Preparations are being made to host the first meeting of the new Provincial Assembly (PA) of Lumbini in its permanent capital Deukhuri, Dang. The provincial government is currently building infrastructure to enable the new provincial legislature to meet in the designated capital. It also wants to have the seat of the new government in Deukhuri.
Tara (name changed), 55, of Banfikot Rural Municipality-9, in Rukum West, attended the health camp organised in the village. She has been suffering from a prolapsed uterus for over two decades now, but visited the camp for the first time.
Rapti Provincial Hospital in Tulsipur of Dang used to throw the waste it produced haphazardly.
Nepali Congress (NC) leader and Member of Parliament Dr Chandra Bhandari has stressed the need to elevate young generation in leadership.
CPN (Maoist Centre) leader and House of Representatives (HoR) elected member from Dang constituency no 2, Rekha Sharma, viewed that the next Prime Minister should be decided within the current coalition.
The Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU) has unveiled its strategic plan titled ‘Vision 2030+’. The University released the plan, which aims to establish LBU as a world-class educational institution by 2030, on Thursday amid a programme organised at Lumbini on the occasion of its 18th anniversary. Speaking at the programme, Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Hridaya Ratna Bajracharya said that the University would focus on three elements in the coming days – imparting international-standard education, designing curriculum related to Buddhist literature and values and developing programmes to promote social responsibility.
The elephant statues in front of the Kotiyamai Temple in Sainamaina Municipality–5 lie in neglect, awaiting protection. The temple is not fenced, leaving the area open for hooligans to come and vandalise the sculptures, some of which date back centuries. Grazing cattle and playful kids also wander in and unintentionally break and damage the figures.
An agreement was reached between the Nepali and Indian security officials and different organisations to control human trafficking. A cross border interaction and sharing meeting held in Nepalgunj on Wednesday agreed to control all types of human trafficking activities by building better coordination and cooperation among the officials of both the nations.
The 9th general convention of the National Federation of the Disabled began in Nepalgunj on Tuesday Dr. Ratna Bagchand, Chief Judge of Tulsipur High Court, inaugurated the convention amid a function at Balegaun of Nepalgunj. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Chief Judge Bagchand said that the constitution of Nepal has not discriminated the disabled a
Discussions to form new government have started in Lumbini Province after the results of the election to the Provincial Assemblies held under the First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) category were announced. Now, people there are talking about which party would form the new government and under whose leadership. It is predicted that a new government would be formed under the leadership of the CPN-UML, the largest party in the Provincial Assembly (PA) under FPTP category of elections, or the second largest party, the Nepali Congress (NC). The CPN (Maoist Centre) would also play an important role in forming the new government as it is the third largest party.
Dang, the district in the Lumbini Province, reported 5.92 per cent invalid votes under the House of Representatives (HoR) election followed by 4.77 in the Province Assembly election. The voting for the twin elections was held on November 20.
Newly elected member to the House of Representatives from Rupandehi-2 and vice-chair of the CPN (UML), Bishnu Prasad Poudel, has said it was the victory of democracy, not of any party or individual through the recently held election.
The Vivah Panchami festival is being celebrated throughout the county on Monday by worshipping and paying homage to Ram and Sita.