Kantipur Television marks 16th anniversary

During his address, Chairman Sirohiya made a remark on the Media Council Bill, introduced by the government, saying that its draconian provisions aim to curtail press freedom.

POST REPORT, Jul 16 2019

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Teachers and officials of prison schools call for better study environment in jails

At least 13 people doing time in the Sundhara prison managed to cope with the difficulties and take out ample time for study. All 13 who sat for the Secondary Education Examination held in May have passed with good grades.

ARJUN POUDEL, Jul 15 2019

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After widespread criticism, Kathmandu Metropolitan City revises smart parking fees in New Road 

The new charge for two-wheelers is Rs 15, for up to 30 minutes, and Rs 25 for an hour; while for four-wheelers, it is Rs 50 for 30 minutes and Rs 80 for an hour

Anup Ojha, Jul 15 2019

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Riverside squatters in Thapathali spend sleepless nights

When water level rises, members of squatter households keep vigil with torch lights

Anup Ojha, Jul 15 2019

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Why are floods in Kathmandu getting severe each year?

Urban planners say a combination of reckless land use and haphazard urbanization is making Kathmandu prone to more deadly floods.

Bhrikuti Rai, Jul 13 2019

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'God is angry because this is not done': Bungamati residents yearn for the rebuilding of iconic temple

Reconstruction on the Rato Machhindranath temple, one of the holiest Hindu sites in the Valley, has stalled, leaving residents disheartened.

Chase Brush, Jul 13 2019

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Revenue Investigation Department identifies new group involved in producing and selling fake VAT bills

After filing separate cases against two groups involved in producing and selling fake Value Added Tax bills, the Department of Revenue Investigation says it has identified another group involved in a similar offence.


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Two out of three prisoners who made a daring escape from Bungamati prison have been caught

The police were frantic and immediately began their search for the fugitives.

NAYAK PAUDEL, Jul 12 2019

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Road expansion project seeks ministry’s decision to resume work or abandon it

The Kathmandu Valley Road Expansion Project has sought a decision from the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport on whether to continue or discontinue expansion works


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Tribhuvan University officials embroiled in yet another power abuse scandal

Two officials of the Tribhuvan University Service Commission have been accused in yet another power abuse scandal, this time for promoting less qualified individuals to the post of professors.


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Traffic police hotline 103 gets thousands of complaints every day

The toll-free line that started in 2006 receives complaints relating to daily inconveniences faced by people in public transportation.

ANUP OJHA, Jul 10 2019

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UNESCO withdraws from reconstruction of two temples in Basantpur area 

Locals and conservationists have been critique of the government decision to allow foreign agencies to rebuild the heritage sites. 


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Locals of Patan worried about sewage backflow during monsoon

Despite the problem recurring for over a decade, authorities have done little to solve drainage problems in the area.

ANUP OJHA, Jul 09 2019

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