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3 Madhesi activists die in police firing in NepalBusiness StandardThree young Madhesi activists were today killed in alleged police firing and several others injured in clashes when Madhesi cadres tried to disrupt a public meeting of the main opposition party CPN-UML in Nepal. The United Democratic Madhesi Front …और अधिक »

Madhesi activist dies in police firing in NepalBusiness StandardA young Madhesi activist was today killed in alleged police firing and several others injured in clashes when Madhesi cadres tried to disrupt a public meeting of the main opposition party CPN-UML in southern Nepal. The United Democratic Madhesi Front …और अधिक »

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 »

Madhesi leaders skeptical of new PM Dahal's promisesBusiness StandardMadhes-based parties are now worried that the new government led by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal might ignore their demands of a constitutional amendment. The Madhesi parties had extended support to a new alliance of the Communist Party of Nepal …और अधिक »

Nepal to give Rs 1 mn to those killed during Madhesi protestsBusiness StandardNepal's new government today announced a compensation of Rs 1 million each to families of 52 people, including 11 security personnel, who were killed during the Madhesis' protests over the new Constitution. The Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister …और अधिक »

Free Press Journal Madhesi leaders likely join new governmentBusiness StandardSome Madhesi leaders have hinted that there could be a possibility of joining the new government if the Nepali Congress(NC) and the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Centre(CPN-MC) makes a written commitment in addressing their demands pertaining to the …Madhesi leaders softer on joining new govtThe Kathmandu […]

The Kathmandu Post Resolve boundary row before elections: Madhesi, Janajati leadersBusiness StandardThe Madhesi and Janajati leaders have urged the Nepali Congress (NC) and the Maoist Centre to first resolve the ongoing row over the federal boundaries and find a solution to the Tarai crisis before holding the local elections. The leaders have warned …Resolve boundary […]

Hindu Business Line Nepal Congress to form alliance with MadhesisBusiness Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)The Nepali Congress headed by former prime minister Sushil Koirala is believed to join hands with the Madhesi Morcha, which has been protesting against the newly adopted Constitution. Sources close to Nepalese Congress leaders believe that staying …Madhesi stir hits marriages between […]

भारत के गले में अटकी मधेसी फांसBusiness Standard Hindiनेपाल की आंतरिक राजनीति के पेच भारत की विदेश नीति को उलझाने पर आमादा हैं। नेपाल में अपनाए जा रहे नए संविधान का विरोध पर उतारू मधेसी समुदाय के लोग भारत पर दबाव बना रहे हैं कि वह उनके हितों को लेकर हस्तक्षेप करे। नेपाल के तराई […]

Business Standard Madhesis bring their problems to DelhiBusiness StandardA large contingent of leaders from the plains areas of Nepal (known as Terai or Madhes)is in India to push the Indian government to intervene and resolve their problems. Madhesi political groups have launched an agitation after their demand for …Fuel crisis in Terai region in Nepal […]

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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.