KATHMANDU, March 18: Efforts to choose a name for Province 2 and a capital failed on Tuesday after the ruling coalition failed to garner the required two-thirds majority. Province 2, which covers eight districts of southern Nepal bordering India, has long been struggling to name itself and fix its capital.

Janaki Temple to be illuminated

July 10, 2018 13:55 pm

DHANUSHA, July 10: Now the famous Hindu temple in Janakpur-Janaki Temple- will be decorated in a modern style yet keeping intact its aesthetic values and decked up with lights in a bid to add more value to this important ancient temple.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 6: Janaki Medical College has remained closed since a month after the employees started protests demanding their salary for the last 14 months.

JANAKPUR, May 11: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been welcomed by Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Janaki Temple. PM Oli directly went to Janaki Temple after taking off at Janakpur.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first foreign prime minister to perform Shodashopachara puja at Janakpur temple.

KATHMANDU, May 10: A day before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal, Armed Police Force (APF) officials have been deployed for cleaning Janaki temple on Thursday.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 9: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become the first Indian Prime Minister ever to perform the special worship at the Janaki Temple here employing what is called the 'khodasopachar' rituals.

NIBL awards Janaki Devi Bom

February 6, 2017 21:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Army Chief Rajendra Chettri and Nepal Investment Bank Ltd CEO Jyoti Prakash Pandey has jointly awarded Janaki Devi Bom with ‘The Best Entrepreneur Award’.

Ram Janaki Bibaha Panchami concludes

December 6, 2016 08:55 am

DHANUSHA, Dec 6: The Ram Janaki Bibaha Panchami festival, which is observed in Janakpur every year, concluded on Monday.

JANAKPUR, Nov 4: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, who is presently on a three-day state visit to Nepal, performed special pooja at the Janaki temple here today.

Power supply to Janaki Temple severed

August 24, 2016 15:14 pm

DHANUSHA, Aug 24: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Transmission Center Janakpur has cut off power supply to the famed Janaki Temple and other religious shrines along with hospitals and government offices.