KATHMANDU, June 22: Just five days before the second round local elections, the government on Thursday transferred Election Commission Secretary Gopinath Mainali in a row over procurement of luxury cars for the five election commissioners and other logistics issues.

TIKAPUR, June 23: Tikapur Municipality of Kailali district, which gained notoriety about two years ago over the killing of seven police personnel and a toddler during a clash with agitating Tharuhat activists, is all set to put the bitter past behind it and participate in the upcoming local polls.

KATHMANDU, June 23: As big parties with opposing ideologies court each other for electoral gains, many have started wondering whether smaller parties have any future in a political culture where survival is becoming more important than ideologies and principles.

KATHMANDU, June 22: One ward chairperson and 38 other people's representatives have been elected unopposed in the second phase of local elections scheduled for June 28.

DANG, June 22: At a time when the various political parties are forging an electoral alliance in view of the second round of local elections slated for June 28, independent candidates have also taken this approach to turn the table in their favor.

NEPALGUNJ, June 22: The border point in Banke district on the Nepal-India border is to be closed for 48 hours in view of the June 28 local election.

BIRATNAGAR, June 22: Minister for Home Affairs, Janardan Sharma, has said that it was the responsibility of the government to hold the election in a fearless environment.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and senior leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Pashupati Shumsher Rana, held meeting on  Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The meeting of the Council of the Ministers Thursday approved the procedure regarding the construction of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track in the stipulated time. The government earlier had decided to give the responsibility of constructing the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track to the Nepal Army.

Chinese delegation returns home

June 22, 2017 12:38 pm

KATHMANDU, June 22: The five-member Chinese delegation headed by Kong Xuan You, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, China which arrived here to take part in the 11th Nepal-China Joint Consultation Mechanism Meeting returned home this morning.