BIRATNAGAR, March 22: Ward members of various local units of Province 1 on Wednesday encircled the Provincial Assembly building demanding their salaries. Ward members staged the protest just before the meeting of the provincial government.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The suggestion made by the European Union Election Observation Mission to exclude Khas/Arya from the "quota system" has drawn criticism from various quarters, including from top political leaders, former bureaucrats and ordinary people.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Chief Ministers of all seven provinces have complained to the prime minister that they have been reeling under shortage of resources, budget, expert manpower and they also lack proper coordination from the central government.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Despite government's warning of legal action, over 500 government employees deputed by the federal government to the offices in the provinces are yet to reach their new offices.

KATHMANDU, March 22: National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission (NNRFC) has started homework for devising formulas for distributing royalties of five different types of natural resources among all three tiers of the government.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The government has said that the attention has been drawn towards the conclusions and recommendations of the ‘Final Report on the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly Elections’ released yesterday by the European Union’s Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) to Nepal.

CHITWAN, Mar 2: Naya Shakti Party Coordinator, Dr Baburam Bhattarai, has said that unity of his party with CPN (Maoist Centre) was not possible.

KATHMANDU, March 21: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the late Girija Prasad Koirala is the guardian of all Nepali.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has pointed out the need of competition between the province governments for the country's better development, progress and prosperity.

BIRATNAGAR, Mar 21: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit, has said civil service employees remaining as the competent human resources could not be given voluntary retirement.