Stories By 'KAMAL PANTHI'
Only six dolphins were spotted in the Karnali river during a recent inspection by the Bardiya National Park (BNP), which has raised concerns about the existence of the charismatic species, whose number in the 1980s was estimated to be a little less than 100, with the group of about 20 in the Karnali.
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Sixty-five-year-old Lawaru Tharu, a former bonded labourer (Kamaiya), says he has felt no change in his life even after 17 years of the Kamaiya liberation.
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Hundreds of former bonded labourers (Kamaiyas) in Bardiya district have complained about not being able to plant crops on the land distributed to them by the government. They say the plots are already being used by other Kamaiya families who are yet to receive land from the government.
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A farmer died after he was struck by lightning at Aauri of Barbardiya-5, Bardiya district on Sunday.
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A Nepal Army man died in a bike accident at Khairi in Thakurbaba-6 of Bardiya along the East-West Highway on Friday.
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The Karnali River Control Project has halted over a land compensation dispute. The people living along the 3 km stretch to the west of Daulatpur in Rajapur Municipality, Bardiya, have obstructed the project after they were reportedly denied land acquisition compensation.
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