DAILEKH, May 19: The ward chief of Chamundabindrasauni Municipality-5 of Dailekh district was thrashed a school principal during a meeting of the municipality on Friday.

PYUTHAN, March 17: Pyuthan is the oldest and one of the most well-facilitated municipalities of the district. However, there are some villages in the municipality, which are yet to be connected to roads.

Funds for new cars but not fire engines

November 29, 2018 07:58 am

DAMAK, Nov 29: On Sunday, a fire in Shivasatakshi Municipality of Jhapa killed four members of the same family. The municipality did not have its own fire engine and the locals had to wait for two hours for a fire engine from another local unit to arrive at the scene. Locals are wondering if the family could have been saved if their municipality had its own fire engine.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 28: It is the responsibility of the municipality to monitor irregularities and take stern action against those violating laws. However, Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur has been found breaching the law itself.

JUMLA, Oct 5: The Dashain festival is just around the corner and demands for all types of commodities have soared up. As usual, dealers are making attempts to take advantage of the situation by selling outdated products. There have been numerous complaints against such incidents.

Municipality provides MBBS scholarship

September 7, 2018 03:30 am

DAILEKH, Sep 7: Aaathbis Municipality of Dailekh has decided to provide 75 percent scholarship to one talented student from the municipality to study MBBS.

SURKHET, Aug 6: Bheriganga Municipality has prohibited the use of mobile phones and junk foods in schools with the aim to improve education quality at the local level.

KANCHANPUR, Aug 4: The Bhimdutta Municipality is to produce energy from the solid waste produced by the municipality folks.

KATHMANDU, Aug1: At a time when there is criticism from various quarters over the increasing burden of tax on ordinary people, Ilam Municipality in eastern part of the country has decided to impose 50 paisa per liter tax on petroleum products in the name of controlling pollution.

ILAM, July 21: At a time when over use of pesticides have been increasingly posing risks to people's life, Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam is gearing up to be a pesticide free zone in three years. For this, the municipality is working with stakeholders - farmers, people's representatives and industrialists. According to the plan, vegetables, crops and tea grown in this municipality will be fully organic.

TEHRATHUM, July 13: Myanglung Municipality has made a decision not to invest in the rural roads having less than four meters of width.

PALPA, July 10: Bagnaskali rural municipality of Palpa has started to provide loans to promote self employment in agriculture and animal husbandry after youths present their education certificates as collateral.

MAHENDRANAGAR, July 10: Bhimdutta Municipality has been declared fully immunized local unit in Kanchanpur with each and every child immunized.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Qatar Red Crescent and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nepal today signed an agreement to rehabilitate and rebuild community infrastructure and facilities in Gorkha.

PYUTAHAN, July 7: Though the human civilization and technological advancement has taken a new leap, locals living in many wards of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality are yet to be introduced to the means of communication.

GAIGHAT, July 4: Tapli rural municipality in the western hilly area of Udayapur district is without any modern communication facilities.

SURKHET, July 2: As part of the 'Prosperous Birendranagar: One home, one woman employment' program, depending on the type of their jobs, women can get 50% loan without interest and 50% grant. For the first year of the program, the municipality has sanctioned a budget of Rs 18 million.

DOLAKHA, June 26: Bhimeshwar Municipality Office has started internal study for building an airport in the municipality. The second meeting of Bhimeshwar Municipal Council held in Charikot has allocated a budget of Rs 200,000 to conduct feasibility study for the airport.

Pregnant women are opting to give birth at home rather than in health facilities at Purwa Khola rural municipality-1, largely due to unawareness and geographical remoteness.

NEPANGUNJ, June 2 : Authorities have taken action against two private schools in Duduwa rural municipality of Banke for operating against set standards.

DHADING, Jun 1: Dhunibensi municipality, which borders the federal capital of the country, has launched a mobile application to make its activities technology friendly. The app has been developed so as to inform the people about the activities, services and the processes to be fulfilled to get the services from the home itself.

RASUWA, May 30: A fire has broken out at a hotel based in Tumure of Gosaikunda rural municipality-2 in Rasuwa district.

CHITWAN, May 29: Disproportionate tea-cher-student ratio, lack of infrastructures and poor management committees are common problems of community schools in Madi. However, Madi Municipality is now set to change this. With an aim to ensure quality education in schools, the municipality office has decided to merge them.

