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Community Notes

Posted on: Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

“Creative Mithila — Works by Nupur Nishith,” painting exhibit, through Oct. 10. Bayonne Jewish Community Center, 1050 John F. Kennedy Blvd. jccbayonne.org, 201-436-6900. Bayonne PAL Basketball Sign-ups, must a Bayonne resident and your child needs to be …

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 …

“Media reports say that following an eight-point deal, the government and the agitating Madhesi parties have agreed to hold the local polls in two phases – on May 14 and June 14 .This has drawn our attention,” reads a statement issued by National …

Bengali community celebrates Poila Baishakh today

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

The first day of the Bengali year therefore coincides with the mid-April new year in Mithila, Assam, Burma, Cambodia, Kerala, Manipur, Nepal, Odisha, Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu and Thailand. The development of the Bengali calendar is often attributed to King of …

Members of Terai-Madhesh Loktantrik Party staged a protest rally in Birgunj town against the government’s decision of levying unified property tax on them. The protesters also submitted a memorandum to an official at sub-divisional municipality and asked …

The five-month-long agitation in southern Terai region has not yielded any positive results. As a result the Madhesi leaders felt the need to reignite the movement in order to achieve their basic rights in the newly adopted constitution.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which has been staging protests since the promulgation of the new constitution, has urged the government to provide an indigenous status to the Khas community. Issuing a 26-point common …

Unrest rumours spark fear into biz community

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 2, 2016

Industry and trade are still trying to recover from a prolonged banda organized by Madhesi parties at the beginning of the fiscal year which was followed by a trade blockade by India lasting for four and a half months. The business community fears that …

ROTA opens two community centres in Nepal

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 13, 2016

The project, developed in partnership with READ Global and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will serve an estimated 100,000 people, including 35,000 from four rural districts in the central and western Terai. With a focus on ICT skills, the project …

If not contained, Nepal crisis may spill over to India says Madhesi communityEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: A Nepalese delegation, comprising members of the civil society and the Madhesi community, has rejected the constitutional amendments passed by their Parliament, saying it was done without taking them into confidence. The group said the …और अधिक »

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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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