BHOJPUR, July 4: An unidentified group on Tuesday evening vandalized and torched the ward office of Tyamkemaiyung Rural Municipality-1, in Bhojpur district.

POKHARA, June 29: Agitating ward chairs in Pokhara Metropolitan City have withdrawn their protest from Friday after the mayor of the city during talks with them assured them of including missing projects.

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.

TANAHUN, May 16: There are some 84 wards in ten local units of Tanahun but 42 of the wards are currently operating without ward secretaries.

GAUSHALA, May 15: As many as eight patients of leprosy have been identified in a single ward of Mahottari rural municipality in Mahottari district.

Dr KC admitted to emergency ward

July 5, 2018 13:24 pm

SURKHET, July 5: Senior orthopedic surgeon Prof Dr Govinda KC has been admitted to the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla after his health started deteriorating.

MUSTANG, June 26: A year after the successful conclusion of the local elections, the construction of ward offices has been intensified in the mountain district of Mustang.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Government monitoring teams mobilized to curb electricity theft have arrested two ward chairmen, in Kavre and Saptari districts, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 15 : Marking the World Blood Donor's Day, Nepali Congress (NC) Kathmandu Metropolitan City Ward No 10 Committee on Thursday organized a blood donation camp in coordination with Nobel Blood Transfusion Centre at New Baneshwar.

BAGLUNG, June 15: Two people were killed in a jeep accident at Tarakhola Rural Municipality in Baglung district on Thursday.

SURKHET, June 10: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province have demanded the formation of a high-level probe committee to investigate the murder of Mana Sarki, a Dalit woman member of Naharinath Rural Municipality.

Snake-bite claims ward chairman

June 7, 2018 10:13 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jun 7:  A 35-year-old man on Wednesday night died after being bitten by a venomous snake in the Morang district.

KALIKOT, June 7: Terming it as a murder and nothing else, Dalit activists in Kalikot have demanded due action against the accused for killing Mana Sarki, ward member of Naraharinath Rural Municipality - 9. They have handed over a memorandum to the District Administration Office urging justice to the victim's family.

KATHMANDU, June 6: She was fine until four o'clock on Saturday afternoon. What happened next took away her life. Ward member of Narahari Village Municipality - 9 in Kalikot, Mana Sarki was a mother of six, and she leaves behind a family devastated by their loss.

DADELDHURA, May 29: Four passengers were killed and seven others sustained injuries when a jeep heading toward Dhangadhi from Dipayal plunged some 200 meters from KI Singh Highway into a river at Gajraula of Dadeldhura district on Tuesday.

JHAPA, May 21: An unidentified group on Sunday night detonated a bomb in the house of ward Chairman of Damak Municipality-7 Bhim Paudel. Two people were injured in the explosion while the house has sustained minor damages.

RUKUM, May 18:Yarshagumba, a fungus prized for its purported medicinal properties, is a huge attraction in the Himalayas. The ' Yarsha carnival' engages locals and traders from different parts of the hills and even India, as the precious herb fetches good money. And the urge to make the most of it has not spared even the elected local representatives.

Ward member released on bail

May 8, 2018 07:31 am

RUKUM, May 8:  After spending 25 days in prison, Rudra Bahadur Sunar, a ward member of Sisne Rural Municipality, who was arrested on the charge of impregnating a woman of his own locality has been released on bail.

KALIKOT, May 5: Police have arrested ward chairman of Raskot Municipality-1 Nawaraj Sanjyal for his unruly behavior at a Dohorisanjh in Surkhet.

SANKHUWASABHA, May 4: The Joint office of wards 1, 2 and 3 of Panchkhapan Municipality has been closed by Biplav led rebel party for indefinite period of time.

MUGU, April 14: A ward chairman in Jumla district died after he collapsed during the inaugural programme of Rara-Karnali Tourism Year-2075 on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Norvic International Hospital Kathmandu has announced a 20 per cent discount to the locals of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Ward No. 11 where the hospital is located.

KHOTANG, April 10: After assuming the office of ward chief, signing recommendations for citizenship, passport, and migration among other things as well as listening to public grievances is the routine job of a ward chief. But the responsibilities of Bikash Rai, the ward chief of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-12, are not limited to this.

SARLAHI, April 3: Ward chiefs of Balara Municipality along with some locals have started a relay sit-in from Monday accusing the mayor of appointing his brother to a public post.

PANCHTHAR, March 30: A ward member of Falelung Rural Municipality-6 has been arrested on the charge of raping and impregnating a woman.

MAHOTTARI, March 28: A video showing a man in his early fifties being brutally beaten in front of some people went viral in Mahottari on Monday. The video shows the man lying on the floor with his legs tied with his own lungi (loincloth) while another man is seen hitting him mercilessly with a stick inside a room.

