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Nepal federal parliament begins first session

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018

The meeting was chaired by Mahanta Thakur, the eldest member of the legislature, from the minority Madhesi community in the southern plains that border India. The meeting on Monday ended after the parliament endorsed its working procedures. The top …

Race for chief minister begins in all provinces

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

Both the left bloc and the Madhesi alliance are holding consultations to pick candidates for the posts of chief ministers, deputy chief ministers, speakers, deputy speakers and other prominent posts including provincial ministers. They have yet to reach a …

In Province Number 2 that is located close to the border with India, Madhesi parties took the lead in initial counts. If the alliance of the CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre bags a majority of the seats in the assemblies, Nepal will have communists in key …

Meet on climate change begins

Posted on: Monday, Dec 4, 2017

Speaking at the inauguration session, Minister for Population and Environment Mithila Chaudhary expressed her hope that the outcomes of conference would contribute to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people living in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan …

“I hope the outcomes of this conference will contribute toward improving the socio-economic conditions of the people living in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region,” said Nepal’s Population and Environment Minister Mithila Chaudhary. The European Union is …

The conference will further augment conservation and development efforts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, Minister for Environment of Nepal Mithila Chaudhary said. “It will strengthen the socio-economic well-being of communities from Myanmar in the east …

The centrist Nepali Congress party, considered a pro-India group, has formed a loose electoral alliance with the Madhesi parties from the country’s southern plains bordering India and former royalists. Facing the alliance is a tight-knit left coalition …

FSF-N Chair Yadav begins poll publicity

Posted on: Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Addressing his party activists and supporters, FSF-N leader and poll candidate Yadav argued that the Madhesi people required casting their votes for Madhes-centric forces to ensure the fundamental rights of Madhesi folks who were exploited, marginalised …

Sanskrit Bidhyapeeth Matihani’s teacher Dhruba Raya says the festival highlights the cultural role and importance of the women in Mithila region. The festival that is observed in the Pitri Paksha (special period dedicated to the ancestors) offer Pinda …

Dulquer, Irrfan’s road trip begins in Ooty

Posted on: Saturday, Sep 2, 2017

The team had a blast shooting on day one,” informs a source close to the development. Meanwhile, Dulquer and Irrfan’s leading lady, internet sensation Mithila Palkar has also joined the duo in the hill station. “Ooty, why are you so cold?”

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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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