MAHOTTARI, July 15: The body of a boy was found in a pond at Bharatole, Loharpatti Municipality-4, Mahottari district.

JALESWAR, July 1- Three people have been detained for extorting money from visitors to the Nepal-India border area in Mahottari's Jaleswar Municipality-12. Among the detained are Ravi Thakur, 30, of Jaleswar-12, Prabhas Jha, 29, of Loharpatti Municipality and Hamid Rain, 21.

Girl child drowns in a pond

June 9, 2022 11:26 am

JALESHWOR, June 9: A girl child died after she drowned in a pond at Jaleshwor Municipality-3, Khaira village in Mahottari.

MAHOTTARI, May 26: Residents of the district have suggested the newly-elected representatives at the local level make the protection and conservation of natural resources as their main agenda.

MAHOTTARI, May 21: Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal has won the election to the post of mayor and deputy-mayor of Gaushala municipality in Mahottari district.

JALESHWOR, Marsh 5: Five shops at a bazaar at Matihani Municipaity-8 have been burnt down in a fire today morning, destroying property worth approximately Rs 15 million, said the police. However, no human casualties are reported in the blaze.

JALESHWOR, Dec 23: Senior citizens, single women and differently abled people in Mahottari district are unable to get their social security allowances provided by the government due to the negligence on the part of their bank.

JALESHWAR, Dec 15: Minister Jhakri assured that she would provide assistance on her part for the reconstruction of the damaged structures of the temple. She made this commitment while conducting a puja at the temple.

Student dies after falling from stairs

November 26, 2021 13:50 pm

MAHOTTARI, Nov 26: A student of Baasbitti Secondary School in Ramgopalpur Municipality-1 of Mahottari has died after falling from the stairs while trying to access the internet by climbing on it. The deceased has been identified as Sandeep Mahato, 18, of Balwa Municipality-1, according to the police.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 17: The Ramgopalpur Municipality in Mahottari has announced a public holiday for the arrival of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who will be attending an inauguration program in the municipality as the chief guest.

MAHOTTARI, July 5: Over a dozen villages in Mahottari district have been inundated as swollen local rivers have entered human settlements.

MAHOTTARI, July 4: The incessant rainfall since last Tuesday has collapsed the houses of some locals at Ramnagar in Bhangaha Rural Municipality- 4 in Mahottari district while flood led to inundation to over 150 houses in the locality.

LAHAN, March 25: A couple who had gone missing some one month ago was found buried beneath the under-construction road some three kilometers away from their residence on Thursday afternoon.

Sugarcane farming declines in Mahottari

December 22, 2020 20:15 pm

MAHOTTARI, Dec 22: Hiralal Mahato of Bhangaha Municipality-4 in Mahottari district, who used to cultivate sugarcane in three bighas of land, has grown the cash crop only in one bigha of land.

LAHAN, Nov 24: The dead body of a six-year-old girl, who was kidnapped from Bardibas-14 of Mahottari district, was found on Monday evening.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Two people have died and 17 others have sustained injuries in three separate road accidents occurred in Gorkha, Mahottari and Chitwan district in the last 24 hours.

MAHOTTARI, Feb 27: General Secretary of the Nepal Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) CP Mainali has been injured in a road accident at Ratopul of Bardibas-3 on Thursday.

MAHOTTARI, Feb 4: In order to check possible outbreak of coronavirus infection, health desks have been set up in 11 different places in Mahottari along the Indian border.

Crusher industry operation banned

January 24, 2020 12:47 pm

MAHOTTARI, Jan 24: With increasing complaint from the public, the operation of crusher industries are coming to halt in Mahottari district. The District Monitoring Committee formed to oversee the consumption of natural resources and river products on Wednesday took a decision to ban the operation of crusher industries.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 7: Nepali Congress (NC) Mahasamiti Member Lalan Kumar Raya was killed today in a road accident happened at Tuteshwor Chowk in Bardibas Municipality-5, Mahottari district.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 5 : Farmers in the district have waning interest in cultivating sugarcane owing to hassles they faced with non-payment for their produce. Sugar mills in the district and the vicinity did not pay the sugarcane farmers on time though the farmers spent much labour and investment in production.

