KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Faced with multiple complications including potential backlash from local people, most of the federal provinces are turning their temporary capitals into permanent ones, and the rest are also likely to follow suit.
DANG, May 7: As most suggestions collected by the special committee formed to recommend the name of the capital of Province 5 are for naming Dang as the capital, the provincial assembly is in a fix whether to respect the majority.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: After the government six days ago declared several towns as capitals of the provinces, land prices in those capitals have skyrocketed within a short period of time. Surkhet, Dhangadhi and Janakpur among other towns have seen up to four-fold rise in the prices of land.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: After its efforts to decide the temporary provincial capitals and recommend the governors in consultation with the left alliance failed, the government on Wednesday went ahead with the decisions on its own.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The protests in various districts demanding the locating of provincial capitals in their own areas continued on Wednesday as well. The protests affected Dhankuta, Doti and Dang among other districts.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: After the failure to forge consensus with political parties outside the government, the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government has decided to nominate provincial governors and temporary provincial headquarters in consultation with its coalition partners.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The government is in a fix over the appointment of governors and fixing of temporary capitals of the seven provinces as the left alliance of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) is non-committal about forging an all-party consensus over these issues.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The UML has taken strong exception to a government plan to hold the first meeting of the provincial assembly in Kathmandu, saying such a move would be against the spirit of federalism. Criticizing the preparations to appoint governors for the seven provinces without fixing the provincial capitals, UML leaders on Sunday said that the government should take both decisions at once or let the new government do it.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: In a bid to avoid potential tension and protests over provincial capitals, the government has planned not to fix the provincial capitals and leave the task for the provincial assemblies, said a senior government minister on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Protests have flared up in various parts of the country with locals demanding their hometowns be declared provincial capitals following media reports that the government has finalized temporary capitals of the seven provinces.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) has said the news disseminated by some media on Tuesday that the government has fixed the temporary capitals of the provinces has drawn its attention.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: In a bid to fix temporary capitals for the federal provinces, the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers prepared a list of the proposed seven provincial capitals, Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: With the government delaying to fix the temporary provincial capitals in the seven provinces, leaders and cadres from across the political spectrum have started lobbying for making their hometowns as provincial capitals.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: It’s a childhood dream for many to become a pilot when they grow up, but it takes a lot of hard work and determination to become one. Captain Bed Prasad Upreti is one such pilot who saw possibilities in adversity.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: With the election of the provincial assemblies just a month away, the government is yet to decide about the capitals of the seven provinces, and this two years after the promulgation of the new constitution.
KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Two years after the new constitution came into effect, the government is all set to announce temporary provincial capitals under the new federal setup. The high-powered Federal Administration Restructuring Committee formed by the government has recommended 15 cities out of which the seven provincial capitals will be chosen.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: While Kathmandu Valley denizens are forced to gasp for clean air, the continually deteriorating air quality of the valley can be drastically improved with simple immediate actions, suggests an action plan recently submitted to the National Planning Commission (NPC).
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The main position party, CPN-UML, which has been protesting the constitution amendment bill is to organize a demonstration in the Capital on 6 January, 2017 for which it has issued directive to all its cadres in the Kathmandu Valley to compulsorily partake in it.