Terai


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Terai

(təˈraɪ)
n
1. (Placename) (in India) a belt of marshy land at the foot of mountains, esp at the foot of the Himalayas in N India
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a felt hat with a wide brim worn in subtropical regions
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The good fellow was heart-broken at it, and went out to the Terai tea planting, where I hear that he is doing well.
I remember meeting a distinguished man in India, who had the reputation of being a great shikaree, who told me that the greatest temptation he had ever had in his life was to shoot a giant snake which he had come across in the Terai of Upper India.
It will be a four-lane highway with 50 metres right of way, and 25 metres wide in the hill and 27 metres in the Terai. Similarly, the tunnels will be constructed at Mahadev Danda (3.355 km), Dhedre (1.630 km) and Lendanda (1.430 km) of Makwanpur district.
Summary: Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Aug 02 (ANI): The tea industry has been adversely affected in Terai and Dooars region due to heavy rainfall.
The JICA team included Mr Nobuyuki Sato, (head), Mr Tatsuya Terai, Miss Kiyoko Takamizawa, Miss Takashi Nakagawa and Mr Yokoyama.
The internal migration pattern from the hills and mountains to the Terai has led to a rapid rise in urbanisation.
Expectedly, the move has created ripples all the way from Kathmandu to Terai and beyond in Kolkata, Patna and Varanasi which are frequented by Nepalis in large numbers every day.
However, when it did adopt a federal, democratic and secular Constitution in 2015, India had instigated Madheshi and Tharu people living in Terai region of Nepal.
The projects included cross-border rail plans, integrated checkposts, Terai Roads Project, cross-border transmission lines and Arun-III hydropower project, among others, the Kathmandu Post reported on Thursday.
The project would see an expressway built between Kathmandu and the southern Terai region, Efe news reported.
PESHAWAR -- The health workers of Mahal Terai Union Council Peshawar on Wednesday boycotted the polio campaign and warned to continue their boycott if their salaries were not increased as per the duty hours.
Meanwhile, Nepal's Energy Minister Mahendra Bahadur Sahi has claimed that the highways built along the no man's land on the Indian side of the border are the major reasons behind the floods in the Terai. "The highways made by elevating the land next to the Nepal-India border have restricted the natural flow of water, leaving Nepal's Terai plains submerged during the rainy season," Shahi said.