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.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Lumbini Province’s Minister of State for Health, Bimala Khatri Wali has resigned from her post after being accused of abusing a person's wife and daughter at their home.

RUPANDEHI, June 16: The Lumbini provincial government has presented a budget of 42.63 billion for fiscal year 2022/23.

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.

KAPILVASTU, March 4: Lumbini Province Chief Amik Sherchan has stressed that women should undergo general military training for their defense.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Over 3.2 million people in Lumbini Province have received their first dose of vaccine against COVID-19.

ROLPA, Jan 28: Chief Minister Kul Prasad KC of Lumbini Province has said that the province’s coalition government will move ahead as per the decision of the federal coalition government.

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.

BANKE, Sept 21: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province, Kul Prasad KC has said that the province government has been active in providing vaccines against coronavirus to all children of the province.

KATHMANDU, August 22: The Lumbini Province Secretariat has maintained that lawmakers Ajay Sahai and Bimal Kumari Khatri Oli cannot be dismissed from their posts.

RUPANDEHI, August 13: The first cabinet meeting of the newly-formed Lumbini Province Government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 to kidney, cancer and heart patients.

BUTWAL, August 11: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Kul Prasad KC has been appointed as the Chief Minister (CM) of Lumbini Province.

KATHMANDU, August 12: Parliamentary Party leader of CPN (Maoist Center), Kul Prasad KC has staked his claim to the post of chief minister (CM) of Lumbini Province.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The chief of Lumbini Province, Amik Serchan has asked the opposition parties to form a new majority government in the province.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The chief minister (CM) of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel resigned from his post on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 11: A no-confidence motion filed earlier against Chief Minister of Lumbini Province Shankar Pokharel is being discussed in the provincial assembly on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 5: Chief of Lumbini Province Amik Sherchan has summoned a meeting of the Provincial Assembly.

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, July 29: Two former lawmakers of Lumbini Province filed a petition at the Supreme Court on Thursday, demanding their reinstatement.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The government has recommended Amik Sherchan and Prithivi Bahadur Gurung as province chiefs of Lumbini Province and Gandaki Province, respectively.

BUTWAL, July 16: Lumbini Province has brought the budget through ordinance today. The cabinet meeting held this morning decided to bring the budget through the ordinance.

Parliamentary session ended at midnight after failing to get a majority to pass the budget

KATHMANDU, July 2: State Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development in Lumbini Province, Suman Sharma Rayamajhi has tendered her resignation.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The hearing on the writ petitions filed by four lawmakers of Lumbini province is now set to be conducted in a full bench.

RUPANDEHI, June 16: Incessant rains since past few days have flooded many villages in various districts in Lumbini Province.

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, June 13: The policies and programs of Lumbini Province for the new fiscal year were endorsed by a meeting of the provincial assembly on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A National Assembly by-election of Lumbini Province is currently underway.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A by-election is being held in Lumbini province for one vacant member post of the National Assembly today.

No-confidence motion registered against Lumbini CM Pokharel for second time

BUTWAL, May 3: Four opposition parties in Lumbini Province have announced to initiate legal and political battle against the Chief Minister(CM) Shankar Pokharel.

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.

BUTWAL, May 2: The special session of the Lumbini Province Assembly that was scheduled to begin at 1 PM on Sunday, has been prorogued.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province Shankar Pokharel has tendered resignation on Sunday.

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.

Warns of relieving them from the position of lawmaker if they failed resign within 24 hours.

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.

BUTWAL, April 19: Two ministers of the Lumbini Province cabinet have resigned from their ministerial posts.

BUTWAL, April 6: The CPN (Maoist Center) has taken disciplinary action against two of its lawmakers of the Lumbini Province Assembly.

BUTWAL, Dec 4: Eight hundred and twenty three incidents of domestic violence have taken place in Lumbini Province in the first quarter of the current fiscal year.

BANKE, Oct 24: The coronavirus-related death toll in Banke has jumped to 31 as a 50-year-old man from Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan city-1, Dhamboji, died of coronavirus on Friday night.

Chief Minister Pokhrel says they have allocated sufficient budget to provide free treatment to COVID-19 patients in the province

BUTWAL, Oct 18: The Lumbini Province Government has stated that the people’s representatives in the province have not been provided festival allowances this year.

BUTWAL, Oct 17: Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development of Lumbini Province,  Baijanath Chaudhary has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The provincial assembly to remain closed until October 22 as a precautionary measure to avoid further transmission.