KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Janakpurdham Sub-Metropolitan City has appealed to the residents of the city to celebrate the day of the inauguration of Ram Mandir in India’s Ayodhya by holding a ghee lamp lighting ceremony.

DHANUSHA, Jan 4: Janakpurdham has dispatched 'bhar' special gifts as offerings to Ayodhya, India, in view of a consecration ceremony to take place at the Shree Ram Temple in Ayodhya on January 22.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 26:  A controversy has arisen regarding the sending of gifts from Janakpur to the opening ceremony of the Ram Temple being built in Ayodhya, India. The inauguration of the Ram Temple is scheduled for January 22, and a dispute broke out between the mahants (head priests) of the Janaki temple during preparations to send various gifts from Janakpurdham, Ram's in-laws.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 18: The police have arrested 28 people for pickpocketing during the celebrations of the marriage between Ram and Janaki.

MAHENDRANAGAR (Dhanusha), Nov 19: A discussion has been held on 'Janakpurdham after 25 years' here. The event is organized by Madhes Manas at Gangasagar, Dhanusha.

DHANUSHA, Nov 17: For the Chhath festival, bananas worth 40 million rupees have been imported from India in Madhesh Province capital Janakpurdham alone. Bananas are considered essential during the Chhath festival.

JANAKPURDHAM, July 5: Armed Police Force (APF) personnel in Dhanusha have arrested one person with drugs that he was trying to import from India by evading customs.

JANAKPURDHAM, July 2: Built around 16 years ago for rehabilitating beggars, landless squatters and people with leprosy, the dilapidated Kodiyabasti shelter home  in Janakpurdham is in dire need of conservation. The shelter with 20-room building constructed at Janakpurdham Sub Metropolitan City-7 by a social worker Jamiriya Devi Kurmini has been left abandoned following her demise some eight years ago.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 2: Janakpurdham Sub-Metropolitan City is emphasizing the use of information technology for the promotion of e-good governance and making the service delivery smooth, systematized and efficient.

JANAKPURDHAM, Oct 22: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba along with the top leaders of the ruling five-party alliance are arriving in Janakpurdham, the capital of Madhesh Province, today.

JANAKPURDHAM, Oct 4: The sacrificial program at the Rajdevi temple in Janakpurdham is over. The sacrifice started from 8 PM on Monday and lasted until 3:53 AM on Tuesday.

JANAKPUR, September 12: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has arrived in Janakpur. Party leaders and workers have reached the Janakpurdham Airport to welcome him.

JANAKPURDHAM, Sept 7: Two girls were found dead in a paddy field at Nagarain Municipality-7 in Dhanusha district.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 15: A Nepali Congress (NC) candidate has won the polls for Shahidnagar Municipality Ward No 1 chairmanship of Dhanusha. Tejilal Yadav, has been elected with 659 votes to the post of ward chairperson.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 7: Senior leaders of the five-party alliance, including Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, are set to arrive at Janakpurdham in Dhanusha today.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 19: Vice Chairman of the Policy and Planning Commission of the Madhes Provincial Government, Dr Bhogendra Jha, has been conferred with the title of this year's Maha Murkh or Great Fool from the famous Maha Murkh Sammelan in Janakpurdham.

JANAKPUR, March 3: A 15-day Mithila Madhyama Parikrama, a ritualistic pilgrimage circumambulatory walk in the Mithila region, has begun.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Cadres of the Janamat Party led by CK Raut have attacked a vehicle of a Madhes Provincial Assembly member. Provincial Assembly member Ashok Yadav's vehicle was vandalized by the cadres of Janamat Party.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 26: A tussle broke out between party members of Janamat Party led by CK Raut and security personnel at Janakpurdham today. Security officers had to use force to disperse the protestors from entering the election hall of the National Assembly building.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 28: A woman and her two children have been found dead inside their home at Barthawa Municipality-1 in Sarlahi. The woman has been identified as Kavita Hajari, 26, wife of Shiva Hajari.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Bijay Sonkar Shastri has said that Rs 1 billion announced earlier by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the development of Janakpurdham area will be available soon.

SPs of Dhanusha and Sarlahi transferred

October 24, 2021 13:16 pm

JANAKPURDHAM, Oct 24: The Police Headquarters has transferred the Superintendents of Police (SP) of Dhanusa and Sarlahi district. According to Umesh Ranjitkaar, Deputy Inspector General of Province 2 Police, SP Santosh Singh Rathore of Sarlahi, and SP Prakash Ranabhat of Dhanusha were transferred under the direction of the headquarters.

LAHAN, June 18: The COVID-19 special hospital has been set up in Janakpurdham. The provincial government has brought a special 100-bed COVID hospital into operation by making use of the unused building of Manipal Teaching Hospital in Janakpurdham.

Sonnet lifts 3rd Shahid Cup title

April 3, 2019 08:24 am

KATHMANDU, April 3: Kanpur’s Saurav Singh scored a match-winning 50 runs in the final of the 3rd Shahid T20 Cup cricket tournament to propel his team Sonnet Cricket Club to a victory by seven wickets against the home team Janakpur Cricket Club in the final match played at Barahabigha cricket ground in Janakpurdham on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Janakpur Cricket Club has won the first match of the 3rd Shahid Cup T-20 Cricket Tournament by 56 runs defeating Kathmandu’s Oasis Cricket Club in a match held in Janakpurdham on Monday.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 11: Janakpurdham, the city in the historic Mithilanchal region, is all geared up for the celebrations of the Sitaram Vivah Mahotsav, the festival that is observed honouring the wedding of Hindu god Ram and goddess Sita.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Chief Minister of Indian State of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Aadityanath is arriving in Janakpur for a six-hour stay as part of his pilgrimage to Janaki Temple on Wednesday.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 11: A wedding procession of more than 150 holy men has reached Janakpurdham from Uttar Pradesh of India to celebrate the auspicious Ram-Sita Vivaha Panchami on Wednesday.

Chhath festival to begin on Sunday

November 10, 2018 17:58 pm

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 10: The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival will formally begin on Sunday. It is observed for four days, from Kartik Shukla Chaturthi to Kartik Shukla Saptami as per the lunar calendar.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 25: The 29th International Maithili Conference kicked off in Janakpurdham from Saturday.

JANAKPURDHAM, July 31: Minister for Urban Development, Prabhu Saha, has called on the Janakpur folks to get united for the development of Janakpurdham, the religious and cultural city in Dhanusha.

JANAKPUR, Oct 6: With the renovation of the ancient Rajdevi temple of Janakpur just completed, special arrangement has been made here for Dashain celebration. Huge number of devotees throng the Rajdevi temple during Dashain every year.