LALITPUR, May 23: Shova Shakya is the immediate past chairperson of Lokkriti Vihar in Patan. She became the first female chief of the monastery after 15 male chiefs. She handled those responsibilities for 10 years.
LALITPUR, May 22: Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Chiribabu Maharjan continues to take the lead in the mayoral race of Lalitpur Metropolitan City with 19583 votes, compared to 17648 votes garnered by his closest rival CPN-UML mayoral candidate Hari Krishna Byanjankar.
LALITPUR, May 15: UML voters have rejected an alliance with Rastriya Prajantra Party(RPP) by casting votes in favor of their party which did not field deputy mayoral candidate following an electoral alliance was forged in some wards between CPN-UML and RPP.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The proposal regarding the deployment of Nepal Army for the local polls slated for May 14 has been sent to the Office of the President for final endorsement after the meeting of the Council of Ministers recently held approved it following the recommendation of the Security Council.
KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal government has decided to exempt various governmental and non-governmental organizations from paying the air fare arrears amounting to around Rs 32 million at the request of the Defense Ministry.
KATHMANDU, April 2: Though a signatory to the UN Convention against Torture (CaT), Nepal has long ignored the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)'s repeated calls to brief the UN body on hundreds of conflict-era cases where the state and the Maoist rebels allegedly resorted to extreme torture tactics.