Rafting boat capsizes in Babai

August 19, 2018 06:55 am

BARDIYA, Aug 19: A raft manned by security personnel deployed for the protection of Bardiya National Park capsized in the Babai River on Saturday.

BARDIYA, Aug 4: At a time when the failure of an ambitious national pride project – Sikta Irrigation Project – has been drawing the headlines, another important project, Bheri-Babai Irrigation Project, shares a similar fate. Even after three decades, it has shown no real progress except for some works on tunnel construction.

SURKHET, July 24: Construction work on the tunne of the Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose has completed is fifty percent complete, the project office said on Monday. Designated as a national pride projects, it took nine months for the project to bore six of the total 12 kilometers long tunnel. While sharing the update, project officials said that they expect to complete the project on time.

BARDIYA, June 9: A project with the goal of making Bardiya fully secure from inundation and erosion by the Babai river has finally picked up momentum.

BIRGUNJ, Jun 8: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has brought contractor to staffers under the purview of investigation after the Babai Bridge caved in at Jabdighat in Bardiya.

BARDIYA, June 6: With the objective of timely prevention of erosion and inundation by the Babai River, construction works of its embankment is gathering pace much to the delight of the locals.

BARDIYA, April 26: Irregularities in valuation of land to be acquired for the Babai Irrigation Project have surfaced.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The Federation of Contractor's Association of Nepal (FCAN) has claimed that the contractor is not responsible for the damage in Jabdighat Bridge over Babai River in Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, August 15: Jabdighat Bridge over the Babai River in Bardiya district has collapsed following the flooding on Monday.

Massive flooding hits Babai river

August 4, 2017 08:24 am

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Babai river in the mid-western region has witnessed gargantuan flood, which experts have claimed is likely to cause damage to the low-lands adjacent to the Babai river.

BARDIYA, June 13: The embankment constructed by the government along the Babai River near the Gulariya market has started eroding. Visible cracks on the embankment have triggered panic among the locals so much that they fear that a devastating flood is coming their way during the monsoon season this year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Ministry of Irrigation is preparing to transfer the budget allocated for Bheri Babai Diversion Multi Purpose Project to fund petty projects in election constituencies of home and irrigation ministers in Dhanusha and Dang, respectively, officials privy to the issue say.

BARDIA, Sept 24: The Sraddha (ancestral ceremony) is being performed in the Babai River Gulariya in Bardia district for the first time since the River is declared a holy site a week ago.