KATHMANDU, April 28: In the wake of sweltering heat, especially in Terai belt and Lumbini Province, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), has urged people to stay at home.

JHAPA, April 3: Two new cases of Kala-azar have been confirmed in Jhapa, a district in the Terai region of Koshi Province. Similar cases were reported in the previous years as well.

MAKWANPUR, March 9: The Hetauda Milk Distribution Project is currently collecting about 20,000 liters of milk from Terai districts.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: A wild animal which is considered rare in the world and found in Nepal is now in the limelight. It is not only being talked about but is also giving rise to many suspicions and curiosity in the field of wildlife conservation. This animal, which was found in the Terai only six days ago, has posed a challenge to researchers and scientists.

LAHAN, Jan 2: A small thatched hut serves as the home for Shyam Devi Sadaya of Golbazar Municipality-10 Musahari Tol in Siraha. The family, consisting of four children and an elderly mother-in-law, endures the harsh cold by constantly living outside the house under the open sky.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has reported the onset of fog in 22 districts of Terai. The MFD has urged the general public to exercise necessary precautions and remain vigilant, emphasizing potential impacts on daily life.

JALESWAR, Nov 20: The Chhath festival has been concluded by offering worship to the rising Sun in the entire Mithila region, including Mahottari this morning.

Chhath festival begins today

November 19, 2023 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Chhath festival, one of the major festivals of the country and predominantly observed in the Terai region, is being celebrated today by worshiping the sun.

SUDURPASCHIM, Sept 17: The Dagaura Tharu community in the Terai region of west Nepal is today celebrating the Atwari festival with fervor.

As the rainy season is here, cases of the dreaded dengue have been steadily increasing in recent days in all parts of Nepal, mainly affecting the Terai region. With the number of cases on the rise, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself and your family members from dengue.

PARSA, Aug 4: The people's representatives have demanded the federal government to resolve the water shortage facing Birgunj Metropolitan City (BMC). Both the immediate and long term measures have been sought to address water scarcity.

Tackling Inundation in Terai

June 25, 2023 08:15 am

As the monsoon rain has started in Nepal, it would be a boon for agriculture especially for paddy plantation. Moreover , people would somehow get relief from the extreme heat with the onset of rainfall. These are the good news of monsoon rain and the bad news is that the damage and destruction of road and bridges, landslides in hills and inundation in agricultural lands, and human settlements and loss of human life and property would last for at least the coming three months.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has appealed to one and all in the central and western parts of the Terai belt to observe precautionary measures against the heat wave as it would prevail for four more days.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Heat waves (Lu) are likely to prevail in Terai for another five days.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The loan sharking victims who have come out in protest from different districts of Terai have continued their sit- in program.

MALANGWA, Dec 23: Normal life in the Terai including Sarlahi district has been badly affected due to thick fog and cold waves. Thick fog has blanketed the district from early morning today while the cold wave has also been reported.

LAMKI, Dec 14: Cold wave has started in western Terai including Kailali and Kanchanpur districts. Layers of thick fog have engulfed places like Lamki, Tikapur, Sukhad, Mahendranagar and other areas in the districts from early morning today (Wednesday).

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The weather is generally clear across the country, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM). However, there is light fog in some places in the west and central Terai of the country.

Farmers relieved with light rain

July 30, 2022 09:35 am

MAHOTTARI, July 30: Light rainfall on Friday evening has finally brought some relief to the farmers looking for a good paddy plantation season.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 17: An excessive cold weather has affected daily life in several districts in the middle-east Tarai for the past few days. Dense fog has made the weather severely cold, with no or little sunshine in the area.

KATHMANDU, June 27: In a worrisome development, a few locations in Province 2 have reported locust outbreaks that pose high threat to the food crops.

Cold wave hits children hard in Banke

December 28, 2019 14:45 pm

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 28: With mercury dipping, the children from the economically backward community have been hit hard. The children staying in various brick kilns with their parents are suffering from common cold, pneumonia and so on due to cold wave in recent days.

Tarai cold wave hits Dalits hard

December 24, 2019 08:33 am

SAPTARI, Dec 24: Dipping temperature and cold wave have affected normal life in the tarai districts. Several schools have declared holiday while flow of patients at hospitals has remarkably increased. According to the district education office, over 102 schools have been shut down due to excessive cold.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwar Pokharel on Wednesday stressed the need for strengthening national unity in the country.

Villagers in Bara still terrified

April 8, 2019 06:05 am

BARA, April 8: Krishna Sah, 35, of Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan city lost his home to the first ever tornado recorded in Nepal that struck the central part of the southern plains of the nation on March 31. Since then, he has been reduced to spending his nights in the meager segment of the shed originally built for his livestock. With him, his livestock and the relief materials he has received from various agencies cover a majority of the shed.

RUPANDEHI, March 21: The festival of colour, Holi, is being celebrated in the Tarai districts including Rupandehi exchanging greetings, happiness and harmony today.

Despite the pollution and the social injustices, Nepal is one of the best destinations for the people to travel. As #VisitNepal2020 works are running, promotion to the domestic places are equally going. There are lots of travelers who are helping to the goal directly or indirectly. Rishav Adhikari aka Shutter Psycho is one of those avid travelers. He travels and shares his followers on his social media about the stories of his exploration to the secrets of Nepal. He introduces himself as someone who is traveling somewhere all the time. During a chat with MyCity, he shared his experiences and thoughts about his adventure:

Back To College

November 17, 2018 09:58 am

Going to the college after a long vacation of Dashain-Tihar is somehow wacky. You see how exclusively your friends’ appearances have changed. Some get back flabby and stunned; some show up drastically tanned. You can’t see half of your pals on the first day cause they’re still busy celebrating and a bunch of guys skip the first two days.

Sama-Chakeva festival begins from today

November 9, 2018 18:39 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: A festival that marks the affectionate brother-sister relationship in the Maithali communities, Sama-Chakeva, has begun from today.

JHAPA, April 11: Three Terai districts including Jhapa have seen a high risk of dengue epidemic.

KATHMANDU, June 15: General strike imposed by Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN) continues to affect life in Terai regions for the third consecutive day.

PARSA, June 10: Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal Vice-Chair and parliamentarian Lal babu Raut Gaddi has said an environment favourable for second phase of local level election was being enabled in the Terai region.

LAHAN, April 15: Judshital festival is being observed with gusto in the districts of the Terai region.