SIRAHA, June 12: When the local elections were finally held last year after a hiatus of two decades, happiness knew no bounds for the residents of Siraha district. That happiness was brought about by the promises made by the elected local representatives.
KATHMANDU, April 2: So far, when you wanted to take a coffee-break, you needed to visit coffee shops and sometimes travel miles searching for a coffee stall. Butnow you do not have to leave the comfort of your place for coffee. Instead, coffee stall visits your place.
KATHMANDU, Sep 1: Friday's meeting of parliament's State Affairs Committee, which was scheduled to forward the stalled election-related bills after dropping some controversial amendment proposals that would allow corruption-convicted individuals to contest elections, could not make any headway after some Nepali Congress lawmakers sought more time to discuss the amendment proposals.
DHADING, July 15: Purna Bahadur Chepang, an earthquake victim in Lautak, has been waiting for nine months for the second tranche reconstruction aid to complete his half-rebuilt house. “They told us that if we don't start rebuilding after taking the Rs. 50,000 we would be punished,” said Purna Bahadur adding, “We built the foundation and even put up the walls but now I don't have money to continue and I'm tired of waiting.”
KATHMANDU, July 16: Parliamentary endorsement of the remaining bills related to fiscal budget has become uncertain with the CPN (Maoist Center), a major ruling coalition partner, deciding not to vote in support of the bills.