JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 17: Three individuals sustained minor injuries in a confrontation that unfolded between two communities in Mahottari. The incident occurred during a Kalash Yatra of the Mahabir flag in Samsi Rural Municipality-2 Parsa of Mahottari.

DAO halts illegal mining in Chure area

February 13, 2024 20:30 pm

LAHAN, Feb 13: The District Administration Office, Mahottari (DAO) has stopped illegal exploitation of the Khutti River within Chure Protected Area in Lahan Municipality-15.

MAHOTTARI, Feb 3: The power distribution center of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has collected over Rs 50 million in revenue in six months of the current fiscal year. A total of Rs 52.3 million was collected from fine and cable fixing.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 31: Hiring employees within Bhangaha Municipality, Mahottari, has exposed instances of nepotism. The employees working in the municipality have secured positions for their wives and sisters-in-law.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 10:  The community schools in Mahottari district have been closed for four to eight days amidst dipping temperatures.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 9: Two people died when two motorcycles collided in Aaurahi in Mahottari. Two others were seriously injured.

MAHOTTARI, Dec 5: Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal arrived in Mahottari this morning to attend the party's meeting and training session.

JANAKPURDHAM, Sept 20: Police arrested two individuals in Mahottari with 210 kilograms of marijuana.

Mithila observes 'Rakhi' today

August 31, 2023 10:46 am

MOHATTARI, Aug 31: Mahottari, along with the entire ancient Mithila region, today observed the 'Raksha Bandhan/ Rakhi' festival.

One goes missing in swollen rivulet

August 9, 2023 08:36 am

JALESHWAR, Aug 9: A person has gone missing in a rivulet at Sonama Rural Municipality in Mahottari.

JALESHWOR, July 31: Inadequate monsoon rains this season in Mahottari have adversely affected paddy transplantation in the district. So far, the district in the Madhesh Province has reported only 40 percent of paddy transplantation.

MAHOTTARI, July 10: Mahottari district has witnessed only 10 percent of paddy plantation as the peak plantation Nepali month of Asar nears its end.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 30: An unidentified group of masked men robbed a bank in Mahottari district in broad daylight this afternoon. According to the police, the robbery took place at NMB Bank’s branch office located at Mahottari Rural Municipality-2, Mahottari Bazar at 12 noon today.

MAHOTTARI, April 19: Three members of the same family died when a bus and a motorcycle collided in Mahottari.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 15: Mahottari police have arrested seven people who were spreading propaganda against the election. Superintendent of Police Krishna Pangeni said that they were arrested from Balawa-7, Banouta Tole of Mahottari on charges of being involved in anti-election activities.

MAHOTTARI, Oct 28: The Chhath festival fervor has gripped the Mithila region including Mahottari and the festival has formally commenced from today. People's mobility has increased in and around the region ahead of the four-day grand festival in which the 'Sun God' is worshiped.

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.