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LocalNepalToday Oct 14
NPC co-chairs Oli and Dahal join hands in ordering their respective provincial and local party units to merge after dashain
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LocalNepalToday Oct 14
Up against 2000 drought-hit households in rural municipality in Province 1 receive cash relief to get through the festival time ahead
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LocalNepalToday Oct 14
Drug smuggling is on the rise in Rupandehi with 254 people arrested last fiscal year alone, running drugs from India to Nepal
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LocalNepalToday Oct 12
36% of all children under 5 in Nepal are stunted - have impaired growth - but still Nepal ranks second in South Asia after Sri Lanka in a new WB human capital index
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LocalNepalToday Oct 5
New project uses drones to get blood samples from remote villages to health posts, enabling early diagnosis and treatment in the fight against tuberculosis
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LocalNepalToday Oct 5
Stunning pictures and interesting observations from remote Humla villages where tough livelihoods and smiling children are both parts of everyday life
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LocalNepalToday Sep 30
New NRB data base tracks accessibility and use of banking services in every rural municipality
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LocalNepalToday Sep 30
The government just set criteria to be used for selecting the headquarters of local governments as local disputes continue
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LocalNepalToday Sep 30
Bandh continues in Dhangadi, Province 7, as local opposition protest against a decision in the Provincial Assembly to shift the province headquarters to Godawari
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LocalNepalToday Sep 11
Yet a report of understaffed local bodies running at low capacity - it’s one if the major hurdles facing many municipalities across the country
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LocalNepalToday Sep 10
More landslides after heavy rain along the Narayangadh-Mugling road, likely to completely block traffic at least until evening
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LocalNepalToday Sep 6
Too many boating accidents on rivers in Rautahat lead local authorites to start up regular safety monitoring
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LocalNepalToday Sep 6
Crisis in municipality in Rautahat as mayor is suspended accused of corruption worth millions
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LocalNepalToday Sep 4
The beginning of a new generation of soccer pros, maybe, and to be sure a lot of fun: Nepalgunj football club just got funding to start a football academy for 6-8 year olds
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LocalNepalToday Sep 2
Mother to baby girl in Biratnagar receives 3,000 rs from the municipality under the “Save the Daughter” initiative
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LocalNepalToday Aug 30
The local bodies of 21 Tarai districts now get Rs 5 million each for local development projects, as part of the so-called Tarai-Madhes Prosperity Programme.
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LocalNepalToday Aug 30
Humlas 200+ traders have to take a plane or travel for days to reach the local tax office in Nepalgunj to pay their dues, resulting in transportation costs often exceeding the tax bill
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LocalNepalToday Aug 19
Central Bank says loans at 2% interest to quake victims will be discontinued, mainly due to limited demand for the loans and local banks’ risk of loss or poor profitability
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LocalNepalToday Aug 19
Tax rates have become a heated political issue in Dhangadi municipality (it’s another example of tax debates in the context of local government lately)
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LocalNepalToday Aug 15
Water in the room - some places waist-high - was the early alarm clock for scores of residents in Anamnagar near Dhobikloa River last night as the river swell
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