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When we talk about epics, how can Sita be not spoken about. Lord Rama’s dutiful wife, Sita was the princess of Mithila. Her sacrifices and enormous amount of struggle while her 14-year long stay outside the palatial life was bereft of any luxury.

He has also been accused of coming to Nepal without informing the ministry and meeting with Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae to visit Madhesi districts against government. This development comes just hours after the country’s first women President …

He has also been accused of coming to Nepal without informing the ministry and meeting with Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae to visit Madhesi districts against government. Upadhyay also opposed postponing Nepali President’s visit to India and …

After all, not only had the Nepali Congress, the main opposition and the largest party in the 598-member House, promised its support to him, it had also mobilised the Madhesi Front, which would have given Dahal the support of 324 members, including the …

The erstwhile Hindu kingdom was also converted into a secular one at the same time. Nepal was rocked for six months by violent Madhesi protests against the country’s new Constitution that was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on September 20 last year.

Even the sugarcane farmers of the Terai belt are facing a host of problems. President of Kisan Manch said that Prime Minister Modi is busy finalising the run of the Bullet Trains, but it seems that he is least interested in paying attention to the link …

The bilateral ties between the two countries had faced turbulence in the recent past due to the months-long Madhesi agitation and subsequent blockade which halted the supply of essential goods to landlocked Nepal from India. Madhesis, mostly of Indian …

India ‘internationalises’ dispute with Nepal

Posted on: Monday, Apr 18, 2016

Such internationalisation of Nepal’s Madhesi issue could backfire if others in the region choose to raise India’s internal affairs in forums elsewhere. The tone of Kathmandu’s statement shows that Nepal is unlikely to be cowed down by New Delhi …

The HRD minister said that officials from her ministry are at the NIT campus in Srinagar to help worried students and their parents. The former prime minister said that terrorists from Pakistan continue to operate freely not only in Jammu and Kashmir but …

India forced to change its policy: Nepal PM

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

Presenting a 12-page political document during the ongoing CPN-UML party politburo meeting, party chairman Mr Oli said that India changed its policy of supporting the Madhesi movement following international criticism during the “unofficial” blockade …

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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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