KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Saturday finalized the names of chairpersons and secretaries to command the six metropolitan cities.

KATHMANDU, July 29; The Kathmandu metropolis has completed the design of overhead bridges to be constructed at multiple new locations including Chabahil, Maitighar and Jayabageshwori inside the metropolis.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is making preparation requiring all schools in the metropolis to install the national flag and have their name plates written in the Devanagari script. The Nepali language is written in the Devanagari script.

CHITWAN, April 3: Mayor of Bharatpur Municipality, Renu Dahal, has defended the metropolitan city’s recent decision to hike tax rates, stating that the new rates are justifiable considering the current situation of the country.

CHITWAN, April 2: Bharatpur Metropolitan City has announced that it was providing a land plot to the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation for developing it into a cricket pitch.

CHITWAN, March 26:  Business community of Chitwan have protested rise in tax rates and other fees by Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

LALITPUR, March 6: People of Lalitpur Metropolitan City have been deprived of basic health facilities guaranteed from the state level as the town lacks even a government hospital.

Street vendors mess up metropolis

March 3, 2018 12:42 pm

LALITPUR, March 3: The Lalitpur Metropolis has witnessed mess due to prevalence of street shops alongside the busy roads of the city.

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Milk producers of Bharatpur metropolis have demanded an additional subsidy of Rupee one per liter of milk. Speaking at a function organized in Bharatpur on Saturday, they said the milk price they are receiving is insufficient.

FSFN wins in Birgunj Metropolis

September 27, 2017 21:22 pm

BIRGUNJ, Sept 27: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has won the mayoral post in Birgunj Metropolitan City, the only metropolis of Province 2.

FSFN holds Birgunj Metropolis

September 27, 2017 14:23 pm

BIRGUNJ, Sept 27: With just seven hundred votes left to count, Bijay Sarawogi of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) is confirmed to hold the post of mayor in Birgunj Metropolitan.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Pokhara-Lekhanath Metropolitan City has started collecting details of illegal structures developed in the vicinity of Fewa lake.

CHITWAN, August 6: The elected representatives in Bharatpur Metropolitan City will be administered the oath of office at 3:00 pm today. Two of them—one being elected chairperson at ward 4 Hari Acharya and another chairperson at ward 7 Rajendra Mani Kafle--will not be sworn in however as their defeated rivals have lodged a complaint with Hetauda bench of High Court, Patan, dissatisfied with poll results.

CHITWAN, August 5: Re-polling at Ward-19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City has proved to be fruitful for the ruling alliance. All the candidates representing Nepali Congress have emerged  victorious in the re-election that was held at Ward-19 on Friday. It has increased the possibility of the CPN(Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal emerging victorious in the race for the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

BIRGUNJ, August 1: Visitors are facing problems in lack of sufficient number of public toilets in Birgunj Metropolitan City.

Misery in metropolis (With photos)

July 16, 2017 17:14 pm

KATHMANDU, July 16: The road conditions in Kathmandu are pathetic. Two days back a girl lost her life after being drowned into a drain at Nepaltar and the same day another girl at Samakhushi was rescued after being swept away in the drain.

POKHARA, July 13: A budget of Rs 4 billion has been proposed for Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City for the upcoming fiscal year 2017/018.

CHITWAN, July 6: Even though he was elected the chief of Ward no. 14 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC) in the first phase of local polls, Om Prasad Pokharel of the Nepali Congress (NC) has neither received his certificate nor taken the oath of office. The results of 27 of the 29 wards of the metropolis are out, but all elected representatives are facing the same problem as Pokharel.

BIRATNAGAR, July 4: Nepali Congress(NC) mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates have been taking the lead in the race for mayor and deputy mayor of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan city for the last six days.

ITAHARI, July 3:  CPN-UML is  taking lead in Itarahi Sub Metropolitan City in the second round of local elections.

BIRATNAGAR, July 1: Nepali Congress (NC) mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates are taking the lead in the race for the mayor and deputy mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City for the third consecutive day.

BIRATNAGAR, June 29: The vote counting has started in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

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.

LALITPUR, June 23: Lalitpur Metropolitan City(LMC) has taken the initiative in constructing 1.5 km-long-Flyover from Pulchowk to Kupandole.

ITAHARI, June 19: With second round of local elections just around the corner, Nepali Congress (NC) has intensified its election campaigns in the three metropolises of Province 1.

