KATHMANDU, August 31: The provincial governments-led by CPN-UML in Province 1 and Bagmati Province have fallen in minority after a section of lawmakers have chosen to be part of the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led CPN (Unified Socialist) party.
KATHMANDU, August 28: Even as the newly-appointed Chief Minister of Province 1, Bhim Acharya is yet to give a full shape to his Cabinet, the opposition alliance has already expedited preparations to form a new government.
BIRATNAGAR, Feb 21: The rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) close to Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal has tabled a no-confidence motion against the chief minister of Province 1, Sherdhan Rai.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Chief Minister (CM) of Province 1, Sherdhan Rai has said that the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal could have been preparing for the forthcoming midterm polls.
BIRATNAGAR, Feb 7: The Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Sunday obstructed the provincial assembly of Province 1 in a move to block a discussion on the vote of no-confidence filed earlier against Chief Minister Sher Dhan Rai at the Provincial Assembly.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative (MoLMAC) of Province 1 in association with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) on Tuesday officially launched Phase-2 of the Nepal Agricultural Market Development Programme (NAMDP).
BIRATNAGAR, Dec 19: The Province-1 government is all set to distribute land ownership certificates to landless squatters. The squatters living in Mai Municipality and Madsebung Rural Municipality will get the land ownership certificates in the first phase.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: 'Hello Student Program' is going to be launched in Province 1. The Provincial Ministry of Social Development has been making preparations to launch the program in order to teach the students by telephone as the situation is not conducive for in-person learning at schools.
BIRATNAGAR, Sept 26: The COVID-19 caseload surpassed 6,000 in Province 1 on Saturday. According to the latest updates released by the Corona Information Desk of the province, a total of 6,149 new cases (4,318 males and 1,931 females) have been reported in the province as of Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Balika Khadka Rai, a cadre of the then CPN-UML, was arrested “for trying to forcibly enter the meeting venue of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP)” at Parisdanda in the capital on Sunday.
ITAHARI, Aug 31: According to the Corona Information Desk of Province-1 under the Office of Chief Minister and Council of Ministers, out of total infected, 2,438 are males and 873 are females. Among them, 1534 patients - 1240 males and 294 females - have been discharged after recovery.
MORANG, Aug 16: As many as 103 more people have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Province 1 in the past 24 hours. Those tested positive for the virus include 69 males and 34 females.
BIRATNAGAR, Aug 4: Following the footsteps of Biratnagar Metropolitan City and Belaka Municipality, three more local bodies of Province 1 have imposed lockdown orders. The measure has been taken to step the community transmission of Coronavirus.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Of the seven provinces in Nepal, Province 1 has been worst-affected by the pandemic of coronavirus disease. Province 1 has witnessed the highest number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases. As of Monday, 31 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the province. Of the 75 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, none is from Karnali Province.
ITAHARI, March 21: The Province 1 government has decided to set up a 50-bed hospital along with 10-bed ventilator facility in partnership with Nepal Army and Armed Police Force and Nepal Police. The hospital will be established in the building of erstwhile National Trading Limited within a week. The facility is being established to address potential outburst of COVID-19.
BHADRAPUR, March 20: Province 1 Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Hikmat Karki on Thursday monitored works being carried out at far-east checkpoint Kakarbhitta to contain spread of COVID-19 infection.
KATHMANDU, March 18: In September last year, the Ministry of Social Development, Province 1 signed an agreement with Karuna Foundation, an NGO, to implement a Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Program (DPRP). This 1.86 billion-rupee project is looking to develop disability-inclusive communities through community-based healthcare.