The vote count in Pokhara Metropolitan City has begun at 4:15 pm today evening. It started two hours late due to various technical causes, it has been said.
Mohan Singh Lalchan of the CPN (Unified Socialist) has won the election as chairperson of Gharpajhong rural municipality in the Mustang district. Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre) and CPN (Unified Socialist) had made an electoral alliance in the rural municipality.
Ghale got 320 votes, 41 more votes than his rival, NC's Chhiring Dhwarje Lama, who got 279 votes in the local level election held on Friday.
By Belina Thapa, Lamjung, May 14: Nepali Congress candidate Konjo Tenjing Lama has been elected to the post of Narpabhumi Rural Municipality in Manang district.He secured 158 votes, 47 more than his rival, independent candidate Krishna Bahadur Lama who got 111 votes.According to the office of the chief election officer, as there was a single candidate for vice-chair of this local level, UML's Mengmar Funcho Lama has been elected unopposed to the post of vice-chair. Of 448 total voters, 304 had cast their votes in Narpabhumi RM, which calculated to 67.85 voter turnout.
Padam Thapa, Police Inspector at the Syangja district police office, informed that 13 passengers of the jeep were killed while 10 others injured in the accident.
According to our correspondents, Chief Election Commission Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya cast his vote from polling center at Nist School, Madhyapurthimi Municipality-1 in Bhaktapur.
Pokhara, May 3 (RSS): The world-renowned Turkish film actor Engin Altan Düzyatan has arrived in Pokhara today. Currently, on a visit to Nepal at the invitation of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, he landed in Kathmandu on Monday. Pokhara Tourism Council and Nepal Association of Tours and Travel Agents (NATTA) officials, tourism entrepreneurs, and his fans welcomed the film artiste at Pokhara Airport. Düzyatan is leading an eight-member team for promoting tourism and attracting Turkish visitors to Nepal, said Jainab Khatun, assistant press coordinator of the Culture and Tourism Minister Prem Bahadur Ale. Khatun shared that the Turkish actor will attend a programme to be organized at Miya Patan, Pokhara-13 marking the Eid-ul-Fitr.He is scheduled to go for a sight-seeing tour of local touristic places such as Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, and Sarangkot during his two-day visit to Pokhara. Düzyatan is on a whirlwind tour of the country sponsored by the Nepal government which is trying to kick-start tourism again as the danger of the Covid-19 pandemic fades.“I am very excited to be in Nepal, see the Himalayas, and meet the people in Kathmandu and Pokhara. I am glad to see that Nepal is open again for tourism, and people have started coming back,” Düzyatan said on arrival at Kathmandu airport on Monday.
Waling, April 18 (RSS): The death toll in Syangja jeep accident has reached six. The latest victim of the accident is a 50-year-old Ganga Bahadur Dala of Waling-12 who died today morning at Gandaki Medical College in Pokhara, said Padam Raj Thapa, Spokesperson at District Police Office. The other five injured in the accident are receiving treatment at the hospital, he said. A jeep (Ga 1 Ja 7399) heading to Bayantari from Waling Municipality-12 skidded off the road and fell around 200 meters at Phirphire on Sunday morning, killing six including Dala and injuring five, said the police.
Five people have been killed in the Syangja jeep accident on Sunday. The Mahindra Jeep (Ga 1 Ja 7399) heading towards Banyatari from Waling has met with an accident at Firfire of Waling municipality 12.
"This election is a battle for us. If we win, the nation will win and the vice versa," he said, "If the Maoist Center loses the election, it will be like the loss of the republican set up, which in turn will be the loss on part of the oppressed women, dalit, indigenous nationalities, persons living with a disability."
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