KATHMANDU, Oct 26: As Chief Minister Asta Laxmi Shakya is about to take a vote of confidence in the Bagmati Provincial Assembly meeting on Wednesday, all necessary preparations have been made for the voting, according to the Provincial Assembly Secretariat.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Bagmati Province Chief Minister Asta Laxmi Shakya has expanded the Cabinet today, inducting six ministers and four ministers of state into her Cabinet. In the expanded Cabinet, Rachana Khadka, Bijay Subedi, Shanti Prasad Poudel, Pradip Kumar Katuwal have been appointed as ministers for Economic Affairs and Planning; Social Development; and Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment and Health, respectively.