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Talking to TOI Gupta said, “As per the government records, six tributaries of Ramganga, which are Siddha, Dojora, Bahgul (west), Sankha, Deoraniya and Nakatia flows in the terai region. These rivers run through the Bareilly district in southern and south …

Chairman of Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar today said that he played a significant role in forging the 16-point agreement by rising above partisan and Madhes interest. Inaugurating the first National Convention of the party at …

A Canadian national, who backed the Madhesi movement, was arrested on Monday by Nepal Police for allegedly posting provocative and anti-national comments on social media and visa violations. Robert Penner was arrested from Lalitpur on a request from the …

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa has offered to step down as the coordinator of the Political Committee formed to resolve the issues of Madhesi parties over the federal boundaries if the panel remains dysfunctional.

PM Oli skips MPRF-D’s general convention

Posted on: Monday, May 2, 2016

BIRATNAGAR, May 2: Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman, KP Sharma Oli on Monday remained absent at the inaugural ceremony of General Convention of Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (Democratic). Local leaders of UML, who had reached Biratnagar Airport to …

In large areas comprising Himalyan foothills known as Terai, farmers are known for encroaching into forest areas and expanding their possession of land. Thousands of farmhouses owing large tract of land often running into hundreds of acres have come up of …

The wildfire has also affected the wildlife as it has burnt down several nests. “This is the breeding season for local birds who migrate from the Terai region. Their eggs and nests are getting burnt in the fire,” wildlife photographer Anup Sah told the Hindu.

As stipulated in the new constitution, the government will table fiscal budget on May 28. Meanwhile, agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front is yet to decide whether to attend the budget session or not said Sadbhawana Party leader Laxman Lal Karna.

According Chief of District Traffic Police, Surendra Prakash Shrestha, the bus was heading towards Biratnagar from Kailali district to participate on general convention of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Loktantrik. Details to update.

Reshuffling the deck

Posted on: Monday, May 2, 2016

Even three months after the end of the border blockade, no negotiation has taken place with the Madhesi parties. Not surprisingly, they boycotted the all-party meeting—suspecting it to be another public relations stunt. The agitating parties have serious …

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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