Mithilesh Yadav

The contributor for Republica.

Pilgrim who fell unconscious while waiting in queue dies on the way to the hospital

Published On: May 19, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, May 19: A pilgrim who fell unconscious while waiting in a queue to enter the Rajdevi Panchawati Temple of Lahan Municipality-15 on Saturday died on the way to the hospital.

Brick kilns operating in human settlements

Published On: May 13, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, May 13: Saharun Khatun of Sukhachaina village of Siraha was hurriedly collecting clothes hung at the backyard of her house on Friday evening.

The story of a bridge that was never built

Published On: May 6, 2019 09:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, May 6: When the then Minister for Physical Planning and Construction, Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar laid the foundation stone of a bridge over the Mainabatti River in Siraha in 2010, as a part of a plan to construct seven bridges in the district, the people in the area were on cloud nine.

Woman dies after husband, mother-in-law burn her

Published On: April 27, 2019 04:05 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, April 27: Twenty-year-old Kanchan Mandal (Khatbe) of Kalyanpur municipality-8 Aurang breathed her last while undergoing treatment for burns at Sushma Koirala Memorial Hospital, Sankhu on Friday evening. Before she died she said that she had been burnt alive by her husband and mother-in-law.

Brooms in hands, women protest against mayor

Published On: April 25, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 25: Locals of Lahan were on cloud nine when the government announced the local elections after a hiatus of two decades in 2017.

Siraha District Hospital charging patients even for saline water

Published On: April 21, 2019 08:47 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, April 21: Rinku Kumari Yadav of Siraha Bazar had a little money in her pocket when she went to the district hospital for her pregnancy check up last week. She was straight away told to have a video x-ray, blood culture, urine and stool tests done. This cost her a lot. After that, she was handed a long list of medicines. She thought that buying the medication would not be expensive as the government provides 70 kinds of essential drugs for free. More so, for a pregnant woman.

People throng DAO for citizenship as SC clears legal hurdle

Published On: April 20, 2019 07:12 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 20: Gaurav Kumar Sah’s long-cherished wish of getting citizenship through descent came true on Friday.

Three die in motorcycle-truck collision

Published On: April 10, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, April 10: Three people were killed in a motorcycle-truck collision in Bhotiya Tol Chowk of Lahan Municipality -13 along the East-West Highway.

Fire kills two minors, woman in Siraha

Published On: March 24, 2019 04:25 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 24: Two minors and a woman died on Saturday in two different fire incidents that occurred in Siraha.

Raut’s outfit endorses 11-pt agreement signed with govt

Published On: March 18, 2019 07:40 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 18: CK Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhes (AIM), which recently renounced the demand for secession, has unanimously endorsed an 11-point agreement signed with the government indicating that it would join the mainstream politics. The outfit’s two-day gathering started in Lahan on Sunday.

Raut’s outfit meeting today to ‘chart future course’

Published On: March 17, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 17: A meeting of Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) is starting Sunday to chart out its future course. The meeting of the outfit is taking place for the first time after its leader CK Raut signed an 11-point agreement with the government on March 8.

Smugglers’ go-downs near customs office

Published On: March 16, 2019 10:42 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, March 16: On March 10, a team from the District Police Office (DPO), Siraha, arrested a truck with an Indian number plate from a go-down near the Customs Office of Madar Bazar of Siraha-17. The truck (Br 06 G 2612) was found carrying goods with no receipts. Though police were successful in seizing the truck, the smuggler and the driver ran away.

Govt has prevented potential civil war: Madhes experts

Published On: March 11, 2019 07:58 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 11: The 11-point agreement signed between CK Raut, who actively championed a Free Madhes movement for the past seven years, and the KP Oli-led government on Friday has sparked a debate in the Madhesi political circle. Various Madhes affairs analysts have interpreted the points of the agreement in their own ways.

Ramjhari, a role model for Madhesi women

Published On: March 9, 2019 09:14 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 9: Three years ago, adding some loan to her savings, Ramjhari Yadav of Aurahi Rural Municipality-4, Khajanpur made up her mind to start an agricultural farm. When she shared her plan with others, she became a subject of mockery. Those who had only seen women lighting cooking stoves and raising children, could not control their laughter.

‘Destruction’ of natural resources worries locals of Chure

Published On: March 6, 2019 08:40 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, March 6: The banks of Kamala River attract locals of Dhanusha and Siraha districts for picnics and outings. During holidays, such crowds are seen on the banks of the river in summer as well as winter. They, however, express concern that the landscape they are enjoying won’t be the same in the near future unless rampant excavation of Chure comes to an end.

Ward chief, five others jailed for gold smuggling

Published On: March 4, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, March 4: Hakim Miya, chief of Lahan Municipality-19, who was arrested with smuggled gold, and five others were jailed on Friday.

Province 2 turning into a drug smuggling hub

Published On: February 17, 2019 07:58 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 17: On Wednesday, Udayapur Police arrested two youths from the border while they were transporting 917 ampoules of liquid drugs from India into Nepal. Police have has filed a complaint against the arrestees Ganesh Gupta, 26, and Om Prakash Rai of Triyuga Municipality-6 on the charge of drug peddling.

One killed as school bus hits auto rickshaw

Published On: February 14, 2019 04:57 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 13: A person was killed after a school bus bumped into an auto rickshaw in Mirchaiya Municipality-5 along the East-West Highway on Wednesday.

Siraha eye hospital sets 'record' for highest number of surgeries

Published On: February 12, 2019 07:05 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Feb 12: Blindness is counted among one of the most prevalent disabilities in Nepal, affecting thousands of people across the country. However, people have reasons to believe that treatment of eye-related ailments is getting more affordable and accessible at the same time.

Locals end strike after government scraps contract with Pappu Construction

Published On: February 4, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Feb 4: Locals of Siraha have ended their 33-day long relay hunger strike on Saturday after the government reportedly awarded the contract to construct two vital brides over the Kamala and Balan rivers along the Postal Highway in the district to new construction companies.