KATHMANDU, Jan 19: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will administer oath of the seven provincial chiefs appointed by the government at 4 PM today, the Office of the President said. The provincial chiefs then administer the oath of office to provincial assembly members in respective provinces.
DANG, Jan 19: On its third day, the indefinite strike demanding Dang to be the capital of province 5 has affected daily life and that of passengers commuting to various districts. Two days ago, the Sher Bahadur Deuba led government had named Rupandehi as temporary provincial capital of the province.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: An overwhelming majority of Nepali Congress Central Working Committee (CWC) members have come down heavily on party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, holding him responsible for the party’s humiliating defeat in the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: With the government announcing temporary provincial capitals in places other than where the Election Commission (EC) established its offices for conducting National Assembly polls, there is confusion over polling locations for the upper house elections.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The appointment of governors in all seven provinces has cleared the way for the formation of a new government. The new government will be formed soon after the Election Commission (EC) holds the upper house elections.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: With the announcement of the interim capitals of all seven provinces, the government has revisited its earlier decision to convene the first meeting of the provincial assemblies in Kathmandu. The maiden meetings of the provincial assemblies would now be held in the interim capitals of the seven provinces.