SIRAHA, April 17: The district hospital in Siraha, the Tarai/ Madesh district in State 2 has experienced an acute shortage of drugs as the supply has been stopped here since a year

NAWALPARASI, Feb 7 : A teen girl who was gang-raped by three youths three years ago in Nawalpur in Nawalparasi district has been further victimized as she was denied of education owing to the social stigma and poverty.

MYAGDI, July 20: As many as 2,500 households have been benefitted with the construction of 11 suspension bridges at various places in Myagdi district this year.

TULSIPUR, July 18: The Dang District Court, Deukhuri last fiscal year registered 640 cases related to divorce and the figure is the highest among the cases filed at the court in the period.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Although the government formally transferred power of various 18 district bodies following the implementation of federalism to local units from Tuesday, local units have complained that they are still not ready to provide the services of the district bodies due to shortage of manpower and resources.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Eighteen district offices will become non-functional and their authorities will be transferred to local levels starting today, according to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration.

CHITWAN, July 16: Chitwan district has been declared fully immunized district amid a program here today.

PARBAT, July 14: Services at the District Hospital have suffered for void in leadership.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has decided on Wednesday to probe against Kathmandu District Court Judge Amrit Bahadur Basnet over his controversial decision to grant bail to an accused who faces fraud charges for misappropriating billions of rupees.

Sunsari declared 'ODF district'

July 4, 2018 09:29 am

ITAHARI, July 4: Sunsari district has been formally declared an open defecation-free (ODF) district.  With this, Sunsari has become the 56th district to be declared as the ODF district.

HETAUDA, June 21: Nepali Congress district presidents have suggested to the party to reorganize the party structure in line with federalism and end ‘faction politics’ in the party.

KATHMANDU, June 12 : The District Administration Office in its 10-point rules has asked the stakeholders and the general public to organize match screening within their premises and not to charge any entry fee for those watching the matches there.

JUMLA, Jun 9: District administration has said that it would not let anybody including consumers committees and defaulting contractors go scot-free.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has issued a fresh directive to all district authorities to take necessary legal action against those contractors who have either failed to complete development projects on time or have done substandard work.

KHOTANG, May 30: Since the formation of the local government, the government offices have shifted from cities to villages.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The Morang District Court has completed recording statement of Chuda Mani Upreti aka Gorey, the main accused in 33.5 kg gold smuggling.

THERATHUM, May 8: Following the death of a pregnant woman who had gone to Therathum District Hospital for delivery three days ago, relatives hurled stones at the hospital and declined to accept the body.

BARDIYA, April 24: A rape case has been filed against District Education Officer (DEO) Gyanmani Nepal.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 16: Solukhumbu district has been declared as the 42nd district to achieve the 'fully immunised' status.

UDAYAPUR, April 12: Chief of the Udayapur District Land Survey Branch Office, Shyam Babu Prasad Saha, has been arrested for taking bribe from a service-seeker promising that he would alter the blueprint of the service-seekers' land.

KATHMANDU, April 12: A process of transferring power, property and documents of the district bodies that have become irrelevant with the implementation of federalism to respective municipalities and village councils has formally begun from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 11: In light of a federal Nepal, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has scrapped around two dozen district level government offices from today.

KATHMANDU, April 6: As part of its efforts to expedite post-earthquake reconstruction, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to bring all central project implementation units formed at various ministries and district coordination committees under its direct supervision.

ROLPA, April 1: With the country, gradually adopting federal, local units are getting vibrant. People, including many new faces, are starting new businesses and making new transactions.

District HQs losing old charm

March 29, 2018 07:59 am

BIRATNAGAR, March 28: With the implementation of federalism, the districts headquarters are losing their old charm while movement of people is gradually increasing in the new centers of the local units across the country.

BIRATNAGAR, March 29: With the implementation of federalism, the district's headquarters are losing their old charm while movement of people is gradually increasing in the new centers of the local units across the country.

TANAHUN, March 26: The district court has launched video conference service for the prompt and technology friendly judgment.

JAJARKOT, March 18: Fifty-bed Jajarkot hospital, which receives scores of patients daily, is dependent on a single medical officer.

