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Province 5 likely to be named Lumbini with Butwal as capital

Butwal, January 14 Provincial government officials and influential leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party in Province 5 say the Provincial Assembly is likely to get its new name and permanent capital soon. They believe that the province will be named Lumbini whereas the current (temporary) capital Butwal will be picked as the permanent capital. […]

Province 5 likely to be named Lumbini

Butwal, December 16 The Province 5 Assembly is likely to endorse a proposal to rename the province as Lumbini. A committee formed by the legislative body to suggest its name and capital reached a conclusion to propose Lumbini as the province’s new name. The committee, however, failed to forge an agreement about the capital. Therefore, […]

Province 5 CM assures new name, capital of the province will elate everyone

Gulmi, August 27 Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokhrel has assured that all parties and stakeholders of the province will be happy with the new name and capital of the province. Pokharel says everyone will illuminate their household in celebrations of the decisions regarding the name and the capital. Pokhrel’s statement comes after the Provincial […]

Province 5 Chief Minister reports decline in Biplav’s activities

Butwal, July 22 Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokhrel says activities of the banned communist party led by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ have decreased in the province. Speaking at a meeting of the Provincial Affairs and Law Committee of the Provincial Assembly in Butwal on Monday, Pokhrel said the banned outfit, however, had not completed […]

Province 5 Chief Minister sets target of spending entire budget in first eight months

Butwal, June 17 Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokhrel has claimed that his government will spend the entire budget amount in the first eight months of the next fiscal year that will begin after one month. Pokhrel, who also takes charge of the Ministry of Financial Affairs and Planning in the provincial council of ministers, […]

Province 5 to get new name after at least six months

Butwal, June 13 The Province 5 Assembly on Thursday extended the term of a panel formed to recommend the name and capital for the province by six months. It is the third time that the term is extended. The panel’s team had expired last Sunday. With the recent extension, it has been certain that the […]