kATHMANDU, May 28: Til Kumar Menyangbo has been elected as the deputy leader of the Parliamentary Party of CPN-UML in Koshi Province.

BIRATNAGAR, May 9: Hikmat Kumar Karki, the leader of CPN-UML Koshi Province Parliamentary Party, has been appointed as the chief minister (CM) of Koshi Province.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The ruling coalition has warned that the Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, may face action for violating the special authority of the provincial assembly.

KATHMANDU, April 27:  The country is still experiencing partial influence of westerly wind and local wind. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD), the weather of hilly areas of Koshi Province and Sudurpaschim Province has remained partly cloudy and mainly fair weather in the rest of the country.

BIRATNAGAR, April 18: The special session of the Koshi Province Assembly has commenced at 1:00 PM today.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Kedar Karki, the chief minister of Koshi Province, has claimed that the resolution motion directing him to seek a vote of confidence cannot be tabled in the provincial assembly, asserting that such a move would be unconstitutional.

BIRATNAGAR, April 10: Parshuram Khapung, the province chief of Koshi province, has called for the Province Convention on April 18.

BIRATNAGAR, April 9: CPN-UML Koshi Province Parliamentary Party Leader Hikmat Kumar Karki has staked a claim for the post of Chief Minister of Koshi Province. Karki submitted the claim before the provincial chief on Monday.

BIRATNAGAR, April 8: Three ministers of the Koshi Province government resigned en masse on Monday.

BIRATNAGAR, April 8: The CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to withdraw its support to the Koshi government.

DHANKUTA, March 26: The chief minister (CM) of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, has asserted that the Koshi government is committed to the development of the hilly areas in the province.

JHAPA, March 23: A total of 79 people have died of tuberculosis in the past six months in Koshi Province. The figure is higher compared to the fatalities in the corresponding period last year.

JHAPA, March 21: Incidents of fire have escalated with the start of the dry season. As many as 488 fire incidents were reported in the 14 districts of Koshi Province in the last three months, according to the Koshi Province Police Office.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 27: Gagan Puri, Treasurer of CPN (Maoist Center) of Koshi Province, has resigned from his position.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Shiva Gandarva from Kachankawal, Jhapa, a victim of wild elephants, has been spreading awareness to save the lives of elephants through the medium of songs with the help of sarangi, a folk musical instrument. He has continuously been involved in the campaign to save elephants, stating that the existence of both humans and elephants is equally important.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 9: Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, is set to expand his cabinet today.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 9:  The election to pick a new Speaker of the Koshi Province Assembly is being held today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Nepal recorded the highest quantity of paddy production in its history this year.

MORANG, Jan 8: Chief of Koshi Province, Parshuram Khapung, has appointed Rupesh Koirala as Chief Attorney of the Koshi province government.

MORANG, Dec 28: A Cabinet meeting of the Koshi Province government has decided to present a bill relating to communications at the province assembly.

DHANKUTA, Dec 24: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma on Saturday marked the beginning of the high-speed internet service through optical fiber network in the districts of Koshi Province.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 3: Koshi Province Chief Minister (CM) Kedar Karki has assigned responsibilities to the ministers.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 2: The budget for Koshi province, which was unanimously approved by the provincial assembly, has been certified by the Province Chief Parshuram Khapung. The budget approved by the provincial assembly on Wednesday was certified by Province Chief Khapung on Friday.

JHAPA, Nov 28: Koshi Province has witnessed a significant production of key cash crops such as tea leaves, cardamom, ginger, and grass groom.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 29: As many as 16 individuals lost their lives in vehicle accidents during the Dashain festival in Koshi Province.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 18: Chief Minister of Koshi province government Kedar Karki is seeking a vote of confidence in the Province Assembly on October 18, Wednesday.

MORANG, October 16: The Koshi Province chapter of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has announced an expansion of its Women Entrepreneurs Development Committee.

