Mithilesh Yadav

The contributor for Republica.

India returnees who reportedly participated in Delhi Markaz  quarantined

Published On: April 1, 2020 01:20 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 1: 18 persons who have recently returned from the Indian capital New Delhi after participating in a religious fair at Nizamuddin Mosque (Markaz) have been kept in quarantine in Saptari.

Fixing the foundation

Published On: February 15, 2020 09:43 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 15: The consistent six-year-long struggle for federalism in Madhes materialized when the country adopted federal governance system two years ago. The people of Madhes who had long been chanting 'Ab ki bar, apan sarkar' (our government in place now) became overwhelmed. Be it the local representatives or the provincial cabinet, there were familiar faces everywhere. The appointment of Lal Babu Rauat as the chief minister of Province 2 elated one and all.

Illegally operated crusher plants to be shut down

Published On: January 14, 2020 07:48 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 14: The Province 2 government has decided to shut down crusher plants which are being operated illegally in the province.

District court remands alleged murderers of Yadav in judicial custody

Published On: January 13, 2020 08:09 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

DHANUSHA, Jan 13: Dhanusha District Court on Sunday remanded four persons accused of murdering Om Prakash Mahato aka Dilip in judicial custody for five days.

Police arrest owner of crusher plant in connection with murder

Published On: January 12, 2020 07:42 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

DHANUSHA, Jan 12: Police on Saturday arrested a driver and owner of a crusher industry accused of murdering a young activist Om Prakash Mahato for raising voice against illegal extraction of aggregate from a local river in Dhanusha.

Man leading campaign against ‘crusher mafia’ killed by tipper truck

Published On: January 11, 2020 07:29 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

DHANUSHA, Jan 11: A 24-year-old youth who has spearheaded protests against the illegal extraction of aggregates and sand from a local river, was murdered by the ‘crusher mafia’ on Friday morning.

People obstruct Mahendra Highway over killing of local youth

Published On: January 10, 2020 04:40 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 10: A young man died after being hit by a tipper at Mithila municipality-5 in Dhanusha district on Friday.

3 newborns die within 24 hrs at Saptarishi Hospital

Published On: January 7, 2020 08:03 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 7: Three newborns died at a Lahan-based private hospital on a single day, it has been learnt. The babies born on Friday at Saptarishi Hospital, Lahan were declared dead one after another within 24 hours.

Unification between Samajbadi Party and RJPN unlikely soon

Published On: December 29, 2019 08:40 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Dec 29: With the Upendra Yadav's Samajbadi Party (SP) quitting the government, the issue of a merger between Yadav's party and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has been a matter of hot discussion in the political circles.

Cold wave cripples normal life in Terai districts (with photos)

Published On: December 17, 2019 01:44 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Dec 17: Cold wave has crippled people's daily life in various districts of Province 2.

Hijacked tanker found empty in Dhanusha

Published On: November 20, 2019 12:40 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Nov 20: The diesel tanker which was hijacked on Tuesday was found empty in Dhanusha on Wednesday morning. Police have recovered the tanker (Na 4a Kha 4163) from Ramdaiya of Kshireshwornath municipality-1.

NOC forms probe committee after tanker carrying around 9000 liters of diesel hijacked from Lahan

Published On: November 19, 2019 06:46 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Nov 19: An unidentified group hijacked a tanker carrying around 9000 liters of diesel from Lahan of Siraha district on Monday night.

Rs 42 million Siraha dam collapses five months after it was built

Published On: November 13, 2019 10:17 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Nov 13: A dam constructed for irrigation purpose in Khuttimadyan River in Dhangadhimai Municipality-12 of Siraha collapsed five months after it was built.

Chhat preparations underway in Terai (with photos)

Published On: October 31, 2019 11:34 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Oct 31: People in Terai districts are gearing up for Chhath celebration. They are busy not only in cleaning and decorating ponds, lakes and rivers, but also making ‘Ghats’ along the water sources near their settlements.

Tihar: The festival of lights

Published On: October 24, 2019 08:40 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Oct 24: With the festival of lights nearing, houses in rural areas of Madhes are becoming more colorful. To celebrate the festival, residents have started to paint their houses. Along with that, hustle-bustle in local markets have increased and shops have piled commodities specific to the festival like lamps, candles, sweets, among others.

Chure deforestation goes unabated amid lack of monitoring

Published On: October 22, 2019 11:16 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Oct 22: Following massive media coverage of Chure destruction, the government had imposed a ban on the extraction of aggregate from the rivers and deforestation in the Chure range back in 2014. Reports, however, indicated that mafia were still active in the illegal mining and transport of the materials.

Lahan police seize smuggled goods worth over a million

Published On: October 21, 2019 10:01 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Oct 21: The Area Police Office, Lahan, has confiscated smuggled goods worth more than a million rupees from Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality-4.

Farmers still awaiting Rs 8.5m government grant

Published On: October 21, 2019 08:22 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Oct 21: Farmers who sold sugarcane to Himalaya Sugar Mills situated in Naraha Rural Municipality-3 of Siraha district are yet to receive payment of Rs 8.5 million.

Rambabu: The clay sculptor that makes gods for worshipers

Published On: October 3, 2019 07:52 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Oct 3: Rambabu Pandit of Lahan hardly gets break from his work during Dashain. In fact, it is the peak season of the year for him. He makes clay idols of gods and goddesses that are high in demand during the festival.

Toilets used for purposes other than intended one

Published On: October 2, 2019 08:04 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Oct 2: Nepal became first the open defecation free country in South Asia following Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s formal announcement on Monday. Many celebrated the status. However, some criticized it as a fake claim.