JANAKPUR, April 10: Province 2 government has decided to provide relief amount of Rs 5 million to the victim families of those losing lives in course of fulfilling their duties during the fight against COVID-19.
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.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The election to pick a new deputy speaker for the House of Representatives has become uncertain after negotiations between the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and opposition Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) failed to reach an understanding on which party shall lead the government in Province 2.
LAHAN, Jan 29: At a time when rumors are rife about a possible change of government in Province 2 amid growing bond between the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), a state minister belonging to the RJPN in Province 2 government resigned her post on Tuesday.
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.
PARSA, Jan 16: Chief Minister of Province 2 Lal Babu Raut has said that the provincial government will provide Rs 500 as motivational allowance to each girl student from the community school in the province.
RAJBIRAJ, Sept 20: On Thursday, the eve of the Constitution Day, Nawal Kishor Sah, the social development minister of Province 2, led an anti-constitution march in the district of Saptari where leaders and cadres from his party, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), displayed black flags to mark the day as a “black day”.
JANAKPUR, Sept 9: Dilip Kumar Sah, a member of Province 2 assembly, is to face suspension for polygamy. His suspension follows a suggestion by the Office of Chief Attorney to the Speaker of the provincial assembly to suspend lawmaker Sah for polygamy, citing the high court's recent verdict.
JANAKPUR, Aug 23: Political parties in Province 2 are divided over naming the province as they registered different proposals at the provincial assembly secretariat to name the province on Thursday, the last day to register such proposals.
JANAKPUR, Aug 2: In a first for the Federal Republic of Nepal, a provincial government on Thursday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court against the federal government, accusing the latter of trying to capture some forests in the province by setting up a company that would get merged into the Timber Corporation of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in the first week of July have caused Rs 3.59 billion worth of agricultural loss in Province 2, according to a report prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD).
SAPTARI, June 28: Province-2 Minster for Land Management and Agriculture Cooperative Shaielndra Prasad Sah said emphasis on agriculture has been reflected in policy and program to make Province -2 an agrarian province.
JANAKPUR, June 26: While unveiling its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Janakpurdham Sub-Metropolitan City, the capital of Province 2, has introduced policies to develop the local unit into a cultural city.
JANAKPUR, June 7: Leaders of the ruling coalition have filed an amendment proposal against the policy and program presented by Ratneshwar Lal Kayastha, governor of Province 2, on behalf of the provincial government on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 6: As the Province 2 government threatens to launch a legal challenge against the recent vacancy announcement by the Public Service Commission (PSC) arguing that the announcement is in breach of the principles of proportional representation enshrined in the constitution, the PSC said the announcement is in line with the constitution and will not be withdrawn.
PARSA, June 3: Minister for Internal Affairs and Law in State 2 Gyanendra Kumar Yadav shared that the state government would soon introduce a separate State Administration Bill which would bestow certain authorities upon the state government, appointing an additional CDO.
KATHMANDU, May 30: Hari Shankar Shah’s all-round performance helped Province 2 to get back to winning ways, defeating winless Karnali Province by 9 wickets at a Group B match of the ongoing Prime Minister Cup One-Day Cricket Tournament held at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Wednesday. Province 2 chased the target of 94 runs in 16 overs to complete its first win in two matches.
KATHMANDU, May 8: Province 2 batsmen held their nerves in the tense chase to defeat Sudur Paschim by four wickets to lift the first-ever edition of Manmohan Memorial National U-16 Cricket Tournament in a final match played at Tribhuvan University (TU) Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Tuesday. Province 2 chased a target of 134 runs with 21 balls to spare to claim the U-16 national trophy.
SIRAHA, April 27: Twenty-year-old Kanchan Mandal (Khatbe) of Kalyanpur municipality-8 Aurang breathed her last while undergoing treatment for burns at Sushma Koirala Memorial Hospital, Sankhu on Friday evening. Before she died she said that she had been burnt alive by her husband and mother-in-law.
JAJARKOT, April 4: Youths of Jajarkot have decided to join hands to support the victims of Province 2, who have been rendered homeless due to the deadly thunderstorm of Sunday. The said they decided to help their neighbors during this hour of need.
KATHMANDU, April 4: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has recalled two policemen to Kathmandu for investigation suspecting their involvement in the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) questions leak in Province 2.
KATHMANDU, April 2: The postponed exams of Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) and regular classes at schools in Province 2 will not be affected despite the devastation caused by Sunday's storm, officials said.
KATHMANDU, March 30: The government has cancelled the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) conducted from March 28 and scheduled till April 4 in Province 2 after the question papers of several subjects were leaked in Rautahat and Saptari districts. But the exams conducted from March 24 to March 27 in the province will be valid.
JANAKPUR, March 22: Unhappy with the federal government deputing chief district officers (CDOs) in Province 2, the government of the province is introducing a bill in the provincial assembly to counter this. If the bill gets endorsed by the provincial assembly the provincial government will have its own chief district administrators to do its bidding.