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The agitating Madhesi parties want the hilly districts not to be mixed with the plains while demarcating the provincial boundaries. Madhesis, mostly Indian-origin, launched a six-month-long agitation from September 2015 to February last year in which more …

India helps Nepal install 2,700 shallow tube wells

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

In an effort to impart growth to Nepal’s agricultural sector through enhanced facilities, India has assisted the Himalayan nation install 2, 700 shallow tubewells to meet irrigation needs in the Terai region. The project has been implemented in Saptari …

But, there was a long list of “missed opportunities.” “To start with, throughout the year of 2016, very little was done politically to address the concerns of the Madhesi parties about the new constitution, and the disagreements over the amendment …

Naik’s cadres recently visited Kathmandu, Krishnanagar and Siraha and Birganj districts in the Terai region. They organised Street Daawah for recruitment and distributed misinterpreted Islamic literature. Street Daawah derives its origin from a similar …

No need for Nepal to take sides between India, China

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016

He had a productive stay in the neighboring country — meeting not only the president, prime minister, vice-president and leaders of major political parties but also the Madhesi leaders of the Terai region. Prashant Jha, a noted journalist, remained …

Others were Nalanda, Valabhi, Vikramshila, Pushpagiri, Jagaddala, Odantapuri, Somapura, Bikrampur, Ratnagiri, Mithila, Ujjaini and Kanchipuram, though this is only a partial list. Even today, archaeologists are coming across the remains of ancient …

India’s statement assumes significance as the Bill has been framed to address the grievances of the Madhesi Front. The Bill has however been opposed by both the main opposition Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Madhesi …

Seeking to end the year-long political crisis over the new statute, Nepal government earlier this week registered the Constitution amendment bill in Parliament to address the grievances of the agitating Madhesi parties and other ethnic groups. However …

Nepal move on statute an ‘important step’: India

Posted on: Saturday, Dec 3, 2016

India’s statement assumes significance as the Bill has been framed to address the grievances of the Madhesi Front. The Bill has however been opposed by both the main opposition Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Madhesi …

Re-demarcation of the provincial boundary and citizenship issue are the two major demands put forth by the agitating Madhesi parties. The minority, mostly of Indian-origin, has led months-long violent protest seeking better representation in the Parliament …

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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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