CHITWAN, April 27: CPN (Maoist Center) Chitwan District Committee formally recommended only name of Renu Dahal, the daughter of Prime Minister and Party's Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, for candidacy for mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepali Ambassador to China and Mongolia, Leela Mani Paudyal, met Mongolian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs B Battsetseg and Minister for Environment and Tourism D Oyunkhorol at their respective offices on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to ask the Press Council Nepal (PCN) to monitor the media coverage during the local elections.

RAJBIRAJ, April 27: The padlocks slapped at the offices of municipalities and rural municipalities in Saptari by United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) for indefinite period have been lifted on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Riled by the ongoing preparations to conduct the elections in two phases and introduce the annual budget between two elections, the main opposition CPN-UML on Wednesday urged the Election Commission (EC) to abide by what it called “the fundamental principles of elections” while conducting the upcoming local polls.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Bowing to pressure from the opposition alliance, the government has withdrawn its controversial amendment proposal that would increase the number of local units in 11 select districts in the Tarai-Madhes.

House resumes as govt backs out

April 27, 2017 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, April 27: With the government agreeing to withdraw the decision to increase the number of local units in 11 tarai districts, the main opposition CPN-UML ended its obstruction of parliament on Wednesday evening, paving the way for deliberations on the constitution amendment bill tabled in the House.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Unveiling the party’s election manifesto for the upcoming local level poll, the ruling Rastriya Prajatanta Party (RPP) has announced to effectively curb the practice of organized religious conversion in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Defense Minister Balkrishna Khand has said the Nepal Army is all committed to guaranteeing security in the upcoming local-level election.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has been deferred on Wednesday after the obstruction of main opposition party CPN-UML.