Solar fencing to stop elephants

January 12, 2020 10:10 am

JHAPA, Jan 12: A 37-kilometer long Solar-induced electric fencing has been completed to stop wild elephants from entering human settlements from the nearby Charkose jungle in south Jhapa. This is expected to benefit the locals in Kachankewal, Haldibari, Bahradashi and Bhadrapur.

TIKAPUR, Jan 3: A tigress, accompanied by its two cubs, is reported to have been frequenting the settlements of Joshipur and Janaki rural municipalities for the last one week. According to the locals, the tigress continues to be spotted in the nursery at the bank of the local Pathraiya River. Near the Pathraiya River, there are human settlements in villages of Shankarpur, Jhabahi, Manuwa, Hasnapur, Baani and Jawalpur. The people in these villagers are even afraid to get outside of their homes even in day time.

DAMAK, Nov 3: An electric wire fence, which was set up without permission from the local administration to prevent elephants from entering human settlements, claimed the lives of two individuals in Buddha Shanti Rural Munipality-4 of Jhapa on Saturday.

SIRAHA, June 15: Sankatmochan crusher plant at Charnath Municipality – 8 of Dhanusha is situated around half a kilometer west of Rashtriya Primary School. Toddlers to grown-up kids that study at this school are always affected by the sound and dust pollution of this plant.

SIRAHA, May 13: Saharun Khatun of Sukhachaina village of Siraha was hurriedly collecting clothes hung at the backyard of her house on Friday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has suggested the government to develop and implement integrated environment-friendly settlement favorable both to human life and the planet.