Three die after drowning in a pond

July 21, 2019 22:15 pm

DANG, July 21: Three girls died after drowning in a pond on Sunday evening. The pond was constructed for irrigation purposes.

KANCHANPUR, July 21: Two artificial ponds have been created in Singhapur community forest in Krishnapur municipality. The ponds were created to facilitate drinking water for the protected wildlife in the forest.

Bhaktapur, March 12: A study has come up with primary fact that the 'Bhajya' or Bhaju Pokhari (pond) based in Bhaktapur municipality-1 was 500 years ancient than the Ranipokhari of Kathmandu.

Locals here believe that the temple is related to the king Birat of Mahabharat since the place is very close to the remains of Bhediyari, the believed capital of Matchya kingdom ruled by king Birat. Professor Dr Som Prasad Khatiwada says that inside the cremation area are the remains of Rani Math related to the Malini, the beloved of King Salahesh, a folk legend.

KHOTANG, June 4: The municipality office of Khotehang has started a conservation campaign for Indreni pond. According to chairperson of Khotehang Rural Municipality, Pradeep Rai, conservation and promotion of the pond is essential for tourism development.

Pilgrims throng Matatirtha pond

April 16, 2018 11:54 am

KATHMANDU, April 16: Devotees have thronged the Matatirtha Kunda or the sacred pond since morning today at Chandragiri Municipality to take a holy bath and make offerings in the name of their deceased mothers.

Vaaju pond getting new life

March 31, 2018 10:20 am

BHAKTAPUR, March 31: Vaaju Pokhari, a pond that existed since ancient time at Dudhpati, Bhaktpur that turned into a meadow is being revived into its original shape.

ITAHARI, March 27: Two personnel of Nepal Army of the Eastern Division Headquarters, Itahari, have been found dead.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Mar 23: A campaign, 'Ten Houses, One Pond', has been started in Arghakhanchi district in a bid to recharge the drying water sources.

Not so big fish in a big pond

March 23, 2018 09:53 am

Krishna Prasad Sigdel’s book reads like a primer on Nepal’s foreign policy and international affairs. It also deals with the country’s political, social and economic situation and environmental issues, sometimes going into considerable detail. As the author states in the preface, the book is an effort to give the reader a proper idea of Nepal’s place in the South Asian region and in the world.  It comes at a time when, as the author rightly observes, the center of gravity in world affairs seems to be shifting back toward Asia after several centuries of Western predominance.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 23: Remains of an ancient pond and a Buddhist vihara have been found at the Ramgram Stupa in Nawalparasi district. The stupa houses the astadhatu (the relics) of Lord Gautam Buddha.

New resort offers fine dining in a pond

December 27, 2017 08:49 am

Chitwan, Dec 27: A team of four entrepreneurs have launched Chitwan Fulbari Agro Resort that offers eating arrangement in the middle of an old pond, Rani Pokhari, and is situated at 10 km west from Bharatpur in Chitwan Bharatpur Municipality Ward number 15.

KALAIYA, August 28: A six-year-old boy missing for the past 14 hours has been found dead in a pond. Kanhaiya Sah, son of Ram Bijaya Sah of Kalaiya sub metropolis - 20, went missing at 5 pm on Saturday evening.

KALAIYA, August 27: A six – year – old boy missing for the past 14 hours has been found dead in a pond.

Three -year-old girl drowns in pond

August 9, 2017 15:19 pm

KATHMANDU, August 9: A three-year-old girl drowned in a pond at Terohata of Rupani Rural Municipality-5 in Saptari today.

BHOJPUR, June 26: The three children who were missing for the last two days have been found dead. They were found floating in a pond at Marang Danda in Arun Rural Municipality-1 in the district.

BHOJPUR, June 26: Two adolescents and one child  have been found dead in fish pond belonging to local Toran Karki under mysterious circumstance at Pyauli of Arun Rural Municipality in Bhojpur district.

JUMLA, Jan 30: Snow-fed irrigation ponds installed in Jumla district have managed to collect considerable amount of snow due to the recent snowfall. Farmers would be able to use the pond for irrigation purpose.

Child drowned in pond in Palpa

October 2, 2016 17:13 pm

PALPA, Oct 2: A child has been drowned in a pond at Narayansthan, Tansen.

Lahan, Sept 16: A one-year-old baby girl was killed when her mother with jumped with her into a pond at Dhangadhi in Siraha district on Thursday evening.

Boy drowns in pond

August 21, 2016 15:25 pm

LAHAN, Aug 21: A four-year-old boy drowned in a pond at Gol Bazaar Municipality – 1 on Saturday evening.