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NC stalls parliament in province - 7

July 21, 2018 01:20 AM

DHANGADI, July 20: Terming the government's approach toward Dr Govinda KC as inhuman, the main opposition party Nepali Congress on Friday stalled the provincial assembly meeting in Province 7. No sooner had the assembly meeting begun, the lawmakers rose from their seats and started chanting slogans. They did not pay heed to the Speaker Arjun Thapa's repeated requests to calm down. Thapa then announced that the assembly would not resume before 3 pm Monday. The lawmakers had stalled the assembly proceeding as instructed by their party.

Province 7 awaits tourism promotion

July 17, 2018 08:05 AM

DHANGADHI, July 17: Though rich in places of tourist attraction, Province 7 is yet to take benefit from tourism.

Girl gang-raped and murdered for refusing sex proposal

July 8, 2018 05:05 AM

DHANGADHI, July 7: Maya BK, 21, a girl from the underprivileged Dalit community, grew up fighting with social discrimination and injustice. Despite battling with social barriers and financial strain, she always had her head held high.

Lack of irrigation infrastructure holding back export potential

July 1, 2018 05:20 AM

DHANGADHI, July 1: Around two-thirds of the arable land in Province 7 does not have irrigation facilities. The other problems that farmers are facing include lack of improved seeds and fertilizers, according to Hema Raj Panta, a professor at Kailali Multiple Campus, Kailali.

Most contracts go to limited few

June 6, 2018 09:08 AM

According to knowledgeable sources, most construction projects are likely to get completed on time if work could be distributed equally among all contractor companies.

Local bodies bring codes of conduct for meetings

June 2, 2018 02:33 AM

DHANGADHI, June 1: Kailari Rural Municipality of Dhangadi has introduced its own code of conduct for meetings of elected people's representatives. They have introduced rules that demand respect for the rural municipality's chairperson akin to the respect shown to the Speaker in parliament. The code of conduct requires other elected representatives to stand up in the honor of the chairperson as he enters the meeting hall and restricts them from leaving the meeting room before the chairperson.

Postal Highway bridge contractors miss deadlines

May 25, 2018 07:41 AM

DHANGADHI, May 25: It has already been seven years since a contracting company ‘Lama Sherpa Shalpa Biruwa JV’ was awarded the contract to build a bridge over the Kandra River along the Postal Highway, a project of national pride.

Lack of building compels parliamentarians to wait under tree before meetings

May 16, 2018 08:56 AM

DHANGADHI, May 16: When a meeting of provincial assembly gets postponed or delayed, it becomes a real trouble for the parliamentarians to find a place to stay until the meeting resumes. Those who arrive earlier than the scheduled time also have to deal with this problem.

Elected representatives demand salary

May 16, 2018 08:52 AM

DHANGADHI, May 16: Instead of turning their focus on development and other important tasks, local representatives in Province 7 have been prioritizing on getting more benefits for themselves.  Just recently on Sunday, three separate groups of newly elected 150 people's representatives at the local units separately submitted memorandum to Province 7 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta, demanding increase in their salary.

DCA puts Dhangadhi Premier League expenditures at Rs 31 million

May 9, 2018 09:01 AM

DHANGADHI, May 9: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has put the total expenditure for the second season of the marquee cricket event at Rs 31.2 million. Organizing a press meet on Tuesday, Dhangadhi Cricket Academy (DCA) made public its income and expenditure details.

Province 7 budget prioritizes agriculture

April 22, 2018 03:00 AM

DHANGADHI, April 22:  Jhapat Bohora, Minister for Internal Affairs and Planning in Province 7, has announced that the provincial government will be proposing a current fiscal year budget of Rs 1.2 billion that prioritizes agriculture .

Kailali locals join hands to curb cross-border smuggling

March 31, 2018 03:49 AM

DHANGADHI, March 30: Locals of Kailali have joined hands to curb cross-border smuggling “as the responsible authorities have turned a blind eye to the illegal import and export of goods despite being informed.”

CM urges center to bring needed laws without delay

March 24, 2018 02:26 AM

DHANGADHI, March 23: Chief Minister of Province 7 Trilochan Bhatta said that the provincial government has not been able to work in a full-fledged manner due to delay on the part of the federal government to delegate executive powers to the provincial governments.

CM Bhatta instructs security bodies to be on alert

March 16, 2018 06:30 AM

DHANGADHI, March 16: Referring to the recent gun attack on Mayor Mamata Prasad Chaudhary of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali district, Province 7 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta has instructed the security bodies to be on alert to maintain security in the province.

Woman attacked with hot oil for refusing marriage proposal

March 15, 2018 06:30 AM

DHANGADHI, March 15: A woman of Kanchanpur district has been attacked mercilessly for refusing a marriage proposal. The perpetrator attacked in her eyes and poured hot oil in her face.

Four Kailali mayor attack suspects arrested

March 13, 2018 17:54 PM

DHANGADHI, March 13: Four cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) have been arrested in the suspicion of being involved in shooting at Mamata Prasad Chaudhary, mayor of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali district.

Three held for thrashing woman on witchery charge

March 12, 2018 08:15 AM

KAILALI, Mar 12: Three people have been arrested in connection with an incident last Thursday in which Radha Chaudhary, 20, of Deukaliya of Ghodaghodi Municipality-5, Kailali district, was thrashed mercilessly for 'practicing witchcraft.'

Province 7 CM wins vote of confidence

March 7, 2018 06:30 AM

DHANGADHI, Mar 7: Province 7 Chief Minister (CM) Trilochan Bhatta has comfortably secured a vote of confidence in the provincial assembly. In the voting held at the provincial assembly meeting on Tuesday, 38 provincial assembly members voted for him while 10 voted against him

Tikapur massacre 'lynchpin' Chaudhary surrenders, sent to custody

February 26, 2018 22:19 PM

DHANGADHI, Feb 27: The District Court, Kailali on Monday sent Resham Lal Chaudhary, who is accused of masterminding the the 2015 Tikapur massacre, to judicial custody.

Province 7 decides to adopt zero-tolerance against corruption

February 19, 2018 08:25 AM

DHANGADHI, Feb 19: The first cabinet meeting of Province 7 held on Sunday decided to adopt a zero-tolerance policy against corruption.