JANAKPURDHAM, April 24: A young man was found dead in Namuna Hotel and Guest House at Pidari Chowk in Janakpur.

JANAKPUR, April 17: The Ram Mandir in Janakpur witnessed a bustling crowd of devotees since early morning on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The Road Division Office, Janakpur, has decided to terminate the contracts with four construction companies including Pappu Construction. The Division Office issued a notice on Thursday and said that four construction companies including Pappu Construction will be blacklisted for their failure to fulfill their contractual obligations.

JANAKPUR, April 8: A young man lost his life due to stabbing in Janakpur.

Bibaha Mahotsav begins in Janakpur

December 17, 2023 11:36 am

MAHOTTARI, Dec 17: As part of Bibahapanchami, a Mithila cultural festival, the marriage procession left for Janakpur via Jaleshwar from Matihani in Mahottari this morning.

DHANUSHA, Oct 8: A fire that broke out late Saturday night at the Janakpur-based Big Mart has resulted in losses worth millions of rupees. The fire was taken under control only this morning, according to the District Police Office Dhanusha.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: President Ramchandra Paudel arrived in Janakpur for a visit, primarily to pay worship at the Janaki Temple.

Janakpur, May 22, 2023 - Lumbini World Peace Forum, an organization dedicated to promoting peace and environmental sustainability, celebrated World Biodiversity Day by organizing a series of activities aimed at enhancing biodiversity and environmental conservation in Janakpur, Dhanusha District.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Buddha Air flight from Janakpur to Kathmandu was aborted on Saturday after a passenger spotted a rat in the plane.

JANAKPURDHAM, April 29: Janaki Navami is being celebrated today in Janakpurdham.

Relevance of Lord Ram's teachings

March 30, 2023 08:30 am

The celebration of Ram Navami in Janakpur is a beautiful reminder of the rich cultural heritage of Nepal and the importance of Lord Ram's teachings in our lives. The festival is a time to come together, to offer prayers and seek blessings, to reflect on the values that we can learn from Lord Ram's life.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 22: Two young men who had gone for a feast from Janakpur two weeks ago have been found dead in India. Rohit Sah, 21 and Bishnu Sah, 22 of Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City were found dead in Sitamarhi, India.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Labour permits can be obtained from Janakpur and Biratnagar starting today. Implementing the decision made by the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on December 26, the Department of Labour has made an arrangement to issue work permits from Janakpur and Biratnagar effective from today.

Motorcyclist dies in accident

December 29, 2022 13:57 pm

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 29: A person died in a motorcycle accident in Dhanusa on Thursday. The accident occurred on the Birendra Bazar-Mahinathpur road section of Sahidnagar Municipality-6, Hatipur.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 28: One person has died after being crushed on the Janakpurdham-Jayanagar train leak. According to the police, the deceased is  Puran Sada, 35, a resident of Nagarain Municipality-2 Raghopur in Dhanusha.

JANAKPURDHAM, Oct 9: Former minister and Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ram Krishna Yadav has filed his candidacy for the election to the House of Representatives from Dhanusha-2 on behalf of the ruling alliance.

Man arrested for killing his own mother

September 16, 2022 15:26 pm

JANAKPUR, Sept 16: A man has been arrested on the charge of murdering his own mother in Dhanusha. The arrested one is Manoj Mandal, 21, from Sabaila Municipality-5, Makhana. Mandal was arrested by the Area Police Office, Sabaila.

JANAKPURDHAM, Sept 13: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli claimed that the government led by his party will be formed after the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Niranjan Kumar Jha, the general manager of Nepal Railway Company, has complained that the Ministry of Finance has not cooperated in operating the train.

MAHENDRANAGAR, August 25: The High Court, Janakpur, has ordered a DNA test of the child of Niharika Rajput of Jaleshwor in Mahottari and that of Shiva Raj Shrestha.

JANAKPUR, July 22: Provincial Hospital Siraha has become the first government hospital in Madhesh Province to meet the minimum service standards. Based on the Minimum Service Standard (MSS) evaluation and review of provincial hospitals, the Provincial Hospital in Siraha has been ranked first in Madhesh Province with a score of 91 percent.

JANAKPUR, July 18: A team of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has raided Sahidnagar Municipality Office, Dhanusha. The CIAA team from Bardibas is checking the municipality files.

JANAKPUR, June 22: The 'Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train' carrying Indian tourists on board is arriving in Janakpurdham on June 23.

Fire destroys hotel in Janakpur

June 21, 2022 16:50 pm

JANAKPUR June 21- A fire broke out in Bansbari Restaurant and Café located at Janakpur Sub-metropolis-4. According to Pradip Bahadur Chettri, the fire was brought under control after efforts for half an hour.

