September 24, 2018 08:25 AM NPT
By: Rekha Bhusal
BUTWAL, Sept 24: General Secretary of Nepali Congress (NC), Shashank Koirala, has said that one of the three leaders belonging to the age-old political dynasty of Koirala family will field candidacy for the party's presidency in the upcoming general convention of the party.
September 1, 2018 12:51 PM NPT
By: Rekha Bhusal
LUMBINI, Sept 1: President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena offered prayers at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha today. The visiting president was accompanied by his Sri Lankan ministers and senior officials.
September 1, 2018 07:58 AM NPT
By: Rekha Bhusal
LUMBINI, Sep 1: President of Mayanmar U Win Myint and first lady Dow Cho Cho visited the birthplace of Lord Buddha in Lumbini on Wednesday. After three hours of visit in the sacred place, the couple expressed joy and gratefulness for the opportunity.
LUMBINI, Aug 30: Myanmar's President Win Myint, who arrived in Nepal Tuesday to participate in the BIMSTEC summit meeting, visited Gautam Buddha's birthplace Lumbini on Wednesday. He was accompanied by his wife Cho Cho and high ranking officials.
BUTWAL, Aug 13: Manisha Yadav of Marchwar in Bhairahawa was rushed to the District Hospital, Rupandehi on Friday for delivery after facing labor pain. However, she did not get maternity service in the hospital due to lack of specialized doctors.
BUTWAL, August 5: Province 5 is still struggling to resolve the row over the provincial capital and name of the province as lawmakers from the main opposition and ruling parties remain divided over crucial issues.
BUTWAL, July 30: The members of the Province 5 assembly are all set to see hike in their pay and will get one personal assistant (PA) each as two bills to this effect tabled in the provincial assembly on April 24 were approved by the Economic, Business and Tourism Committee of the provincial assembly.
BUTWAL, July 28: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday arrested Suresh Thakur, chief of Department of Urban Development and Building Construction, Rupandehi, with Rs 3.6 million in bribe.
BUTWAL, July 8 : Land and housing transaction in Rupandehi district was expected to increase this year with the designation of Butwal as temporary capital of Province 5. But such transactions have fallen this year, data of Land Revenue Office, Rupandehi, shows.
BUTWAL, June 19: The construction work of Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) located in Bhairahawa seems to have taken pace, overcoming various controversies and barriers. About 45 percent of construction work has been completed till now, according to officials.
BUTWAL, June 15: The government of Province 5 is all set to introduce an annual budget of around Rs 30 billion, according to officials. Roads, irrigation, drinking water along with other development work would receive priority, informed Prakash Shrestha, vice-chairman of the Provincial Planning Commission.
BUTWAL, May 25: Outraged by the act of Tiger Palace Resort to dump sewage and garbage into a local canal, residents of the affected Bankatti and Babani villages of Bhairahawa have asked the five-star resort to abide by the past agreement not to pollute the canal. The hotel’s failure to uphold the deal will compel them to stage protests, they have warned.