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Election expenditure of candidates surpasses 10.5 billion

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Nov 6: Candidates’ election expenditure for the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies is to exceed Rs 10.5 billion. A total of 5,293 candidates are competing under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system in the twin elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7 in two phases. Likewise, the number of […]


Six accelerometer centres to be installed in KTM Valley

Earthquake Centre

Kathmandu / Nov 6: Accelerometer centres, measuring earthquake, are going to be installed at six different places of Kathmandu Valley with the Japanese support. Japan had provided financial support for the construction of 10 accelerometer centres in Kathmandu Valley and 10 GPS stations out of valley after the Gorkha earthquake. The accelerometer centres are going […]


Hailstorm damage crops worth Rs 30 million

agriculture

Nuwakot / Nov 6: Crops worth more than 30 million rupees were damaged in the hailstorms that occurred last Saturday night in Nuwakot district. The District Agriculture Development Office said that crops, namely paddy, orange, potato, millet were damaged. The crops cultivated in more than 500 hectares of land were damaged, chief of Office Dr […]


EC fixes election symbols to candidates in 45 districts

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Nov 5: The Offices of Chief Election Officer and Election Officers in 45 districts allocated election symbols on Sunday to the candidates for the second round of House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections. The twin elections (second phase) are taking place in 45 districts on coming December 7. According to Election Commission […]


SC seeks amicus curiae for voting rights of employees; Adopt all positive rule and process in election: CEC Yadav

Supreme Court

Kathmandu / Nov 5: Supreme Court has started hearing on the writ demanding voting right for the officials and security personals deployed during the upcoming elections and has asked for the amicus curiae regarding the issue. A joint bench of Justices Deepak Raj Joshi and Dambar Bahadur Shahi on Sunday asked for the amicus curiae […]


ILO urged to launch result-oriented projects in Nepal

ILO Logo

Kathmandu / Nov 5: Secretary for Labour and Employment, Mr. Laxman Prasad Mainali, met Mr. Guy Ryder, Director General of International Labour Organization at his office on November 2 and held discussion on various facets of Nepal-ILO relations. The Labour Secretary is in Geneva to attend the 331st Governing Board Meeting of ILO. The GB […]


EC scraps candidacy of corruption-accused NC leader Joshi; PM assures foolproof security for polls

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Nov 4:The Election Commission (EC) has scrapped candidacy of Nepali Congress leader Govinda Raj Joshi citing the candidate was already convicted by the Special Court and the corruption case against him is still under investigation at the apex court. A Board meeting of the EC instructed Tanahu District Office to cancel Joshi’s candidacy […]


Quality education for prosperous Nepal: President Bhandari

President Convocation

Kathmandu / Nov 4:President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called upon the government, educational institutions and the guardians to pay attention to the quality of education in the coming days for ‘happier Nepalis and prosperous Nepal’. Addressing the Academic Day programme of the Siddhartha Vanasthali Institute in the capital on Saturday, the Head-of-State pointed out the […]


Highest number of voters in province 3

Election

Nawalparasi / Nov 4: A total 15.4 million voters are eligible to vote in the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for November 26 and December 7. Of them, the highest number of voters are in province 3 (3.74 million) and the lowest in province 6 (0.8 million), according to […]


EC focused on making elections exemplary: CEC Yadav; Action will be taken if code violated: Election Commission

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Nov 03: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission (EC) is working with a focus on its goal of making the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies exemplary in view of the managerial aspect. Inaugurating an orientation programme relating to election for youths associated […]




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