HETAUDA: Forest and Soil Conservation Minister Mahesh Acharya today informed that the government is planning to ease restrictions on crusher and other related industries.

PANCHTHAR: Despite its professed aim to complete the project by 2014, the unusual procrastination in development of the 37.7 MW Kaweli Hydropower Project has irked locals.

BAN SANGHU: Sindhupalchowk district administration today declared all missing persons in Ban Sanghu landslide dead, as rescuers gave up any hope of finding more bodies from the debris.

RAUTAHAT: The relentless drought in Rautahat is causing rice seedlings to dry.

BHOJPUR: At least five persons were killed and five others went missing when a landslide buried three houses at Syabun VDC in Sankhuwasabha district early this morning.

POKHARA: Pokhara-based tourism entrepreneurs today flayed the government for failing to do the needful to conserve the shrinking Fewa Lake.

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment conducted water quality test of three major rivers of Nepal by collecting samples in the fiscal year 2013-14.

BHOJPUR: At least five persons were killed and five others went missing when a landslide buried three houses at Syabun VDC in Sankhuwasabha district early this morning.

SINDHUPALCHOK: With recovery of 23 more bodies today, death toll in the landslide that struck Jure of Ramche VDC, Sindhupalchowk, on Saturday has reached 33.

POKHARA: The ongoing dispute between crusher and sand mining entrepreneurs and Kaski DDC over contract for the extraction from Bharatpokhari and Nirmalpokhari in Kaski has worsened of late.

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