LAHAN, July 20: Ganga Paswan, the mayor of Karjanha Municipality of Siraha, on Thursday slapped a municipal staffer over payments made for the purchase of a dozer.

ILAM, April 16: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in the building of Chulachuli Rural Municipality on Saturday resulting in minor damages.

Municipal officer arrested

April 3, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nabin Kumar Shrestha, an account officer of Sankhuwasabha Municipality, has been arrested on charge of misusing funds from the municipal office.

RAUTAHAT, March 28: Citing “irregularities” in the development activities conducted by the local government, locals of Gadhimai Municipality have padlocked the municipal office demanding transparency.

RAUTAHAT, March 29: Citing “irregularities” in the development activities conducted by the local government, locals of Gadhimai Municipality have padlocked the municipal office demanding transparency.

RAMPUR (PALPA), March 28: CPN-UML representatives boycotted the municipal council meeting of Rampur Municipality in Palpa district as a sign of protest against the unilateral decision of Mayor Raman Bahadur Thapa and his team in selecting development programs and reallocation of budget.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 18: Handling legal matters, reconciling the two sides in a dispute, and providing justice to the victims at the local level are the responsibilities of the deputy mayors and vice- chairpersons of the local units.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) has concluded negotiations with NepWaste, a Nepal-Finland joint venture, for the management of municipal solid waste of Kathmandu district through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) approach, paving the way for signing of project development agreement (PDA).

DOLPA, Mar 4: Angry over the shifting of Dolpa's Thulobheri Municipality's center from Dunai to Juphal, agitating locals have intensified protests which are increasingly turning violent.

KHOTANG, Jan 5: With the transfer of ward secretaries to other districts, most wards of rural municipalities in Khotang are operating without secretaries.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Ten municipalities in the Kathmandu Valley have expressed commitment to help in implementation of Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) Project which is in the last leg of project development agreement (PDA) negotiations.

UML wins Gaidakot municipal mayor

May 18, 2017 19:03 pm

NAWALPARASI, May 18: CPN-UML candidate Chhatraraj Poudel has been elected chairman of Gaidakot municipality of Nawalaprasi. He garnered 11,302 votes while his nearest rival Gajendra Ale from Nepali Congress got 11,078 votes.

KANCHANPUR , March 31: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) cadres on Thursday vandalized the District Coordination Committee and Rajbiraj Municipality offices at Saptari's district headquarters of Rajbiraj.

MAHOTTARI, Feb 7: Locals of Gaushala have padlocked the office of the Municipality on Tuesday in protest of arbitrary activities of chief executive officer.

CIAA books municipal officer for graft

January 5, 2017 20:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: A corruption case has been filed against Durgalal Bishwakarma, coordinator of Kohalpur Municipality Office, Banke on charge of bribery.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The government is preparing to assign senior most secretary of a village council or a municipal council that falls under a to-be-formed local government as the executive head of the new local government so as to avoid any leadership vacuum at the local levels.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: A two-day gathering of the district presidents of the Nepali Congress has come up with a suggestion that the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission (LBRC) rectify its proposal to form 565 local municipal bodies, saying that the proposal is ‘unscientific and unfeasible.’