BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 11: Karnali is the largest province of the country in terms of area. However, only 11.85% of the total area of this remote province is cultivable.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Chief Minister of Karnali Province Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has sacked Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development of his province Khadak Bahadur Khatri who was indicted in a banking offence.

SURKHET, Aug 14: Patan High Court on Monday ordered the authorities to arrest of Khagda Bahadur Khatri, Physical Infrastructure Minister of Karnali Province, and produce him before the court within three days. Five persons including the two have been accused of producing a forged bank guarantee for Rs 11 million.

SURKHET, Aug 5: Karnali Province has announced 40 tourist destinations as it warm for Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign. Of the 40 destinations, 20 are targeted at internal tourists.

SURKHET, June 3: The government of Karnali Province has decided to use fabric produced by Nepali women entrepreneurs for the uniform of its employees.

SURKHET, June 10: With the fiscal year nearing end, Karnali Province has courted controversy for its decision to purchase 54 four-wheelers by transferring over Rs 2 billion from the development budget.

DOLPA, June 3: Around a dozen teams of doctors on Sunday reached different pastures of Dolpa for conducting mobile health camps following the untimely deaths of three yarsa collectors within a week.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The ongoing Prime Minister Cup One-Day Cup has been embroiled into a controversy after hosting a match between Karnali Province and Nepal Police Club on matting wickets at the under-construction Mulpani Cricket Stadium in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Suwash Ayer registered a hat-trick and a half-century to help Sudur Paschim Province win a rain-marred match against Karnali Province by 35 runs played at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Friday in the ongoing Manmohan Memorial U-16 National Cricket Tournament. The 30-over match was reduced to 22 overs per side due to disturbance by rain.

SURKHET, April 22: Karnali Province has managed to spend only 12 percent, or Rs 3.07 billion, of the allocated Rs 26.28 billion over the first nine months of Fiscal Year 2018/19.

APF, Army dominate cricket

April 19, 2019 09:51 am

KATHMANDU, April 19: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club doubled its win tally in the ongoing Eighth National Games defeating Karnali Province by six wickets in the second match of the Group B at Kohalpur Cricket Ground, Banke on Thursday.

Tourism campaign misses target

April 13, 2019 08:05 am

SURKHET, April 13: Karnali Province welcomed 233,021 tourists in Nepali year 2075 i.e. mid-April 2018 to mid-April 2019. The number includes 633 foreign tourists.

RUKUM, April 3: The Bafikot Rural Municipality of Rukum has started preparing a five-year master plan for tourism development.

TIKAPUR, March 10: The locals of then Far and mid-western region were obliged to walk a long distance to reach their neighboring districts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Smart Telecom has started installation of optical fiber in 19 districts of western region – in Province 5, Karnali Province and Far Western Province.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Works to lay down optic fiber network in 19 districts in three provinces of western Nepal began from Wednesday.

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Labour permit from Karnali begins today

January 20, 2019 11:35 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The government is to begin providing labour permit from Surkhet, the capital of Karnali province from today.

Second successive win for Army

January 10, 2019 09:12 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Nepal national cricket team’s wicket-keeper batsman and Tribhuvan Army Club skipper Binod Bhandari smashed a breathtaking hundred against Karnali Province to secure a big win of 241 runs in day five of the ongoing Manmohan Memorial (MM) Cup in Inaruwa of Sunsari on Wednesday.

SURKHET, Dec 30: As part of its effort to rehabilitate the locals rendered homeless by the massive fire in Khadagaun last week, the provincial government of Karnali has announced to construct an integrated settlement for the fire victims.

MUGU, Nov 24: Chhayanath Rara Municipality that recently announced ban on the sale, distribution and consumption of alcohol has started taking action against rule violators. Officials said they arrest the rule violators and those found guilty are made to pay certain amount in bail and are freed.

Three arrested with 10 kg hashish

November 7, 2018 08:00 am

RUKUM, October 7: Police on Monday evening arrested three individuals in possession of 10 kg hashish from Ghetma of Aathbiskot Municipality-13.

KALIKOT, Nov 7: The people in the rural areas of Kalikot district have complained of weak security. While the urban areas enjoy stable peace and good security measures, the situation is not the same in the villages, according to the locals who shared their concerns at a police-citizen interaction held in the district headquarters Manma on Tuesday.

RUKUM, Nov 5: Karnali Province's Agriculture and Cooperative Minister Bimala KC finds it very inconvenient to travel to her home district Rukum everytime she has to. There is no direct road access to Rukum from the provincial capital Birendranagar. The lack of bridges over Sanibheri and Thulibheri rivers forces travelers to take the detour.

MUGU, Oct 31: The Rara Lake is located at Chhayanath Rara municipality of Mugu in the Karnali Province. Its splendid beauty has no bounds with mind-blowing greenery in the surrounds.

Karnali Province plans own airline

September 30, 2018 03:10 am

SURKHET, Sept 30: If things go as planned, the government of Karnali Province will have its own flag carrier airline in the near future.

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SURKHET, Sept 29: If all goes well, Karnali Province will start its own fleet of airlines, Karnali, according to Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, the province's chief minister.  Shahi said so at Birendranagar after returning from his visit to China.

SURKHET, Sept 19: Karnali Province Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi said that their foremost responsibility now is to develop prosperous Karnali Province and the nation with social justice.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The government, UNDP and the UK's Department for International Development in Nepal (DfID) have signed an agreement to support climate-vulnerable rural municipalities in three provinces -- Province 5, Karnali province and Province 7 -- to design and implement climate resilient development initiatives.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 22: The construction of a bridge over the Bheri River in Surkhet, the capital of the Karnali Province, has come to a final stage.