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Mithilesh Yadav



Province 2 govt employees protest against manhandling of secretary by minister

January 15, 2019 10:10 AM

LAHAN, Jan 15: Various labor unions on Monday submitted a joint memorandum to Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut, demanding action against the province's Financial Affairs and Planning Minister Bijay Yadav, who reportedly beat Secretary Bidyanath Jha of the provincial Ministry of Forest, Tourism, Environment and Industry on Sunday.

Man held with sub-machine gun

January 1, 2019 15:34 PM

SIRAHA, Jan 1: Police have arrested a person with a submachine gun in Gol Bazaar municipality-4 along the East-West Highway of the district on Tuesday.

Police destroy cannabis but never arrest farmers

December 30, 2018 09:26 AM

LAHAN, Dec 30: Police recently destroyed 500 cannabis plants in Golbazar Municipality-2, Tudkiya. Though police destroyed such a large amount of cannabis, they did not punish a single person for growing the plant illegally.

So near, yet so far: Story of a village untouched by development

December 20, 2018 11:03 AM

SIRAHA, Dec 20: It has been decades since Mana Maya Magar, 73, of Deurali village of Mirchaiya municipality – 9, has been fetching water from Ghurmi River. Even though the river’s water is not clean, her family doesn’t have any alternative for drinking water. She suffers from poor health, yet, there is no choice than to perform household chores. “I cannot work that as hard as I used to but still I do all that I can do,” she states.

Illegal boulder mining in Chure in collusion with local units

December 17, 2018 10:31 AM

SIRAHA, Dec 17: Contractor and representatives of local units have colluded to illegally extract river products from Kamala River that originates in Chure hills.

Illegal boulder mining in Chure in collusion with local units

December 17, 2018 02:30 AM

SIRAHA, Dec 17: Contractor and representatives of local units have colluded to illegally extract river products from Kamala River that originates in Chure hills.

Dr KC in poor tarai villages to conduct free health camp, distribute blankets

December 11, 2018 08:00 AM

SIRAHA, Dec 11:  Known for his crusade for reforms in the country's medical education, senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has conducted free health camps in poverty-stricken settlements in Siraha district. Dr KC who arrived here in Lahan on Sunday, provided free health check-up to the locals in two nearby settlements of poor and marginalized communities on Monday.

Indian dacoits shelter in Nepal

December 10, 2018 02:30 AM

LAHAN, Dec 10: On Friday, the house of Baiju Agarwal in the Indian city of Laukaha was robbed. Acting smart, the dacoits ran away to their safe haven, which happens to be Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality-4, Thadi of Nepal. After sheltering there for a few days, they went away leaving behind some of the less important things along with a bomb hidden inside a bag on the bank of Balan River in Thadi.

A suspension bridge gives new lease of life to over 15 villages

December 3, 2018 06:00 AM

SIRAHA, Dec 3: Nanu Dahal has frequented Bandipur of Siraha several times in her life. But it was never easy as it nowadays for the local of Mainbatti of Dhanusha district. She had to walk for hours to reach the destination and return home. However, nowadays only an is enough for the trip, thanks to a new suspension bridge and a newly trekking route.

Villagers elated as local government starts delivering election promises

December 2, 2018 05:00 AM

SIRAHA, Dec 2: Last year when some people were installing an electricity pole near his house, Satelal Yadav, 71, was surprised.

'Local units active in illegal excavation'

November 19, 2018 03:30 AM

SIRAHA, Nov 19: After the election of local representatives, nature conservationists in Siraha were hopeful that the unabated extraction of natural resources in Chure range would finally come to an end.

Chhath concludes with obeisance to the rising sun

November 15, 2018 02:30 AM

LAHAN, Nov 15: This year's Chhath festival concluded on Wednesday after the devotees made offerings to the rising sun in the morning.

Chhath brings communities together: Worshippers

November 11, 2018 08:21 AM

LAHAN, Nov 11: Bhootnath  Upadhyaya, 65, of Lahan Municipality-10, has seen Chhath being celebrated in his family  since his childhood. Although his family is of hill origin, they have  been celebrating the festival of the Madhesi communities for a long  time.

A defiant municipality, a school in chaos

November 3, 2018 08:12 AM

LAHAN, Nov 3: After the Municipal Education Committee of Lahan Municipality decided to remove Parameshwar Raya from the position of Principal of Pashupati Adarsha Secondary School, the committee sent a recommendation for the removal to the Education Coordination Unit of Lahan. Accepting the committee's request, the unit issued a notice to the municipality on July 5, dismissing Raya from the position of principal.

A defiant municipality, a school in chaos

November 3, 2018 02:15 AM

LAHAN, Nov 3: After the Municipal Education Committee of Lahan Municipality decided to remove Parameshwar Raya from the position of Principal of Pashupati Adarsha Secondary School, the committee sent a recommendation for the removal to the Education Coordination Unit of Lahan. Accepting the committee's request, the unit issued a notice to the municipality on July 5, dismissing Raya from the position of principal.

Local governments allowing mining in Chure to generate income

November 1, 2018 07:35 AM

LAHAN, Nov 1: During the last local and provincial elections, one of the promises that almost all political parties and leaders made was prioritizing the conservation of nature and wildlife, especially the Chure range. They stated that the Chure range ecosystem had been badly damaged and vowed to take measures to put an end to activities that were deteriorating the ecosystem further. Deforestation and mining of aggregates, sand and stones from river beds and mountains in the Chure region were put forward as the major factors damaging the range’s ecosystem and politicians had pledged to put an end to such activities.

Lack of legal know-how hampers judicial committees in Siraha

October 24, 2018 08:46 AM

LAHAN, Oct 24: Some 50 cases have been registered at the newly formed judicial committee in Nahara Rural Municipality of Siraha district, but only 10 of these have been resolved so far.

Affordable eye treatment at SCEH a boon to the poor

October 13, 2018 08:03 AM

LAHAN, Oct 13: Three-year-old Mahomad Toshif got his right eye injured while playing with friends last week. As the boy was constantly troubled by the itching eye, his father Aisanul, a local of Ghoganpur-6 of Saptari district, took him to the nearby Kanchanpur market for treatment.

Local judicial committees adopting 'Panchayat-era' approach

October 10, 2018 06:57 AM

LAHAN, Oct 10: In the absence of expert manpower and the lack of procedural knowledge and guidance, the local judicial committees have adopted a traditional approach for justice delivery through the local units.

Illegal trading of alcohol across Nepal-India border (video)

October 4, 2018 17:34 PM

SIRAHA, Oct 4: Following the ban of alcohol in the adjacent Indian state of Bihar, the Indo-Nepal border of the district has become the hub for the illegal trading of the alcohol.