KARNALI, July 9: Transport service has come to a grinding halt in five districts of Karnali Province since a week now. Both air and land transports have been disrupted due to the incessant rains and the inclement weather.

SURKHET, June 30:The main opposition  party , Nepali Congress (NC) has been continuously disrupting the provincial assembly, accusing the government of making public the budget for the upcoming fiscal year against the agreements reached in the past.

SURKHET, June 15: Karnali Province has allocated Rs 1.16 billion for the Chief Minister's Employment Program.

SURKHET, May 11: Chief Minister of Karnali Province Yamlal Kandel has called for an all-party meeting to discuss the overall development and prosperity of the province.

SURKHET, April 26: Chief Minister of Karnali Province, Yam Lal Kandel, met Finance Minister Barshaman Pun and discussed the projects that should be given special priority in the budget of the coming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Chief minister (CM) of Karnali Province, Yamlal Kandel, has expanded the provincial Cabinet for the first time.

SURKHET, April 24: Yam Lal Kandel, who was appointed the Chief Minister of Karnali Province two weeks ago, is going to expand the Cabinet today for the first time. He is going to appoint one minister each from the CPN (Maoist Center) and his party i.e. CPN-UML.

SURKHET, April 16: The Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives has implemented the 'crops and livestock special production zone program' from the current fiscal year.

SURKHET, April 10: The newly-appointed chief minister (CM) of Karnali Province, Yam Lal Kandel, has taken the oath of office and secrecy.

SURKHET, April 9: The deadline set by the Karnali Province Chief for the formation of a new government is ending today.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, the leader of the Nepali Congress Karnali Province Parliamentary Party has had his position as a provincial assembly member suspended.

SURKHET, April 1: The Ministry of Social Development, Karnali Province, is planning to develop at least 13 schools in 10 districts in the province as model schools.

BHERIGANGA (SURKHET), March 27: The number of tuberculosis patients is on an increasing trend in Karnali Province.

In 1999, a Nepali film “Himalayan; Caravan” directed by Éric Valli, was the first Nepalese film nominated in the Best Foreign Film Category at the 72nd Academy Awards.

KARNALI, Jan 27: The government employees in the Karnali Provincial are entitled to two types of holidays apart from the ones they are currently enjoying. The civil servants working within the province will also be given wedding and tourism holidays.

KARNALI, Jan 25: Karnali Province has generated a capital of Rs 3.24 billion from the export of goats.

KARNALI, Jan 20: A discussion on the draft of the Karnali Province Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Bill was held in Birendranagar, Surkhet on Friday.

KALIKOT, Jan 20: A 38-year-old man from Panchapuri Municipality-3, Tokma, of Surkhet killed his wife by striking her with a sickle on December 6, 2022. After the murder, the man was arrested on his way to the police office with his wife's head wrapped in a plastic bag. But the real story behind the photo that went viral on social media is something different.

SURKHET, Jan 18: Nayaram Buda of Panchapuri Municipality-6 of Surkhet, who had fled to India after killing his own son, has been arrested by the police. A joint team of Karnali Province Police Office and District Police Office, Surkhet, arrested him from Tikapur in Kailali at around 9 AM today.

SURKHET, Jan 6: After assuming office as the third Chief Minister of Karnali Province, Rajkumar Sharma pledged to provide employment opportunities for 10,000 Karnali youths annually. However, one year into Sharma's tenure, the ambitious decision has yet to be implemented.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Government of the Republic of Korea has pledged $300,000 towards earthquake relief efforts in Karnali Province. Allocated through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), this generous contribution aims to aid the most affected communities in the aftermath of the recent devastating earthquake.

In Karnali Province, a staggering 70 percent of families find themselves unable to sustain their basic food needs throughout the year, relying heavily on external sources for their nutritional requirements. According to the recent national agriculture census for the year 2078, only 30 percent of families in the province are self-reliant in agricultural production. This alarming statistic underscores the pressing need for the government to institute comprehensive measures to incentivize and revitalize agriculture in the region.

JAJARKOT, Dec 12: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the Karnali Province government to ensure essential arrangements for the quake-hit people who are now facing severe cold.

SURKHET, Nov 30: The Karnali Province government is to organize an investment summit within the current fiscal year.

