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The government has drawn its attention towards the increasing pollution and uncontrolled spread of invasive plant species at Fewa Lake in Kaski district, one of the major tourist destinations.

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.

KATHMANDU: There have been some praiseworthy achievements so far when it comes to making various districts an open defecation free zone.

Hyena, a protected wildlife, is at the risk of extinction of late, according to a study. Unchecked poaching of hyena and smuggling of its organs has posed a threat.

A mass drug administration program is to be undertaken in 40 districts of the country beginning February 8 under the Elephantiasis Control Program.

Panchthar was declared the first open-defecation free district of the eastern region today.

The World Bank (WB) has approved US$ 150 million for two projects designed to help improve connectivity and raise agricultural productivity across rural Nepal.

The South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) to be held for the first time in Nepal will begin on Tuesday with the declaration of Bhaktapur as an “open defecation free (ODF) district”.

Efforts to conserve lakes in the district have been affected due to a lack of an authorised body to look into the matter, stakeholders say.