BIRATNAGAR, June 18: The top parties have tied-up alliance among themselves in Biratnagar metropolis for upcoming second phase of local level elections.

KATMANDU, June 10: With the second round of elections just 17 days away, the main opposition CPN-UML has finalized its candidates of one metropolitan city and two sub-metropolitan cities in province 1.

KATHMANDU, June 11: With the second round of elections just 17 days away, the main opposition CPN-UML has finalized its candidates of one metropolitan city and two sub-metropolitan cities in province 1.

CHITWAN, June 4: The extended bench of Patan High Court at Hetauda has issue stay order in the name of the office of chief election officer to suspend the oath of the newly elected chairpersons of ward no. 4 and 7 of Bharatpur Metropolis.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The newly elected Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City has promised to not renege on his election promises.

KATHMANDU, May 28: UML mayoral candidate Bidhyasundar Shakya is has emerged victorious in the race for the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis with 64913 votes, compared to 45269 votes for his closest rival Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Raju Raj Joshi.

KASKI, May 26: CPN-UML has won both mayor and deputy mayor of Pokhara-Lekhanath Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 24: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Gyan Prasad Khanal has been elected as ward chairperson of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-26.

BHARTPUR, May 23: With the vote countin of Ward No. of 27 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City is over, CPN-UML mayoral candidate Devi Gyawali is leading CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Dahal with 3, 389  votes.

LALITPUR, May 23: With just four wards remaining for vote counting, Nepali Congress candidate Chiribabu Maharjan has led CPN-UML Hari Krishna Byanjankar with 203 votes.

BIRATNAGAR, May 23: Locals have been divided over the government’s decision to designate Biratnagar as a metropolitan city.

CHITWAN , May 23: Vote count has been over in 10 of a total of 29 wards in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

LALITPUR, May 22: Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Chiribabu Maharjan continues to take the lead in the mayoral race of Lalitpur Metropolitan City with 19583 votes, compared to 17648 votes garnered by his closest rival CPN-UML mayoral candidate Hari Krishna Byanjankar.

CHITWAN, May 21: CPN-UML mayoral candidate Devi Gyawali continues to take the lead in the mayoral race of Bharatpur Metropolitan City with 17,591 votes, compared to 16,706 votes for his closest rival Maoist Center mayoral candidate Renu Dahal.

KATHMANDU, May 20: UML mayoral candidate Bidhyasundar Shakya is taking the lead in the race for the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis with 17,732 votes, compared to 11,893 votes for his closest rival Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Raju Raj Joshi. Shyakya is leading Joshi by 5839 votes.

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.

CHITWAN , May 20: Vote-count halted since Friday night following row over vote-counting of Ward-9 has not been resumed yet in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 19:  CPN-UML candidate Devi Gyawali is still maintaining lead with 203 votes in the race for the mayoral post of Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC).

KATHMANDU, May 18: Media persons have demonstrated in Bharatpur Metropolitan City after they were denied vote counting updates on mayoral and deputy mayoral elections.

KATHMANDU, May 18: CPN-UML mayoral candidate Bidhyasundar Shakya is taking the lead in the race for the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis with 5337 votes, compared to 3022 votes for his closest rival Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Raju Raj Joshi. Shyakya is leading Joshi by 2315 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 18: UML mayoral candidate Bidhyasundar Shakya is taking the lead in the race for the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis with 4317 votes, compared to 2472 votes for his closest rival Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Raju Raj Joshi. Shyakya is leading Joshi by 1845 votes.

CHHITWAN, May 17: UML mayoral candidate Devi Gyawali continues to take the lead in the race for the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City with 6735 votes, compared to 4987 votes garnered by his closest rival Maoist Center mayoral candidate Renu Dahal.

LALITPUR, May 17: Nepali Congress(NC) is taking the lead in the race for mayoral position of  Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

CHHITWAN, May 17: UML mayoral candidate Devi Gyawali continues to take the lead in the race for the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City with 2502 votes, compared to 1659 votes garnered by his closest rival Maoist Center mayoral candidate Renu Dahal.

CHITWAN, May 16: CPN-UML is still maintaining lead in the vote counting of the mayoral elections in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.   According to vote count results as of Tuesday night, UML candidate Devi Gyawali has secured 1, 513 while his rival of CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Dahal has got 1,135 votes.