Mithilesh Yadav

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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.

Soldier's murder suspect arrested

Published On: May 28, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, May 28: Police have arrested a person on the charge of beating a Nepal Army (NA) soldier to death two weeks ago.

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.