KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Although the government has arranged temporary residences for the newly-appointed governors in their respective provincial headquarters, most of them have chosen to stay either in the capital or at their private houses.

Provincial governors administer oath

January 21, 2018 14:01 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Provincial governors of six provinces, 1-6 administered oath of office and secrecy to elected members of Provincial Assembly today.

Prez swears-in governors

January 20, 2018 07:25 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed governors of all seven provinces amid a special function at Shital Niwas, the official residence of the head of state.

Governor's office to have 25 staffers

January 20, 2018 06:50 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Following the appointment of provincial governors, the government has decided to depute 13 civil servants to each governor's office while allowing the governor to appoint another 12 employees for his/her personal secretariat.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered oath of office and secrecy to seven newly-appointed province governors on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Office of the President has made preparations to administer the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed provincial governors on Friday.

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 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 5: Leaders of the left alliance have given their green signal to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to fix the temporary provincial capitals and appoint governors to the provinces.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Chairman of left alliance partner CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has warned Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba not to appoint governors of the provinces and make other appointments without political consensus.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The current government is planning to appoint governors in all seven provinces before the new government is formed, said the government spokesperson.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Parliament has endorsed a bill that bars the filing of any court case questioning any act of the provincial governors, who are to be appointed soon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The government has registered a bill in parliament, specifying the allowance and other perks and benefits each provincial governor will be entitled to in the new federal set up.  Deputy Prime Minister and Local Development Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar registered the bill in the House on Monday.

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.

Rs 64,000 proposed as monthly salary. KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The government has registered a bill in parliament, specifying the allowance and other perks and benefits each provincial governor will be entitled to in the new federal set up.

Jhapa XI into Governor's Gold Cup final

October 24, 2016 21:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Jhapa XI has reached the final of the ongoing 36th All India Governor's Gold Cup football tournament beating Gangtok Himalayan Sporting Club 1-0 of Gangtok, Sikkim on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A cabinet meeting held on Sunday decided to give consent to the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers to formulate a bill for fixing salaries, perks and other facilities for governors of the 7 provinces to be formed in line with the new constitution, according to Minister of Sanitation and Drinking Water Prem Bahadur Singh.