Posts tagged ‘Risk

The main objective of the Project (CFGORRP/DHM) is to reduce human and material losses from Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) events in Solukhumbu District and catastrophic flooding events in the Terai and Churia Range of Nepal. Department of Hydrology …

What it took for Delhi to persuade Nepal’s Madhesi leaders to come to the Indian compound in Kathmandu on Thursday to celebrate Holi, we do not know. They had earlier taken a vow not to celebrate Holi. They saw nothing to celebrate after the …

Banke kids at risk of contracting measles

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

Most of the children of Muslim and Madhesi communities in Nepalgunj sub-metropolis are yet to be immunised. According to health posts, their parents often tend not to bring their children to immunisation campaigns “in the name of culture and religion”.

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.