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KATHMANDU, Aug 1: It is likely that the meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) will not endorse the name of incumbent Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi to the post of Chief Justice.

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.

POKHARA, May 10: The government's plan of taking commercial banks to all local units is unlikely to materialize in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's "plan to take India into confidence" before making any promises to revise the constitution is likely to further delay the induction of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) in the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Senior leaders of two left forces of the country are likely to come together to take a decisive stand on party merger today.

BHAIRAHAWA, August 30: Gautam Buddha International Airport, which is expected to be ready for operation by June next year, is likely to miss the completion deadline.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Banks have added Rs 19 billion in new deposits in the first week of July while their lending increased by only Rs 1 billion.

KATHMANDU, July 11: It seems that interest rates are not going to fall anytime soon as bank and financial institutions (BFIs) grappling with the shortage of lendable fund are raising their saving rates to lure depositors.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Tunneling work of Melamchi Water Supply Project is at a seriously slow pace, indicating that bringing Melamchi waters to Kathmandu Valley by October is impossible.

CHAUTARA, June 15: The long wait of Kathmandu dwellers for the much-awaited Melamchi project may continue a bit longer as the project is unlikely to be complete within the stipulated time (by Dashain that falls on September-end this year).

KATHMANDU, May 18: Different ministries are preparing budget for all 744 local units for the coming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Election Commission (EC) has said that the local elections will not happen in May-June if issues related to the elections are not settled within the next 10 days.

JANAKPUR, Dec 8: The government's target of resuming the seven-decade-old Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway Service by upgrading the track into a broad-gauge line by June, 2017, is unlikely to be met.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27:  It is unlikely that the constitution amendment proposal will be registered at the Parliament on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The government is unlikely to address the demands of the agitating temporary teachers terming that their demands contravene the laws.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba is unlikely to fill the vacant office bearers positions and Central Working Committee members in the party before the Chhath festival, party leaders said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: With the festival season starting to grip the country, any headway on constitutional amendment now seems unlikely for at least a month.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Commission on Numbers and Boundaries of Local Units under the federal system has received feedback from only 16 districts so far.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), July 1: The Narayangadh-Muglin road stretch will remain shut for the entire day following repeat landslides.