KATHMANDU, August 9: Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government is to revert the erstwhile government's decision to extract and export pebbles, sand and gravels from Chure region.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has clarified that the government will not take any decision that will hamper the conservation of Chure region.

We already have warning signs from Chure and it’s now our choice - whether we want our society and civilization to collapse through inexorable exploitation of the environment or manage resources for co-existence and win-win.

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

TIKAPUR, Oct 10: Collection of aggregates from river and deforestation has not ended even after the government banned it in the Chure region. Locals have been constantly reporting and protest against such activities in the region. Against the government’s directives and local’s protest, local governments are fueling such activities by providing permission.