JUMLA, July 26: The alarming rise in the number of child marriages in the district has compelled the representatives of Patarasi Rural Municipality to join hands with various stakeholders to curb this ill practice.

One of the fundamentals of a vibrant democracy is the people’s right to express their dissatisfaction to the workings of the government.

KANCHANPUR, July 15: The locals from Bailakundi of Krishnapur Municipality-4 in the district have been elated after their representatives began working for the upgrading of the local road.

PARBAT, July 13: Chairman of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged the people's reprsentatives to root out corruption and irregularities.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The government is learnt to have been planning to come up with clear policies regarding forest and environment sectors with an objective of improving the people's living standard through the means of community forest.

KATHMANDU June 15: Nepal Tarun Dal, a sister organization of the Nepali Congress, is to launch 'Youth Dialogue, People's Goodwill' program.

KATHMANDU, June 15 : Nepal Tarun Dal, a sister organisation of the Nepali Congress, is to launch 'Youth Dialogue, People's Goodwill' programme. Tarun Dal General Secretary, Bhupendra Jung Shahi, said that the Tarun Dal is going to launch different campaigns till mid-July to make the organisation stronger.

KHOTANG, June 6: Until a year ago, political party leaders were wandering through the villages and cities with their election agendas. In order to bring voters on their side, they reached the doorsteps of the locals with their best agenda.

KATHMANDU, Jun 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the lawmakers to perform as per the demands of the people.

KATHMANDU, June 3: On Saturday, the country marked 17 years of the royal palace massacre of 2001 in which it lost the then King Birendra Shah, Queen Aishwarya and Crown Prince Dipendra.

KATHMANDU, May 17: As the major communist parties, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have merged, leaders of different political parties delivered mix reactions.

The recent official two-day visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal has been the talk of the town. While both the governments have claimed the visit to be successful, there have been mixed remarks about his visit across the country. In fact, the VVIP motorcade had affected the lives of Kathmandu denizens and social media was flooded with hashtag trends against the blockade imposed by India in 2015.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Teeange player Santoo Shrestha’s rise as national prodigy in Nepali sports last year has established the table-tennis player as one of the front-runners for the People’s Choice Award in imminent Pulsar Sports Awards. The 18-year-old won three national table-tennis tournaments in 2017-18 season.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal national volleyball team open spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha’s rise as a professional player has put the national prodigy among the top candidates to win the upcoming People’s Choice Award in Pulsar Sports Award slated for May 17.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal’s national number one goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong has emerged as a strong contender for the Bajaj Pulsar People’s Choice Award 2018 on back of a successful 2017/18 season with national as well as foreign teams.

KATHMANDU, May 8:Teenagers dominated the list for 2018 led by cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane as rising golfer Pratima Sherpa and table tennis prodigy Santoo Shrestha made the final five of the unveiled names on Wednesday by Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) for the People’s Choice Award of the Pulsar Sports Award scheduled to be declared on May 18. National football team goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong and spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha are the two other nominees in the list.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The “people’s war” was a significant political event born out of historical necessity and any effort to undermine its contribution in social and political changes could put left unity in jeopardy, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The first Nepali cricketer to sign for an Indian Premier League team Sandeep Lamichhane is one of the nominees of the People’s Choice category of Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) Pulsar Sports Award 2018. He will be joined by four other sportspersons in the race by footballer Kiran Kumar Limbu, national volleyball team player Man Bahadur Shrestha, golfer Pratima Sherpa, and table tennis player Santoo Shrestha.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) has announced the name of nominees for ‘People’s Choice Award’ on Wednesday.

XI'AN, CHINA, April 13: The first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) People's Forum concluded in Xi'an of Shaanxi Province, issuing a six-point Xi'an Declaration that vows to promote cooperation among NGOs in the region to fight against endemic poverty in the region.

HETAUDA, March 16: The Province-3 government has fixed the salary and allowances of the local people's representatives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: CPN (Maoist Center) has marked the 23rd People’s War Day at the central party headquarters in Perisdanda on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The team of film ‘Salhesh: The People's Hero’ are planning to host auditions to finalize actors for the movie. The film is based on the 1,500-year-old history of King Mithila.

