CHITWAN, Dec 22: Hinting that the parties may eventually reach a consensus on the single transferable vote system, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the international practice is to make the upper house proportionate and inclusive.
CHITWAN, August 5: Re-polling at Ward-19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City has proved to be fruitful for the ruling alliance. All the candidates representing Nepali Congress have emerged victorious in the re-election that was held at Ward-19 on Friday. It has increased the possibility of the CPN(Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal emerging victorious in the race for the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
CHITWAN, August 3: Kiran Pandey, 25, was returning home to Aam Chowk of Ilam district after three years of foreign employment in Dubai. He had brought clothes and chocolates for kids and some home necessities with the hard-earned money that he earned by sweating in a foreign land. On the way home on Wednesday, the bus he was traveling in (Na 6 Kha 7121) met an accident along Narayanghat-Mugling road section and he narrowly escaped death.
CHITWAN, July 20: The tourism sector of Chitwan had been showing signs of recovery during the last fiscal year -- that ended last week -- from a slump resulting from the earthquake and border blockade of 2015 and subsequent energy crisis.
CHITWAN, July 6: Even though he was elected the chief of Ward no. 14 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC) in the first phase of local polls, Om Prasad Pokharel of the Nepali Congress (NC) has neither received his certificate nor taken the oath of office. The results of 27 of the 29 wards of the metropolis are out, but all elected representatives are facing the same problem as Pokharel.
CHITWAN, July 5: Road accidents along the Narayanghat-Mugling road section have so far claimed 47 live this fiscal year. 14 of these victims are still missing. This busy road is a great horror to travelers as they never know what would happen of them on the way.
CHITWAN, June 27: Government negligence and the failure to adopt safety measures coupled with the delay in its upgradation have made the Narayanghat-Mugling road section, considered to be the country's lifeline, 'the highway of death'.
CHITWAN, June 25: With the onset of the monsoon rains, as many as 29 places along the under-construction Narayanghat-Mugling road section have been flagged as potentially risky due to possible landslides. The Narayanghat-Mugling Road Section Project Office, construction officials and security personnel expect the situation to be more critical in the coming days as landslides have already started occurring almost on a daily basis along the road section.
CHITWAN, May 23: On the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity on Monday, government authorities in Chitwan set on fire around 4,000 seized animal trophies - heads, horns and skins of rare wild species - worth more than a billion rupees.
CHITWAN, May 3: Registration of candidates for the first phase of the local elections has concluded in Chitwan district on Tuesday, the last day to register the candidacies for the polls slated for May 14.
CHITWAN, April 11: The Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) has started an innovative program in Chitwan through which farmers can get information about pest attacks in their crop or livestock illnesses, among others, from their smartphones itself.