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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 …

Even though a new charter was adopted in September 2015, and a new coalition government led by Khadga Prasad Oli’s UML party took power, the historic moment was marred by bloodshed in street clashes in the southern Terai region bordering India.

Game of Thrones leaves Nepal quake victims in cold

Posted on: Friday, Nov 25, 2016

Even though a new charter was adopted in September 2015, and a new coalition government led by KP Sharma Oli’s UML party took power, the historic moment was marred by bloodshed in street clashes in the southern Terai region bordering India. More than 50 …

Even though a new charter was adopted in September 2015, and a new coalition government led by Khadga Prasad Oli’s UML party took power, the historic moment was marred by bloodshed in street clashes in the southern Terai region bordering India. More than …

Even though a new charter was adopted in September 2015, and a new coalition government led by Khadga Prasad Oli’s UML party took power, the historic moment was marred by bloodshed in street clashes in the southern Terai region bordering India. More than …

PM Dahal pledges Rs 500,000 for quake victims

Posted on: Monday, Sep 5, 2016

PM Dahal said that the government is putting efforts to gain the trust of Madhesi, Tharu and indigenous communities in order to implement the constitution. During the meeting, lawmakers drew the attention of the PM to release Rs 200,000 in the first …

Quake relief likely in two instalments

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum (Democratic) Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar are positive on mooting a proposal, according to sources. However, Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal …

NC blames govt for apathy towards quake survivours

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016

He also accused the government of failing to address concerns of Madhesi people, indigenous nationalities, provide assistance to April 25 earthquake survivors and maintain good governance. Saying that it was not wise to engage in the parliament affairs …

A Year After the Quake, Nepal Is Still a Mess

Posted on: Monday, Jun 6, 2016

The town was teeming with blue-clad police and a few human-rights monitors. In the no-man’s-land between border posts, the Madhesi protesters had occupied the bridge to India. It was dappled with rocks and black banners and tenting. The arrival of a …

While the border unrest eased after Nepal’s main political parties amended the constitution in January, the changes do not fully address the Madhesi demands for a more equitable settlement, leaving open the door to further strife, according to analysts …

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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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