LAHAN, Dec 4: “There is quota, but no doctor. There is income, but no expenditure. There are tools but no use.” This is how Bikash Tiwari, who is on fast-unto-death with a 22-point demand, explains the condition of government health facilities.
SIRAHA, Oct 20: Three people were killed when a bus (Na 5 kha 4889) was hit by a truck (Na 3 kha 4130) at Mirchaiya-6 along the East-West Highway on Wednesday night. Thirteen passengers were injured in the accident.
SIRAHA, Oct 20: Bishnu Prasad Shah of Majhura village is a Qatar-based migrant worker. After hard labor for over a decade, Shah built a concrete house in his village and purchased a piece of land in Lahan. Shah is not sure whether he did right or wrong by spending all the hard-earned money to buy land and make a house, but he is happy with the limelight these possessions have given him. Both assets has enlisted him into the village's rich club and now feels that he has become a highly respected man in his locality.
LAHAN, Sept 21: Lahan bazaar has been inundated due to heavy rainfall since early morning. The market area has been inundated owing to the worn-out drainage system in the town. The water has entered the office buildings and inner settlement of the town.
CHANDRA AYODHYAPUR, Siraha, Sept 16: Fulkumari Sadaya of Chandra Ayodhyapur-6 gave birth to a baby recently. Her family spent Rs 50,000 on the delivery, which they managed by taking loans. Even during the birth of an earlier child, the family had to borrow money to meet the cost of delivery.
LAHAN, July 12: During a press conference organized at CPN (Maoist Center) Parliamentary Party Office, Singh Durbar, on Tuesday, CPN (Maoist Center) leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara had said that the party has sealed an agreement with the Nepali Congress (NC) on formation of a new government.
HARKATTI, July 8: Nitu Devi Mandal is one of the target women of the Golden Thousand Days (Sunaula Hazar Din) project, which is being implemented in Siraha district. When she was pregnant, the local project management team recorded her name as one of the project beneficiaries.
SIRAHA, June 18: There was a time when Jhija and Akaura villages in Siraha were notorious as a haven for dacoits. Robbers and dacoits here were so powerful that even security personnel would not dare to enter the villages. Among the 400 households in the two villages, 135 households of ‘Paswan’ community would identify themselves as dacoits without hesitation. But in 1980 things changed.
MIRCHAIYA (SIRAHA), June 6: Majhau village is located close to Mirchaiya, an emerging business hub in Siraha district. Recently, the village was merged with Mirchaiya Municipality. Becoming part of a municipality has not changed the face of the erstwhile village.