DANG/RUKUM, Jan 10: Eleven years ago, Mohan KC of Rukum, Banfikot purchased eight ropanis of land from another local Tirtharaj Sharma for Rs 80,000. As the land was passed by the then 'people's government' of Maoist rebels, KC had expected that he won't have to pay tax for the land. To his disappointment, he was handed over with a small chit of paper by one of the Maoist cadres asking him to pay Rs 5,000 for the registration of land.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has blamed the Nepali Congress of disrespecting the people’s mandate.

GORKHA, Dec 25: Senior leader of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Narayan Kaji Shrestha has said the people's mandate which the leftist parties have got from across the country through the elections was in favor of party unification.

LAHAN, Dec 13: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav has said that it has now been easier to address the issue of the Madhes.

NC has lost people's trust, claims Oli

November 29, 2017 05:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli has claimed that the Nepali Congress (NC) has lost the people's trust as it has failed to lead the country towards prosperity even after getting opportunity to form majority governments twice before.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has totally focused on the elections taking place in 32 districts on coming November 26.

Global warming is hurting people’s health a bit more than previously thought, but there’s hope that the Earth — and populations — can heal if the planet kicks its coal habit, a group of doctors and other experts said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The third edition of Page 3 Nepalbhasha People’s Choice Awards concluded at Rastriya Naachghar, Jamal on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The People’s Choice category in the NSJF Pulsar Sports Award is set to see a tougher competition as compared to other award categories.

GAITGHAT, August 3: The High Court, Okhaldhunga has issued an interim order in the name of newly elected people's representatives of the Belaka Municipality-4 in Udyapur district not to start works until a next verdict or a decision.

The main opposition CPN-UML has concluded that the Supreme Court's decision to conduct re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City Ward No 19 has disrespected the people's mandate and the party is worried about the verdict setting a wrong precedent.

TEHRATHUM, July 28: The elected people's representatives of the Chhathar rural municipality in the district have decided to put on the Nepali dress during office time.

UDAYAPUR, July 23: A majority of board members have taken a decision on changing the name of Sunkoshi rural municipality to Lingchingbung rural municipality here in Udayapur.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) is set to impart orientation on local development to newly-elected people's representatives.

People's representatives of Achham

The country on Wednesday witnessed the second phase of local elections. The last time local level elections took place in the country was nearly two decades ago when there were very few local bodies. The elections this time was historic also because it was the first local level elections after the country adopted federalism having seven provinces and 744 local units. While the government is yet to hold elections in Province 2, many local bodies have already got the officer bearers. Depending on their potential and needs, aspirations and visions of the chiefs and deputy chiefs of those bodies vary. Here we talked to the representatives of Achham and Ilam districts.

KHOTANG, June 25: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said the people's government has received the recognition of local level.

RATNAGAR, June 10: The people's representatives in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-29 have been given training against trafficking in persons and about their duties, responsibilities and rights.

Peoples say on online surveys

June 5, 2017 10:27 am

The rise in social media has broadened communication over a short span of time. Although, various research and online surveys are conducted on a daily basis. While these surveys are appluded, they are also questioned at times.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A book titled "Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Nepal: Policy Status, Challenges and Opportunities" was launched along with "The Indigenous World 2017 ", an annual report of the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) amidst a program here today.

Newly elected chiefs of various rural municipalities of Gorkha, epicenter of devastating earthquake of April  2015, make their pledges after assuming their offices.  Here’s what they have to offer:

Newly elected chiefs of various rural municipalities of Gorkha, epicenter of devastating earthquake of April  2015, make their pledges after assuming their offices.  Here's what they have to offer:

KAILALI, May 9: The rising temperatures in the second week of May have resulted in a high number of patients visiting the Seti Zonal Hospital in Kailali.

LOS ANGELES, April 19: Julia Roberts was just named People Magazine's "World's Most Beautiful Woman" for a record-breaking fifth time.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Prime Minister and Chairman of the CPN (Maoist-Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal said the major agenda before the State is holding the local level election successfully.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: While various Maoist factions were commemorating their 22nd People's War Day on Sunday, conflict victims of the decade-long Maoist insurgency marked a Black Day, venting their ire against the snail-pace transitional justice process.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12. While Maoist cadres are marking the 22nd 'People's War Day' on Sunday, the Conflict Victims National Society observed it as a 'black day' and staged an hour long sit-in protest near the southern gate of the Singha Durbar.