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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 »

West wet, areas in east, central Nepal parched

Posted on: Friday, Aug 3, 2012

Active monsoon since Thursday resulted in heavy rainfall in western and parts of central Nepal. However, pockets of the Eastern and Central regions still remained dry. Ekantipur News

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.