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The ‘Tilottama Model’ of local development, by Narayab Aryal (ae 15/07/2024)

Residents of Khoriya settlement in Siraha are deprived of basic facilities and services : The village does not have roads, water supply and electricity. Villagers say they feel ignored by authorities, by Binay Aazad (kp 09/06/2024)

Cycling for livelihood: Can Kathmandu survive without cyclists? Kathmandu municipality considers that getting rid of hawkers and street food vendors makes the city “clean”, by Tara Lal Shrestha and Bidhya Shrestha (kp 10/03/2024)

Save Lumbini Struggle Committee calls for mobilizing income generated from the Lumbini area for local development (rep 14/02/2024)

Local approaches to ending landlessness : Many commissions were formed in the past to resolve the issue, but none could offer a reasonable solution, by Jagat Deuja (kp 16/07/2023)

Local units flooded with funds for schemes directed by centre : Federal government’s motives questioned as budget for projects where local units have a say has been slashed, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 04/07/2023)

KMC's ambitious plans, policies : Aims to create 5,000 jobs, set up affordable pharmacies (ht 23/06/2023)

Big chunk of foreign assistance of PLGSP remains unspent (rn 22/06/2023)

Two model towns to be developed in Mid-Hill Highway (kh 16/06/2023)

First sustainable development experimental village in Nepal : China Foundation for Rural Development launched the program in Kathmandu’s Tarakeshwor Municipality (nlt 03/06/2023)

Development, the Bhaktpur Way! Bhaktapur Municipality has set a new model of development by blending tradition with innovation for vibrant growth, by Upendra Lamichhane (rep 21/05/2023)

Work underway to lay electric cables on main highway of Bharatpur, by Basanta Dhungana (rep 27/04/2023)

Water as lifeline: Residents around Kulekhani power plants hope for better economic prospects : While interacting with the delegation of Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and Liberation International, elected representatives of the local municipality shared the benefits as well as the problems faced by people in Kulekhani (nlt 19/03/2023)

Forum constituted for integrated development of KTM Valley (kh 12/03/2023)

Federal project left in limbo in Karnali districts : The federal government in fiscal year 2019-20 had announced plans to build one hospital each in all local units of Karnali but the project has fallen flat, by Biplab Maharjan (kp 28/02/2023) [One of the many failures of the then Oli government, which continued under his successors Deuba and Dahal!]

The story of a hidden village : Lukeko Gaoun in Lalitpur district stands as a metaphor for Nepal's hinterlands located far from the corridors of power, by Gopikrishna Dhungana (ae 20/02/2023)

Arghakhanchi villages fail to curb migration, by Prem Narayan Acharya (ae 08/02/2023)

Construction of 19 mega projects in limbo in Myagdi (kh 05/02/2023)

Masterplan for Ktm valley development underway (kh 23/12/2022)

Khaptad awaits physical infrastructure development, while visitors shorten trip (kh 07/12/2022)

Beni initiates implementing pride projects of Rs 90 million (kh 07/12/2022)

Town Development Fund to help expand electric bus service in Kathmandu (nlt 04/11/2022)

Road brings huge upheaval to hill district : Chauki Bazaar in Tehrathum used to be full of travellers in the past but is now a shell of a town, by Chandra Karki (kp 30/10/2022)

A Tibetan refugee leads a Mustang village towards accessible education : Tenzin Chomphel first came to the village of Ghiling in upper Mustang in 1959. Little did he know then that decades later, his life’s work would be to see the village prosper, by Marissa Taylor (kp 03/09/2022)

EU envoy inaugurates sanitation and hygiene facilities at major ground crossing points of Far Western Province (rep 20/07/2022)

Changunarayan Municipality to launch Mahadevkhola multidimensional project (kh 12/07/2022)

Finnish Foreign Ministry says WASH project in Nepal was a success (nlt 11/06/2022)

15 local levels selected for infra support in Karnali (ht 03/06/2022)

Sagarmatha Next opens in Everest region : At Sagarmatha Next, visitors can witness the journey of mountain waste, from trash to beautiful art and design products (kp 01/06/2022)

Insights from Tilotamma Municipality on environmental governance, by Shuvam Rizal (rec 17/05/2022)

Construction of around 500 development projects halted in Banke (rep 29/04/2022)

Lumbini Master Plan nears completion, by Laxman Paudel (rn 21/04/2022)

Education incentive: Scholarships for daughters-in-law : In Makawanpur, Raksirang Rural Municipality has rolled out a scholarship scheme for daughters-in-law to uplift the socio-economic status of the local residents, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 20/04/2022)

Rapid migration leaving Tehrathum villages empty : Shortage of water and a lack of modern agriculture methods and irrigation facilities are main reasons behind the high migration rate, by Chandra Karki (kp 11/03/2022)

Local levels told to identify site for integrated settlement (ht 09/03/2022)

Funds shortage impedes completion of Murma Model Village in Mugu : Karnali government started a programme to turn the remote village into a model village but failed to fund the project, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 07/03/2022)

Taking it slow in Khokana : Khokana is one of the last remaining traditional Newa towns in Kathmandu Valley, but this could change soon, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 12/02/2022)

Women's Cooperatives A National Pride, by Thakur Singh Tharu (rn 23/01/2015)
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