Posts tagged ‘commission



Mithila Jugulam (K-State) receives $ 25,000 for Mechanism of Mesotrione Tolerance in Sorghum and Screening Sorghum Germplasm for Tolerance to Synthetic Auxins; Heartland Plant Innovations receives $ 55,000 for Development of Sorghum Doubled Haploid …

The Parliament today passed the Madhesi Commission Bill unanimously. Other two bills — Tharu Commission Bill and Muslim Commission Bill — that were listed in the Parliamentary business schedule could not be passed due to lack of quorum. In today’s …

Madhesi Commission chair, members to be from same communityHimalayan TimesSocial Justice and Human Rights Committee of the Parliament today passed the report of its Sub-committee that recommended that the chairperson and members of Madhesi Commission should be of Madhesi origin. Discussing the report, the members of the …

‘Muslim commission needs autonomy’

Posted on: Saturday, Oct 29, 2016

Unlike Women Commission and Dalit Commission, the powers, functions and duties of Madhesi Commission, Tharu Commission and Muslim Commission have not been stated in the statute, he said. Tarai Madhes Democratic Party lawmaker Akbal Ahmed Shah said Muslim …

Swarup also said that Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ also shared Nepal’s effort to form broad consciences from the Himal Pahar to the Madhesi region in the summit. He further said that Dahal also raised the concern of Nepal on anti …

The government has registered a new Madhesi Commission Bill in the Parliament Secretariat with the objective of protecting the interests of Madhesi community as envisaged by the new constitution. The bill states, among other things, that Madhesi Commission …

Local Bodies’ Restructuring Commission obstructed

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Madhesi parties have obstructed the work of the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission in the preliminary phase in Saptari. Madhes-centred parties, which have been expressing dissatisfaction with the constitution and provincial structure, halted the work of …

The prime minister and government of Nepal should implement without delay the commission’s recommendations concerning discriminatory constitutional provisions, impunity for perpetrators of Terai violence on all sides, ensuring justice in the process of …

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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