Mithilesh Yadav

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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.

Madhes experts condemn boycott of PM's address

Published On: August 20, 2018 09:16 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Aug 20: Madesh affairs experts have condemned the boycott of Prime Minister KP Oli's address to Province-2 Assembly by provincial assembly (PA) members, calling it 'the beginning of anarchist politics' in the province.

Garbage collection begins in Lahan

Published On: August 12, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Aug 12: Lahan Municipality finally started to collect garbage from near the highway after over three weeks. The municipality acted only after the unmanaged waste threatened the outbreak of an epidemic in the region.

Money transfer operator robbed of Rs 2.56 m in broad daylight

Published On: August 9, 2018 05:09 PM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, Aug 9:  An unidentified armed gang has robbed a money transfer operator of Rs 2.56 million in a broad daylight at Mirchaiya Municipality-3, Raghopur on Thursday afternoon.

Mayor out for excursion leaving garbage on streets for days

Published On: August 4, 2018 09:35 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Aug 4: Leaving piles of garbage at almost every nook and corner of the city for the past two weeks, representatives of Lahan Municipality including the mayor have gone for an excursion. As the people responsible for resolving the waste disposal problem are currently on a visit, it is uncertain how long the locals of Lahan will have to deal with the garbage ordeal.

Mayor instructs not to collect garbage in Lahan: Locals

Published On: August 2, 2018 07:45 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, Aug 2: When the local elections were held last year after almost two decades, it had brought a new wave of excitement among the people across the country. Locals of Siraha too were hopeful that the elections would pave way for development and prosperity.

Drug smuggling network from border to Kathmandu

Published On: July 31, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, July 31: In the last week of June, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of Nepal Police arrested Mahesh Basnet with a huge cache of drugs from Kathmandu. Police recovered different types of injections, liquid and tablets from Basnet.

Wetland in Siraha gets attention

Published On: July 28, 2018 06:54 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 28: ‘Eco-tourism’ is a buzz word in Golbazar Municipality these days. The wetland around Lamamada forest at the base of a Chure hill have caught the attention of concerned stakeholders. The provincial and local governments, locals, district forest office and the municipality office have jointly been working for eco-tourism by conserving the wetlands.

Bridges construction on Postal Highway delayed

Published On: July 24, 2018 03:25 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 24: In 2011, the foundation stone laid for the construction of a bridges over Kamala and Balan rivers offered a huge respite to the locals of Saptari, Siraha and Dhanusha. This bridge was expected to speed up the development process of the region. The locals were elated as they were finally about to realize their dreams which remained unfulfilled since the Rana regime.

Mayor slaps municipal staffer over dozer purchase row

Published On: July 21, 2018 03:51 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, July 20: Ganga Paswan, the mayor of Karjanha Municipality of Siraha, on Thursday slapped a municipal staffer over payments made for the purchase of a dozer.

Dozens of settlements under risk of floods

Published On: July 12, 2018 03:25 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, July 12: Bihari Yadav of Itarhawa town was a landlord until a decade ago. He owned a seven bighas land plot on the eastern side of the town. Now, Yadav is a ‘landless’ man. Though he still has land ownership certificate, he has less than a bigha of land. The Balan River claimed the rest of his land.

Causeway collapses within 10 days of construction

Published On: June 27, 2018 03:05 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, June 27: A causeway over a lake near the Chure jungle that links around a dozen of villages has collapsed in just 10 days of its construction.

Lahan police release Indian quacks without action

Published On: June 21, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, June 21: Two Indian quacks arrested on the charge of operating unauthorized health clinic in Lahan Municipality ward no 8 have been released without punishment.

Patients falling in net of fake doctors

Published On: June 18, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

LAHAN, June 18: Saturday 1 pm at the Shivam Medicene Center that claims to be part of Indian clinic 'Nageshwori Chandasi Dawakhana' at Lahan main market area. Shrawan Yadav, 55 and his 'doctor' from Calcutta of India, Bidhut Roy are talking about Yadav's health complications.

Health workers deprived of salaries since months

Published On: June 18, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, June 18: Health workers working under various local units of Siraha have expressed their disappointment toward the government for depriving them of their salaries and perks since five months.

Disputes at local units stall development works

Published On: June 12, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, June 12: When the local elections were finally held last year after a hiatus of two decades, happiness knew no bounds for the residents of Siraha district. That happiness was brought about by the promises made by the elected local representatives.