SYANGJA, Sept 25: Locals in remote areas of Syangja are elated after receiving citizenship at their doorsteps. The naïve villagers had long remained without citizenship because they were unaware about the importance of the document.
POKHARA, Sep. 1: Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja is collecting taxes not only from the high-earning businesspersons but also from the farmers and vendors. Farmers who sell their agricultural products in bamboo baskets, locally known as Dokos, are levied Rs 10 per basket.
SYANGJA, May 8: Bhirkot Municipality of the district has come up with a noble idea to attract pregnant women into a regular health check-up providing an egg each a day to the pregnant women who visit a health post on a regular basis.
SYANGJA, Dec 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Gopal Man Shrestha has faced defeat in Syangja-2 for House of Representatives. CPN-UML candidate Padma Kumari Aryal has secured the victory by 3706 votes.
SYANGJA, Dec 12: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate for Syangja-1 (A) Dipak Thapa has been elected to the Provincial Assembly. Thapa defeated his closest rival of Nepali Congress Kamal Prasad Pangeni with a margin of 2726 votes.
Women clad in traditional Magar dress that comprises gunyo choli, patuka, teki, hamle, yellow potey, and men with damfus (a popular Nepali instrument played mostly in the Himalayan region) and kartal (a pair of castanets) get ready to grove to the tunes of Kaura every evening in Chitre Bhanjyang of Syangja.
SYANGJA, May 19: There are five municipalities in Syangja district and all of these have women in leadership roles. Seema Chhetri from the CPN - UML has been elected mayor of Putalibazar Municipality while the remaining four municipalities have women as their deputy mayor. This has been taken as a huge leap in promoting women’s inclusion in leadership roles by the district’s residents and civil society leaders.
SYANGJA, May 18: CPN-UML mayoral candidate Bhupraj Adhikari has emerged victorious in the race for the mayor of Galyang Municipality in Syangja district with 8364 votes, compared to votes 6062 for his closest rival Nepali Congress (NC) mayoral candidate Lal Gopal Aryal.