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Bagmati river: From holy river to flowing filth

Dinesh Kumar Mishra highlights the challenges faced by the much abused Bangmati River in Bihar because of solid waste, industrial effluents, encroachment and rampant construction along the river's......

40 years on, these villagers await rehabilitation

Three hundred and sixteen families unsettled by the Bagmati river project in Bihar 40 years ago still are waiting to be rehabilitated. Dinesh Kumar Mishra reports their plight.We went to meet the......

River overflows in Bihar, several villages flooded

The swollen Bagmati River has breached its embankment in Bihar's Sitamarhi and Muzaffarpur districts, flooding hundreds of villages and forcing the villagers to take shelter at higher planes for......

No let up in flood situation in Bihar

There was no let up in the overall flood situation in Bihar on Saturday with major rivers, including Burhi Gandak, Bagmati, Kosi and Gandak, maintaining rising trends, flowing above the danger......

7 million hit in Bihar floods

There was no let-up in flood fury in 14 Bihar districts with the swollen Bagmati river breaching its embankment in the worst-hit Darbhanga district, inundating large areas of the adjoining......

10 countries that are poorer than WhatsApp

Image: Facebook paid about $22 billion to acquire messaging app WhatsApp. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters Recently, Facebook closed the WhatsApp acquisition after European Union......

Bihar proposes to set up 25 hydel power projects

Heavily dependent on the Centre for supply of electricity and facing acute power shortage, Bihar has taken steps for setting up 25 hydel power projects for generating about 800 MW with the......
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Children's park inaugurated on banks of the Bagmati River

KATHMANDU: Various government and non-government agencies and volunteers have worked to restore the past glory of the Bagmati River after the... ...

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Far from rising seas, climate change plagues Kathmandu

New Delhi: A month's walk from the nearest sea, Kathmandu—elevation almost a mile—is as vulnerable to climate change as the world's coastal... ...

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Mauryan dynasty linked to Pashupatinath ?

Press Trust of India Kathmandu,6 January Nepalese and British archaeologists are trying to find a link between Maurya dynasty of India from... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/98441-mauryan-dynasty-linked-to-pashupatinath.html
Haphazard mining puts bridge at risk

RAUTAHAT: Despite government provision that says extraction of river products should be done maintaining a distance of 500 metres from the... ...

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The celebrity sattal

KATHMANDU: Over the past half century, the Bagmati River has turned from a pristine nurturer of a civilisation to the cloacae of a chaotic urban... ...

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