KATHMANDU, July 26: As the government comes up with a slew of measures including declaration of various areas in the capital city as prohibited zones, there are growing concerns within civil society that they are bent on curbing civic space — something very vital in a healthy democracy.
KATHMANDU, May 10: As the first-phase of local-level election is just around the corner, buses of Sajha Yatayat are seen plying on the streets of Kathmandu Valley, carrying banners which read "My vote is valuable".
DHULIKHEL, March 18: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the local level elections would be successful only when the Madhesi Front also moved together with their demands addressed.
DUNAI, Jan 17: Never had Bimal Bharati of Dunai-1in Dolpa district, who was mentally ill for five years, imagined that he would ever regain his sanity for his family lacked adequate financial resources to avail him treatment.
JANAKPUR/ LAHAN/RAJBIRAJ, Dec 16: Madhes-based political parties did not welcome the constitution promulgated on 20 September, 2015. When the entire country was rejoicing over the promulgation of the first constitution of the Republic of Nepal, people in Madhes protested it by announcing blackout. The reason was - ‘Madhes voice’ was not addressed by the constitution. Differences regarding citizenship provisions, provinces and representation issues, among others, were cited as the reasons behind the dissatisfaction. With the government still struggling to take Madhes based parties in confidence, the constitution has not been implemented yet.
JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 2: The letter of civic felicitation to be presented to President of India Pranab Mukherjee by the people of Janakpur has been prepared in three languages—Nepali, English and Maithili.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office has started preparations to felicitate Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in capital Kathmandu during his state visit to Nepal from November 2.