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From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Major English and Nepali newspapers published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have given priority to the announcement of preliminary results from vote counting of the third phase of local level elections held on Monday in eight districts of Province 2. Likewise, they have given prominence to other contemporary political issues including Parliament meeting, which endorsed seven […]

Vote counting halted in Lahan owing to Congress-Forum dispute

Lahan, September 19 Vote counting has been halted in Lahan Municipality of Siraha district on Tuesday afternoon after representatives of Nepali Congress and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal engaged in a dispute. After Nepali Congress candidate was declared the winner as chairperson of Ward 3 by defeating the Forum’s candidate by two votes, the Forum had expressed […]

Birgunj: Counting begins after parties drop CCTV demand

Birgunj, September 19 The counting of votes from the local level elections held yesterday has finally begun in Birgunj after 21 hours of conclusion of voting. Earlier, the counting could not have begun as political parties demanded that CCTVs be installed at the counting hall to prevent any incident of rigging and consequent dispute. However, […]

Commission corrects turnout estimate, says 77 per cent votes cast in Province 2

Kathmandu, September 19 The Election Commission has corrected its primary estimate of turnout of voters during the third phase of local level elections held yesterday, claiming around 77 per cent voters used their democratic right in eight districts of Province 2. The constitutional body had said the turnout was around 73 per cent as soon […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Major Nepali and English daily newspapers published from Kathmandu on Tuesday have given the priority to successful voting during the third phase of local level elections held in eight districts of Province 2 on Monday. Besides, the Cabinet decisions to sack Nepal Oil Corporation’s Executive Director Gopal Bahadur Khadka and formulate a law requiring doctors […]

Voter turnout 35 per cent till noon: Election Commission

Kathmandu, September 18 The Election Commission says around 35 per cent votes have already cast their votes as of 12 pm today during the third phase of local level elections in eight districts of Province 2. The voting will continue till 5 pm today. The Joint Election Operation Centre at Commission says voters in large […]