Jitendra Kumar Jha

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Leaders stage fast-unto-death for hospital's improvement

Published On: November 26, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Nov 26: Demanding improvement in the current condition of Rajbiraj-based Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital, district leaders of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) in Saptari district have started to fast-unto-death protest since this week.

Leaders stage fast-unto-death for hospital's improvement

Published On: November 25, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Nov 24: Demanding improvement in the current condition of Rajbiraj-based Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital, district leaders of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) in Saptari district have resorted to fast-unto-death protest, which entered the second day on Thursday.

Inclusion doesn't mean including unqualified: CJ Karki

Published On: November 19, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Nov 19: Chief Justice Sushila Karki has said that although she is in favor of proportional inclusive system, she will not appoint an unqualified candidate as justice as such a move would be inappropriate.

Proxying out rampant in govt offices in Saptari

Published On: September 30, 2016 08:21 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 29: Various government bodies in Saptari district, including the District Administration Office (DAO), have been illegally proxying out other persons for their work.

Madhes parties oppose Constitution Day

Published On: September 19, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 19: While the government has decided to celebrate this Monday as Constitution Day with much fervor, Madhes-centric political parties, on the other hand, are preparing to observe the day as “black day”.

Four decades on, Postal Highway still incomplete

Published On: September 15, 2016 07:24 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 14: The dream project of the people of the Tarai belt, believed to do wonders in developing the entire region, is headed nowhere as the construction of the Postal Highway has been lingering for over four decades.

Notorious foreign criminals have Nepali citizenships

Published On: September 10, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 10: Despite being an Indian national, notorious criminal Mohammad Mastakim Hussein aka Rais Miyan, who has been accused of seven murders in Saptari and Sunsari districts, had been issued with a Nepali citizenship and three different passports.

Serial killer of seven arrested from airport

Published On: September 5, 2016 05:54 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 5: Police on Sunday arrested an India national, who is accused of killing seven persons, from Tribhuvan International Airport.

Poor student-teachers ratio hits education in Saptari

Published On: August 27, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 27: Over 400 students attend Thakurji Higher Secondary School of Saptari regularly. More regular to the school are the ninth and tenth graders. And their number is around 300. However, there are no more than five teachers in the school for the higher level classes.

In-laws thrash pregnant woman

Published On: August 21, 2016 11:00 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 21: Chandra Kala Devi Mandal, 22, of Behli Chapeni has been undergoing treatment at Gajendra Narayan Singh Zonal Hospital at Rajbiraj after being abused by her family members.

Crucial India-funded projects in limbo

Published On: August 17, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 17: A number of infrastructure projects funded by India have remained in limbo for years in Saptari district. Some of them have not completed even in after a decade though expected to complete in three years.

Shoddy repairs plague Saptari roads

Published On: August 15, 2016 08:00 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 15: has been over a decade that heavy vehicles have not been seen in the first-ever blacktopped Rajbiraj - Kunauli road in Saptari district.

Villagers become emotional as Dr KC prepares to return

Published On: August 8, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

TILATHI, Aug 8: Locals of Tilathi turned emotional as Dr Govinda KC was preparing to return to Kathmandu on Sunday. Dr KC was at Tilathi of Saptari district to run a health camp targeting floods victims.

Women in Mithila celebrating Madhushravani

Published On: August 2, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, August 2: Mithila culture is full of diversity in terms of tradition, rituals and life style. These traditions and rituals have made this culture a distinct one.

Nepalis, Indians clash as structure erected at no-man's land

Published On: July 28, 2016 10:30 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

TILATHI (Saptari), July 28: At least six Nepalis were injured in a clash between Nepali and Indian villagers on the no man's land at Tilathi of Saptari after the Indian side attempted to divert the flow of the Khando River Thursday.

Nepalis-Indians clash at no-man’s land in Saptari, two Nepalis injured

Published On: July 28, 2016 06:09 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

TILATHI, July 28: A clash has erupted between youths from Nepal and India at the no-man’s land following a debate over construction of a dam by Indian authorities.

Tension flares as Indian side begins dam construction

Published On: July 28, 2016 12:21 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

SAPTARI, July 28: Tension has run high in the no man’s land near Tilathi VDC boarding India after Indian side started constructing dam in the southern part of the district since early Thursday.

Epidemic outbreak fear grips Saptari flood-hit areas

Published On: July 28, 2016 08:16 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, July 27: Life has turned miserable in around two dozens settlements across the district as growing number of people are rapidly falling ill to various diseases.

Gobargada locals await rescue as Saptakoshi rages

Published On: July 27, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

GOBARGADHA, July 27: Hari Narayan Yadav of Gobargadha in Saptari is surrounded by multiple problems. Sapatakoshi River lies just near his house and the water level has been increasing day after day.

150 families out of contact as swollen Saptakosi swamps Saptari

Published On: July 25, 2016 10:54 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, July 25:  Around 150 families of Gobargadha VDC have gone out of contact for the last two days after the swollen Saptakoshi River inundated the VDC.