KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The squatters’ settlement on the banks of the Bagmati River in the Thapathali area of Kathmandu has become tense over the removal of the slum dwellers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: With the completion of 98 percent of Bagmati River Basin Improvement Project (BRBIP) in the Kathmandu Valley, clean water will flow in the Bagmati River from next mid-October. Preparations are being made to send the water collected in the BRBIP in Gokarneshwor Municipality Ward No 1 to the Bagmati River after October 17.

SINDHULI, April 22: The construction of a concrete bridge over the Bagmati River connecting Sindhuli and Makwanpur has been completed 11 years after the construction was started. The project was handed over to Swachhand Bhairav Construction Services on July 13, 2011. The project was initially contracted at the cost of Rs 206.2 million with a time period of five years.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Minister for Urban Development Ram Kumari Jhakri has said that those who encroach public land should be socially excluded. Stating that the public land along the river is being encroached under the protection of leaders and parliamentarians, she said that those who do wrong should be publicly boycotted.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Preparation of pandals is in full swing on the embankments of Bagmati River in Gaurighat of Kathmandu for the Chhath celebrations. Tents are being stretched on the riverside where devotees would stay for a night till the next morning to worship the Sun.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 5: Gangaram Baitha, 50, of Madhopur in Madhavnarayan Municipality-6 of Rautahat, who had gone to a neighbor's funeral, has gone missing in the Bagmati River.

Body of woman found in Bagmati River

September 30, 2021 10:03 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: A woman's body was found in the Bagmati River at New Baneshwor in Kathmandu on Thursday. According to Police Inspector at Metropolitan Police Range Office, Baneshwor, Keshar Neupane, the body was found on the bank of Bagmati River near Baneshwor campus.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 27: One child has died while another child has gone missing in the Bagmati River at Bramhapuri Tole in Rajdevi Municipality-9 in Rautahat district.

SINDHULI, August 8: The locals of Hariharpur Gadhi Rural Municipality and Bagmati Rural Municipality are forced to use makeshift ladders to climb the unfinished concrete bridge and cross the Bagmati River.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Two minors have downed to death in the course of swimming in a pond on the bank of Bagmati River in Taudaha area in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

IN PICS: Bagmati in full force

July 20, 2020 20:04 pm

KATHMANDU, July 20: Most parts across the country have witnessed heavy rainfall for the last few days. As a result, water level in major rivers and streams reached beyond the danger mark on Monday.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 9: The extraction of aggregates from the Bagmati River in Rautahat district has stopped, following an export ban imposed by the district court.

RAUTAHAT, June 17: Exploitation of rivers for gravel and sand continues unabated in Rautahat as the fiscal year-end approaches.

RAUTAHAT, June 17: With the current fiscal year approaching its end, the local units in Rautahat district have intensified extraction of resources from the rivers in order to spend the development budget. Despite being aware about the rampant extraction of resources from the rivers, the authorities concerned have not taken any stringent action.

HETAUDA, April 13: After finalizing the waterway linking Sarlahi and Rautahat to Makwanpur and Sindhuli districts, a commercial motorboat is being operated in the Bagmati River from tomorrow - New Year's Day.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Have you been secretly dumping your domestic waste in the Bagmati River, thinking no one is watching? Beware! You might end up getting caught anyway.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 2: The residents of a village in Rautahat have been forced to stay awake at night due to the fear of flood. The people of Badharwa village which is on the western bank of the Bagmati River have been staying awake all night due to the fear of flood. The members of about 300 households in Bhagwati Rural Municipality-5 have been staying in the dam throughout the night for many years now during the monsoon season.