Siraha (Nepal)

Type: City
Name: Siraha (Nepal)
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 26.66
Longitude: 86.209999
population: 24,659
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Action begins against tractors exploiting Chure

MITHILESH YADAVLAHAN, April 18 : While illegal exploitation of the Chure area continues unabated in other parts of the country, District Police Office (DPO) Siraha on Thursday initiated action against tractors involved in the illegal mining of sand and ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Forest shrinks 16,500 ha in a decade

KATHMANDU, APR 11 -Between 2001 and 2010, the Tarai region lost 24,372 bighas (16,500 hectares) of forests, an area bigger than Bhaktapur district, according to the findings of a new assessment report prepared by the government.However, the rate of deforestation ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

USAID launches new conflict management and mitigat ...

KATHMANDU: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new two-and-a-half year project on conflict management and mitigation project. The project entitled 'Conflict Mitigation Through Community Mediation' will operate in six central ... [Published Himalayan Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

How to reduce fire hazards?

KATHMANDU, APR 04 -Despite the increasing incidents of fire that have been causing loss of lives and properties  during the dry and windy season every year, the concerned bodies have made very little efforts to mitigate the risks related to fire haza ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Report contradicts govt submission to UNHRC in Geneva on ki ...

KATHMANDU: A report on ‘Extra-judicial Executions in the Tarai’, launched today by Tarai Human Rights Defenders Alliance (THRD Alliance) discredits the government response to the UN Human Rights Committee’s (UNHRC) recent hearing on Nepal. The report ... [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

'Iron Gate' won't fall until +2 system is integrated

KATHMANDU, March 27: A recent study in India has revealed that more than 50 percent students of grade four were unable to understand a lot of contents of grade two.Such a study is yet to be conducted here in Nepal, but a similar scenario has failed to ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hailstorms‚ rain wreak havoc

BIRATNAGAR/BAJURA: Pre-monsoon hailstorm accompanied by rainfall has destroyed grains, vegetables, and fruits worth millions in different districts across the country. The damage has peasants worried. In the last few days, hailstorms and rain have damaged ... [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

SEZ delayed in lack of legal provisions

KATHMANDU, MAR 21 -The government’s plan bring into use the special economic zone (SEZ) in Bhairahawa has been delayed due to the lack of legal provisions.After the government failed to introduce the proposed SEZ Act on time, the Ministry of Industries ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Call for ending discrimination‚ recognising rights of Dalits

KATHMANDU: On the occasion of International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the International Commission for Dalit Rights has appealed to international policy-makers to guarantee social justice, equality, inclusion. ICDR also stressed that ... [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nepalis far and wide home in on Chittagong

PRAJWAL OLICHITTAGONG (BANGLADESH), March 18: Different callings, different travel routes but the same destination and the same motive -- to support the national team competing in Bangladesh in its debut ICC World T20 and witness the historic moment in ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Mar 18 2014]
Entities: Cricket, Bangladesh, Nepal
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dhanusha tops the list of foreign job migrants

KATHMANDU: Majority of foreign job migrants from Nepal in the first eight months of the current fiscal year were from Dhanusha district, followed by Jhapa, Morang and Siraha. According to the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) data, altogether 12,782 ... [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Nov 24 2013 - Updated Nov 24 2013 - 1 reports

Prachanda scrapes through

Kathmandu, Nov. 23 (PTI): Nepal Maoist chief Prachanda was today elected to Nepal?s Constituent Assembly after he won from Siraha, southern Nepal, by a narrow margin even as three of his relatives suffered humiliating defeats in the polls. Prachanda, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Nov 24 2013]

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...groups still experience discrimination and social exclusion within community decision-making processes in Nepal," a statement issued by USAID read. "This can result in unresolved conflicts, ranging from access over development planning resources and conflict over land, to caste based discrimination, and high incidences of gender based violence." “The Conflict Mitigation Through Community Mediation project, with community mediation and advocacy tools, along with a broader awareness about these...
"If the skilled persons are not attracted to teaching profession soon, the provision of new board exam at the +2 level will be even more disastrous" warns Mathema, who is a former vice-chancellor of Tribhuvan University
...Among them was Anuj Shrestha, who is from Dhading. "We arrived here Saturday morning after 17 hours travel by bus" he said. The other Nepali students from the same college, who are out to cheer on the national team, are from Kathmandu, Pokhara, Siraha, Mahottari...

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Action begins against tractors exploiting Chure [Published MyRepublica.com - Apr 19 2014]
Forest shrinks 16,500 ha in a decade [Published Kathmandu Post - Apr 12 2014]
USAID launches new conflict management and miti... [Published Himalayan Times - Apr 10 2014]
How to reduce fire hazards? [Published Kathmandu Post - Apr 05 2014]
Report contradicts govt submission to UNHRC in ... [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 29 2014]
'Iron Gate' won't fall until +2 system is integ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Mar 27 2014]
Hailstorms‚ rain wreak havoc [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 23 2014]
SEZ delayed in lack of legal provisions [Published Kathmandu Post - Mar 22 2014]
Call for ending discrimination‚ recognising rig... [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 21 2014]
Nepalis far and wide home in on Chittagong [Published MyRepublica.com - Mar 18 2014]
Dhanusha tops the list of foreign job migrants [Published Himalayan Times - Mar 17 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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