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UML continues to lead vote counts in PR

Kathmandu, Dec 14 (RSS): CPN-UML has continued to lead the vote counts of Proportional Representation (PR) electoral category of the parliamentary elections held on November 26 and December 7. According to the information provided by the Election Commission’s Information System Management Section, CPN-UML has gathered 2,555,545 votes, Nepali Congress 2,458,794 and CPN (Maoist Centre) 1,004,828. Likewise, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal ...

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Indian national held with fake notes

Surunga (Jhapa), Dec 13 (RSS): An Indian national has been held in possession of 96,000 fake Indian currency notes from Jhapa on Wednesday. The arrested is Mohhamud Arazaul Karim Miya, 31, of Alamgunj Taalhgachhi, Harischandrapur of West Bengal, India. Police arrested Miya with 48 fake notes of IC 2,000 denomination from Damak-6. Further investigation into the incident is underway by ...

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UML adds one more HoR seat from Kanchanpur

Kanchanpur, Dec 12 (RSS): CPN-UML’s Dr Dipak Prakash Bhatta, representing the left alliance, has been elected a member of the House of Representatives from constituency no. 3 of Kanchanpur with 26, 364 votes. His nearest rival was Ramesh Lekhak of NC who finished with 26,106 votes. Likewise, in constituency no. 3 (A) seat of State Assembly, UML’s Prakash Rawal won ...

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UML decries political appointments

Kathmandu, Dec 11 (RSS): The CPN (UML) has criticized the political appointments made by the government immediately after the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies. Issuing a press statement Monday, UML General Secretary Ishwor Pokharel has protested the appointments made by the government in Gorkhapatra Corporation, Film Development Board and other bodies. The UML General Secretary has ...

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Rai elected in Bhojpur State Assembly member ‘B’

Bhojpur, Dec 9 (RSS): Sherdhan Rai of CPN-UML representing the left alliance has been elected member of the State Assembly from Bhojpur State Assembly member ‘B’. Rai won with 20,334 votes to defeat his nearest rival NC’s Govinda Bahadur Karki, who got 13,229 votes .

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Aftershock measuring 5.2 in the Richter scale

Kathmandu, Dec 8(RSS): An aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake was recorded with its epicentre around Jiri of Dolakha this morning. The quake at 8:36 am was measured 5.2 in the Richter scale, according to the National Seismological Centre. The aftershock was felt as far as in the capital with Dolkha district headquarters Charikot experiencing a big jolt, seismologist Chitan ...

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UML leaders Khanal, Nembang cast vote

Ilam, Dec 7 (RSS): Three top political leaders cast their vote from Ilam-based polling centers. Former Speaker and CPN (UML) leader Subash Nembang voted from Balmandir polling center. Nembang is in the fray for a parliament member from Ilam constituency 2. Likewise, former Prime Minister and UML leader Jhala Nath Khanal cast his vote from a polling center at Ramphok ...

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Motorcyclist killed in truck-hit

Ratnanagar, Chitwan, Dec 6 (RSS): A person riding a motorcycle was killed when a truck hit his motorcycle at Fisling in Chitwan. The accident happened when the truck with registration number plate  Na 6 Kha  9731 heading towards Kathmandu from Muglin knocked down the motorcycle (Ba 77 Pa 4269) coming from the opposite direction, the District Police Office, Chitwan said. ...

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Five districts under Province 7 have registered 1,050,733 voters

Kanchanpur, Dec 5 (RSS): Five districts under Province 7 have a total of 1,050,733 registered voters, according to the Regional Election Office, Dhangadhi. The figure tops in Kailali with 460,580 (223,509 male, 237,063 female and eight third gender), while Dadeldhura has a smallest number of voters with 81,732 (40,156 male, and 41,576 female). Out of the total nine districts under ...

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Border points to close tonight

Nepalgunj, Dec 4 (RSS): The transit point with India in Banke district will be closed from this midnight in view of the December 7 election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies. All the entry points in the district bordering India will be closed until December 7 as per an agreement reached between the border security officials of the ...

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