BUTWAL, Sept 22: As the cases of dengue infection have seen a sharp rise, local hospitals in Butwal are flooded with a large number of patients of this viral disease. At least three people have lost their lives in Lumbini province as a result of dengue infection so far.
LUMBINI, June 30: The Lumbini Province Assembly has passed the budget for the fiscal year, 2079/80 with majority votes on Wednesday. Speaker Purna Bahadur Gharti had presented the budget seeking its passage.
BUTWAL, June 15: Lumbini Province’s State Minister for Health Bimala Wali has been admitted to a hospital after ‘suddenly falling ill’. According to the Chief Whip of the CPN (Maoist Center), Bashant Gharti Magar, Minister Wali has been brought to Butwal and admitted to Lumbini Provincial Hospital since last night ‘due to health problems’.
DANG, June 14: Lumbini Province’s State Minister for Health Bimala Wali has been found assaulting a woman. It has been revealed that Wali assaulted Mina Bhandari, wife of Ekraj Basnet of Tulsipur after questioning her where her husband was.
Lumbini is one of the lucky provinces that has both mountainous and plain terrains and is well connected to the southern neighbour India. It has natural resources in abundance and is also ahead in terms of industrialization. The province now needs to passionately work with a plan to achieve the goal of prosperity.
BUTWAL, Feb 1: The Lumbini Province Assembly has passed 67 bills in four years of its establishment. A total of 74 bills were registered at the Assembly, according to the Province Assembly Secretariat.
TULSIPUR, Jan 1: The Lumbini provincial government has allocated Rs. 1.5 million for the scholarship to the children of freed Kamlari in Lamahi, Dang. The allocation is being made in order to address the problems in the education of the former bonded laborers.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: As many as 40 public servants from three municipalities including the mayor, deputy mayor, chief administrative officer, and other positions of Lumbini Province took part in ‘Leadership for Good Economic Governance’ organized by Daayitwa, a non-profit and non-governmental Nepali organization.
KATHMANDU, August 2: As many as 41 lawmakers of opposition parties in Lumbini Province have filed a petition demanding the formation of government in the province based on Article 168(2) of the Constitution of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Lumbini Province has introduced a budget of Rs 40.95 billion for the next fiscal year. Of the amount, Rs 14.93 billion has been allocated for recurrent expenses while Rs 21.17 billion has been allocated for development projects. The budget for the next year is Rs 3.60 billion in excess of that of the budget for the current fiscal year.
BUTWAL, May 2: Following the re-appointment of Shankar Pokharel as the chief minister of Lumbini Province, a lawmaker of the ruling CPN-UML has resigned from his post while two others have joined the opposition party.
KATHMANDU, April 30: Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) is on the verge of split over disputes among top leaders regarding taking action against four lawmakers, who decided to be part of the CPN-UML-led cabinet in Lumbini Province, against the party’s official decision.
Chief Minister Pokharel reshuffled his cabinet shortly after two ministers belonging to the CPN (Maoist Ministers) – Kul Prasad KC and Sudarshan Baral – tendered resignation shortly before filing a no-confidence motion.