Mithilesh Yadav

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A suspension bridge gives new lease of life to over 15 villages

Published On: December 3, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Dec 3: Nanu Dahal has frequented Bandipur of Siraha several times in her life. But it was never easy as it nowadays for the local of Mainbatti of Dhanusha district. She had to walk for hours to reach the destination and return home. However, nowadays only an is enough for the trip, thanks to a new suspension bridge and a newly trekking route.

Villagers elated as local government starts delivering election promises

Published On: December 2, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Dec 2: Last year when some people were installing an electricity pole near his house, Satelal Yadav, 71, was surprised.

'Local units active in illegal excavation'

Published On: November 19, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Nov 19: After the election of local representatives, nature conservationists in Siraha were hopeful that the unabated extraction of natural resources in Chure range would finally come to an end.

Chhath concludes with obeisance to the rising sun

Published On: November 15, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Nov 15: This year's Chhath festival concluded on Wednesday after the devotees made offerings to the rising sun in the morning.

Chhath brings communities together: Worshippers

Published On: November 11, 2018 08:21 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Nov 11: Bhootnath  Upadhyaya, 65, of Lahan Municipality-10, has seen Chhath being celebrated in his family  since his childhood. Although his family is of hill origin, they have  been celebrating the festival of the Madhesi communities for a long  time.

A defiant municipality, a school in chaos

Published On: November 3, 2018 08:12 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Nov 3: After the Municipal Education Committee of Lahan Municipality decided to remove Parameshwar Raya from the position of Principal of Pashupati Adarsha Secondary School, the committee sent a recommendation for the removal to the Education Coordination Unit of Lahan. Accepting the committee's request, the unit issued a notice to the municipality on July 5, dismissing Raya from the position of principal.

A defiant municipality, a school in chaos

Published On: November 3, 2018 02:15 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Nov 3: After the Municipal Education Committee of Lahan Municipality decided to remove Parameshwar Raya from the position of Principal of Pashupati Adarsha Secondary School, the committee sent a recommendation for the removal to the Education Coordination Unit of Lahan. Accepting the committee's request, the unit issued a notice to the municipality on July 5, dismissing Raya from the position of principal.

Local governments allowing mining in Chure to generate income

Published On: November 1, 2018 07:35 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Nov 1: During the last local and provincial elections, one of the promises that almost all political parties and leaders made was prioritizing the conservation of nature and wildlife, especially the Chure range. They stated that the Chure range ecosystem had been badly damaged and vowed to take measures to put an end to activities that were deteriorating the ecosystem further. Deforestation and mining of aggregates, sand and stones from river beds and mountains in the Chure region were put forward as the major factors damaging the range’s ecosystem and politicians had pledged to put an end to such activities.

Lack of legal know-how hampers judicial committees in Siraha

Published On: October 24, 2018 08:46 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Oct 24: Some 50 cases have been registered at the newly formed judicial committee in Nahara Rural Municipality of Siraha district, but only 10 of these have been resolved so far.

Affordable eye treatment at SCEH a boon to the poor

Published On: October 13, 2018 08:03 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Oct 13: Three-year-old Mahomad Toshif got his right eye injured while playing with friends last week. As the boy was constantly troubled by the itching eye, his father Aisanul, a local of Ghoganpur-6 of Saptari district, took him to the nearby Kanchanpur market for treatment.

Local judicial committees adopting 'Panchayat-era' approach

Published On: October 10, 2018 06:57 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Oct 10: In the absence of expert manpower and the lack of procedural knowledge and guidance, the local judicial committees have adopted a traditional approach for justice delivery through the local units.

Illegal trading of alcohol across Nepal-India border (video)

Published On: October 4, 2018 05:34 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Oct 4: Following the ban of alcohol in the adjacent Indian state of Bihar, the Indo-Nepal border of the district has become the hub for the illegal trading of the alcohol.

In lack of a motorable bridge, a village cut off from the outer world

Published On: September 30, 2018 07:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Sept 30: Kaladevi Safi, 70, prays a little more intensely and many more times during the monsoon. And there is a reason for doing so. She feels that not doing so might invite disasters. If anyone falls sick at home or in the village, they can’t be taken to a hospital for health checkup as the village is on an island which is isolated from the outer world during the monsoon.

Postal Highway becomes a nuisance due to delay in completion

Published On: September 26, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Sept 26: Locals in Province 2 have formed a struggle committee to draw the attention of the concerned authorities regarding the dilly-dallying in construction of the Postal Highway, which in turn has caused a lot of inconvenience to the people.

Haphazard extraction of aggregates continues in Chure region

Published On: September 19, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Sept 19: Some years back, Shuka Bahadur Khulal Magar's home was so far from the Khurma River that his family had literally no fear of floods.

Man killed by an unidentified group in Lahan

Published On: September 16, 2018 09:14 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Sept 16: A man has been killed by an unidentified group in Golbazar municipality-3, Musaharnia of the district.

Locals protest against local government

Published On: September 6, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Sept 6: After struggling with the lack of transparency, mismanagement, irregularities and various other difficulties for almost two decades, the announcement of local elections had brought a huge respite to locals.

UPDATE: One dead, two still missing in Kamala river

Published On: August 26, 2018 08:55 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Aug 26: Body of one of the three children who was feared drowned in the Kamala river has been found  while two are still missing.

Woman, who went missing 16 days ago, found murdered

Published On: August 25, 2018 03:35 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Aug 25: Karidevi Yadav, who had gone missing 16 days ago, has been found murdered at Nahara rural municipality-1 on Saturday.

Inebriated son thrashes father to death

Published On: August 25, 2018 02:13 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Aug 25:  A son has beaten his own father to death over a minor dispute in Lahan Municipality-18 in Siraha district on Saturday.