LALITPUR, Aug 31: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City has come up to take responsibility for the continuation of Bagmati River clean-up campaign.

RAUTAHAT, July 20: The construction of a bridge over Bagmati River which connects Gadhimai Municipality of Rautahat with Barahathawa Municipality of Sarlahi has hit a snag after the recent flood triggered by torrential rainfall washed away three slabs connecting the third and fourth pillars of the bridge.

RAUTAHAT, July 13: Floods caused by incessant rainfall for the past three days have inundated scores of villages in Rautahat district.

KATHMANDU, May 4:  A total of 31 metric tons of waste was recovered from Kathmandu Valley-based Rivers and Ring Road areas today.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 20: When the passersby look at the Bagmati River from the Shantinagar Bridge, all that they can see is a huge pile of solid waste being swept away by a brown colored river.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The cleanup campaigns of Kathmandu Valley's rivers and ring road continued even during the festivals.

SARLAHI, July 17: Residents of Hajariya of Barahathawa Municipality-1 of Sarlahi district are worried about being displaced as the Bagmati River continues to increasingly erode their land.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 19: The Bagmati River is yet to be witnessed clean and clear despite five years' relentless efforts to clean it. The Bagmati River Cleanup Mega Campaign which was begun five years ago on the same day today has completed five years' journey but the condition is still not satisfactory and worrying.

Bagmati Yatra begins after 40 years

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Kathmandu, April 23: The Bagmati Tirtha Yatra or Bagmati Pilgrimage has begun after 40 years from Monday.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 22: A squad of Area Police Office (APO), Samanpur on Monday arrested two individuals and seized their excavator while they were illegally excavating stone and gravel from the Bagmati River in Rautahat at midnight.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 21: A squad of Area Police Office (APO), Samanpur on Monday arrested two individuals and seized their excavator while they were illegally excavating gravel from the Bagmati River in Rautahat at midnight.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Bagmati Cleanup Mega Campaign has been honoured with Bhagirath Puraskar at a programme organized by Akhil Bishow Gayatri Paribar in Nagpur of India

KATHMANDU, August 19: Mahajalyatra Mahotsav (mega rafting event) has been organized in the Bagmati River on the occasion of 223rd week of Bagmati Clean-up Campaign on Saturday.

Actress Manisha Koirala, who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of Bagmati clean-up mega campaign, says she is “excited and committed” to be a part of this intiative. Manisha on Saturday took to Twitter to share a photograph of a group of people cleaning up with river.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The meeting of the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign Thursday appointed actress Manisha Koirala as its goodwill ambassador.

SARLAHI, JUNE 3: The Bagmati Irrigation Project, which was conceived nearly four decades ago with the aim of providing irrigation facility in central Tarai as well as generating electricity, has not made much progress, apart from the setting up of its offices.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The campaigners of the Bagmati Clean-Up Campaign have urged one and all not to understand this weekly drive as a politically-driven one.

Kathmandu, March 11: Thousands of people participated in the march from Sundarijal to Chovar along the route on the bank of the Bagmati River today on the occasion of the Bagmati Cleaning Mega Campaign reaching its 200th week.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: A special event is being held on coming March 4, Saturday to mark the 200th week of the Clean Bagmati Mega campaign.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Is anyone throwing garbage into Bagmati river? Beware! You may be caught and booked.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: A garden called the National Flag Garden is to be constructed on the bank of the Bagmati river at local Jorpati.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Authorities have arrested five persons for throwing trashes into the Bagmati River at Til Ganga on Saturday. They have been fined Rs 5,000 each for their untoward action, according to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Town Police.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Former Urban Development Secretary Kishore Thapa has taken charge of Bagmati cleanup campaign with its leader Leela Mani Paudyal now appointed as the Nepali ambassador to China.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Bagmati Clean-up Campaign, under which the sacred Bagmati River is cleaned every Saturday, entered its 183th week today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Around five metric tons of waste were collected from Bagmati River at Teku and its surrounding areas today, marking the 173rd week of the Bagmati Clean-Up Campaign.

In pictures: Rafting in Bagmati River

August 27, 2016 16:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: People from different organizations participate in a rafting in the sacred Bagmati River during the Bagmati River Festival 2016. The festival included cultural shows and concerts.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The Bagmati Clean-up Campaign – into its 169th week today – scooped up around 15 metric tons of waste products from along the banks of the historic Bagmati river, which dissects the Kathmandu Valley through a supple path.

KATHMANDU, June 25: A dead body of an unidentified person was found in course of the weekly Clean Bagmati campaign today.