Posts tagged ‘Five

Nepal: Five of seven CM candidates named

Posted on: Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

In Province 2, the Madhesi alliance has a majority to form the government but the CM candidate has yet to be agreed to. Chief minister candidates are: Province 1 Sherdhan Rai UML, Province 3 Dormani Poudel UML, Province 5 Shankar Pokharel UML, Province 6 …

Five takeout orders with Mike still behind the mic

Posted on: Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Monday showed up to Lincoln with overcast skies, speculative winds, no press releases. Bill Moos is doing what Bill Moos said he was going to do all along, it sure appears. He’s not changing a coach in season. Mike Riley reported for duty to Monday’s …

NC joins forces with five parties for poll alliance

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

The NC started reaching out to the Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal (RJP-N), the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik, the Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party and the Pashupati Shumsher Rana-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Prajatantrik) and the Sanghiya …

Five dissent leaders of RJP-N join hands with UML

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

The six parties include Mahantha Thakur-led Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party, Rajendra Mahato-led Sadbhawana Party, Sharat Singh Bhandari-led Rastriya Madhes Samajbadi Party, Mahendra Yadav-led Tarai Madhes Sadbhawana Party and Rajkishor Yadav-led Madhesi …

Sep 10, 2017-CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has remarked the issue of constitution amendment is the interest of few leaders and not of Madhesi people. Talking to the Post scribe in Bardibas on Sunday, leader Nepal said that the poor, marginalized …

Five books to look forward to in July 2017

Posted on: Friday, Jun 30, 2017

Arundhati Roy’s “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness” and Amish Tripathi’s “Sita – Warrior of Mithila” dominated the literary space in June, which also saw the release of two prominent autobiographies: Ruskin Bond’s “Lone Fox Dancing” and former RBI Governor …

Hindustan Times Five Madhesi parties unite ahead of local polls in NepalHindustan TimesFive prominent Madhes-based parties announced their unification on Thursday, becoming the fifth largest party in Nepal's Parliament. world Updated: Apr 20, 2017 21:49 IST. Anil Giri Hindustan Times, Kathmandu. five Madhesi parties unite. File photo of …Five Madhesi parties unify to form Rastriya […]

Five injured in blast at election office in Nepal

Posted on: Sunday, Jun 18, 2017

Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal, the major political grouping belonging to the Madhesi communities, did not field candidates for the first phase of election held on May 14. Election officer Kamal Panthi said they had received independent nominations for all the …

Five injured in police – RJP cadres clash

Posted on: Saturday, Jun 17, 2017

Likewise, Rameshwor Kushwaha of the Nawalparasi-6 in the fourth injured in the clash, according to United Democratic Madhesi Front district coordinator Mukurji Giri. The injured are being treated in the Parasi Hospital. RJP cadres Haidar Ali and Rajendra …

Five books to read this summer

Posted on: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Here are the five books across genres that we can’t wait to read in June: “Sita – Warrior of Mithila” by Amish Tripathi (Westland) Let’s face it: Amish Tripathi has a large fan following and, as is generally the case with books in series, this second …

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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.