Posts tagged ‘govt



Nepal govt increases number of local units

Posted on: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The government’s decision to increase the number of local levels comes in the backdrop of agitating Madhesi forces’ demands to increase the number of local levels in Madhes before the second phase of local levels

Likewise, in another violent incident, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was dragged out of an ambulance and brutally murdered by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. As part of its bid to create an environment conducive for …

Likewise, in another such act of violence, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was pulled out of an ambulance and inhumanely killed by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. In a bid to create the environment conducive for the …

Govt to withdraw Tharu, Madhesi movement cases

Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2017

The government decision to withdraw cases against the Tharu and Madhesi activists comes a day after the RJPN leaders’ call for postponing second phase of polls. Their constitution amendment demand is also yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, the Cabinet …

Govt decides to change Nepal Army’s structure

Posted on: Friday, May 12, 2017

The government has committed to the agitating Madhesi parties to increase the number of local levels in Tarai districts before holding the local elections in the second phase on June 14.

Six Madhesis join Prachanda govt

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The three lawmakers are from the Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar- led Nepal Democratic Forum, one of the major Madhesi parties. PTI

The three lawmakers are from the Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar- led Nepal Democratic Forum (NDF), one of the major Madhesi parties. Gachhadar was sworn in as the Deputy Prime Minister with Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development. Two other ministers …

Gachhadar joins govt with 2 other party colleagues

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Minister Dahit, who was the lone lawmaker of the Tharuhat Tarai Party before merger with Gachhadar’s Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik, said PM Dahal would induct three state ministers from the fifth largest party in Parliament on Tuesday. Sources …

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

RPP quits coalition govt over impeachment motion

Posted on: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The government in not facing a crisis now, but could be reduced to a minority if another partner Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum decides to pull its support. The RPP has said the impeachment motion is likely to leave long-lasting and negative impacts on the …

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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.