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MUGU, Nov 26: The Ayurved Health Centre Mugu has started providing acupuncture service. This service was available only at Karnali Province Ayurved Hospital and Research Centre and not at other ayurvedic health centers in the province.

KARNALI, Nov 26: The Karnali Province government has appointed enumerators for Babai and Kapurkot.

KARNALI, Nov 14: Thousands of displaced quake-survivors in Karnali Province are compelled to observe the ongoing Tihar festival under the open sky.

SURKHET, Nov 4: The Karnali Province government has been engaging in the rescue of those injured in the earthquake that struck Jajarkot and Rukum West districts last night.

KARNALI, Oct 13: The Karnali Province has been declared as the 'fully-vaccinated province'. Social Development Minister of the provincial government, Khadga Bahadur Pokharel made this declaration amid a program organized by the Karnali Province Government, Ministry of Social Development, Health Services Directorate here on Thursday.

KARNALI, Oct 11: The 'Karnali Province Land Use Policy and Risk Sensitive Land Use Plan and Directive' has been handed over to the Karnali Province government.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Oct 1: Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali Province, has been in turmoil since Sunday morning over the issue of the death of two children. In response to these incidents, the relatives of the deceased children have resorted to vandalism, resulting in damage to the hostel and setting fire to the Usha Bal Vatika Secondary School.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The implementation of federalism in Nepal has faced significant challenges due to the non-passage of the Federal Civil Service Bill. Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Anita Devi, acknowledges the difficulties in implementing federalism through administrative means.

BHERIGANGA (SURKHET), Sept 16: As many as 26,000 children have not been registered during their birth in Karnali Province.

KARNALI, Aug 21: The Karnali province government has declared a public holiday today to mark the province’s establishment day and martyr's day.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 7: The recent implementation of new flight safety rules by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has sparked concerns among the residents of Karnali's remote areas and stakeholders in the aviation and tourism sectors. The rules, aimed at reducing the risk of air accidents due to adverse weather conditions, prohibit flights in certain remote areas of Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces in the afternoon, even when the weather is clear.

SURKHET, July 9: About 60 percent of paddy has been transplanted in Karnali province as of the first week of July.

KALIKOT, June 25: In an unfortunate consequence of economic hardship, a young woman in her early twenties recently shared her experience of engaging in sex work due to poverty. Having begun this profession at the age of 17, she revealed that her decision was driven by her family's financial hardship.

KARNALI, June 20: The Karnali Province government has started preparations for disaster response to mitigate the loss of lives and property due to natural disasters. The monsoon became active in Karnali from Monday, according to the local meteorological office.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The death toll from Saturday night’s landslides and floods in eastern Nepal has climbed to six as search operations for the missing people continue for the second straight day.

TAPLEJUNG, June 19: Keshar Bahadur Rai, who had gone missing in a landslide last night in Mehele Muku Bhanjyang in Taplejung, has been found dead. The dead body of Keshar was recovered on the same day his son Suresh Rai, who was initially rescued in an injured state, breathed his last while undergoing treatment.

PHUNGLING, June 19 : The Koshi provincial government has announced an immediate relief of Rs 100,000 each to the families of people killed in the flood and landslide in various districts of the province.

KATHMANDU, June 19: At least three people were killed and 30 others went missing in massive floods and landslides triggered by Saturday night’s incessant rainfall in the hill districts of eastern Nepal. Taplejung, Sankhuwasabha and Panchthar districts were the most affected after the monsoon entered the country a few days ago. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, monsoon entered Nepal on June 14 this year.

Local governments in Karnali Province are offering scholarships to aspiring local students to study medicine, engineering and chartered accountancy, among other courses, to address the shortage of skilled human resource.

Birendranagar, May 22: The budget session of Karnali province is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 24.

KALIKOT, May 6: As the signs of economic recession are increasing in the country, a huge number of people are going to India in search of work from Karnali province.

KARNALI, April 29: Chief Minister of Karnali Province, Raj Kumar Sharma, has received a vote of confidence.

KATHMANDU, April 10: CPN-UML has withdrawn its support from Karnali state government.

KARNALI, April 8: Around sixty per cent posts of human resources have remained vacant at the Health Service Directorate, Karnali Province.

BIRENDRANGAR, March 26: A meeting of the Karnali Province Assembly is being held today.

KARNALI, March 23: As much as 96 per cent of total population in Karnali Province is deprived of access to safe and pure drinking water.