SIRAHA, Jan 30: To the sheer negligence and irresponsibility of local governments and other stakeholders toward newborn and mothers' health, a birthing center at Golbazar Municipality-6 of Siraha district is running in a sorry state - a dilapidated structure with a leaky roof where a muddy surface in the rainy season and dusty in winter is commonplace.

10 families get new homes in Siraha

October 18, 2023 13:53 pm

SIRAHA, Oct 18: Ten Dalit families have been provided with new homes in Bhulke, Kajarnaha Municipality-4, Siraha. Each of these homes includes three rooms and a toilet and is the outcome of collaboration between the local government and the Bhawani Integrated Development Center.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: A team of the Armed Police Force (AFP) has seized garments worth Rs 8 million brought illegally from India from Tarapatti of Siraha Municipality-18, Siraha.

JANAKPURDHAM,  August 1: The dead body of a young man has been found in Siraha.

SIRAHA, July 13: A video depicting alleged mistreatment of police constable Anu Raya within the premises of the Siraha district police office has gone viral on social media, raising concerns.

GOLBAZAAR, April 15: An elderly person died after being attacked by an elephant at Golbazaar municipality-1 in Siraha district on Friday night.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The situation in Michaiya has turned tense after the death of a school student in Mirchaiya-3 of Siraha district due to the negligence of the school administration.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Janata Samajwadi Party ( JSP) Nepal has won the election to the member of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the Siraha electoral constituency-2.

GOLBAZAR, August 25: A total of 289 complaints have been lodged at the District Administration Office, Siraha against loan sharks.

LAHAN, May 19: CPN-UML candidates have been elected the mayors of two municipalities in Siraha district

LAHAN, May 17: Tensions have risen in Laxmipur Pattari Rural Municipality-4 of Siraha after more votes were found in the ballot boxes than the total number of votes cast. As many as 823 more votes were found in the ballot box, which was more than the total votes cast in Ward 4 of the rural municipality.

SIRAHA, May 15: Mahesh Kumar Yadav (Pintu) of Janata Samajbadi Party has won the ward chairmanship of Siraha Municipality ward no. 1 by a margin of 100 votes.

SIRAHA, May 15: In Dhangadhimai Municipality 1 and 14 of Siraha, which is considered as the stronghold of CPN-UML, a panel of Suryanath Yadav and Amit Thakuri of Nepali Congress has won.

JANAKPUR, Dec 29: The local administration has lifted the prohibitory order it had imposed earlier in Siraha.

LAHAN, Dec 26: Members of the Janamat party led by CK Raut vandalized over a dozen vehicles in Siraha on Sunday while protesting against the arrest of a person allegedly involved in stealing wheat seeds stored by Aourahi Rural Municipality. The accused was arrested by police in Siraha.

APF teams seize 70 kilograms of marijuana

December 25, 2021 13:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Armed Police have seized about 30 kg of marijuana from the border area of ​​Aurhi Rural Municipality-1 of Siraha District today. The marijuana, which was being smuggled from Nepal to India was seized by the Armed Police Force, Nepal Border Out Post Bariyarpatti.

SIRAHA, Dec 19: A youth was killed in a fight between two groups that broke out at Golbazar Municipality-6 of Siraha late Saturday. Ram Kumar Sadaya, 25, died in the course of treatment after he was stabbed by a knife. Similarly, Nikesh Sadaya, 18, was injured in the fight.

MADAR (SIRAHA), Sept 12: A patient has died as she could not be taken to a hospital after the Armed Police Force personnel ignored the request of her relatives to open the border checkpoint at Madar in Siraha district. Waheeda Khatun, 40, of Ramaul in Siraha Municipality-4 died on the Indian side of the border as she could not be provided treatment on time.

LAHAN, April 11: A gang of unidentified armed robbers wearing masks have killed a trader in Siraha district.

LAHAN, March 14: The Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (Revolutionary), an armed outfit led by Jaya Krishna Goit, has taken the responsibility of a bomb blast at a government office in Siraha’s Lahan earlier today.

LAHAN, March 14: Police have recovered pamphlets published by the Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (Revolutionary), an armed outfit led by Jaya Krishna Goit, from a government office in Lahan where a bomb exploded earlier today.

LAHAN, March 14: Three people sustained injuries when a bomb exploded at the Land Revenue Office in Siraha’s Lahan.

SIRAHA, Feb 6: Siraha district has reported zero cases of the coronavirus infection nearly 11 months after the virus was first detected in the district.

21,010 new voters added in Siraha

January 31, 2021 10:55 am

SIRAHA, Jan 31: More than 21,000 new voters have been added in Siraha. A total of 21,010 voters including 11,006 male and 10,004 female were added to the list of voters in the district, according to the District Election Office.

Cold claims four in Siraha

December 18, 2020 12:43 pm

LAHAN, Dec 18: Four people have died of cold in Siraha district in a week.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Kusundi, a remote village in Siraha district, is gripped by a different kind of fear. It is not the coronavirus pandemic, but 'a witch who can make them fall sick just by an evil spell' that has ‘bothered’ the village people. The villagers avoid passing through a certain house, 'where the witch lives'. Even throwing a glance into the direction of the house is considered a risk.

