Folk Art Department of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized a three-day long folk art seminar in Patihani, Bharatpur recently. The seminar was organized to promote, preserve and develop the folk art of Nepal.
BHARATPUR, Feb 14: Nepal Communist Party chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Thursday inaugurated the newly-constructed 'Umbrella Street' at Bharatpur metropolis-22, Patihani.
CHITWAN, Jan 22: The visiting Princess Astrid of Belgium was given a grand welcome in Bharatpur today. She arrived here in connection with attending a programme to be organized at Madhyabindu District Hospital in Nawalparasi.
BHARATPUR, Aug 2: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal has grieved that excessive and random plotting of land in Nepal was a cause of concern - arable lands turned into a concrete jungle.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Pakistan Ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed and Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City Renu Dahal jointly inaugurated a state-of-the-art computer laboratory at Narayani Vidya Mandir Secondary School in Bharatpur, on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 25: The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation has finally chosen Bharatpur to construct its proposed international cricket stadium. The foundation made the announcement in a statement released through its official Facebook page on Tuesday.
CHITWAN, April 10: Bharatpur Metropolitan City recently signed an agreement with Central South University (CSU) of China to provide full and partial scholarships to 70 students of the metropolis every year.
CHITWAN, April 3: Mayor of Bharatpur Municipality, Renu Dahal, has defended the metropolitan city’s recent decision to hike tax rates, stating that the new rates are justifiable considering the current situation of the country.
CHITWAN: Rajan Gautam, president of Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chitwan, inaugurated the Banana Cafe at Astha Chowk of Bharatpur on Wednesday. The cafe is a joint venture of banana traders Yagya Prasad Subedi 'Laxman', Meghanath Bhatta and Ramchandra Bhatt.
CHITWAN, August 6: The elected representatives in Bharatpur Metropolitan City will be administered the oath of office at 3:00 pm today. Two of them—one being elected chairperson at ward 4 Hari Acharya and another chairperson at ward 7 Rajendra Mani Kafle--will not be sworn in however as their defeated rivals have lodged a complaint with Hetauda bench of High Court, Patan, dissatisfied with poll results.
CHITWAN, August 5 : Renu Dahal of the CPN (Maoist Center), daughter of the party's chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has won the election for the post of mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, defeating CPN-UML's candidate Devi Gyawali by 203 votes.
CHITWAN, August 5: With 2, 800 out of 3, 302 votes counted in ward 20 of Bharatpuir Metropolitan City, CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is taking lead with 156 votes. She secured 42, 913 votes. Her closest rival of CPN-UML Devi Gyawali has secured 42757 votes
CHITWAN, August 5: With the preliminary vote count results of the final ward of Bharatpur Metropolitan City coming out, CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Yadav is inching closer to her rival Devi Gyawali of CPN-UML with a difference of 76 votes.
CHITWAN, August 5: Re-polling at Ward-19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City has proved to be fruitful for the ruling alliance. All the candidates representing Nepali Congress have emerged victorious in the re-election that was held at Ward-19 on Friday. It has increased the possibility of the CPN(Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal emerging victorious in the race for the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
CHITWAN, August 4: A special measure has been taken for the security of the vote counting of the Baraptur repoll. The counting center has secured with barbed wire. The reelection was held today. Of the total 3, 797 voters, 2, 870 voters cast their votes, according to District Election Office Chief Hari Dhakal. In the first phase of local polls, as many as 2, 897 votes had been cast.
CHITWAN, August 4: The reelection is taking place in ward no. 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City after two and half months. The election had been cancelled after the CPN (Maoist Center) poll representatives torn off some ballot papers.
CHITWAN, July 6: Even though he was elected the chief of Ward no. 14 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC) in the first phase of local polls, Om Prasad Pokharel of the Nepali Congress (NC) has neither received his certificate nor taken the oath of office. The results of 27 of the 29 wards of the metropolis are out, but all elected representatives are facing the same problem as Pokharel.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court has demanded the ballot papers that were torn by CPN (Maoist Center) representatives in Bharatpur Metropolitan City last month, among other documents, before reaching a decision over the incident.