Province No. 2

Kin of Saroj Narayan Mahato yet to receive compensation

The family of Saroj Narayan Mahato, who was killed in police firing at Ishwarpur in Sarlahi last month, is yet to receive compensation from the government.

OM PRAKASH THAKUR, Jul 11 2019

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Enraged locals protest sluggish work at Jaleshwore-Janakpur road section

As per the contract, the work was supposed to be completed by August 2019. But as the deadline approaches, only 70 percent of the total work is complete. Locals squarely ascribe this fiasco to the negligence of contractors.

RABINDRA UPRETI, Jul 07 2019

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Consumers’ committee in Sarlahi carries out exemplary work

A consumers’ committee, formed to construct an agricultural road, has completed its work on time, carried out more work than mentioned in the agreement, and managed to achieve this feat within the given budget.

OM PRAKASH THAKUR, Jul 05 2019

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Killing of a Madhesi brings age-old question to the fore: when can the police fire a live bullet?

The country’s law enforcement agency fails to exercise restraint during protests in the southern plains, rights activists say.

TIKARAM PRADHAN, OM PRAKASH THAKURJul 01 2019

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Local representatives of Balara up in arms against their mayor

The feud has deprived locals of timely services and affected development works

OM PRAKASH THAKUR, Jun 25 2019

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Locals implement innovative idea to campaign against early marriage

Use wedding invitation cards that have the age of both the bride and the bridegroom

Bharat Jarghamagar, Jun 24 2019

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Migrant workers in Province 2 falling victim to HIV/AIDS

Fearing rejection and rebuke from society, most patients hide their ailments from family members, making matters worse.

AJIT TIWARI, Jun 24 2019

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Chand’s district in-charge killed in police action

Police recovered a revolver and four round bullets from the site.

OM PRAKASH THAKUR, Jun 21 2019

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Chand outfit’s Sarlahi district in-charge killed in police firing

Police acted in retaliation after the Chand cadres opened fire on security personnel, said DIG Bishwaraj Pokharel, spokesperson for Nepal Police.

Janakraj Sapkota, Jun 20 2019

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Northern Mahottari under threat of elephants

Two dozen houses in Rajbas have been destroyed in wild elephant attacks.

SUNITA BARAL, Jun 17 2019

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Lahan-4 residents protest against mismanagement of waste in the municipality

Garbage not collected for the past 26 days due to locals’ protest for relocation of waste management centre

BHARAT JARGHA MAGAR, Jun 11 2019

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