SIRAHA, Oct 4: The District Administration Office in Siraha has closed off all of its services except security for a week, reasoning that its employees were infected with the coronavirus.

LAHAN, Sept 1: A civil servant from Mirchaiya Municipality-6 in Siraha district died of COVID-19 infection on Monday night.

SIRAHA, July 31: Uncertainty is increasing with six local levels in Siraha district failing to bring the budget for the fiscal year 2020/21. These local levels should have brought their annual estimates of income and expenditure within June 24 but have not been able to due to internal conflict and disagreement between the people's representatives.

KATHMANDU, June 4: On late Friday evening, Raju Kushwaha was not feeling well. The 19-year-old from Bagmati Municipality-10 in Sarlahi district was having a conversation with his family members before going to bed. Suddenly, he got a call from his girlfriend at around 10:30PM.

LAHAN, Jan 6: Police here have made public the two youths who were arrested on the charge of raping a girl at Golbazar in Siraha district Sunday night.

Schools shut down for five days

December 29, 2019 14:18 pm

LAHAN, Dec 29: All schools in Siraha municipality have been closed for five days, starting today due to the increasing

SIRAHA, Nov 22: Chief of District Land Revenue Office Ram Babu Mandal has been caught red-handed while receiving a bribe of Rs 500, 000 from a service seeker on Friday.

Hijacked tanker found empty in Dhanusha

November 20, 2019 12:40 pm

LAHAN, Nov 20: The diesel tanker which was hijacked on Tuesday was found empty in Dhanusha on Wednesday morning. Police have recovered the tanker (Na 4a Kha 4163) from Ramdaiya of Kshireshwornath municipality-1.

SIRAHA, Oct 21: Farmers who sold sugarcane to Himalaya Sugar Mills situated in Naraha Rural Municipality-3 of Siraha district are yet to receive payment of Rs 8.5 million.

SIRAHA, Aug 26: Police arrested a man from Budhaura border point on the charge of smuggling alcohol from Nepal to India on Monday.

SIRAHA, July 23: A famous nursing home in Siraha has drawn attention following the detention of Dr Shambhu Kumar Yadav for performing a selective abortion at the facility. Mirchaiya Nursing Home, situated at the Mirchaiya marketplace of Siraha, is considered both expensive and well equipped. Dr Yadav’s case has reached the district court, and the police are actively investigating the incident.

SIRAHA, July 19: A team of leaders of the main opposition Nepali Congress including its chairperson Sher Bahadur Deuba visited the flood-hit areas in Siraha district to take stock of relief efforts on Friday.

LAHAN, July 19: The Siraha District Health Office has launched free mobile health camp, targeting the areas largely affected by recent monsoon floods. Basbitta and Sarswor of Siraha municipality-6 and Kalyanpur rural municipality-3 were mostly affected by the flooding.

SIRAHA, July 13: Floods caused by incessant rainfall have inundated various parts in Siraha.

SIRAHA, July 8: As many as 79 people lost their lives to road accidents in Siraha district in the last 11 months of the current fiscal year 2075-76 BS.

LAHAN, June 25: Police have arrested for alleged involvement in the gang rape on a girl at Karjanha municipality-1 in Siraha district.

Three arrested with banned drugs

June 16, 2019 09:55 am

LAHAN, June 16: Three youths have been arrested from Bariyapatti of Siraha in possession of banned drugs.

SIRAHA, June 6: More than a dozen endangered vultures are spotted at Balankhola in the district. The grey vultures are found here for two weeks, said a local Lalit Gupta.

SIRAHA, April 21: Rinku Kumari Yadav of Siraha Bazar had a little money in her pocket when she went to the district hospital for her pregnancy check up last week. She was straight away told to have a video x-ray, blood culture, urine and stool tests done. This cost her a lot. After that, she was handed a long list of medicines. She thought that buying the medication would not be expensive as the government provides 70 kinds of essential drugs for free. More so, for a pregnant woman.

SIRAHA, April 17: The district hospital in Siraha, the Tarai/ Madesh district in State 2 has experienced an acute shortage of drugs as the supply has been stopped here since a year

LAHAN, March 24: Two minors and a woman died on Saturday in two different fire incidents that occurred in Siraha.

SIRAHA, March 16: On March 10, a team from the District Police Office (DPO), Siraha, arrested a truck with an Indian number plate from a go-down near the Customs Office of Madar Bazar of Siraha-17. The truck (Br 06 G 2612) was found carrying goods with no receipts. Though police were successful in seizing the truck, the smuggler and the driver ran away.

SIRAHA, March 6: The banks of Kamala River attract locals of Dhanusha and Siraha districts for picnics and outings. During holidays, such crowds are seen on the banks of the river in summer as well as winter. They, however, express concern that the landscape they are enjoying won’t be the same in the near future unless rampant excavation of Chure comes to an end.

Madhes will shine bright: PM Oli

February 3, 2019 09:05 am

SIRAHA, Feb 3: "Siraha is among those districts which kept supporting the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) despite various ongoing rumors and propaganda," said Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, speaking at the 15th Hem Narayan Memorial Assembly in Siraha on Saturday.