ILAM, June 9: Fifteen Nepali Congress (NC) supporters including President of Ilam Constituency-1 have resigned from the party over the Central Committee’s decision to select candidates for local level polls.
ILAM, May 30: Uday Chapagain, owner of the Gorkha Tea Estate is quite worried these days. Tea leaves in his estate are waiting to be harvested. If delayed, the quality of the tea produced from them would be affected. However, as he is not getting labors to pick those leaves he is feeling helpless.
IILAM, May 16: Four-year-old Swastika Rai of Mai Municipality-8 in Kalkatte, Ilam is desperate to see her mother since a long time. There has not been a single day that she hasn't spent without missing her mother. She breaks into tears every time she looks at her mother's photo.
ILAM, May 2: Last year small scale tea farmers as well as big tea production companies were anxious over the lower tea production in Ilam and other surrounding districts famous for tea production. Thanks to favorable climate and rain on time, they are all smiles now.
ILAM, April 19: Political parties and civil society leaders in the district have warned that it would be unacceptable to them if the local-level election scheduled for May 14 has been postponed under any pretext.
ILLAM, April 17: The first-ever Chauri Mahotsab aimed at linking Chauri((a cow which is a crossbreed of yak and cow) on the verge of extinction with tourism has kicked off at Charrate located in Falelung Rural Municipality of Panchthar district.
ILAM, April 15: Political parties in Ilam district have pulled up their sleeves to fix their candidates for the local-level elections. They have reached a final stage of selecting their candidates from their respective parties.
ILAM, April 13: Anil Ektan was just eight-years-old when he lost his father to the insurgency 11 years ago. He was found hanging from a tree and it was claimed that he was killed by the rebel forces. However the family has not received compensation from the state so far despite their repeated claims.
ILAM, April 7: Rumpum Jhapa XI’s team manager Gopal Rai has said that his team needs to improve its defense if the Jhapa-based outfit wants to defend the title of Mai Valley Gold Cup Football Tournament beating Tribhuvan Army Club in the summit clash on Saturday. The champion of the second edition Jhapa XI and chamion of the first edition Army will compete in the final match to be held in Ilam’s Tundikhel.
ILAM, April 7: Rumpum Jhapa XI's team manager Gopal Rai has said that his team needs to improve its defense if the Jhapa-based outfit wants to defend the title of Mai Valley Gold Cup Football Tournament beating Tribhuvan Army Club in the summit clash on Saturday. The champion of the second edition Jhapa XI and chamion of the first edition Army will compete in the final match to be held in Ilam's Tundikhel.
ILAM, April 5: Tribhuvan Army Club has reached the final of the ongoing Mai Valley Gold Cup Football Tournament registering 2-0 victory over Nepal Police Club in the semifinal on Wednesday. One goal each from Tanka Basnet and Santosh Tamang helped Army book its place in the summit clash overcoming departmental rival Police.
ILAM, Feb 28: Thirty-five-year-old Bijay Limbu of Chamaut never gets a chance to cast votes in local elections although he voted twice in the Constituent Assembly elections. Like many other locals, he is eagerly waiting to participate in the local elections to be held nearly after two decades.
ILAM, Feb 18: In the hope of getting better health services than in their villages, dozens of people from the remote areas throng the district hospital in Ilam everyday. However, neither are they supplied with adequate free medicines nor do they get to meet the doctors when needed.