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Red Star Over Nepal: No Need To Panic – Analysis

Posted on: Sunday, Dec 17, 2017

As expected, the Grand Leftist Alliance led by K.P. Oli swept the polls in Nepal both at national and provincial levels with the exception of Province 2 where the Madhesi groups have prevailed. In terms of performance it was one of the worst for the Nepali …

Over 2,500 cops deployed for Simaria Kumbh Mela

Posted on: Sunday, Oct 15, 2017

BEGUSARAI: Spiritual fervour has gripped the entire Mithila, parts of Magadh and Bhagalpur regions with all 13 ‘akhadas’ across the country agreeing to collectively organize a ‘Purn Kumbha Mela’ at Simaria this year. Kumbha Sewa Samiti general secretary …

Bihar: Lord Ganesha to appear for exam in University? The goof-up was noticed at Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) in Darbhanga, almost 150 kilometres from the state capital. However, the incident only highlighted the casual approach being adopted by …

Likewise, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), a new political party formed recently after a merger of six fringe Madhesi parties, fielded Bijaya Kumar Yadav for the mayoral post. Another Madhes-centric party Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has given …

FSFN expresses concern over CDC report

Posted on: Friday, Sep 1, 2017

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 …

Kirti Azad slams admn over relief work

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 27, 2017

“Fodder distribution has not started yet. Floods have damaged the paddy crops in the entire Mithila region. No provision for pure drinking water has been made in the submerged areas,” Azad alleged. He added diseases have started engulfing the waterlogged …

Nepal Parliament divided over amendment bill

Posted on: Monday, Aug 21, 2017

Isn’t this the Constitution of Madhesi, of Tharu, of Muslim, of Indigenous groups, of Women’s and so-called Dalits, minorities and privileged groups?” Nepali Congress Law Maker Chin Kaji Shrestha questioned opposition. “To include the voice of all the …

Isn’t this the Constitution of Madhesi, of Tharu, of Muslim, of Indigenous groups, of Women’s and so-called Dalits, minorities and privileged groups?,”Shrestha questioned opposition. “To include the voice of all the people and as per the need of the time …

The latest two instances were seen when India and Nepal could not come on the same page over internet access and the rights of Madhesi people. China has provided broadband internet in Nepal now. Over the question of Madhesis when there was huge blockade …

And in province number 2, polling date has been rescheduled for the fourth time to bring agitating Madhesi parties on board and will be held on third phase in 18 September 2017. To fulfill some Madhesi demands, the present ruling coalition government of …

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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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