Posts tagged ‘Forest



For reasons that most people that knew Shyam are still unsure about, he committed suicide while at an art residency at Mithila Museum in Japan. In October 2017, Crites’ collection of 123 art works made by Shyam have been compiled into a book titled …

A million Sitas in the forest

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

Mandodari saved this perfect child who landed in Mithila, then discovered by its king, Janaka, as he ritually pushed the plow at the start of the sowing season. Sita’s chance lifting of Shiva’s bow at the age of ten had prompted King Janaka’s …

He added that since Phase-1 of the park is open to many green corridors stretching from Rajaji in Uttarakhand to Kalesar, the deer must have entered that area and then shifted to Phase-2, which is more like a Terai region, where Kankar live. “Barking Deer …

Wild Barking Deer comes to Delhi forest after centuries

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

He added that since Phase-1 of the park is open to many green corridors stretching from Rajaji in Uttarakhand to Kalesar, the deer must have entered that area and then shifted to Phase-2, which is more like a Terai region, where Kankar live. “Barking Deer …

Help Restore 360 Hectare National Forest of Nepal

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016

Dhanushadham Protected Forest is surrounded by heavy population of 45,008 individuals inside Dhanushadham municipality. The forest has lost its equilibrium in last 10 years due to heavy demand of firewood and timber products. Measure threats to the forest …

namely Terai-East, West, Central, Ramnagar and Haldwani.Surendra Mehta, who was the conservator of forests of the western circle when the study was conducted, and is now the director of Corbett Tiger Reserve, said, “The study was carried out in an area …

“The proposal has been found quite suitable from the point of view of unhindered contiguity of all the three forest range areas of Terai East forest division with PTR through its Mahof forest range. This range has a sizeable population of tigers apart from …

Forest officials spot 32 new big cats in Uttarakhand

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

NAINITAL: Uttarakhand forest department officials have spotted 32 tigers in the Terai-East division of Kumaon for the first time, giving conservationists a reason to rejoice. The 32 tigers identified on camera traps, whose existence was hitherto unknown …

Zaidi recalled one such incident that occurred in Kilpura range of Terai-East forest division in 2014. “After a poacher was shot dead in exchange of fire three forest guards were charged with murder. The case is still on. How are we expected to discharge …

Uttarakhand Forest Fire Spreads, 6 Districts Worst-Hit

Posted on: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Given that the entire Terai region, not long ago a dense forest, now serves as the granary of Uttarakhand producing multiple crops, the land mafias have designs on the forested parts of the State. Massive fire engulfs forests in Uttarakhand. But the pine …

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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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