In a concerning turn of events, Sudurpaschim Province is once again grappling with the resurgence of COVID-19, marking an end to a period of relative calm. Until last week, the province had reported zero infection cases, but recent developments have unveiled a spike with eight confirmed cases surfacing in the region.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The chief minister (CM) of Sudurpaschim Province, Kamal Bahadur Shah, and Israeli Ambassador Hanan Goder Goldberger, held a meeting today. The CM’s Secretariat said that a meeting between CM Shah and Ambassador Goldberger was held in Kathmandu this morning.
KANCHANPUR, Nov 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Narayan Prakash Saud, has said plans are underway to develop Dodhara Chandani point in Kanchanpur as a key economic transit hub, not only for the Sudurpaschim Province but also for the entire country.
KAILALI, Nov 18: During the Tihar festival, a total of 17 people died in road accidents in Sudurpaschim Province. According to Nepal Police Highway Safety and Traffic Management Office, Attariya, 17 people died in road accidents at various places in Sudurpaschim during the Tihar festival.
Dodhara Chandani, Aug 19: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Prakash Jwala, has said the four-lane bridge which is under construction over the Mahakali River will be a backbone of prosperity in Sudurpaschim Province.
KATHMANDU, August 1: The Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) is going to participate in the government of Sudurpaschim Province. The NUP is ready to join the government after a meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday morning.
BAJHANG, June 20: Two people died in a jeep accident at Bagthala of Kedarsyun Rural Municipality of Bajhang on Tuesday. The deceased are 50-year-old Amrita Singh and 60-year-old Jayadevi Singh. Amrita is the wife of Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Prithvi Bahadur Singh of Sudurpaschim Province.
BAJHANG, June 20: Prithvi Bahadur Singh, the law minister of Sudurpaschim Province government, has been involved in a car accident in Bajhang. Police said that five people, including Minister Singh, were injured in the accident.
KATHMANDU, June 17: The government of Sudurpaschim Province has announced plans to launch the Province Constituencies Infrastructure Development Program. This comes in the wake of the federal government facing huge criticism for announcing a similar program.
Dhangadhi, a city in Sudurpaschim Province, is the only sub-metropolitan city in the region. It serves as the primary commercial, industrial, and educational hub for Sudurpaschim, which comprises seven hill districts and two Terai districts. The progress achieved in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City is a testament to how visible development can be accomplished with appropriate policies, strong willpower, and honest implementation.
BAITADI, April 14: The infection rate of COVID-19 in Sudurpaschim Province that was almost nil until recently has started to rise lately. The COVID-19 infection has been mostly detected among the Nepalis returning from India.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Chief Minister (CM) of Sudurpaschim Province, Kamal Bahadur Shah has expressed his confidence that the government under his leadership will win the vote of confidence from the provincial assembly and last all five years.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Rajendra Singh Rawal, the Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province, is preparing to take the vote of confidence today. He is scheduled to take the vote of confidence in the provincial assembly meeting at 1 pm on Wednesday.
Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) is going to support the CPN-UML candidate for the post of chief minister of Sudurpaschim Province. After discussions held on Wednesday, NUP is ready to support UML candidate as the chief minister.
DHANGADI, Jan 11: The CPN (Maoist Center) has made its leader Bhim Bhandari a candidate for the post of Speaker of the provincial assembly of Sudurpaschim Province. Bhandari has already registered his candidacy for the crucial post at the Provincial Assembly Secretariat.
SUDURPASCHIM, Dec 2: Formation of the government in Sudurpaschim province has become uncertain for now when the Nagarik Unmukti Party came up with a stance not to support any force and also avoid participation in the formation of the government unless their demands and agenda were addressed.
GODAVARI (KAILALI), Nov 11: Over 17,000 security personnel have been mobilized for the elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies in Sudurpaschim Province, according to the Sudurpaschim Province Police Office.
KATHMANDU, JULY 14: The budget for the fiscal year 2022/23 presented by Prakash Bahadur Rawal, Minister for Economic Affairs of Sudurpaschim Province Government, in the Provincial Assembly meeting has not yet been discussed.
KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government is committed to formulating a necessary action plan for the rapid development of Sudurpaschim Province. He said that Sudurpaschim Province has the potential to become the richest province in the country if human resource development and investment were protected.
KAILALI, May 15: The counting of votes has concluded in five of the 88 local bodies of Sudurpaschim Province so far. Of the five local bodies, Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML emerged victorious in two local units each, while the CPN (Maoist Center) won in one local unit.
KAILALI, Jan 3: Police have arrested Bobby Sodari, 23, son of Minister for Physical Infrastructure of Sudurpaschim Province and CPN (Unified Socialist) Provincial Assembly member Dirga Sodari on Sunday evening.
BAITADI, Dec 30: Tremors of earthquake were felt in hilly districts of the Sudurpaschim Province including Baitadi. The quake, which struck at 12:53 am last night, shook parts of Baitadi, Darchula and other districts.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has sent a team headed by National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice-Chairman Dr Bishwa Poudel to the Sudurpaschim Province for preparing a draft of a greater development project for the Province.
DOTI, Dec 20: Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim province Trilochan Bhatta has said that there will be no shortage of funds required for the health sector as saving people's lives is a key duty of the government.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Dec 6: The Sudurpaschim Province government has expedited necessary preparations to stop the breach of Omicron variant after it was detected in various countries including neighboring India.
DOTI, Nov 29: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale has said that the tourism sector in Sudurpaschim is in need of development as the region's arts, culture and tourism is not widely known to the public.