KATHMANDU, June 19: An attempt to make a physical assault against the Deputy Mayor of Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City Kishori Shah was foiled on Sunday. However, a woman who had come to the municipality to hand over the memorandum was able to target her with slippers.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 3: A fire broke out on a Nepali train coming from Jayanagar to Janakpur after acid was spilled in one of the compartments.

JANAKPUR, March 29: Four children died and one was injured after a motorcycle met with an accident at Barkurwa of Sabaila Municipality-12 in Dhanusha district last night.

JANAKPUR, March 25: A meeting of the Madhesh Province Assembly is taking place at 2:00 pm today.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 24: The Janakpurdham-Pokhara flight, which was carried out three days a week, will be regular from Thursday. The Janakpur-Pokhara daily flight is being operated due to increasing passenger pressure. Earlier, flights were operated three days a week on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

DHANUSHA, Feb 17: Jankpur and Pokhara are being connected with air flights soon. Both Janakpur and Pokhara are popular tourist destinations in the country.

Province 2 named as Madhesh

January 17, 2022 17:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Province 2 has been officially named Madhesh, as per the results of a poll held at the secretariat office of the provincial assembly.

JANAKPUR, Jan 16: A special committee formed earlier to carry out a study on deciding the name and capital of Province 2 is scheduled to table its report at a meeting of the provincial assembly of the province taking place today at 11 am.

Sujit Mahara is a 27 years old cobbler who has been in the service since 2010. His work station is at Durbar Marg, which is known for branded stores. Originally from Janakpur, he came to Kathmandu after his father’s death and took his father’s occupation as his and he has been supporting his family of three.

LAHAN, August 10: During the Janakpur Literature Festival organized in Janakpur in the second week of February, acid victim Aarti Shah expressed her thoughts “Not only the one who throws the acid on someone but also the one selling the acid should be punished.” Issuing its verdict on the Arati Shah acid attack case, the District Court of Dhanusha has pronounced her husband Sanjiv Shah guilty of throwing acid on her. However, the court has acquitted the acid seller Nagendra Shah.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), in a bid to control electricity leakage and improve service flow, has started signing performance agreements with the chiefs of distribution and customer service centers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Buddha Air has formed an internal investigation committee to find out the cause of flight error on Friday.

LAHAN, Aug 9: Two people with symptoms of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) died at separate hospitals in Janakpurdham on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Two more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

JALESHWOR, March 16: The bus service to Patna, the capital of Bihar State, India from Janakpur, the capital of Province 2, has come to a halt from today amid fear of coronavirus.

JANAKPUR, Jan 23: The Province-2 government has set a target to reduce poverty rate by achieving high economic growth within next five years in order to bring quality change in the living standard of the State's citizens.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 8: A group of journalists were ‘roughed up’ inside the office of the mayor of the Janakpurdham Sub-Metropolitan City on Tuesday.

Shining in SAG

December 4, 2019 11:45 am

Nepali players have demonstrated excellent performance in ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) happening in three main cities of the country—Janakpur, Pokhara and Kathmandu. As of this writing, Nepali players have grabbed as many as 20 golds and several silvers and bronzes.

Joys of Janakpur

November 22, 2019 11:06 am

My trip to Janakpur was an impromptu one, something my friend and I decided on a day before we departed. So, I didn’t really have big expectations from or detailed plans for this trip, which turned out to be for the better. I’ve finally understood why people say ‘unplanned trips are always the best.’

Chhat festival being observed today

November 2, 2019 11:26 am

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 2: The festival of purity, goodwill and faith, Chhat is being observed with high regard and much fanfare today.

DHANUSA, Nov 2: Bananas worth Rs 10 million have been imported to Janakpur for Chhath festival, the biggest festival of people living in the tarai region.

DHANUSA, Oct 27: The fuel stations in Dhanusa have shut down their service demanding justice for Manoj Shah, who was shot dead in Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City on Wednesday.

One shot dead in Janakpur

October 23, 2019 12:25 pm

DHANUSHA, Oct 23: One person has been shot dead in Janakpurdham sub-metropolitan city on Wednesday morning.

JANAKPUR, Oct 8: Yatra Parba festival, also known as Jatara Parba in Mithila region, is being celebrated on the tenth day of the Bada Dashain festival today.

Temple dance in Terai

August 29, 2019 13:11 pm

The people from Terai, work hard in their fields in day time and at night they relax and entertain themselves by dancing and singing before the idol of Lord Krishna and his constant companion Radha, his beloved. This is performed in a temple of each and every village in Terai-Madhesh.

Janakpur submerged in water

July 12, 2019 16:20 pm

DHANUSHA, July 12: Large parts of Janakpur sub metropolis in Dhanusha have been inundated following incessant rain since Wednesday night. Most of the road areas, government offices and private houses sitting on relatively low lands have been left under water.