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LocalNepalToday Dec 9
2 % - is what the provincial governments have spent of their total budget this fiscal year, five months in
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LocalNepalToday Dec 6
Provincial governments are frustrated by Kathmandu’s slow pace in devolving powers and resources to provincial and local level
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LocalNepalToday Dec 6
How the Maoists made money on land registration in Rukum during the conflict, and how local disputes are erupting as a result
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LocalNepalToday Dec 6
An 8,5 earthquake could hit the Himalayan region anytime soon, new Delhi study predicts
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LocalNepalToday Dec 6
Nepal-China friendship bridge across Bhotekoshi, Sindhupalchowk, is now finally under construction after the previous bridge collapsed in the earthquake
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LocalNepalToday Dec 2
Local “community-police” committes down to ward and school level are underway to beef up “community security”. Good or bad?
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LocalNepalToday Nov 30
A humanoid robot just opened its eyes in Butwal!
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LocalNepalToday Nov 24
Old wine in new bottles: NCP party leaders just selected the leadership of their seven provincial party committees, in no small part in consideration of personal/factional loyalties. Federalism: new, party practices: old
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LocalNepalToday Nov 24
Finally a glimpse of hope for Lake Fewa, the shrinking jewel of Pokhara
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LocalNepalToday Nov 18
The future of a once nomadic community: great article on dreams and challenges in beautiful Humla district
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LocalNepalToday Nov 18
Brick kiln owners in Kavre defy municipality’s order to close down - an order issued officially to save local air quality
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LocalNepalToday Nov 18
Favouritism, links and connections still determine to a great extent who gets what in the allocation of the annual development budget, says officials in Dhangadhi
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LocalNepalToday Nov 12
Jungle and wildlife - or a new HUGE international airport? No longer up for debate, Nijgadh Aerotropolis is coming. But check out why it still feels like a project too big:
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LocalNepalToday Nov 6
Very important documentary on the life of brick kiln child labourers in Bhaktapur is screened at multiple film festivals. Good luck!
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LocalNepalToday Nov 6
Bright bulb light just replaced the yellow glow from kerosene lamps and firewood in Bajhang after 11 years of patience
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LocalNepalToday Nov 6
Provincial governments with their own police force? Yes, it’s laid down in the constitution and they may get it, too...
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LocalNepalToday Nov 6
Province-2 is enacting new laws in open defiance of central government objections
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LocalNepalToday Nov 6
Just another example of “women doing men’s work” in these tough times of labour migration
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LocalNepalToday Nov 4
Ever heard of Shuklaphanta National Park? It’s home to the rare swamp deer and has Nepal’s biggest untouched grasslands, yet few tourists ever go there
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LocalNepalToday Oct 30
Village dispute with political undertones in Sarlahi ends violently as one is shot dead, four injured
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