Mithilesh Yadav

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‘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.

Two killed when excavator without number plate hits motorcycle

Published On: February 2, 2019 09:18 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

The driver of the excavator has been at large since the accident. Inspector Basnet informed Republica that the driver is an Indian national and does not have a driving license. It has been revealed that the excavator belongs to Pramod Yadav of Siraha, Hakpada.

Two killed when excavator without number plate hits motorcycle

Published On: February 2, 2019 02:10 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Feb 2: Two persons died when a JCB excavator without a number plate crashed into a motorcycle coming from the opposite direction in Siraha on Thursday evening.

Faulty designs of tractor-trailer adding to the number of road casualties

Published On: January 29, 2019 08:25 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 29: On Saturday, Superintendent of Police Balaram Pokharel of the Armed Police Office (APF) lost his life after the jeep (Ba 1 Jha 1633) he was traveling in bumped into a parked tractor-trailer near Pasaha Bridge along the Pathlaiya-Nijgadh road section. Four more persons including Chief District Officer (CDO) Ganesh Bhattarai were injured in the fatal accident.

Doctor apologises after ‘negligence’ leads to stillborn child

Published On: January 27, 2019 10:56 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 27: After being accused of negligence in the treatment of a pregnant mother, which apparently led to a stillbirth, Dr Sushila Singh of Ram Kumar Sarada Uma Prasad Maurarka Memorial Hospital has apologized to the patient.

Hospitals charging fees even for free-of-cost services

Published On: January 23, 2019 01:17 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Jan 23: In recent years, giving delivery to a child in a private health institution has become so costly that it can leave a middle-class family debt-ridden. That is the reason why people opt for government hospitals and birthing centers for delivering babies. As guaranteed in the Safe Motherhood Program of the government, public hospitals must provide free maternity service. However, free maternity service is limited only to papers, according to pregnant women seeking such service.

Jobs for families of martyrs, compensation for injured

Published On: January 20, 2019 10:02 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 20: In the quest to seek equal rights, dignity and identity of the Madhesi people, many 'sacrificed' their lives in Madhes movements – the first of which had erupted in 2007. The first martyr among them was Ramesh Mahato. It was unbearable for his family to lose a beloved member.

Province 2 govt employees protest against manhandling of secretary by minister

Published On: January 15, 2019 10:10 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Jan 15: Various labor unions on Monday submitted a joint memorandum to Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut, demanding action against the province's Financial Affairs and Planning Minister Bijay Yadav, who reportedly beat Secretary Bidyanath Jha of the provincial Ministry of Forest, Tourism, Environment and Industry on Sunday.

Man held with sub-machine gun

Published On: January 1, 2019 03:34 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Jan 1: Police have arrested a person with a submachine gun in Gol Bazaar municipality-4 along the East-West Highway of the district on Tuesday.

Police destroy cannabis but never arrest farmers

Published On: December 30, 2018 09:26 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Dec 30: Police recently destroyed 500 cannabis plants in Golbazar Municipality-2, Tudkiya. Though police destroyed such a large amount of cannabis, they did not punish a single person for growing the plant illegally.

So near, yet so far: Story of a village untouched by development

Published On: December 20, 2018 11:03 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Dec 20: It has been decades since Mana Maya Magar, 73, of Deurali village of Mirchaiya municipality – 9, has been fetching water from Ghurmi River. Even though the river’s water is not clean, her family doesn’t have any alternative for drinking water. She suffers from poor health, yet, there is no choice than to perform household chores. “I cannot work that as hard as I used to but still I do all that I can do,” she states.

Illegal boulder mining in Chure in collusion with local units

Published On: December 17, 2018 10:31 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Dec 17: Contractor and representatives of local units have colluded to illegally extract river products from Kamala River that originates in Chure hills.

Illegal boulder mining in Chure in collusion with local units

Published On: December 17, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Dec 17: Contractor and representatives of local units have colluded to illegally extract river products from Kamala River that originates in Chure hills.

Dr KC in poor tarai villages to conduct free health camp, distribute blankets

Published On: December 11, 2018 08:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Dec 11:  Known for his crusade for reforms in the country's medical education, senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has conducted free health camps in poverty-stricken settlements in Siraha district. Dr KC who arrived here in Lahan on Sunday, provided free health check-up to the locals in two nearby settlements of poor and marginalized communities on Monday.

Indian dacoits shelter in Nepal

Published On: December 10, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Dec 10: On Friday, the house of Baiju Agarwal in the Indian city of Laukaha was robbed. Acting smart, the dacoits ran away to their safe haven, which happens to be Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality-4, Thadi of Nepal. After sheltering there for a few days, they went away leaving behind some of the less important things along with a bomb hidden inside a bag on the bank of Balan River in Thadi.