Mithilesh Yadav

The contributor for Republica.

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.

Electrocution kills 3 in Dhanusha

Published On: September 25, 2019 11:20 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Sept 25: Three persons were electrocuted in Ganeshman Charnath municipality-7, Portaha of Dhanusha due to short-circuiting of electric wires in a hotel.

Cows from Nepalgunj being smuggled into Bihar via the East-West Highway

Published On: September 3, 2019 09:29 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Sept 3: It has been revealed that cows from Nepalgunj are being smuggled into India via the East-West Highway.

One held on charge of smuggling alcohol

Published On: August 26, 2019 05:05 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Aug 26: Police arrested a man from Budhaura border point on the charge of smuggling alcohol from Nepal to India on Monday.

Journo Adhikari dies in jeep accident

Published On: August 17, 2019 02:45 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SAPTARI, Aug 17: Journalist Dayalsan Adhikari died while four others have sustained injuries in an accident in the district on Saturday morning.

Ward chairperson accused of thrashing service seeker in Siraha

Published On: August 16, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Aug 16: Manoj Kumar Ray, 27, was beaten up by the ward chairperson of Siraha Municipality-18, Ram Sogarath Yadav and his team when he went to receive his father's citizenship certificate.

Ward chairperson thrashes local youth in Siraha

Published On: August 15, 2019 12:46 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Aug 14: Ward chairperson of Siraha Municipality Ward No 18 Ram Sogarath Yadav has thrashed a youth of the same ward Manoj Kumar Ray, 25.

Mushrooming Illegal health centers ‘killing patients’

Published On: August 14, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Aug14: Shova Devi Chaudhari of Roghapur village of Mirchaiya Municipality–3 started having labor pain on Sunday morning. Though there was a hospital in Mirchiya itself, Chaudhari’s family wanted to take her to a better health facility. An ambulance was called, and she was taken to a private clinic of Sunita Shrestha, a nursing superintendent.

Selective abortion rampant in Siraha

Published On: July 23, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 23: A famous nursing home in Siraha has drawn attention following the detention of Dr Shambhu Kumar Yadav for performing a selective abortion at the facility. Mirchaiya Nursing Home, situated at the Mirchaiya marketplace of Siraha, is considered both expensive and well equipped. Dr Yadav’s case has reached the district court, and the police are actively investigating the incident.

NC leaders including Deuba visit flood-hit areas in Siraha, blame flood victims' plight on govt

Published On: July 19, 2019 07:55 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 19: A team of leaders of the main opposition Nepali Congress including its chairperson Sher Bahadur Deuba visited the flood-hit areas in Siraha district to take stock of relief efforts on Friday.

Poor disaster preparedness of local units piles misery on flood victims

Published On: July 18, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 18: The ravaging flood that struck on Friday inundated many settlements and displaced people in hundreds in Siraha district.

Flash flood inundates Siraha (with video and photos)

Published On: July 13, 2019 11:52 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 13: Floods caused by incessant rainfall have inundated various parts in Siraha.

Man trapped in tree encircled by raging flood torrent for 12 hours rescued

Published On: July 12, 2019 07:37 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 12: A man who was trapped in the tree lying in the middle of the Kamala river situated at Bandipur of Karjanha Municipality-2 in Siraha district has been rescued twelve hours after he found himself in a trap.

A Sarlahi village suffers in lack of a bridge

Published On: July 11, 2019 07:26 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 11: Family members of Pabita Sadaya of Balakawa village of Golbazar Municipality–11 called an ambulance after she started having labor pain on Wednesday morning. The ambulance did move on time but could not reach the village. Citing flood on Mainbatti river, it waited for the patient far away. The ambulance driver called Pabita’s family and asked the needy party to get to the ambulance on their own.

Three dead, seven injured as a truck hits Magic van in Siraha

Published On: July 1, 2019 05:15 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, July 1: Three persons were killed and seven others injured as a truck hit a Tata Magic van at Lahan Municipality along the East-West Highway.

Local govt accused of not maintaining transparency

Published On: June 26, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, June 26: People who had expected rapid development and significant growth in their villages post-federalism are disappointed by the elected local representatives' non-transparent behavior.

Crusher plants operating unabated near human settlements

Published On: June 15, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, June 15: Sankatmochan crusher plant at Charnath Municipality – 8 of Dhanusha is situated around half a kilometer west of Rashtriya Primary School. Toddlers to grown-up kids that study at this school are always affected by the sound and dust pollution of this plant.

Youth arrested for ‘killing’ a teenager four months ago

Published On: June 14, 2019 08:01 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, June 14: Siraha Police on Thursday arrested a person on the charge of abducting and killing a teenager about four months ago.

Over excavation in Chure triggers inundation in Madhes

Published On: May 29, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, May 29: Until two decades ago, the muddy water released from the Chure hills increased the fertility of the land and added to the productivity in Tarai.