DANG, April 18: The chief minister (CM) of Lumbini Province, Jokh Bahadur Mahara, has announced the expansion of his Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Three leaders from the CPN-UML and one from the Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) are set to join the government in Lumbini Province, taking oath today as ministers without portfolio. UML and NUP have finalized the names of the ministers who will be part of the Lumbini Province government.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Chief minister (CM) of Lumbini Province, Jokh Bahadur Mahara, has officially requested the provincial assembly members to give him their votes of confidence.

BUTWAL, April 12: Newly-appointed chief minister (CM) of Lumbini Province, Jokh Bahadur Mahara, is scheduled to seek a vote of confidence on Friday. The Secretary of the Provincial Assembly, Durlabh Kumar Pun, confirmed that a session of the Lumbini Provincial Assembly has been called for 1 PM today for the CM to seek a vote of confidence.

BUTWAL, April 7: A four-member Cabinet has been formed in Lumbini Province. Jokh Bahadur Mahara, who was appointed as the chief minister on Friday, took the oath of office and secrecy at the province chief's office in Butwal and inducted three ministers to form a four-member council of ministers in the initial phase.

DANG, April 7: The newly-appointed Chief Minister (CM) of Lumbini Province, Jokh Bahadur Mahara, is set to take the oath of office and secrecy today.

BUTWAL, March 5: The Directorate of Agriculture Development of Lumbini Province has forged collaborations with different sectors to promote the use of organic fertilizer and biopesticides.

DANG, April 4; Jokh Bahadur Mahara, the leader of the CPN (Maoist Center) Parliamentary Party in Lumbini Province Assembly, is set to be appointed as the Chief Minister (CM) of the province.

DANG, March 11: Vultures, considered as natural environmental cleaners with a crucial role in preventing diseases like cholera and diarrhea, are facing a severe threat to their population. Nepal, home to nine vulture species, is experiencing a decline in their numbers, according to the Vulture Conservation Campaign Network.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to withdraw its support extended to the Lumbini Province government.

BUTWAL, Jan 1: On December 16, two youths tragically lost their lives in a collision with a tipper at Jharbaira Chowk on the Ghorahi-Tulsipur road section in Dang. Bishal GC, 17, and Sagar KC, 18, from Jhimru Rural Municipality, Pyuthan, riding a motorcycle, were struck by a speeding tipper during the night. Police investigation revealed that the main cause of the accident was overspeeding. The tipper driver, Ishwar Budha, 26, has been apprehended by the police.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: As the country is reeling under an economic slowdown, the production capacity of factories operating in Lumbini Province has shrunk by 5.54 percent.

Cabinet expanded in Lumbini province

December 24, 2023 09:01 am

TULSIPUR (Dang), Dec 24: Cabinet has been expanded in Lumbini province. Chief Minister Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary inducted two new members in his cabinet after assuming office seven months ago.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: A group of over 25 doctors from Lumbini Province has been dispatched to the earthquake-affected areas in Jajarkot and Rukum West districts. These medical professionals, comprising doctors from two provincial hospitals, are on a mission to provide critical care to those injured in the earthquake that struck Jajarkot and Rukum West.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary has stressed the need for youth entrepreneurship to foster economic reform.

Ranjha, Aug 15: Lumbini Province Chief Minister Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary has asserted that the Lumbini Province government has accorded high priority to the overall development of Nepalgunj city.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Bijay Bahadur Yadav, a former minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of Lumbini Province, has been arrested by the police for alleged banking offenses. The District Police Office, Banke, said that Yadav was arrested on Sunday.

LUMBINI, July 6: The budget of Lumbini province government for the fiscal year 2080/81 was approved with majority votes.

KATHMANDU,  July 2: Finance Minister of Lumbini Province, Dhan Bahadur Maski, has said that schools opened in the name of martyrs should be treated equally, without any political prejudice.

DANG, June 28: Lumbini Province is going to hold discussions on the budget brought by the provincial government for the upcoming fiscal year 2023/24 in the provincial assembly from today.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The Province Assembly meeting of Sudurpaschim Province held on Tuesday passed the province government's policies and programs for the fiscal year 2023/24 BS with a majority.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The meeting of Lumbini Province Assembly will be held on June 9.

BUTWAL, May 25: Sixty-seven industries are in operation with foreign investment in Lumbini Province. Of them, 34 are small-scale industries, 16 middle-scale and 17 large-scale.

LUMBINI, May 22:  Newly-appointed ministers of Lumbini province took oath of office and secrecy on Monday.

DANG, May 22: The cabinet is going to be expanded today in Lumbini Province.

DANG, May 2: Chief Minister (CM) of Lumbini Province Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary has received the vote of confidence.

DANG, April 28: Chief Minister (CM) of Lumbini Province, Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary has formed a four-member Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Two out of the seven provinces received new chief ministers (CMs) on Thursday as the power equation shifted in the provincial assemblies.

DANG, April 26: Lumbini Province Chief Amik Sherchan has called for the formation of a new government in Lumbini province. He called for the formation of the government under Article 168 (2) of the Constitution. Under Article 168(2) of the Constitution, a joint majority government should be formed.

DANG, April 24: Chief Minister (CM) of  Lumbini Province, Leela Giri did not get a vote of confidence. CM Giri, who asked for a vote of confidence in today's meeting of the provincial assembly, got only 33 votes in his favor.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The country has partial influence of local winds as well as western winds at present. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of a storm in some parts of the country today.

Deukhuri, March 26:  In Lumbini, 6 parties including CPN Maoist Center have withdrawn their Deukhuri, March 26:  In Lumbini Province, six parties including the CPN (Maoist Center) have withdrawn their support to Chief Minister Leela Giri.

LUMBINI, March 8: Lumbini Province Chief Minister Leela Giri claimed Nepal's Constitution was the model for the world from inclusion, proportional and gender perspectives.

KATHMANDU, JAN 18: Lumbini Province’s newly-appointed Speaker Tularam Gharti and Deputy Speaker Manju Khan KC have taken the oath of office and secrecy.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Leela Giri has been appointed as the chief minister (CM) of Lumbini Province. Chief of Lumbini Province, Amik Sherchan appointed Giri, the CPN-UML parliamentary party (PP) leader for Lumbini Province Assembly, as the CM amid a function on Wednesda

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: A coalition of parties is going to submit their claim to form the government in Lumbini Province today. The parties are going to submit their claim one day before the deadline given by the province chief for the formation of a government.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province, Kul Prasad KC has said that the police force of Lumbini Province will be ready soon as the Province Police Act has already been passed by the province assembly.

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.