TIKAPUR, July 12: It has been 12 years that around 300 bigha of land belonging to Tikapur Multiple Campus has been illegally encroached upon by people who claim themselves as Kamaiyas (freed bonded laborers), squatters and landless people.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 23: Wild elephants straying from the Shuklaphanta National Park are wrecking havoc in the adjacent villages, said the locals.

DHANGADI, July 26: Bhojraj Biswakarma (45) living in Dhangadi-7, Kailali, made a decision to start a business. He had 11 and a half kathha of land. And that was all. He did not have a job.

RUKUM, April 20: The District Police Office (DPHO) Rukum has destroyed opium plants cultivated on around 70 bigha of land in total in different parts of the district.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 7: District Forest Office (DFO) of Rautahat on Sunday scrapped the ownership of about 122 bigha of forest lands which were illegally owned by some individuals with the help of the forest officials.

RAUTAHAT, Jan 12: Some 106 bigha of forest land in Rautahat district has been illegaly registered in the names of  various individuals, it has been learnt. Forest land in wards number 3, 4 and 5 of Rangpur VDC, Rautahat, has come into the ownership of some private individuals who bribed forest officials, according to the district land reform office.

DANG, Nov 29: Nepal Sanskrit University in Dang is preparing to lease out 200 bigha of land to Swami Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd for 40 years at a very low price, as per his plans for developing the area into a commercial ayurvedic farm.