JAJARKOT, March 10: A single doctor has run the Jajarkot district hospital service for a month. The 50-bed hospital is now facing hardship to deliver the services due to lack of doctors for a long.

BAJURA Mar 9: A socket bomb has been defused by a Nepal Army bomb disposal team which had been planted near the District Police office, Bajura.

RASUWA, March 9: After living a displaced life for more than 33 months, a large number of quake victims have headed for their home villages for the reconstruction of their houses destroyed by the earthquake in 2015. This has emptied the makeshift tents at Dhunche, Bogatitar among other places.

RASUWA, March 7: After living a displaced life for more than 33 months, a large number of quake victims have headed for their home villages for the reconstruction of their houses destroyed by the earthquake in 2015. This has emptied the makeshift tents at Dhunche, Bogatitar among other places.

RASUWA, Mar 7: After living a displaced life for more than 33 months, a large number of quake victims have headed for their home villages for the reconstruction of their houses destroyed by the earthquake in 2015.

RASUWA, March 5: After living a displaced life for more than 33 months, a large number of quake victims have headed for their home villages for the reconstruction of their houses destroyed by the earthquake in 2015. This has emptied the makeshift tents at Dhunche, Bogatitar among other places

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The Ministry of Education (MoE) is seeking an alternative to the district education offices once they cease to exist from April 11 in the new federal setup.

LAMJUNG, Feb 22: Lamjung District Community Hospital is going to launch Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) service.

HETAUDA, Feb 18: Chief Minister of Province No. 3 Dormani Poudel has said that the road linking all the 13 districts to the provincial capital will be a priority for the provincial government.

Rasuwa declared as 43rd literate district

February 13, 2018 06:30 am

RASUWA, Feb 13: As per the 'Literate Nepal' mission launched in 2012, the government has now declared 43 districts of the country as literate zones in terms of adult literacy. Among those districts, the latest addition is Rasuwa, which was declared as literate zone on Monday.

LAMJUNG, Feb 5: Local stakeholders have started taking initiative for promoting Lamjung as a model district for hydropower generation.

DAMAK, Feb 4: Development works of different types worth about Rs 350 billion have kick-started in Jhapa, the home district of CPN-UML chair and would-be prime minister KP Sharma Oli. The projects, termed ‘dream projects’ by Oli during his premiership two years ago, were of a total worth of Rs 500 billion. Apparently aimed at wooing the voters, these projects have been considered to have supported his election campaign significantly.

PARBAT, Jan 28: The District Hospital of Parbat has suspended ambulance service for the past eight months following malfunctioning of its only ambulance, thus affecting patients.

JAJARKOT, Jan 11: While the influx of patients has increased in Jajarkot District Hospital due to cold, the hospital is facing a severe crisis of medicines. Patients visiting the hospital hardly get any free medicines provided by the government.

LAMJUNG, Jan 5: The District Community Hospital is struggling to provide service to patients due to lack of medicines provided by the government for free.

JAJARKOT, Dec 25: The official and administrative works of most of the local levels are carried out from the district headquarters itself.

Sanjay Gautam of Nepali Congress (NC) raised a lot of eyebrows in the recently held parliamentary elections by defeating CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bamdev Gautam in constituency 1 of Bardiya. Republica's district correspondent Nirmal Ghimire spoke to Gautam about his stunning victory. Excerpts:

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 12: Rajbiraj has earned the reputation of a city with well-managed settlements.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: In a significant move, the Judicial Council (JC) which is the authorized body to appoint judges is making final preparations to appoint district judges through open competition.

NUWAKOT, Dec 10: Former minister Arjun Narsingh KC of Nepali Congress lost by more than 10,000 votes to Narayan Prasad Khatiwadaa, CPN-UML’s district chairman. Khatiwada received 36,892 votes while KC received 26,335.

UDAYAPUR, Dec1: Police have arrested Baburam Subedi, a senior leader and the district secretary of the Communist Party of Nepal (Biplav) here on Thursday as the district administration intensifies search and arrest following bomb attacks on election candidates in the district.

JAJARKOT, Nov 29: Three days after the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections, ballot boxes from various parts of Jajarkot have finally arrived at the district headquarters Khalanga on Tuesday evening. Difficult topography and lack of road connectivity posed serious problem while transporting the ballot boxes.