bikram Chand led Communist Party of Nepal (Biplab) has called for a nationwide strike – vehicular movement has been severely affected across the nation. Many national highways are completely shut, whereas... Read more »

KMC plans to build municipal hospital

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has unveiled a plan of establishing a municipal hospital targeting the people of the area. As the Metropolis said, its objective is to provide several sorts of... Read more »

Car knocks down scooter driver in capital

A person died when a car hit a scooter in front of Lazimpat Shangri-la Hotel at Kathmandu Metropolis-26. Scooter rider Bhim Bahadur Gurung died when a red-colored car hit the scooter (Ba... Read more »

More than 50 per cent vehicles fail pollution test

More than fifty per cent of the vehicles plying in Kathmandu valley are those who have failed the pollution test. This is because a minor maintenance after paying the fine of one... Read more »

National Labour and Employment Conference-2019 kicks off

The ‘National Labour and Employment Conference-2019’ commenced with a view of creating job opportunities in the country and engaging youths in socio-economic development. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the two-day conference... Read more »

Thousands protest, demanding permanent cancellation of Guthi Bill

Thousands of valley residents stood in solidarity today – demanding the permanent cancellation of the Guthi Bill. Although the government announced its intention to withdraw the controversial bill yesterday evening, citizens of... Read more »