KASKI, May 26: CPN-UML has won both mayor and deputy mayor of Pokhara-Lekhanath Metropolitan City.

HETAUDA, May 26: Three people of Makawanpur, who dumped their journalism jobs for the May 14 elections, have been elected as people's representatives.

BHAKTAPUR, May 26: Five women elected from the May 14 elections, who registered their candidacy for the member of the executive committee of Bhaktapur Municipality on Thursday, have been elected unanimously.

POKHARA, May 26 Man Bahadur GC of CPN-UML has been elected mayor of Pokhara-Lekhnath Municipality in Kaski district while UML's Manju Gurung became deputy-mayor with huge margin victories.

BHARATPUR, May 26: CPN-UML candidate Devi Gyawali has maintained a lead of 1399 votes over CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Dahal in the mayoral contest in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Bibeksheel Nepali Party’s mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Ranju Darsana has expressed her commitment to work for the Kathmanduities as a watchdog.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Reiterating its commitment to hold the second round of local elections on June 14 as scheduled, the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday asked the government to ensure foolproof security to hold the elections in a free, fair and credible manner.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has expedited preparations to finalize its candidates for local units in Provinces 1, 2, 5 and 7 by Saturday.

LAHAN, May 26: In the next seven days, Madhes-centric parties will have to decide whether or not to participate in the second phase of local elections slated for June 14. Since those parties that have remained undecided about participating in the elections are losing their cadres to other parties, some of the Madhes-centric parties are opting to participate in the election due to immense pressure from their cadres.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Madhes-based parties made yet another effort on Thursday to make a common position over participation in the second phase of the local elections even as a meeting of cross-party leaders fell short of arriving to a consensus.