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KMC Mayor Race: Balen Shah continues his lead in vote count access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16:  Balen Shah, an independent candidate for the post of the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City is currently leading the vote count as of 5 PM, Monday.  Balne is leading the vote count with 7,534 votes. His nearest conten...

Lalitpur metropolis: Chiri Babu Maharjan leads the vote count with huge margin access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Chiri Babu Maharjan, Nepali Congress’s candidate for the post of mayor of Lalitpur metropolis is currently leading the vote count as of 3 AM, Monday. Maharjan has so far collected 4,985 votes, his nearest contender Hari Kris...

Bharatpur metropolis: Bijay Subedi leading the vote count, Renu Dahal falls behind access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: As the number of total votes counted so far hits 13,364, the mayoral  candidate of CPN-UML is leading the vote count as of 3 PM, Monday.  So far, Subedi has garnered 4,550 votes while his nearest contender Renu Dahal of ...

KMC Mayor Race: Balen Shah’s vote surpasses 7,000 mark access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16:  Balen Shah, an independent candidate for the post of the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City is currently leading the vote count.  As of 2 PM, Monday, Balne was leading the vote count with 7,089 votes. His nearest cont...

Delhi suffers at 49C as heatwave sweeps India access_time2022-05-16

MAY 16: This is the fifth heatwave in the capital since March. Officials in many parts of the country have asked people to take precautions as temperatures are set to remain high. They warned the heat could cause health concerns for the vulnerabl...

CPN-UML seems scared of results of local polls: Nepali Congress access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 15: The ruling Nepali Congress that is currently leading the results of the recently held local level polls has maintained that the main opposition party seems scared of the results. The NC’s statement comes a day after the UML ...

Sunil Prajapathi elected mayor of Bhaktapur Municipality access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Candidate of Nepal Workers' and Peasants' Party for the post of mayor of Bhaktapur Municipality, Sunil Prajapathi, has been re-elected as the mayor of the municipality. Prajapath was elected mayor after garnering 29,200 vo...

Local Level Polls: Nepali Congress wins the highest number of local units so far access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: The results of Local Level Polls held recently are gradually being published. So far, the ruling Nepali Congress has won the highest number of local units across the country. According to the latest data of the Election Commiss...

Balen Shah leading vote count in KMC with 6,016 votes access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 15:  Balen Shah, an independent candidate for the post of the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City is currently leading the vote count.  As of Monday noon, Balne was leading the vote count with 6,016 votes. His nearest conte...

NC lags behind in vote count in Bhaktapur Municipality by 24,000 votes access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Candidate of Nepal Workers' and Peasants' Party for the post of mayor of Bhaktapur Municipality, Sunil Prajapathi, is leading the vote count with a popular vote. Prajapathi has so far garnered 27,660 votes while his neares...

IN PICS: Indian PM Modi visits Lumbini access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Lumbini, Nepal  and visited the birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti on Monday.  Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba welcomed his Indian cou...

Vote Count at Dhanauji: 25 rounds of aerial shots fired, army mobilized to bring situation under control access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 15: After the conflict related to vote count in Dhanauji of Dhanausha district intensified, police fired 25 rounds of aerial shots and tear gas to bring the situation under control. After failing to bring the situation under control, ...

Balen Shah tops vote count in KMC with huge margin access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 15:  Balen Shah, an independent candidate for the post of the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City is currently leading the vote count. Balne is leading the vote count with 5,692 votes as of 10 AM, Monday. His nearest contender w...

UML candidate Subedi leads vote count in Bharatpur metropolis access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Bijay Subedi, CPN-UML’s candidate for the post of mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City is currently leading the vote count as of Monday morning.  Subedi has so far garnered 3,667 votes. His nearest contender was Renu Da...

Why is the counting of votes being delayed in the Kathmandu metropolis? access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Vote count of Kathmandu Metropolitan City is estimated to take around 35 days at current speed. So far, only 6,000 votes casted in the metropolis have been counted. The vote was initiated at 9AM on May 14. In 24 hours, only 6,4...

Things to know about Indian PM Modi’s Lumbini visit access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, on Monday on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti. A bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart Narendr...

Finland formally confirms Nato membership bid access_time2022-05-15

MAY 15: Finland's president has confirmed his country will formally apply for Nato membership - a move Vladimir Putin has described as a mistake Sweden is also moving closer to joining the military alliance, as foreign ministers from the bloc co...

Bharatpur metropolis: Renu Dahal Vs Bijay Subedi access_time2022-05-15

KATHMANDU, May 15: As the number of total votes counted so far hits 5,577, the mayoral  candidate of CPN (Maoist Center) representing the ruling alliance, Renu Dahal, is leading the vote count with little margin as of 4 PM Sunday. So far, Renu ...

Sunita Dangol garners thrice as many votes as her nearest contender in KMC access_time2022-05-15

KATHMANDU, May 15: Sunita Dangol, CPN-UML’s candidate for the post of deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, has garnered twice as many votes as her nearest contender as of 4 PM Sunday. Dangol is currently leading the vote count in KMC f...

KMC Mayor Race: Balen’s vote nears 3000 access_time2022-05-15

KATHMANDU, May 15: Balen Shah, an independent candidate for the post of the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City is currently leading the vote count. Balne is leading the vote count with 2,828 votes as of 4 PM Sunday. His nearest contender was Kesha...