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.
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.
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.
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.