Girl found murdered after rape

October 3, 2019 18:45 pm

JALESHWOR, Oct 3: A girl has been found dead on the bank of the Mara river in Thapa Tole of Gaushala municipality-10 on Thursday.

GAUSHALA, July 27: A total of 4,571 houses have been completely damaged by floods in Mahottari.

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.

GAUSHALA, July 17: Some two dozen road sections of Mahottari district have been damaged due to a massive flood in the past week.

Floods cripple Mahottari

July 14, 2019 07:15 am

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, July 1: A 19-year-old youth died from an electric shock at Bhangaha municipality of Mahottari district. The District Police Office, Mahottari confirmed that Sanjaya Pandit, son of Sidhu Pandit of Manarasiswa municipality-4, died in the incident that took place during the wedding ceremony.

MAHOTTARI, May 22: Scorching heat in the recent days in Mahottari district has affected the normal lives here.

MAHOTTARI , May 19: The pregnant women, new mothers and newborn in Mahottari Rural Municipality in Mahottari district are at risk of several health issues in lack of a birthing center.

GAUSHALA, May 15: As many as eight patients of leprosy have been identified in a single ward of Mahottari rural municipality in Mahottari district.

11 border points sealed

May 5, 2019 10:50 am

MAHOTTARI, May 5: Eleven border transit points in Mahottari district have been closed since this morning considering the general elections in India.

MAHOTTARI, April 6: Property worth three million rupees was destroyed in a fire that took place at a printing house in Jaleswar this morning.

Kidnapped man rescued after 17 days

March 22, 2019 12:19 pm

MAHOTTARI, March 22: The police rescued an abducted man after 17 days from Bihar of India. Suresh Sah of Gaushala municipality-8 in Mahottari district was abducted on March 3.

BARDIBAS, March 1: A torch rally was organised in Bhangaha Municipality in Mahottari district on Thursday evening to protest rampant extraction of sand and pebbles from local Ratu river and Nadikaus area.

MAHOTTARI, Feb 1: The workers at Everest Sugar and Chemical Industries Limited in Ramnagar, Mahottari have continued their hunger strike today to press the industry administration to address their demand.

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.

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

RAUTAHAT, Nov 14: Devotees observed the Chhath festival by making offerings to the setting sun on Tuesday. The festival of goodwill and faith will come to an end after they make the final offering on Wednesday morning.

MAHOTTARI, Oct 21: A man was killed after being hit by a Tata Sumo Van at Bardibas Municipality in Mahottari district.

MAHOTTARI, Sept 24: Diarrhoea that has spread across a Muslim settlement in Jaleshwor Municipality-12 in Mahottari for the past one week has yet to be contained.

Sub Inspector caught while receiving bribe

September 12, 2018 20:00 pm

MAHOTTARI, Sept 12: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested Sub Inspector Rambabu Prasad Yadav, in-charge of Area Police Office, Ramgopalpur on Wednesday.

28 arrested for electricity theft

August 31, 2018 10:59 am

MAHOTTARI, Aug 31: The police have arrested 28 people from various places of the district on the charge of electricity theft.

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 22: Police fired two air rounds to control two groups of Muslims who had a fit while praying on the occasion of Bakar-Eid at Mahadaiya-Tapanpur-3 of Loharpatti municipality. During the clash, 10 people were injured. The clash erupted over who would first read the Namaj and make offerings.

MAHOTTARI, Aug 18: The Binayatara Foundation has begun providing medical service for cancer patients in Ramgopalpur of Mahottari.

MAHOTTARI, Aug 1:  A pedestrian has died after being hit by a Safari car at Pipara rural municipality-5, Sahodba in the district on Wednesday.

Number of narcotic drug users up in Mahottari

GAUSHALA, July 3: More than 50 villages in eight municipalities and two rural municipalities are at high risk of flood in Mahottari district.

Snakebite kills two in Mahottari

July 2, 2018 11:57 am

Mahottari, July 2: Two persons were killed after being bitten by snakes at Gaushala of Mahottari district on Sunday.

GAUSHALA, June 25: Over 7,000 children from six to 59 months are found suffering from malnutrition in Mahottari, the Tarai/Madhes district in the Province 2.