KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) has been conducting the study of status and effects of Sickle Cell Anaemia (SCA) prevalent among the Thaurus in Barbardia Municipality of Bardiya district, housing the highest Tharu population in the country.
DANG, Jan 16: The people of the indigenous Tharu community have come a long way from a modest history of farm slaves. They wanted to be freed from the cruel slavery. “We could not even speak,” said Ram Prasad Chaudhary, a Tharu leader of Dang, referring to the condition of his people about two decades ago.
DANG, Jan 16: The people of the indigenous Tharu community have come a long way from a modest history of farm slaves. They wanted to be freed from the cruel slavery. “We could not even speak,” said Ram Prasad Chaudhary, a Tharu leader of Dang, referring to the condition of his people about two decades earlier.
PARBAT/KATHMANDU, Jan 27: As Madhes-based parties press the government not to announce the date for any of the three elections without first completing the process of constitutional amendment, the prime minister, who had been claiming that local elections would be held by mid-May, said on Thursday that no election would be announced without first taking the Madhesi and Tharu communities on board.
BANKE, Jan 14: 85-year old Buddha Tharu of Baijapur village looks quite upset these days. The factor behind his unhappiness is the lack of excitement among the young Tharus for celebrating the festival of Maaghi. “People have stopped loving and celebrating Maaghi the way it was done in the past. This is not a pleasant matter,” laments the octogenarian. “They don't rejoice eating even Dhikri, Ghongi these days. This attitude is relegating to a mere formality, not something organic that the community loves,” he added.
CHITWAN, Jan 9: The fourth edition of the 'Khichara Festival' is gearing up for another round of fireworks at the under construction Khairhani stadium beginning January 12 with an aim to keep the Tharu culture alive and running.
DANG, Dec 14: A growing influence of Christianity has been noticed in the Tharu communities of Dang district since 2005. This has Tharu community leaders deeply concerned, saying their culture and rituals are at risk of extinction.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal has said the government was serious toward addressing the grudges of the Madeshi, Tharu and ethnic communities over the constitution through its amendment.