LAHAN, Aug 7: After witnessing community level COVID-19 transmission, the local government has decided to impose lockdown orders in Lahan Municipality from Friday evening.

Three youths nabbed with narcotic drugs

January 20, 2020 12:55 pm

LAHAN, Jan 20: Nepal Police have arrested three youths in possession of narcotic drugs. A police squad from Police Post Kachnari busted Baljeet Das, 20, of Laxmipurpatari rural municipality-5, Pathargadha and Indrajeet Sahani, 18, of Lahan municipality-23 from Bariyarpatti rural municipality-1, Badahari on Sunday.

LAHAN, Jan 19: Socialist Party Chair and former Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav has said his party was struggling to materialise the dream of martyrs.

LAHAN, Jan 7: Three newborns died at a Lahan-based private hospital on a single day, it has been learnt. The babies born on Friday at Saptarishi Hospital, Lahan were declared dead one after another within 24 hours.

SIRAHA, Oct 21: The Area Police Office, Lahan, has confiscated smuggled goods worth more than a million rupees from Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality-4.

LAHAN, July 29: Three children died due to drowning in ponds in separate incidents of Siraha district on Sunday.

LAHAN, July 1: Three persons were killed and seven others injured as a truck hit a Tata Magic van at Lahan Municipality along the East-West Highway.

LAHAN, June 25: Police have arrested for alleged involvement in the gang rape on a girl at Karjanha municipality-1 in Siraha district.

LAHAN, June 25: A woman from Lahan, who was being held by police on the charge of stealing a mobile phone, was found hanging in the police station  Sunday. Sumandevi Thakur, who was arrested by police in Lahan on Saturday, was found  hanging with her own sari in the toilet of Area Police Office, Maheshwari.

LAHAN, May 24: Three persons were killed, and at least 29 others injured in separate road accidents in Siraha, Makawanpur and Chitwan districts.

LAHAN, May 19: A pilgrim who fell unconscious while waiting in a queue to enter the Rajdevi Panchawati Temple of Lahan Municipality-15 on Saturday died on the way to the hospital.

One killed in road accident

March 28, 2019 11:36 am

LAHAN, March 28: A man died in a road accident that took place in Bastipur of Karjana municipality, on the east-west highway last night. The accident took place when a motorcycle hit a tractor (Sa. 1 Ta. 3777) while trying to overtake it.

LAHAN, March 18: CK Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhes (AIM), which recently renounced the demand for secession, has unanimously endorsed an 11-point agreement signed with the government indicating that it would join the mainstream politics. The outfit’s two-day gathering started in Lahan on Sunday.

LAHAN, March 13: Two people were killed and seven others injured when a bus hit motorcycle over the Surunga Bridge of Surunga Municipality-5 in Jhapa district along the East-West Highway today morning.

LAHAN, Feb 13: A person was killed after a school bus bumped into an auto rickshaw in Mirchaiya Municipality-5 along the East-West Highway on Wednesday.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 16: It had been seven days since Sangita Sada, 20, of Bodebarsain Municipality-2 was admitted to Ram Kumar Uma Prasad Memorial Hospital in Lahan after labor pain. She delivered a baby after a c-section surgery. Currently, the condition of her newborn is critical. Even after a week, her son is refusing breast-feeding.

LAHAN, Nov 3: After the Municipal Education Committee of Lahan Municipality decided to remove Parameshwar Raya from the position of Principal of Pashupati Adarsha Secondary School, the committee sent a recommendation for the removal to the Education Coordination Unit of Lahan. Accepting the committee's request, the unit issued a notice to the municipality on July 5, dismissing Raya from the position of principal.

LAHAN, Nov 3: After the Municipal Education Committee of Lahan Municipality decided to remove Parameshwar Raya from the position of Principal of Pashupati Adarsha Secondary School, the committee sent a recommendation for the removal to the Education Coordination Unit of Lahan. Accepting the committee's request, the unit issued a notice to the municipality on July 5, dismissing Raya from the position of principal.

LAHAN, Nov 1: During the last local and provincial elections, one of the promises that almost all political parties and leaders made was prioritizing the conservation of nature and wildlife, especially the Chure range. They stated that the Chure range ecosystem had been badly damaged and vowed to take measures to put an end to activities that were deteriorating the ecosystem further. Deforestation and mining of aggregates, sand and stones from river beds and mountains in the Chure region were put forward as the major factors damaging the range’s ecosystem and politicians had pledged to put an end to such activities.

LAHAN, Oct 13: Three-year-old Mahomad Toshif got his right eye injured while playing with friends last week. As the boy was constantly troubled by the itching eye, his father Aisanul, a local of Ghoganpur-6 of Saptari district, took him to the nearby Kanchanpur market for treatment.

Man killed in motorcycle collision

September 22, 2018 09:59 am

LAHAN, Sept 22: A man was killed when a motorcycle (Sa 9 Pa 111) he was riding collided head-on with another motorcycle (Sa 2 Pa 1309) at Shukhipur Municipality-2 along Zeromile-Bariyarpatti road on Friday night.

LAHAN, Sept 16: A man has been killed by an unidentified group in Golbazar municipality-3, Musaharnia of the district.

LAHAN, Aug 25:  A son has beaten his own father to death over a minor dispute in Lahan Municipality-18 in Siraha district on Saturday.

