LAHAN, August 10: During the Janakpur Literature Festival organized in Janakpur in the second week of February, acid victim Aarti Shah expressed her thoughts “Not only the one who throws the acid on someone but also the one selling the acid should be punished.” Issuing its verdict on the Arati Shah acid attack case, the District Court of Dhanusha has pronounced her husband Sanjiv Shah guilty of throwing acid on her. However, the court has acquitted the acid seller Nagendra Shah.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), in a bid to control electricity leakage and improve service flow, has started signing performance agreements with the chiefs of distribution and customer service centers.
JANAKPUR, Jan 23: The Province-2 government has set a target to reduce poverty rate by achieving high economic growth within next five years in order to bring quality change in the living standard of the State's citizens.
Nepali players have demonstrated excellent performance in ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) happening in three main cities of the country—Janakpur, Pokhara and Kathmandu. As of this writing, Nepali players have grabbed as many as 20 golds and several silvers and bronzes.
My trip to Janakpur was an impromptu one, something my friend and I decided on a day before we departed. So, I didn’t really have big expectations from or detailed plans for this trip, which turned out to be for the better. I’ve finally understood why people say ‘unplanned trips are always the best.’
The people from Terai, work hard in their fields in day time and at night they relax and entertain themselves by dancing and singing before the idol of Lord Krishna and his constant companion Radha, his beloved. This is performed in a temple of each and every village in Terai-Madhesh.
DHANUSHA, July 12: Large parts of Janakpur sub metropolis in Dhanusha have been inundated following incessant rain since Wednesday night. Most of the road areas, government offices and private houses sitting on relatively low lands have been left under water.
JANAKPUR, June 26: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a grant of Rs 1 billion Indian currency for the development of Janakpur Sub-metropolitan City during a visit to the city in May 2018. Almost 13 months later, the grant for developing this major destination for Hindu pilgrims looks less likely to come through any time soon.
JANAKPUR, May 25: The Janakpur High court on Thursday ordered the authorities to remand Mahant (chief priest) Baikuntha Das Vaishnav of the Ratnasagar Temple in Janakpur in police custody. He has been accused of forging documents allegedly to sell off land belonging to Janak Hajari Vidhyapith, a campus-affiliated to Nepal Sanskrit University.
JANAKPURDHAM/KALAIYA, March 30: Five police personnel including Deputy Superintendent of Police Hem Shahi were injured in Bara on Saturday when a clash erupted between the students and police during the demonstration staged by the students in protest of leakage of the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) question papers of several subjects in Rautahat and Saptari districts.
JANAKPUR, March 24: The District Court, Dhanusha, on Sunday, started the hearings on the notorious case of a bomb blast in Janakpur in 2012 which took five lives. The then Member of Parliament Sanjay Sah aka Takala has been in police custody for the last six years on the charge of masterminding the blast.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Police have arrested Manish Kumar Gupta of Janakpur on the charge of his involvement in the kidnapping of a two- year-old baby girl. Sanigya, the daughter of Babita Shah, a doctor at Thapathali-based Maternity Hospital was abducted on January 25 and rescued same day.
JANAKPUR, Dec 15: The competition between two Asian giants, India and China, for influence over tiny Nepal is yielding a bonanza in the form of the Himalayan mountain nation's first modern railway — and possibly more to come.
JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 12: The Province No 2 Government today felicitated the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh state of India, Yogi Adityanath, who arrived here as part of the bridegroom’s party from Ayodhya to participate in the Sitaram Vivah Mahotsav.
DHANUSHA, Oct 22: A train with 53 bogies carrying blast has arrived in Janakpur for the second time on Friday. The train came from Pakhaur, Jharkhand of India carrying the blast. Blast is the pebbles used in the railway track.
Fuzz Factory Productions, with the support of Prince Claus Fund and the British Council, will be releasing a new episode of their music documentary, Fuzzscape, this Saturday via Youtube. The documentary is a musical collaboration of musicians Ranzen Jha, Rajan Shrestha, and Rohit Shakya. A press statement issued by Fuzz Factory Productions further states that Janakpur was chosen for this episode citing the historic and cultural significance of the region.
JANAKPUR, Sept 2: The Minister for Internal Affairs and Law for Province 2, Gyanendra Kumar Yadav protested in front of Nepal Rastra Bank's Janakpur branch office after the state owned bank declined to abide by the provincial government's decision.
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Police have arrested five cadres of Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal for showing black flag to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Janakpur airport. A faction led by RJPN's parliamentarian, Upendra Mahoto had lured his party leaders to boycott today's provincial meeting. Yesterday, they had informed the same through an open letter.
JANAKPUR, June 5: A year ago, Janakpur was declared temporary capital of Province 2 amid protest against the decision. Residents of Birgunj protested against the decision while pitching their own city for getting the status. Though the protests have not completely simmered, Janakpur is struggling to get a makeover. Despite having rich cultural and historical heritages, the city continues to be plagued with dilapidated roads, garbage mismanagement and messy market areas, among others.
KATHMANDU, May 14: The ruling CPN-UML has taken strong exception to the remark by an Indian parliamentarian who last week said that Janakpur should be made part of India and urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take back the historical town from Nepal.
JANAKPUR, May 11: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister KP Oli on Friday jointly flagged off a passenger bus service between Janakpur and Indian city of Ayodhya, which lies in Uttar Pradesh state. The distance between the two cities is 493 kilometers.
JANAKPUR, May 11: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his two-day official visit to Nepal from holy city of Janakpur on Friday morning stating that the visit is aimed at mending ties with Nepal through the revival of a strong cultural and religious ties that subsists between the two countries.
JANAKPUR, May 11: Locals in the holy city of Janakpur await the state visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday as the provincial and local governments in coordination with the federal government have given the whole place a total facelift to welcome the visiting dignitaries.
JANAKPURDHAM, May 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali has said that all necessary preparations to welcome and extend a civic reception to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janakpur have been completed.
KATHMANDU, May 7: A high level team led by Foreign Minister Pradip Gyawali will be travelling to Janakpur today to assess situation and evaluate preparations for welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. PM Modi will embark on his third visit to Nepal on May 11 from Janakpur.