Mithilesh Yadav

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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.

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.