Annual budget, policies presented amid protests in several local units of Province 2
Security personnel lobbed two dozen tear gas canisters to contain the situation after a violent clash ensued between rival political parties in Maulapur Municipality of Rautahat district on Thursday.
A man died outside a pharmacy after three hospitals in Janakpur turned him away
Janakpur Provincial Hospital turned a Covid-19 suspect away citing a lack of beds in the ICU. The man went to two private hospitals before returning home because he could not afford treatment there.
10 megawatts of solar power evacuated to national grid in Province 2
Nepal immediately needs at least 200 megawatts of energy to become self-reliant during the dry season and solar energy is the best option, experts say.
Shatrughan Mahato, of Dahal-Nepal faction, replaces Satya Narayan Mandal as Province 2 assembly leader
Out of 32 members of Nepal Communist Party in Province 2 Assembly, 19 belong to the Dahal-Nepal faction.
Agitation due to prolonged border closure in Province 2
The border has been closed since March 21 to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Province 2 has seen highest number of coronavirus-related deaths
As many as 85 Covid-19 patients have died in the province as of Sunday, according to the Social Development Ministry in Janakpur.
Province 2 does not have enough beds for surging number of Covid patients
The provincial government has declared its plan to add 500 beds across hospitals in the province to accommodate the increasing number of coronavirus patients.
Province 2 steps up prohibitory orders after increase in Covid-19 cases
Prohibitory orders have been imposed in Sarlahi and Saptari districts, major cities including Janakpur, Birgunj, Jaleshwor and most areas of Bara district.
Lack of ventilators in Province 2 hospitals contributes to Covid-19-related deaths
Although the Janakpur government in April decided to purchase 50 ventilators for government hospitals in the province, the decision is yet to be implemented.
Province 2 witnesses resurgence of coronavirus infections and deaths
Ten deaths and as many as 643 new cases were confirmed in the past two weeks.
Floods and landslides continue to claim lives and displace people across country
Seven people died while two have gone missing in monsoon-induced disasters in the last 24 hours.
Province 2 braces for floods as incessant rainfall sends rivers gushing
Following continuous rainfall since Wednesday, Koshi, Kamala, Bagmati, Bakaiya, Ratu, Khando and Lakhandehi rivers have witnessed surges.
In-custody death of a Musahar man sparks protests in Janakpur
Police say 23-year-old Shambhu Sada committed suicide, but family members suspect it was an extra-judicial killing.
Province 2 expands its isolation capacity as Covid-19 cases continue to rise
As many as 57 new cases were confirmed on Saturday.
Thousands of returnees from India run out of food and water
Two people returning from Gujarat in India died in Surkhet and Dhanusa for want of medical attention, and hunger.