ILAM, May 14: A clash took place at a polling station of Deumai Municipality in Ilam after employees on poll duty were found carrying election stamps where the vote counting is currently underway. Police had to open fires as the situation got tense there.
ILAM, May 13: CPN (UML) Vice Chairperson Subash Chandra Nembang has said that the local level election will implement the task of shifting the 'rights of Singha Durbar to the villages' announced during the drafting of the new constitution.
ILLAM, May 7: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has warned of the dangers posed by international borders in order to hold free and fair local elections in the district. The monitoring team of the commission also suggested formulating a security strategy focusing on the international border linked with Ilam district.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Subash Chandra Nembang, vice-chairperson of the main opposition party CPN-UML, has remarked that the leaders who have left the party are now scared as the local level election is nearing. He seemed assured that the UML would be the first party in the upcoming election.
ILAM, Feb 1: Durga Prasad Timsina, 61, who was kept in Indian jails for 40 years without any guilt, has not been able to get compensation as per the order of the Kolkata High Court. Two months ago, the court ordered the West Bengal government to provide a compensation of INR 500,000 (Nepali Rupees 800,000) to Timsina within six weeks.
ILAM, Oct 20: The incessant rain for about 40 hours has caused a great loss of life and property in Ilam. As of Wednesday morning, eight people have been killed and seven others are missing in the district.
ILLAM, Oct 2: Former district in-charge of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav), Pushpa Koirala has been taken under control by the police after his release from the court. He was released on Rs 500,000 bail.
ILAM, August 20: Former Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal, who is also a senior CPN-UML leader, has said that there is no alternative to reorganizing the party as Chairman KP Oli has taken the party onto the path of 'rightist opportunism' and 'capitalism'.
ILAM, Dec 29: The under-construction Falgunanda Sukilumba Airport will be operational from next April. As the work of blacktopping the runway is expected to complete within three months, take off and landing of small aircrafts from the airport will be possible from April, according to concerned government officials.
ILAM, Nov 1: The pandemic of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been dear to the tourism sector more than any other sector as most tourist activities are yet to resume after the country went into the nationwide lockdown on March 24 earlier this year.
ILAM, April 2: The tea industry in Ilam district is facing losses of millions of Rupees as the farmers have not been able to pick green tea from the tea gardens due to the lockdown. The lockdown came into effect as the farmers were preparing to pluck quality tea leaves. The tea leaves are outgrowing because of the delay in plucking.
ILAM, March 8: Player-of-the-match Andres Niya’s solo strike inspired Machhindra Football Club to a 1-0 win against host team Mai Valley Football Club to secure the sixth edition of Mai Valley Gold Cup in Ilam on Saturday. The championship is Machhindra’s third trophy in the calendar year after winning the Satakshi Gold Cup and Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League earlier in the season.