LAHAN, Aug 2: When the local elections were held last year after almost two decades, it had brought a new wave of excitement among the people across the country. Locals of Siraha too were hopeful that the elections would pave way for development and prosperity.

POKHARA, July 22: Thousands of people from across the country have expressed solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, pressuring the government to address his demands for medical education reforms.

LAHAN, June 21: Two Indian quacks arrested on the charge of operating unauthorized health clinic in Lahan Municipality ward no 8 have been released without punishment.

LAHAN, March 25: Condemning the bomb attack on Bikash Traders (Jewelry shop), Lahan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) enforced a general strike in Lahan Bazaar on Saturday demanding action against the perpetrators.

LAHAN, March 25: Condemning the bomb attack on Bikash Traders (Jewelry shop), Lahan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) enforced a general strike in Lahan Bazaar on Saturday demanding action against the perpetrators.

8 injured in Lahan IED explosion

March 24, 2018 03:19 am

LAHAN, March 23: Eight persons were injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) exploded targeting a jewelry shop at Lahan-6 on Friday.

Six injured in Lahan bomb explosion

March 23, 2018 14:05 pm

SIRAHA, Mar 23: Six people were injured in a bomb blast at the Bikas Traders, gold shop, Lahan, today.

Rebel terrorizes Lahan with explosion

February 22, 2018 15:00 pm

LAHAN, Feb 22:  The proprietor of Shuva Lav General Store at Sahid Chowk,  Lahan was injured after a pressure cooker bomb exploded in his shop today.

KATHMANDU Jan 8: Ncell Private Ltd has expanded its 4G service in two more cities -- Lahan of Siraha and Dhangadhi of Kailali from Sunday.

Ncell 4G now in Lahan and Dhangadhi

January 7, 2018 15:01 pm

KATHMANDU, January 7: Ncell Private Ltd. has expanded its fourth generation (4G)/long term evolution (LTE) service in two more cities - Lahan of Siraha and Dhangadhi of Kailali district, further expanding coverage of the country’s widest 4G network.

14 injured in Lahan bus mishap

December 19, 2017 17:10 pm

LAHAN, Dec 19: Fourteen people were injured in a bus accident that occurred at Prayagpur in Karjanha Municipality-10 along East-west highway on Tuesday.

IED goes off in Lahan

December 14, 2017 14:44 pm

LAHAN, Dec 14: A pressure cooker bomb has gone off at Sahid Chowk of Lahan in Siraha district on Thursday.

SIRAHA, LAHAN, Sept 23: The CPN-UML has claimed the posts of mayor and deputy mayor in Lahan Municipality. The UML's mayoral candidate Muni Sah won with 11,307 votes. Sah's nearest rival from NC Achamitlal Chaudhary got 9,138 votes.

LAHAN, May 10: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Distribution Center at Lahan on Tuesday detained 19 individuals on charges of power hooking.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Agni Moto Inc, the sole authorized distributor of Mahindra two-wheelers for Nepal, has opened a new showroom in Lahan of Siraha.

LAHAN, April 8: Police have taken 18 cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) into control from Lahan, Siraha when they tried to obstruct a program of CPN-UML on Saturday afternoon.

LAHAN, March 7: The cadres affiliated to the United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) have vandalized the city office of CPN-UML at Lahan.

LAHAN, Feb 9: A truck driver was killed and another severely injured when two vehicles collided head-on Thursday morning in Lahan of Siraha along the East-West Highway.

21 CK Raut supporters held from Lahan

February 3, 2017 16:07 pm

LAHAN, Jan 4: The District Court, Siraha has remanded Chandra Kanta Raut better known as CK Raut to custody for ten days.

LAHAN, Feb 3: Police have decided to take secessionist leader Chandra Kanta Raut also known as CK Raut, who was arrested yesterday, to the Siraha District Court to seek a remand. According to chief of the Area Police Office, Lahan, DSP Rajkumar KC, a case on organized crime against the state is already registered against Raut.

LAHAN, Jan 18: Police have beefed up security condition in Lahan after knowing that CK Raut, coordinator of Free Madhes Alliance, is arriving here to address a mass meeting on the occasion of 10th Anniversary of Madhes Movement in the district headquarters of Siraha on Wednesday.

LAHAN, Dec 24: Main opposition party CPN-UML has held a district level- orientation program in Lahan in the district on Saturday.

Janata Bank opens new branch in Lahan

December 21, 2016 09:29 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Janata Bank Nepal Ltd has inaugurated its 39th branch office in Lahan of Siraha district.

Police arrest fugitive from Lahan Bazaar

September 25, 2016 09:56 am

LAHAN, Sept 25: The police have arrested a fugitive convicted on the charge of practicing polygamy and on the run for the past one year.

Incessant rainfall inundates Lahan

September 21, 2016 16:18 pm

LAHAN, Sept 21: Lahan bazaar has been inundated due to heavy rainfall since early morning. The market area has been inundated owing to the worn-out drainage system in the town. The water has entered the office buildings and inner settlement of the town.

New UM showroom in Lahan

September 20, 2016 19:43 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Sagar Traders -- the authorized distributor for UM bikes and scooters -- has started its exclusive showroom in Lahan of Siraha.