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Rising death rate of sarus crane, world's tallest flying bird, raises concerns

Lumbini, Aug. 26 -- On Sunday morning, a couple of sarus cranes (Grus Antigone) were seen flying above in the skies near Lumbini of Rupandehi district. During their flight, the birds touched a high te... Read More


Budget for road project released before work completion

Kapilvastu, Aug. 24 -- If paperwork is anything to go by, the Juguniya-Birnagar Road Upgradation Project in Bijayanagar completed in the last fiscal year. The contractor received the final instalment ... Read More


Flood-damaged border pillars yet to be reconstructed

Kapilvastu, Aug. 20 -- The government authorities are yet to erect five boundary pillars along the Nepal-India border that had collapsed in floods last month. Fearing possible border disputes, the lo... Read More


Construction of cobblestone path around Jagadishpur Lake raises concern of biodiversity loss

Kapilvastu, Aug. 15 -- The Department of Tourism has started to construct a path around Jagadishpur Lake in Kapilvastu in order to boost tourism activities. The construction project, however, was app... Read More


Hundreds of Nepalis fall victims to pyramid scheme operating out of Uttar Pradesh

Pachperwa (india), July 30 -- Until three months ago, Saroj Thapa Magar was an employee of the Rastriya Banijya Bank in Dhading, earning Rs24,000 a month. That's when he was approached by a man who pr... Read More


Conservationists elated with thriving population of critically endangered White-rumped vulture

Kapilvastu, July 30 -- At least 75 nests of the critically endangered White-rumped vulture, locally known as Dangar Gidda, were spotted in Kapilvastu district in the last fiscal year, according to con... Read More


Controlling firearms is a major security challenge in Kapilvastu

KATHMANDU, July 22 -- Paras Puri was shot at by two motorcycle-borne assailants in Bidhyanagar of Kapilvastu district on March 31. He succumbed to injuries at a hospital in Butwal. Police investigatio... Read More