Siraha (Nepal)

Type: City
Name: Siraha (Nepal)
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 26.66
Longitude: 86.209999
population: 24,659
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Alleged mastermind's businesses raided

JANAKPURDHAM: Pathlaiaya Revenue Investigation Office today raided businesses owned by Sanjaya Kumar Sah, who is awaiting a trial for his alleged involvement in the Ramananda Chowk bomb blast in April 2012. The blast two years ago had claimed five lives ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

View from the hills

JUL 03 -Dissatisfaction expressed by lawmakers from opposition parties and even some from ruling parties on the government’s recently announced policies and programmes are genuine as the work plan lacks anything substantive. The government’s new policies ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

'14-'15 to be marked as 'Illiteracy Eradication Ye ...

BHAKTAPUR: Nepal is all set to celebrate the next fiscal year as the ‘Illiteracy Eradication Year’. While unveiling the government policies and programmes, President Ram Baran Yadav had announced that the new fiscal year 2014-15 will be celebrated as ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Muzzling the media

Some disturbing and distressing developments have happened in Nepal in recent times. Two of them are new while the third is something it looks like we are condemned to live with.One Abdul Rahman from Saptari questioned a news item that claimed law and ... [Published Nepali Times - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Here comes climate-smart paddy

NIRJANA SHARMAKATHMANDU, June 28: The negligible rainfall even one week after the officially announced arrival of the monsoon has not bothered the farmers of Sonpur VDC in Siraha district.They are busy planting the paddy in their parched land with no ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Fruit Of Neglect

NIRJANA SHARMANepal relies more and more on imported fruits as government fails to promote horticultureKATHMANDU, June 27: There is a popular saying in the Tarai, which goes like this: Have the mangoes -- do not count the trees. It means that a person ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nepal: Mangoes become cheaper, apples become dearer

Sweet times are here as mango prices plunge to new lows bringing cheer to the faces of fruit lovers. Mangoes now cost Rs 40-45 ($0.40-$0.45 USD) per kg in the wholesale market compared to Rs 60-65 ($0.60-$0.65 USD) per kg two weeks ago, said traders. ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Jun 26 2014]
Entities: Nepal, Wholesale, Fruit
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

RPP-N Chair Thapa Appoints 38 CC Members (with Name List)

REPUBLICA ONLINEKATHMANDU, June 25 :Rastriya Prajatantra Party –Nepal (RPP-N) Chair Kamal Thapa has appointed 38 central committee members on Wednesday.Issuing a press statement, RPP-N has informed that the appointments were made in line with the mandate ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Opium cultivation shifting from Tarai to hills

KAMAL PARIYARLong arm of law forcing move to remote areasKATHMANDU, June 23 : Opium cultivating, which was earlir rampant in the Tarai, has now started to shift to the hills, following the penetration of security forces in the border districts.Cultivating ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Smuggling of weapons on rise: Police

MORANG, JUN 14 -The district has witnessed a steady rise in the illegal trade in small arms in recent times, with buyers mostly comprising well-to-do families and criminal groups, according to police.Unlike in the past when the sales of homemade pistols ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Piecemeal demands from lawmakers have roads officials confused

KATHMANDU, June 14 : Planners and policymakers associated with the roads sector are confused over the government´s development priority amid growing pressure from parliamentarians and local politicians for inclusion of small projects in the new budge ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 14 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Nepal: ADB to Support Expansion of Women and Children Service Centers

Source: Asian Development BankCountry: Nepal KATHMANDU, NEPAL (7 May 2014) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will administer $3.5 million in grants from the Government of the United Kingdom and ADB’s Gender and Development Cooperation Fund to expand ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 12 2014]

Quotes

"The mangoes, litchis, apples and oranges would have been rare fruits for Nepalis until now if the horticulture was not promoted in the past" says Horticulturist Dhana Bahadur Thapa who is currently posted at the Central Horticulture Center in Kirtipur
"CA members of the concerned constituencies will spend the money in development projects in coordination with the District Development Committee" added Khatiwada
...She thinks it is because he does not want to suspend sexual relations while she recovers. "My whole body hurts," she says. "All the time I think, why did it come out, why do I have this problem?"

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Alleged mastermind's businesses raided [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 12 2014]
View from the hills [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 04 2014]
'14-'15 to be marked as 'Illiteracy Eradication... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 02 2014]
Muzzling the media [Published Nepali Times - Jun 29 2014]
Here comes climate-smart paddy [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 29 2014]
The Fruit Of Neglect [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 27 2014]
Nepal: Mangoes become cheaper, apples become de... [Published Fresh Plaza - Jun 26 2014]
RPP-N Chair Thapa Appoints 38 CC Members (with ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 25 2014]
Opium cultivation shifting from Tarai to hills [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 23 2014]
ASIA: IRIN weekly humanitarian round-up 494 20 ... [Published IRIN - Jun 20 2014]
Nepal: Rethinking Nepal’s uterine prolapse trea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 20 2014]
Smuggling of weapons on rise: Police [Published Kathmandu Post - Jun 15 2014]
Piecemeal demands from lawmakers have roads off... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jun 14 2014]
Battles of the New Republic [Published Kathmandu Post - Jun 14 2014]
Nepal: ADB to Support Expansion of Women and Ch... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 12 2014]
Nepalese women suffer stigma and pain of fallen... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 07 2014]
Prachanda scrapes through [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Nov 24 2013]
Fact Sheet for All Tarai Liberation Front [Published Able2Act - Jul 30 2008]
Fact Sheet for JTMM-J [Published Able2Act - Jul 30 2008]
Biography for Tulsi Giri [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
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Nepal: Rethinking Nepal’s uterine prolapse trea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 20 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Nepal SIRAHA, 20 June 2014 (IRIN) - The Nepal government’s commitment to treat uterine prolapse, a debilitating life-long gynaecological condition, sparked an uptick in hysterectomies, but a new, less drastic low-cost intervention ...
Nepal: ADB to Support Expansion of Women and Ch... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 12 2014]
Source: Asian Development BankCountry: Nepal KATHMANDU, NEPAL (7 May 2014) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will administer $3.5 million in grants from the Government of the United Kingdom and ADB’s Gender and Development Cooperation Fund to expand ...
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