MORANG, Oct 15: Newly-appointed Chief Minister (CM) of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, said the incumbent government was formed in the province to avoid the situation of mid-term election in the province.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 14: The ongoing struggle of parties in the Koshi Provincial Assembly to form a new government has taken a new twist with Nepali Congress (NC) Provincial Assembly member and a rebel candidate Kedar Karki being appointed as the chief minister of Koshi Province with the support of the main opposition party, CPN-UML.

CHITWAN, Oct 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the alliance will give a vote of confidence to Kedar Karki, who was appointed as the Chief Minister (CM) of Koshi Province.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Uddhav Thapa, the leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) Koshi Province parliamentary party, has announced his resignation from his position as party leader. Thapa has conveyed his decision to step down during the provincial parliamentary party meeting on Saturday.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 14: Kedar Karki of Nepali Congress (NC) has been appointed as the Chief Minister of Koshi Province. He was appointed as the Chief Minister after the signatures of 47 members of the Provincial Assembly, who supported his claim for the post, were verified this morning.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 13: A meeting of the Koshi Province Nepali Congress (NC) Working Committee has requested the eight provincial assembly members who rebelled to withdraw the decision taken against the party decision.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A meeting of the central office-bearers of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) held at its Central Office in Dhumbarahi decided to stay neutral in formation of a new government in Koshi Province.

KATHMANDU, October 13: The Nepali Congress (NC) Koshi Province has convened a meeting of its Work Performance Committee to discuss the recent developments stemming from the rebellion led by Shekhar Koirala within the party.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 12: Nepali Congress (NC) provincial assembly member Kedar Karki has staked a claim for the position of Chief Minister in Koshi Province with the support of CPN-UML provincial assembly members.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Chief of Koshi Province, Parshuram Khapung, has urged to form the government within a week.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 7: Chief Minister Hikmat Kumar Karki of Koshi Province has resigned from his post. Addressing the Provincial Assembly meeting on Saturday, Chief Minister Karki announced his resignation.

Koshi CM Karki faces floor test today

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BIRATNAGAR, Oct 7: Chief Minister of Koshi Province Hikmat Kumar Karki is scheduled to face a vote of confidence according to the Province Assembly Secretariat. The floor test will take place during an Assembly meeting this afternoon.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 4: The newly elected leaders of the CPN-UML Koshi Provincial Committee have been sworn in, marking a new leadership in the province.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 29: In a bid to bolster the tourism sector in Koshi Province, there is a growing demand for the expansion of the Biratnagar Airport into an international hub. On the occasion of Tourism Day, a fervent call was made during a program held in Biratnagar, urging the government to transform Biratnagar into an international gateway for the development of tourism in the region.

JHAPA, Sept 27: As many as 17 people have lost their lives to dengue and 30,330 people have been infected in Koshi Province since mid-July.

MORANG, Sept 9: Newly-appointed Chief Minister of Koshi Province Hikmat Kumar Karki has said that his government would receive a vote of confidence in the given timeline.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 8: Province Chief Parashuram Khapung has prepared to appoint CPN-UML parliamentary party leader Hikmat Kumar Karki as the chief minister (CM) of Koshi Province.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: In a significant development, the Supreme Court (SC) has invalidated the vote of confidence received by Chief Minister Uddhav Thapa of Koshi Province, leading to his immediate removal from office.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The hearing on the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the 'vote of confidence' taken by the Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Uddhav Thapa that began on Monday will continue today.

ITAHARI, Sep 4: Over the past year, Koshi Province has taken disciplinary measures against 86 Armed Police Force (APF) personnel for misconduct. The announcement came during a press conference held by the Koshi Provincial Level Armed Police Force Barah Bahini Pakli Sunsari on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The hearing of the writ petition against the Koshi government is taking place today. The hearing scheduled for today has been assigned to a joint bench of Justices Sapna Pradhan Malla and Sushmalata Mathema. According to the Supreme Court, the hearing of the writ petition has been scheduled in 'A' of bench No-5.

Kathmandu, Aug 29: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Prasad Lingden has ruled out the possibility of his party supporting or giving a vote of confidence to the present government in Koshi Province.

Morang, Aug 25: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said it is urgent to combat smuggling to promote the nation's prestige and to advance towards economic prosperity.