MUZAFFARPUR: Tirhut divisional commissioner Narmadeshwar Lal on Sunday asked officials concerned to keep a close watch on embankments in the region amid rise in water level in several rivers.

Over 100,000 people representing almost all walks of life participated in a campaign organised to clean the Bagmati river in the Capital on Saturday.

Over one lakh people joined hands to form a human chain on Saturday to mark the 100th week of the Bagmati Cleaning Mega Campaign.

At least seven more persons were killed on Monday as flood situation remained grim affecting over 7 lakh people in 13 districts of the state.

The Bagmati river banks will soon witness greenery as a number of private and government entities have expressed interest to carry out plantation and maintenance work in the area.

The Nepal government is gearing up towards generating hydropower energy from Bagmati River, one of its most reverent and religiously significant river, officials said on Sunday.

In view of the rampant pollution in the rivers of the Kathmandu Valley caused mainly by house owners and large commercial complexes releasing the sewage directly into the Bagmati and other river sy

Rapid urbanisation and human encroachment– especially in the Kathmandu Valley– have left Nepal's rivers highly polluted.

In an attempt to mobilise large number of people to tidy up the capital in the run-up to the Saarc summit, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is all set to organise a mass cleaning campaign on June

The Clean Bagmati Campaign is in its 48th week and during this period the Bagmati river and its surroundings have undergone a transformation that was hard to imagine for many of the Kathmandu deniz