SURKHET, Feb 22: The National Pride Project, Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project has completed 40% of the construction work. The construction project was started from 2004 to divert the water of Bheri River to Babai and provide irrigation facility to 52,000 hectares of land of Banke and Bardiya districts and also produce 48-megawatt electricity. The construction of the 12.2 kilometers long tunnel was constructed with the use of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for the first time in Nepal. Under the second package of the project, the dam and powerhouse will be constructed.

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SURKHET, Dec 5: Padma Khatri, 44, has not eaten properly since the last few days. Neither are her eyes dry. Her tiny house situated near the Bheri River at Lekbeshi Municipality – 3 of eastern Nepal looks forlorn as Padma vents her agony.

DOLPA, June 24: Two teenage boys died after drowning in Bheri River on Monday.  The deceased have been identified as 13-year-old Birbahadur Nepali and 14-year-old Bimal Nepali of Lha village at Tripurasundari municipality in Dolpa.

KATHMANDU, June 8: A massive flood in the Bheri River displaced the family of Man Bahadur Kathayat, a local of Surkhet, in August 2014. The flood even swept away his properties — clothes and cooking pots. Since then, his nine-member family has been taking shelter at a temporary shelter built by the government.

SURKHET, May 26: The devastating flood that originated from the Bheri River washed away a whole settlement in Barahatal Rural Municipality-2, Thapadera, on August 14, 2014.

SURKHET, March 26: The raging flood in the Bheri River in 2014 killed 10 people and inundated dozens of homes. A large part of arable land was inundated.

JAJARKOT, Feb 16: Four people died an unfortunate death after the bus they were traveling in skidded off the road at Rimna of Bheri Municipality and plunged into the Bheri River on Thursday evening.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 22: The construction of a bridge over the Bheri River in Surkhet, the capital of the Karnali Province, has come to a final stage.