UDAYAPUR, March 27: In a lowly behavior, two ward chiefs of Chaudandigadhi Municipality of Udayapur district have been found hurling plastic water bottles at each other during a meeting.

KATHMANDU, March 26:  After the government's attempt to ban plastic bags in the Kathmandu Valley two years ago became a complete failure, Ward No 1 of Mahalaxmi Municipality in Lalitpur district is all set to revive the ban from April 14 coinciding with the Nepali New Year 2075.

Dy mayor beats up ward member

March 25, 2018 06:30 am

ITAHARI, March 25: The deputy mayor of Sunsari Duhabi Municipality has been accused of beating one of the ward members of her municipality apparently after being verbally abused by him on Friday.

NUWAKOT, Mar 23: A local level representative here has been convicted in the women trafficking case and handed a 37-year jail sentence.

BIRATNAGAR, March 22: Ward members of various local units of Province 1 on Wednesday encircled the Provincial Assembly building demanding their salaries. Ward members staged the protest just before the meeting of the provincial government.

NEPALGUNJ, March 9: Ever since she was elected to the local unit, Rekha Verma, the female member of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City ward no. 7, has actively participated in each and every work of her ward. She has left no stone unturned to justify her election to the post.

CHITWAN, Feb 19: Narendra Adhikari, ward chair of Khairhani Municipality-4, who was severely injured in a road accident occurred last night died in course of treatment at Chitwan Medical College at 10: 15 am today, police said.

KAPILVASTU, Feb 19: The five-year-old son of Fatteh Mohammad Musalman, the chairperson of Mayadevi Rural Municipality-4 of Kapilvastu was found dead in a pond nearby his home on Sunday afternoon. Musalman's son was abducted on Thursday by two unidentified persons while he was heading to his school.

NUWAKOT, Feb 1: It is almost two months since ward no 1 of Dupcheswor Rural Municipality has been operating without a ward chief.

LAHAN, Jan 15: The biting winter cold has claimed the lives of five people, including four women, within a week in a single Ward of Karjanha Municipality in Siraha district.

GORKHA, Jan 4: It has been more than five months since Deepak Darji, secretary of Ajirkot Rural Municipality ward-5, has been out of contact and is believed to have misappropriated government funds.

Bomb explosion damages Ward Office

December 3, 2017 09:17 am

CHITWAN, Dec 3: A bomb has gone off at the office premises of Bharatpur metropolitan city-5 on Saturday night. The explosion damaged Red Cross society Narayanpur, Sub-section office building.

JAJARKOT, Nov 25: Cadres of Biplav led Maoists party has abducted newly elected ward CPN-UML chairperson of Jajarkot. The revolting Maoists, who have outcast the upcoming elections, abducted Gopal Nepali, chairperson of Kuse rural municipality-1 at 2 AM today from Syangri.

Ward chief attacked in Bajura

November 20, 2017 08:09 am

BAJURA, Nov 20: Dammar Mahat, the chief of Badimalika Municipality-2, was attacked by an unidentified group on Saturday while returning home from the District Health Office, Bajura.

PARBAT, Nov 6: Cow farming is working wonders for a local representative here. Subash Chandra Paudel, chairperson to Ward no 7 of the Kushma Municipality, performs his duties at the ward office during office hours and spends rest of time in his cow farm.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The meeting of the Development Committee under the Legislature-Parliament here today has instructed bodies concerned to ensure that all the wards of rural municipalities would have an access to free internet services within October 31, 2018.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Rajan Koirala, Chair of Dhulikhel Municipality Ward No. 2 in Kavre district, passed away last night.

DADELDHURA, August 21: A ward member has died after getting swept away by the Puturu river at Parasuram municipality, said police.

NAWALPARASI, August 9: Chairmen of various wards under Ramgram Municipality in Nawalparasi have said they are unaware about the budget allocated for the wards. Ward chiefs have vented their ire against the mayor and the officials of the municipality for allocating the budget without holding a board meeting.

BANKE, August 8: An unidentified armed gang brutally attacked ward member of Raptisonari rural municipality Tikaram Basnet with a sharp weapon.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday arrested a ward secretary for allegedly taking bribe in Bishnupur Rural Municipality of the district.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday ordered a fresh election in Ward Number 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

Around 10 elderly had gathered on the Dabali area of Naradevi temple, Naradevi to assemble fresh green reeds into groups of six. These assembles were then arranged in a human-like shape — two hands, three legs and a face — to create Ghantakarna (a mythical being, also believed to be the incarnation of Lord Bhairav) and Goddess Naradevi. What differentiated the two were the posters that were later added to the effigies: one with a picture of a penis to represent Ghantakarna while Naradevi had an eye-shaped poster to represent her genitals.

UDAYAPUR, July 8: Nepali Congress candidate Sumanta Koirala has warned that he would move the court alleging that he was defeated through vote rigging in Triyuga Municipality-1.