Province 2 government authorises provincial Public Service Commission to hire employees
The Cabinet meeting held on Monday decided to give authority to the provincial commission for the appointment of employees under technical services—health and engineering.
Locals of Musahar settlement in Dhanusha and police clash over timber logging
Policemen came to the settlement on Sunday and started harassing villagers for collecting timber from the riverbanks, claim locals.
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.
Police fire warning shots during demonstration by Dalit Struggle Committee
The protest was launched demanding justice for two Dalit youths who died in the past month; one at an isolation centre in Dhanusha and the other in Sabaila police custody.
Health workers, security personnel in Province 2 are screening people for coronavirus without protective gear
A majority of health desks at the border point are without necessary medical equipment.
Illegal sale and production of illicit liquor spell trouble for Dhanusha
Nine people died and three are critically ill after consuming hooch during Holi celebrations last week.
Provincial assembly to decide name, capital of Province 2 through voting on March 13
The ruling parties—Samajbadi Party Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal—registered a proposal at the provincial assembly demanding to name the province as Madhes and Dhanusha as its capital.
Illegal crusher industry operating in Rameshwornath Community Forest in spite of ban
All crusher industries across the eight districts of Province 2 have been closed following the death of Dilip Mahato, who had been protesting against illegal mining of riverbed material in Dhanusha.
Locals face hardship as road project in Janakpur keeps missing deadline
The Postal Highway Directorate is once again set to extend the project deadline by a year.
Alleged perpetrators of Dhanusha tipper attack remanded into custody
Dilip was killed on Friday morning while protesting the illegal mining of riverbed materials from a river beside his home at Sripur in Mithila Municipality.
Youth crushed to death by tipper for protesting illegal extraction of riverbed materials in Dhanusa
Twenty-four-year-old Dilip Kumar Mahato was struck and dragged by the tipper driver, say police.
Province 2 population increases by 700,000
Despite the high population growth, Province 2 has a higher mortality rate than the national average, according to a recent demographic report.
Negligence of private pathology labs in Janakpur puts human health at risk
Dozens of private pathology labs are operating in the hospital area without registration, locals say.
Dhami claims first wrestling gold for Nepal
The 19-year-old floored Rimi Sarkar of Bangladesh 6-1.
Curbing drug abuse among youths in Dhanusa a challenge
Drug-related cases have doubled in the past three years. Police say they have intensified surveillance, but not much has changed.