MAHOTTARI, July 18: Floodwaters have affected over 100,000 school children in Mahottari district, with 60 percent of the schools inundated and likely to remain closed for a long spell due to extensive damage.
MAHOTTARI, July 14: Vehicular movement on the Mahottari stretch of the East-West Highway remains halted after a bridge over the local Bhavsi River collapsed on Friday. Authorities said that thousands of passengers have been affected although traffic movement has been resumed through alternatives routes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.