ISLAMABAD, July 26: Pakistan’s former cricket star Imran Khan and his party were maintaining a commanding lead Thursday amid slow and tedious counting of ballots from a historic election the previous day that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced a provision in the Monetary Policy for Fiscal Year 2018/19 which allows banks to count loans against academic certificates, and higher education loans for students of marginalized and Dalit community, among others, as deprived sector lending.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: In lack of party representatives, voting at Jhapa-5 is yet to begin in the district. Earlier, voting was expected to start at 12:30 PM. KP Oli from CPN-UML and Khagendra Adhikari from Nepali Congress are top competitors in the constituency.
JUMLA, Dec 7: Voters of Jumla are eagerly waiting for results of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections. Prakash Dhungana, chief election officer said that six groups were formed to count votes.
CHITWAN, Nov 8: Chief Election Officer of Chitwan Kul Prasad Sharma has suggested that women must be engaged in vote counting considering the 'peaceful nature' of women. Speaking at a program held in Bharatpur on Tuesday, Sharma said that he wants to implement it at least in Chitwan.
BIRATNAGAR, July 8: As the vote count is about to come to an end, Nepali Congress mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates continue to take the lead in the races for the mayor and deputy mayor of Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City. Vote count is expected to end by Saturday midnight.
DHARAN, July 3: Vote count has resumed in Dharan Sub-metropolitan City at 11 am after a hiatus of 4 hours. Vote counting had been halted from 7 am after Nepali Congress(NC) representatives did not reach the vote counting place in the pre-determined time as a sign of their dissatisfaction with the way vote counting is being conducted.
KATHMANDU, June 30: Early vote counting points to a tight race between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML in most of the local units that went to polls in the second phase local elections Wednesday. CPN (Maoist Center), as in the first phase polls, appears headed for a distant third position.
BIRATNAGAR, June 29: Parties have rescheduled the time for the beginning of vote count in Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City at 1 pm. Earlier, they had agreed to start vote count from 11:30 am in five places. They have also agreed to conduct vote count in a systematic and unquestionable manner.
ILAM, June 29: Following the infamous vote tearing incident of Chitwan district's Bharatpur Metropolis during the first phase of local elections, Ilam district has taken up preventive measures to avoid similar incidents during its vote counting process.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Supreme Court on Sunday could not conduct hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote count in Bharatpur Metropolitan City as the bench assigned to hear it could not manage time.
KATHMANDU, May 30: A Kathmandu-based high-level election observation team on Tuesday left for Chitwan to launch an investigation into the incident of tearing up ballot papers with votes in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
KATHMANDU, May 25: Vote count is still going on in three metropolitan cities -- Kathmandu, Bharatpur and Pokhara-Lekhnath as well as in Changunarayan Municipality of Bhaktapur and Melung Rural Municipality of Dolakha district. CPN-UML has taken comfortable lead in Kathmandu and Pokhara-Lekhnath while UML candidate Devi Gyawali maintains lead in Bharatpur.
BHAKTAPUR, May 23: No green signal is seen yet to resume the vote count of Chagunarayan Municipality in Bhaktapur that has remained stalled for the past four days following the political dispute over its transparency.
CHITWAN , May 20: Vote-count halted since Friday night following row over vote-counting of Ward-9 has been resumed in Bharatpur Metropolitan City following 10-point agreement reached among major parties.
KATHMANDU, May 17: The ruling Nepali Congress and main opposition CPN (UML) are seen in neck and neck competition in the first round of the local elections. As vote counting entered the third day Congress and UML seemed in a tight race to emerge first in terms of winning the chiefs and other positions of local units in the first round local elections held on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, May 16: Early vote counting has shown a triangular competition emerging among the three major political parties-Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center)-in the first phase local elections held on Sunday.
The attacker who plowed a car through a throng of pedestrians and then stabbed a policeman outside Britain's parliament was named on Thursday as Khalid Masood, a British-born man who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about violent extremism.
BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: The number of tigers in Parsa Wildlife Reserve is found to be increasing. The Parsa Wildlife Protection Office has concluded the first round of tiger count which put the population of big cats at 16. This number is six more than that of final revelation of the tiger census conducted in 2014-15.