Posts tagged ‘relief



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 …

Emergency Relief & Disaster Management

Posted on: Friday, Oct 21, 2016

Nepal is a complex geography of flat lands, hillsides and mountains with a stunning natural beauty that belies its danger. Terai, the flatland, is susceptible to flood, while the hill areas will experience landslide. The mountains remain the prey that …

Madhesi and Adibasi party MPs boycott meeting Earlier to this, addressing the meeting, lawmaker from the Sanghiya Sadbhavana Party Dimple Kumari Jha expressed the dissatisfaction, saying the government has not given attention to addressing the demands of …

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 …

No relief from swelter in next 2 days

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

With no low-pressure trough or cyclonic circulation in sight, south Bengal will remain warm, said the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC).But ‘heavy to very heavy’ showers across north Bengal might leave Terai and Dooars submerged over the next two days …

Members of Nepal’s agitating Madhesi community called off their nearly five-month … The agitation by Madhesis in Terai region bordering India paralysed services in Nepal and triggered huge shortage of essential supplies, including fuel and medicines …

The Indian Express Turmoil in Nepal: Workers open three relief camps for Madhesis, SP says party …The Indian ExpressThe camps offer free food and other utilities like salt and matchboxes, among others, to the community. Comments. Written by Mohd Faisal Fareed | Lucknow | Published:September 27, 2015 12:23 am. THOUGH SAMAJWADI Party has distanced itself […]

US Military Wraps Up Relief Effort for Nepal EarthquakeNew York TimesKATHMANDU, Nepal — United States military personnel who had been assisting earthquake relief and rescue efforts in Nepal began leaving on Thursday, the Nepalese Army said. The first group left Nepal on four Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, while the …JTF 505 begins drawdown after Nepal earthquakeDVIDS […]

KABC-TV Local medical relief team returns, describes Nepal earthquakeKABC-TVFriends and family members were grateful for the safe return of specialist Andrew Haglund and Dr. Scott Nelson after both men experienced Nepal's most recent major earthquake. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" …and more »

New York Times Nepalis in New York Improvise a Relief Effort for Earthquake VictimsNew York TimesThe day after the earthquake in Nepal, Lila Lamini, who lives in Woodside, Queens, gathered a dozen of her friends, all of them fellow domestic workers in New York and all from the same rural area of Nepal. The quake […]

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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.