Nepali woodworkers suffer as Indian carpenters swamp market
Indian carpenters cross the border on bicycles early in the morning and visit the under-construction houses, hotels and corporate offices to make furniture items. They then return home in the evening after finishing their work.
No private hospital bed for poor patients
Hospitals run by the private sector are blatantly ignoring the mandatory 10 percent free bed allocation for the needy.
Newly-opened cable car in Butwal draws hordes of tourists
Another cable car project in the northwest of Butwal is expected to come into operation during the Dashain festival in October.
Lumbini cable car project set to be operational by end of the month
The project is eyeing both domestic and Indian tourists.
Land held by Tiger Palace Resort comes under government’s scanner
The company owning the land, which has a five-star casino resort in Bhairahawa, was found to have exceeded the land ceiling as provisioned by the law.
Lumbini Chief Minister Giri fails to secure trust vote
Giri’s motion was rejected by a majority of the 87-member assembly, managing to receive only 33 votes in his favour.
Lumbini Province Assembly’s second term begins with two meetings
Speaker and Deputy Speaker elections will be held on January 17.
Lumbini Province Assembly lawmakers take oath of office and secrecy
Lumbini Province Head Amik Sherchan administered the oath. Nine lawmakers took the oath in their mother tongue.
Conference of outgoing chief ministers postponed
The conference was called to review the tenure of provinces and recommend suggestions to the new House for the implementation of federalism.
Police Headquarters recommends suspension of DSP Thag Bahadur KC
Central Investigation Bureau recovered 35 tolas of gold and Rs1.8 million in cash from KC’s residence in Butwal on Sunday.
Lumbini chief minister’s office moved to Deukhuri overnight
Chief Minister Kul Prasad KC snubbed calls by parties and civil servants against hastily shifting the seat of the provincial government as Deukhari lacks the infrastructure.
Talk aims bringing Butwal yarn factory out of mothballs
Once Nepal’s largest spinning mill, it shut down more than a decade ago after being crippled by mismanagement.
Six dead, 17 injured as passengers bus falls off a cliff in Palpa
The bus, enroute to Butwal from Gulmi, fell some 300 metres down a cliff, said police.
Four people killed in clash with police in Rupandehi
The clash ensued when police deployed to demolish illegal huts erected on government land were attacked by squatters.
KC appointed chief minister of Lumbini
Shanker Pokhrel of UML resigned on Wednesday after opposition decided to bring a no-confidence motion against him.