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Suresh Yadav

Dy mayors padlock municipal office, tear minutes

March 18, 2018 02:30 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, March 18: Handling legal matters, reconciling the two sides in a dispute, and providing justice to the victims at the local level are the responsibilities of the deputy mayors and vice- chairpersons of the local units.

Language issue in Province 2 gets knottier

March 9, 2018 08:13 AM

JANAKPUR, March 9: With the tussle between those for and against 'Hindi as the official language' of Province 2 growing, the language debate in the province has become complicated. The ruling and opposition parties are unlikely to resolve this debate anytime soon.

Province 2 struggles to reach consensus on its name

March 7, 2018 05:00 AM

JANAKPUR, Mar 7: Province 2 is preparing to hold its cabinet meeting on Friday to finalize the name of the province and fix its permanent capital among other issues.

Janakpur celebrates Holi festival on Saturday

March 4, 2018 07:25 AM

JANAKPUR, March 4: Followers of the Hindu religion, who constitute a majority in Janakpur, celebrated one of their biggest festivals 'Holi' in the district on Saturday.

CDO, mayor clash over decision to suspend school principal

March 2, 2018 07:37 AM

JANAKURDHAM, March 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensued a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.

Cabinets of Province 2 and 3 expanded

March 1, 2018 07:19 AM

JANAKPUR, March 1: The provincial cabinets of Province 2 and 3 have been expanded Wednesday. Now the cabinets of Province 2 and 3 have 10 and seven members respectively. The 10-member cabinet in Province 3 includes three state ministers.

CDO-Mayor clash over decision to suspend school principal

February 28, 2018 04:30 AM

JANAKURDHAM, Mar 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensured a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.

Province-2 CM makes 11 commitments on his 11th day

February 26, 2018 04:30 AM

JANAKPUR, Feb 26: Holding a press conference on Sunday, Province-2 Chief Minister (CM) Mohammad Lalbabu Raut made public his 11 commitments, which include a promise to establish good governance in the province and ease administrative works for the public.

Province 2 CM seeks administrative help

February 25, 2018 07:25 AM

JANAKPUR, Feb 25: Province 2 Chief Minister Mohammad Lalbabu Raut has written to Prime Minister KP Oli complaining that he did not receive help from the federal administration. In the letter, Raut has urged PM Oli to provide him administrative help, according to Ajitesh Mishra, press coordinator of the chief minister's office.

Pharmacy selling medicines at cheaper rate reopens

February 20, 2018 06:15 AM

JANAKPUR, Feb 20: After Janakpur-based Ramas Public Pharmacy was found to be selling medicines in half the rate of the existing market price, the district chapter of Nepal Chemist and Druggist Association had halted the supply of medicine to the drug store, arguing that it would render other pharmacies jobless.

Language dispute in Province 2 becomes serious

February 9, 2018 03:05 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 8: With local youths not ready to accept the use of Hindi  by political leaders of Province 2 during the first provincial assembly meeting  Tuesday,  tensions have worsened. Even though the leaders have defended their use of Hindi, stating that it is the easiest  language medium for connecting the diverse communities in Madhes, the locals are not buying that argument.

FSFN begins talks for govt in Province 2

February 6, 2018 07:22 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 6: A day after the appointment of its provincial assembly party leader, the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), the largest party in Province 2,  started informal negotiations Thursday with the other parties to form a provincial government.

RJPN meeting strikes no deal on PP leader

February 3, 2018 15:48 PM

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 3: A meeting of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) held in Janakpurdham to elect parliamentary party leader has concluded inconclusively.

Logo ready for members of provincial parliament in Province 2

February 2, 2018 05:00 AM

JANAKPUR, Feb 2: An all-party meeting called by the governor of Province 2 on Thursday finalized the dress code, logo design and identity cards for the members of the provincial assembly.

Janakpur residents obstructing development project

January 29, 2018 05:30 AM

JANAKPUR, Jan 29: Residents of Janakpur have been in a jubilant mood after the government declared it as the temporary capital of Province 2 in the new federal setup. Despite the declaration, they seem to be less open about developing necessary infrastructures needed for the capital.

All candidates in Province 2 elected unopposed

January 28, 2018 17:21 PM

JANAKPUR, Jan 28: All the candidates filed for the National Assembly election from Province 2 have been elected unopposed.

Six killed in Dhanusha jeep accident

January 28, 2018 03:30 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 28: Six people were killed when a passenger jeep heading from Kathmandu to Jhapa veered off the road into a pond in Dhanusha on Saturday.

5 elected unopposed to NA poll from Province 2

January 24, 2018 18:23 PM

JANAKPUR, Jan 24: Five out of eight individuals including those from Dalit, women and marginalized community have been elected unopposed to the National Assembly polls from Province

Increasing demonstration challenge court's credibility in Dhanusha

January 17, 2018 04:00 AM

JANAKPUR, Jan 17: Very few cases of rape and sexual abuses reach to the court in Madhes. Most vulnerable to such abuses are victims from the poor financial background.

‘Cold spell needs long-term solution’

January 10, 2018 11:56 AM

JANAKAPURDHAM, Jan 10: Police and the local administration are seen busy arranging bonfires in public places to keep the locals warm as the cold spell started taking the tarai districts in its grip. Houses of the poor and marginalized people are being increasingly visited by representatives of various organizations for offering relief these days.