Stories By 'RAMESH KUMAR PAUDEL'
With the completion of first phase of road blacktop work, the Narayangadh-Muglin road section has opened round-the-clock from Wednesday. Workers completed the first phase of blacktopping along the 33.2-km road section on Tuesday.The passengers will now be spared hours of long traffic jams and dust they suffered for three years. The road section remained closed for six hours from 10am to 4pm every day since January for the road expansion and blacktopping works.
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There is a boat shaped rock in Madi that is believed to be a remnant of the town’s primordial past. According to the local Tharu community, their ancestors had once used this ‘boat’ for travel and when travelling artist Lalkaji Gurung first heard this story, he immediately set off to see the rock and then painted a picture about it.
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Ratnanagar police have arrested a traffic police officer in Chitwan district for stalking and throwing acid on a married woman he desperately wanted to marry.Sub-Inspector (SI) Ramchandra Khaniya, posted at temporary traffic police post in Ratnanagar, threw acid on Kalpana Shrestha, 28, in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-10 on Sunday.
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A female tiger was found dead inside Chitwan National Park on Sunday. It was the fourth time a tiger was found dead inside the park and its adjoining community forests in a month.
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Dhurbe, the rogue bull elephant that killed 15 people in a span of four years in Chitwan before going out of contact in 2013, has reappeared, officials at the Chitwan National Park (CNP) say.
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Local people of Madi area in Chitwan district have demanded amendments to the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act-1973 for the rights and protection of the villagers.
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