September 26, 2017 07:47 AM NPT
By: Rekha Bhusal
BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 26: As the main day of Dashain festival ‘Biyadashami’ nears, festive atmosphere has gripped the country, mainly in settlements occupied by Hindus, who form the majority in the now secular state.
BHAIRAHAWA, August 23: A parliamentary sub-committee has concluded there were irregularities in the process of purchasing land for Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in Bhairahawa. Members of the panel said on Tuesday after a field visit that those involved in the deal, with the help of brokers, quoted unusually higher price of the land than the market price.
BHAIRAHAWA, August 5: At a time when Ministry of Energy (MoE) and the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have launched a campaign to end load-shedding, long power cuts and erratic power supply is affecting daily life of Rupandehi locals.
BHAIRAHAWA, June 28: The voting is underway in a peaceful manner in Rupandehi district. Voters thronged their respective poling centers early in the morning. Around 35 percent votes were cast as of 12 noon today, according to the District Election Office, Rupandehi.
BHAIRAHAWA, June 21: The local administration in Rupandehi has concluded that the poll-opposing Rastriya Janata Party Nepal's (RJPN) participation in the upcoming local level elections as independent candidates has made providing security during the polls easier in the district.
BHAIRAHAWA, June 3: Siddharthanagar Municipality of Rupandehi is lagging behind other cities in terms of development despite having enough potentials due to lack of consensus among major political parties on development issues, local stakeholders say.
The country conducted the historic first phase of local level election on May 14 in three provinces. As the second phase of the much-awaited poll inches closer, Nepal Republic Media this week started a series of interaction with local authorities and civil society representatives in various tarai districts where the election fever is at its peak now. Here are some excerpts:
BHAIRAHAWA, June 2: The country recently conducted the historic first phase of local level election in three provinces. As the second phase of the much-awaited poll inches closer, Nepal Republic Media on Wednesday organized an interaction with local authorities and civil society representatives in some parts of tarai where the election fever is at its peak now. Here are some excerpts:
BHAIRAHAWA, March 13: Top leaders of the main opposition CPN-UML on Sunday said that they will not allow the endorsement of the constitution amendment bill through parliament at any cost, arguing that the bill has been tabled with the intention of 'denting the national integrity'.