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Criminals from Bihar, Nepal planned Kedia kidnapping

Posted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

But the business community of Nepal expressed concern that the criminal gangs of Bihar, which had gone in hibernation during the past 10 years, have resurfaced in the terai region of Nepal.

TAI apprehends severe trouble for Tea Industry

Posted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

“In Assam, excessive rainfall has severely affected production. On the other side, Northern West Bengal tea belts in Dooars and Terai region had gone under almost draught like situation facing high level of pest attack as additional crisis,” said P K …

According to Yogendra Chaudhary, chief whip of ruling Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik, a meeting of the ruling alliance called by Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli on Tuesday morning agreed in principle to form the committee. Nepali Congress has …

Madhesis, Janajatis to stage hunger strike

Posted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016- Madhesi and Janajati parties affiliated to the Sanghiya Gathabandhan, also known as the federal alliance, on Monday announced fresh protest programmes, including a relay hunger strike. The decision was unveiled after the first round of their …

Nepal assesses forests for maximum carbon credits

Posted on: Monday, May 30, 2016

However, tree and branch cutting is highest in the Terai where, according to Pokharel, the team has begun assessment work before moving north towards the mountains. In February, agitating Madhesi ethnic groups in the Terai lifted a four-month-long blockade …

Koirala also asked the government not to announce local body elections before finalising the issue of border demarcation, one of the major demands of the Madhesi parties. Nepal on Saturday unveiled a nearly USD 10 billion budget for fiscal year 2016-17.

Sanghiya Gathabandhan unveils fresh stir programmes

Posted on: Monday, May 30, 2016

May 30, 2016- The agitating Sanghiya Gathabandhan, a joint alliance of ethnic and Madhesi groups, has announced fresh protest programmes including relay hunger strike on Monday. The alliance of Madhesi and Janajati parties that recently concluded its …

Nepal parliament obstructed over budget leak

Posted on: Monday, May 30, 2016

Right after Speaker Gharti Magar began Monday’s sitting, the NC and Madhesi lawmakers rose from their seats in protest against the budget leak. NC lawmaker and former Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat demanded “a fair probe” into the leakage of the budget …

Madhav Kumar Nepal bats for national consensus govt

Posted on: Monday, May 30, 2016

“We need to move ahead taking Nepali Congress and Madhesi parties together,” he said, “The CPN-UML wants to play an active role to form a national consensus government.” Currently, the UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has been leading the majority …

Sanghiya gathabandhan contemplates further protests

Posted on: Monday, May 30, 2016

May 30, 2016- Madhesi and Janajati parties have begun fresh discussion on ways to take the anti-government and constitution protest ahead once the ongoing mass campaign comes to an end on Monday. The first round of extended programmes of protest is …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.
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