ILAM, May 27: The Maijogmai rural municipality in Ilam will be depriving its representatives and employees of three percent of their salaries if they admit their children in private schools.

KHOTANG, May 20: Rupakot Majhuwagadi Municipality of Khotang has started strict plans to end the middlemen practice in vegetable sales in the municipality. Rules have been formulated to end the middlemen practice in the weekly bazaar held in Diktel.

BHAKTAPUR, May 14:The Suryabinayak Municipality in Bhaktapur has recruited town police to provide security in the municipality area.

BUTWAL, May 14: A landslide after yesterday’s rainfall has halted vehicular movements along the Siddhartha highway since 2 AM today. At around 1 AM yesterday, a landslide had fallen at Hedbox, an area that is at higher risks of landslides during monsoon every year.

370 people to be provided with training for 18 different jobs

SYANGJA, May 8: Bhirkot Municipality of the district has come up with a noble idea to attract pregnant women into a regular health check-up providing an egg each a day to the pregnant women who visit a health post on a regular basis.

DOLPA, May 6: The absence of officials in Tripurasundari Municipality has not only affected the day to day work but has also greatly disappointed the service seekers.

DHADING, April 24: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

SARLAHI, April 23: The office of Balara Municipality has resumed operation after 20 days following an agreement with five ward chiefs and locals who had padlocked the office as a protest against the mayor.

DHADING, April 22: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

DANG, April 21: Babai Rural Municipality office recently extracted mines from over six rivers in the region. The existing laws allow local bodies to use local resources for development, but there certainly are some guidelines.

SYANGJA, April 17: The chairperson of Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja has admitted his son and daughter to a community school in his bid to support the student enrollment campaign launched by the government.

UDAYAPUR, APRIL 12: Triyuga Municipality of Udayapur district has unveiled plan to install 100 MW solar photo voltaic plant.

NUWAKOT, April 10: Preparations are underway to declare Bidur Municipality, the largest local unit of Nuwakot district, an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone on April 13.

UDAYAPUR, April 8: After the locals protested against the construction of airport by cutting down trees from local community forest, the Triyuga Municipality is mulling to use the wasted lands along Triyuga and Luhale rivers for the proposed Sagarmatha Airport.

BAJURA, April 7: Badimalika Municipality has come up with a noble idea in a bid to enforce old-age security. It will deprive those, who are found staying away from their responsibility to look after their old parents, of administrative facilities like birth and death registrations it provides.

KHOTANG, April 6: All wards of Jantedhunga Rural Municipality of Khotang are struggling in the absence of ward secretaries who have been transferred to other local units.

RAJBIRAJ, Mar 27: Shambhunath Municipality in Saptari district has been declared the open defecation free and fully immunized municipality.

RUKUM, March 25: With the objective of protecting and promoting traditional housing , Sisne Rural Municipality has decided to provide financial aid to  people building thatched houses.

NUWAKOT, March 20: The Belkotgadhi Municipality in Nuwakot district is to expand 255 local roads at one go giving top priority to expansion and upgrading of roads for urban development.

DAMAK, March 20: Himalaya Mahalaxmi Tea Garden based in Damak Municipality, which is owned by the former king Gyanendra Shah, has not paid taxes worth over Rs 38 million. Shah has not paid the taxes even after he was stripped of all state powers and reduced to an ordinary citizen.

TERHATHUM, March 19: With the objective of encouraging women to give births at birthing centers and health institutions, Menchyayem Rural Municipality of Terhathum has decided to increase the motivation allowance for such women. As per the decision, an additional Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 -- depending on the distance of their homes from the birthing centers or health institutions- will be provided to such women.

TERHATHUM, March 18: With the objective of encouraging women to give births at birthing centers and health institutions, Menchyayem Rural Municipality of Terhathum has decided to increase the motivation allowance for such women.

KHOTANG, March 16: Birthing centers have been established in all wards of the Halesi Tuwachung Municipality in Khotang under the ‘one ward, one birthing center’ campaign.

KHOTANG, March 17: Birthing centers have been established in all wards of the Halesi Tuwachung Municipality in Khotang under the 'one ward, one birthing center' campaign.

DHANGADHI, March 12: Ghodaghodi municipality mayor Mamata Prasad Chaudhary was injured in a gunshot fired by an unidentified group.

ILAM, Mar 12: Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam has announced that it will pay for the medical treatment of a nine-year-old mentally ill girl, who has been tied up at her home in the municipality.