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Suresh Yadav



Rift between Kathmandu and Province 2 widens

June 23, 2018 07:53 AM

JANAKPUR, June 23: The already troubled relations between Kathmandu and the government of Province 2 have further soured lately after the federal government allegedly intervened in the affairs of the provincial government against the spirit of federalism.

Disputes arise over name, language of Province 2

June 11, 2018 07:20 AM

JANAKPUR, June 11: Province 2 has not been able to finalize its name and official language despite numerous attempts to reach consensus on the same. Lots of disputes have arisen on the issue as different parties are adamant on their own demands.

Janaki Medical College remains closed since a month

June 6, 2018 05:00 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, June 6: Janaki Medical College has remained closed since a month after the employees started protests demanding their salary for the last 14 months.

Janakpur left high and dry by defaulting contractors

June 5, 2018 07:46 AM

JANAKPUR, June 5: A year ago, Janakpur was declared temporary capital of Province 2 amid protest against the decision. Residents of Birgunj protested against the decision while pitching their own city for getting the status. Though the protests have not completely simmered, Janakpur is struggling to get a makeover. Despite having rich cultural and historical heritages, the city continues to be plagued with dilapidated roads, garbage mismanagement and messy market areas, among others.

Province 2 MPs divided over CM Raut’s remarks

May 16, 2018 07:57 AM

JANAKPUR, May 16: Lawmakers of Province 2 Assembly were divided over Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut’s remarks made during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Nepal visit.

Speech by Province 2 CM courts controversy

May 14, 2018 07:13 AM

JANAKPUR, May 14: Province 2 Chief Minister (CM) Lalbabu Raut has courted controversy for criticizing the country’s constitution and the government during his speech in front of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janakpur last week. Last Friday, Raut made a speech at a civic felicitation at Rangabhumi grounds of Jankapur to welcome the Indian prime minister.

Janakpur all ready to welcome Modi: FM Gyawali

May 8, 2018 06:59 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, May 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali has said that all necessary preparations to welcome and extend a civic reception to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janakpur have been completed.

Modi to stop over in Janakpur, Muktinath on way to Kathmandu

May 2, 2018 05:30 AM

JANAKPUR, May 2: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to arrive directly in Janakpur and then reach Muktinath before flying on to Kathmandu during his upcoming Nepal visit.

Security ramped up for Modi’s Janakpur visit

May 1, 2018 07:36 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, May 1: Security has been beefed up and preparations intensified as the date for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Janakpur is just round the corner. Modi is scheduled to visit the Ram Janaki Temple in Kanakpur on May 11.

Security heightened for Modi's Janakpur visit

May 1, 2018 05:56 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, May 1: Security has been beefed up and preparations intensified as the date for Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi's visit to Janakpur is just around the corner. Modi is scheduled to visit the Ram Janaki Temple in Kanakpur on May 11.

Preparations in full swing for Modi's Janakpur visit

April 30, 2018 07:11 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, April 30:  It is yet to be confirmed whether Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will visit Janakpur on May 11 or not but preparations have already begun for his security and other necessities.

For poor, school enrolment campaigns do not matter

April 22, 2018 07:20 AM

JANAKPUR, April 22 : ​Government spends millions of rupees in admission campaigns every new academic session to increase student enrollments.

'Youths vulnerable to suicide'

March 28, 2018 06:00 AM

JANAKPUR, March 28: In the last two-and-a-half years, as many as 1,272 people of Province 2 have committed suicide, according to data maintained by the District Police Office (DPO), Dhanusha.

Dy mayors padlock municipal office, tear minutes

March 18, 2018 02:30 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, March 18: Handling legal matters, reconciling the two sides in a dispute, and providing justice to the victims at the local level are the responsibilities of the deputy mayors and vice- chairpersons of the local units.

Language issue in Province 2 gets knottier

March 9, 2018 08:13 AM

JANAKPUR, March 9: With the tussle between those for and against 'Hindi as the official language' of Province 2 growing, the language debate in the province has become complicated. The ruling and opposition parties are unlikely to resolve this debate anytime soon.

Province 2 struggles to reach consensus on its name

March 7, 2018 05:00 AM

JANAKPUR, Mar 7: Province 2 is preparing to hold its cabinet meeting on Friday to finalize the name of the province and fix its permanent capital among other issues.

Janakpur celebrates Holi festival on Saturday

March 4, 2018 07:25 AM

JANAKPUR, March 4: Followers of the Hindu religion, who constitute a majority in Janakpur, celebrated one of their biggest festivals 'Holi' in the district on Saturday.

CDO, mayor clash over decision to suspend school principal

March 2, 2018 07:37 AM

JANAKURDHAM, March 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensued a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.

Cabinets of Province 2 and 3 expanded

March 1, 2018 07:19 AM

JANAKPUR, March 1: The provincial cabinets of Province 2 and 3 have been expanded Wednesday. Now the cabinets of Province 2 and 3 have 10 and seven members respectively. The 10-member cabinet in Province 3 includes three state ministers.

CDO-Mayor clash over decision to suspend school principal

February 28, 2018 04:30 AM

JANAKURDHAM, Mar 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensured a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.