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Nepal floods and landslides kill 39 with 28 missing

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

Rains have brought down bridges and blocked main roads, including the Siddhartha Highway, the country’s most important road, which connects the Terai region in the south to the northern mountainous regions. The army, the police and local teams are …

Nepal: Oli’s Exit Good News For India

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

However, mainly at the urging of India, the Madhesis lifted the blockade in early February this year, but the anger over the government ignoring their major demands continues to simmer in the Terai region. Oli simply kept on ignoring the Madhesis for the …

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मिथिला की नवविवाहिताओं की आस्था का पर्व मधुश्रावणी शनिवार से जिले में शुरू हो गया है। सीतामढ़ी। मिथिला की नवविवाहिताओं की आस्था का पर्व मधुश्रावणी शनिवार से जिले में शुरू हो गया है। सदियों से अखंड सौभाग्य व पति के दीर्धायु की कामना करते मिथिला की नवविवाहिताएं श्रावण कृष्ण पंचमी से श्रावन शुक्ल तृतीया तक पुरी आस्था के साथ मधुश्रावणी व्रत करतीं हैं। एक पखवारा तक चलने वाले इस पर्व को वैसे तो सभी वर्ग के लोग मनाते है, लेकिन मिथिला के मैथिल बाहम्णों में इस पर्व का खास महत्व है। नव विवाहिता की शादी की पहली सावन में इस पर्व को मनाने की परंपरा है। श्रावण् …
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Prachanda and his party have always been steadfast in their fight for autonomy for all ethnicities, including Madhesis and Tharus, another community of terai dwellers. The Maoists had then set up frontal wings such as Madhesi Mukti Morcha and Tharuwan …

Nepal’s prime minister steps down

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) backed the move. It is an alliance of Madhesi parties, which are demanding greater autonomy in Nepal’s southern Terai region, bordering India. The UDMF said it would support the formation of a new government …

Old wine in old bottles

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

Suspension bridges have begun to replace tuins (wire bridges). The CPN (Maoist Centre) and the NC have blamed the Oli government for neglecting the earthquake victims and the Madhesi demands. Oli assumed office nearly five months after the devastating …

After highly impaired production in last post winter season due to lack of rain, this second spell of yield loss due to heavy rain has become too difficult to absorb,” said K K Mintri, Chairman of Terai Indian Planters Association.

Over the last nine months Oli had been a key proponent of this strategy, blaming New Delhi for the five-month-long blockade by agitating Madhesis in the Terai region … unwillingness to seriously consider the Madhesi demands and internal rivalry with …

Mithila painting wins prize in US art show

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

Patna: Bihar’s Mithila paintings recently got recognition in a US art show. “Dheeya” (girl child), a painting by Madhubani-born young artist Nupur Nishith, won Certificate of Recognition at the nationwide juried art show, COLOR, organised by Brooklyn …

Mithila paintings gets appreciation in US art show

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

PATNA: Bihar’s famous Mithila paintings gets recognition at a US art show. The painting ‘Dheeya’ (girl child in Mithili) was done by a New Jersey based young artist born in Madhubani district Nupur Nishith. This painting ‘Dheeya’ (girl child in Maithili …

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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