Mahesh Kumar Das

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Many Mahottari schools in dire need of resources

Published On: January 21, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Jan 21: Over 35 schools in Mahottari do not have government quota for teachers. Similarly, nobody really takes notice whether the teacher-student ratio in these schools is fair.

Rampant extraction of resources weakens dozens of bridges in Mahottari

Published On: January 13, 2019 09:40 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Jan 13: Local bodies in Mahottari district have been collecting taxes amounting to millions of rupees every year by permitting extraction of stones and other resources from various rivers in the district. In the name of generating internal revenue, rampant extraction of resources is taking place without making due consideration for sustainability, its harm on nature and long-term implications.

1 killed in Scorpio-motorcycle collision in Mahottari

Published On: December 14, 2018 05:43 PM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Dec 14: A man died and other sustained injuries in a Scorpio-motorcycle collision in the district on Friday morning.

Man arrested in rape, murder of eight-month-old

Published On: October 23, 2018 08:44 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Oct 23: A man accused of raping and murdering an eight-month-old child in Mahottari district around two months ago has finally been arrested last week.

Jitiya festival uniting women

Published On: October 3, 2018 11:21 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Oct 3: Jitiya Parva, the most-awaited festival of the women of the Maithali community started this Monday. In the beginning hours, women devotees take dips into nearby water sources before initiating fasts -- wishing for the longevity of their family members. The custom of offering oil and khari (pina) in yam leaves to Lord Jitumahan is widely practiced during the festival.

Bandits injure family members as they loot goods worth Rs. 1 million

Published On: September 8, 2018 09:38 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Sept 8: Five people were injured from bullet shrapnel shot by a group of around 15 armed bandits that looted goods worth Rs. 1 million at around 11:30 PM yesterday night, according to the District Police Office.

Infant snatched from mother’s shop recovered dead

Published On: August 28, 2018 07:18 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 28: An infant stolen from her mother on Sunday by an unidentified person was recovered dead on Monday.Eight-months-old  Sonali, the daughter of Santosh Chaudhary of Aurahi Municipality-1,  was stolen from her parents’ shop at around 6:30 pm on Sunday. Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Khagendra Bahadur Khadka of District Police Office (DPO) Mahottari informed that the infant was found dead under a mango tree in the garden of Feku Chaudhary near the Ankushi River in Bhangaha Municipality. Police are investigating the case.

Abducted child found dead

Published On: August 27, 2018 04:32 PM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 27: The dead body of the seven months old stolen baby girl has been recovered on Monday.

Tenant farmers encircle Land Reform Office demanding land rights

Published On: August 22, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 22: A large number of tenant farmers on Tuesday encircled the Land Reform Office (LRO), Mahottari demanding ownership of half of the lands they have been cultivating for the landlords.

Murder-convict mayor freed without bail

Published On: August 15, 2018 08:55 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 15: Mayor of Jaleshwor Municipality, Ram Shankar Mishra and General secretary of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Suresh Pandey, two of the accused in the murder of Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) Thaman BK during the Madhes movement were released on general date on Tuesday by the District Court, Mahottari.

Murder-accused Province 2 state minister released without bail

Published On: August 14, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 14: State Minister of Province 2 Abhiram Sharma, who is one of the accused in the murder of Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Armed Police Force (APF) Thaman BK during the Madhes movement was released on Monday without bail following an order of Mahottari District Court.

Province 2 minister Sharma released on general date

Published On: August 13, 2018 05:36 PM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 13: Mahottari District Court has ordered to release the state minister for social development of Province 2, Abhiram Sharma on a general date.

Month-old minister surrenders ‘respecting court’s decision’

Published On: August 13, 2018 11:58 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 13: A month old state minister of Province 2, Abhiram Sharma, has surrendered himself in front of the Mahottari District Court, Jaleshwor.

Embankment offers respite to people of Simardahi

Published On: August 4, 2018 09:31 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Aug 4: Every monsoon, the people of Musahar and Sahani communities of Simardahi, Matihani Municipality-9, would be worried every time they saw black clouds hovering in the sky.

Eleventh-hour spending continues unabated

Published On: June 29, 2018 05:10 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, June  29: Formation of local units across the country was expected to end the trend of wasting government resources by implementing development projects at the eleventh hour. However, local units continue to implement infrastructure projects at the eleventh hour by compromising on quality.

Political stability will prevail: Dahal

Published On: June 12, 2018 07:22 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, June 11: Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has affirmed that there will be no political instability in the nation from now on.

Miserable condition of school in education minister's election constituency

Published On: June 4, 2018 08:01 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, June 4: There is a pile of cow-dung cakes in one side of the room and some materials wrapped up in a plastic bag in another corner. There are some bundles of fencing wire in the same room and lots of other trash.

Twenty five passengers injured in bus accident

Published On: May 25, 2018 10:44 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, May 25: Three passengers are severely injured and another 22 sustained injuries after a passenger bus met in an accident at Bantolawa, Pipara rural municipality-3 of the district on Friday morning.

Sugarcane farmers padlock Everest Sugar Mills

Published On: May 23, 2018 10:01 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, May 23: Sugarcane producers have padlocked Everest Sugar and Chemical Industries, one of the largest sugar mills of the country, after the mill failed to settle their outstanding payments.

Woman strangled to death in Mahottari

Published On: April 5, 2018 11:41 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, April 5: Punam Devi Das, 25, of Matihani municipality-2 of Mahottari district has been strangled to death.