Stories Tagged 'Kathmandu valley'
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the state-owned power utility, has geared up to install underground power cables in the central part of the Kathmandu Valley.
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Dr Govinda KC, currently on his 12th fast-unto-death, is protesting against amendments to a health reform Bill that would essentially weaken one of the main recommendations of the report published by the Mathema Committee; to ban the establishment of more medical colleges inside Kathmandu Valley.
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A rush on gasoline stations in the Kathmandu Valley has eased with Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) boosting deliveries. Panic buying triggered by talk of a possible shutdown led to petrol pumps going dry over the last few days.
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Last month the Newars of the Valley paid homage to the Rato Matsyendranath with a month long jatra inviting bountiful harvest. Amid the din of the jhyali, and pomp and fanfare, revellers followed the Rain God’s chariot as it made its way from one tole to another in Patan’s urban core.
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Kathmandu was ranked among the top 10 cities of the world where liveability had improved in the last five years, according to the Global Liveability Ranking Report 2016 published by the Economist Intelligence Unit last August.
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Chicken meat prices have started to drop due to a supply glut caused by the arrival of fresh harvest in the market. According to the Nepal Chicken Sellers Association, the price of poultry meat reached Rs320 per kg on Friday.
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