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Top Madhesi activist arrested in Nepal : PTI feed, News – India TodayIndia TodayKathmandu, Feb 3 (PTI) Nepal police has arrested a prominent Madhesi activist who has been advocating an independent Madhes, for allegedly committing …और अधिक »

Animals in parched Indian Terai migrate to greener NepalBusiness StandardMigrations have been observed in the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) which is spread over 49,500 square-km. It is home to 86 species of mammals, over 600 species of birds, 47 species of reptiles and amphibians, 126 species of fishes and over 80 lakh human …और अधिक »

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 …

Maternal Mortality Rate of Nepal

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 15, 2017

Nepal also sees higher maternal mortality rates within certain cultures and ethnicities. Dalits, Terai/Madhesi, and Muslim mothers see higher mortality rates when compared to the general population. Delivery-related causes and the pregnancy itself are …

Note ban hurting Nepal, says envoy

Posted on: Friday, Jan 13, 2017

He added that Islamabad should “come clear on terrorism”. The envoy said that Nepal was trying hard to meet the demands of the Madhesi community and take forward the democratic transition. He added that they were bringing two constitutional amendments …

Key International Actors Relations with India became tense over the failure of the new constitution to address the demands of the southern Terai communities, which have close kinship ties to India. The Nepal government insisted that India was responsible …

A two day field visit to CCAFS-supported CSVs in the Terai region of Nepal (Nawalparasi) was included in the program. The main objectives of the workshop were to: Demonstrate the Climate-Smart Village approach for scaling out CSA in Nepal.

Nepal in a month: visiting with a 30+ day itinerary

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

Trekkers can explore more mountains, culture enthusiasts can uncover hidden heritage in places like Pokhara’s Newar Bazaar or the terai region. While wildlife lovers can set about making remote jungle camps to try and spot the rarest of wildlife in Nepal.

Nepal tables Bill to meet demands of Madhesis

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 8, 2017

The Nepal Government today tabled the Constitution amendment Bill in Parliament to address the demands of agitating Madhesi parties amid protests by the main opposition CPN-UML and other fringe parties. The Bill was registered at the Parliament Secretariat …

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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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