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Province 2 does not have enough beds for surging number of Covid patients

Janakpur, Aug. 5 -- The Province 2 government has decided to add 500 more beds in its isolation facilities to facilitate the treatment of Covid-19 patients in the province. A growing number of coronav... Read More


Province 2 steps up prohibitory orders after increase in Covid-19 cases

Janakpur, Aug. 4 -- Prohibitory orders have been imposed in major cities of six districts in Province 2 after a spike in Covid-19 cases. Only two of the eight districts remain open after authorities d... Read More


Lack of ventilators in Province 2 hospitals contributes to Covid-19-related deaths

Janakpur, Aug. 2 -- On Sunday, a 38-year-old man from Sahidnagar in Dhanusha was taken to the Janakpur-based Provincial Hospital after he reported having Covid-19-like symptoms-high fever, common cold... Read More


Floods and landslides continue to claim lives and displace people across country

Janakpur, July 22 -- Monsoon-induced calamities continue to take lives and displace entire settlements in many districts of provinces 1, 2, Bagmati and Gandaki. At least seven people died and two othe... Read More


Province 2 braces for floods as incessant rainfall sends rivers gushing

Janakpur, July 11 -- Officials and residents of Province 2 are on high alert after local rivers witnessed surges following incessant monsoon rains for the past three days. Chief Minister Lal Babu Rau... Read More


In-custody death of a Musahar man sparks protests in Janakpur

Janakpur, June 14 -- The in-custody death of a Musahar man in Janakpur has prompted protests against police. Shambhu Sada, 23, was found dead of an apparent suicide inside the toilet of his cell in t... Read More


Province 2 expands its isolation capacity as Covid-19 cases continue to rise

Janakpur, May 31 -- Province 2 government is increasing its isolation ward capacity as the number of coronavirus cases has continued to rise, with as many as 57 new cases reported on Saturday. The pr... Read More


Province 2 asks federal government to halt three television shows over their discriminatory content towards Madhesis

Janakpur, May 21 -- The Province 2 government has written to the federal government demanding a halt to the production and broadcasting of three television shows over their derogatory content towards ... Read More


Matihani municipality in Mahottari seals off its border with India

Janakpur, May 18 -- Matihani Municipality in Mahottari has placed temporary bamboo fences along the one-and-a-half-kilometres-long border it shares with Madhwapur bazaar in Bihar, India, to stop the c... Read More


Province 2 teeters on edge with the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the country

Janakpur/birgunj, May 13 -- As reports of community transmission of Covid-19 in Birgunj Metropolitan City surfaced, most districts in Province 2 had not recorded a significant number of infections, ap... Read More