Valley

Around 2,500 contractors to get last deadline extension of a year

As per the regulation, those failing to complete the work by the extended timeframe will have their contracts terminated

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Jun 26 2019

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Kathmandu Metropolitan City unveils Rs15.5 billion budget

Infrastructure development gets the largest chunk of the budget: Rs7.43 billion—39 percent of the total amount 

Anup Ojha, Jun 25 2019

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Unmanaged hazardous hospital waste is a cause for concern in Capital

The city authority recently penalised five state-run hospitals and some private-run hospitals for disposing of hazardous hospital waste alongside household waste.

Arjun Poudel, Jun 25 2019

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Lack of efficient garbage disposal and management system spells trouble for Valley residents this monsoon 

Rains damage the road that leads to Sisdole landfill site obstructing garbage collection from the Valley.

ANUP OJHA, Jun 25 2019

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Kalanki-Nagdhunga road expansion nears completion

Cost to drop 15 percent due to reduced works for contractors.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Jun 23 2019

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Street vendors censure city's plan to auction off goods seized from them

Nepal Street Vendors Trade Union demands alternative space to run their ‘business’

Anup Ojha, Jun 22 2019

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Fifth municipal assembly of Kathmandu Metropolitan City announces ‘new’ plans for 2019/20

With the city office failing to address even minor issues, there are concerns whether it will be able to deliver on lofty promises

ANUP OJHA, Jun 21 2019

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Tainted firm in the race to become the consultant for Dharahara reconstruction

Seventh amendment to the Public Procurement Regulation opens door for the corruption-accused ERMC (P) Ltd to vie for the consulting job

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Jun 20 2019

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As monsoon nears, open drains and uncovered manholes pose even bigger risks

Heavy rains tend to flood the Valley’s streets, obscuring open drains and manholes from motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians

Anup Ojha, Jun 19 2019

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In biggest protest since the 2006 People’s Movement, thousands of protesters gather to oppose the Guthi Bill

Although the government had withdrawn the bill from the National Assembly on Tuesday, protesters demanded that the bill be scrapped completely.

Anup Ojha, Jun 19 2019

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TV screens to go blank next week as cable operators protest government’s clean feed policy

The situation has unfolded in the wake of announcements by cable operators that they will not broadcast any foreign pay channels that run advertisements for a whole day

PRAHLAD RIJAL, Jun 19 2019

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Confusion looms over local level budget due to political differences

Local governments that presented the budget at the tail end of the current fiscal year are gearing up to announce their spending plan on time—but all is not guaranteed

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Jun 19 2019

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