Windstorm destroys 148 houses in Janakpur
According to Satrughna Shah, ward chairman of Janakpur Sub-metropolitan City-1, the disaster mostly affected Musahari Tole, Wakil Tole, Mills area and Pulchowk. Most of the houses damaged or destroyed by the windstorm were made of mud with zinc sheet roofs.
Janakpur-Patna bus service to begin from September 16
The long-awaited cross-border passenger bus service from Janakpur to Patna in India is scheduled to begin from September 16.
Nepal-India passenger railway to resume in Oct
The long-awaited cross-border passenger railway service from Bardibas of Nepal to Jaynagar of India, which stretches 69 km, will finally come into operation in October.
Dahal directs party cadres to strive for election campaign
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has instructed the party leaders and cadres to mobilise for the party’s promotion with the objective to make it the biggest party in upcoming third phase local polls slated for September 18.
Journo Uma Singh murder: 3 accused handed life imprisonment
The Janakpur High Court on Wednesday delivered its verdict in the 2009 murder of journalist Uma Singh.
No alternative to unity among parties to end deadlock: Ex-prez Yadav
Former President Ram Baran Yadav on Monday expressed his worry about the ongoing political deadlock in the country and said the only way to resolve the impasse is unity among the political parties.
10 individuals chargesheeted for Janaki temple vandalism
Dhanusha District Police on Monday filed a case at the district court against 10 individuals for their alleged involvement in vandalism at Janaki Temple during the visit of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
Two protestors die in Janakpur
Two protestors have died in police firing in Janakpur during demonstrations against the proposed state demarcation in the federal set-up on Friday.
Durga sculptors make hay during Dashain
With the onset of festive season, sculptors have their hands full carving goddess Durga’s clay statues in the town.
5 armed outfits to join ‘statute process’
Five armed outfits active in Tarai have pledged to give up their armed struggle to join the constitution making process and peaceful politics.
Archaeologists find post hole in Janakpur mandap
A team led by archaeologist Prakash Darnal has reportedly found a post hole while excavating the Mandi Mandap or an altar.
Sadbhawana lawmaker Sah faces arrest
Police have issued an arrest warrant against former state minister and lawmaker Sanjay Kumar Sah ‘Takala’ on Sunday for his alleged role in the Janakpur bomb blast two years ago.
Trade hit as Janakpur Railway chugs to a halt
Cross-border trade with India via Janakpur has come to a complete halt after Janakpur Railway suspended its Janakpur-Jayanagar service.
Janakpur railway service halted
The only railway service in the country—Jayanagar-Janakpur Railways—has halted its operation for the past three days ‘owing to problem in managing fuel’.