KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has allocated Rs 1.5 billion for the Chure conservation program.

BIRATNAGAR, June 12: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has said that exploitation of Chure hill is taking place due to delay in completion of the postal highway.

SIRAHA, Oct 22: Following massive media coverage of Chure destruction, the government had imposed a ban on the extraction of aggregate from the rivers and deforestation in the Chure range back in 2014. Reports, however, indicated that mafia were still active in the illegal mining and transport of the materials.