JUMLA, June 17: The encroachment of land belonging to the Bhairabnath Guthi Committee of Jumla has been going on for a long time.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Kathmandu Metropolitan City demolished 52 structures illegally built at Khulla Manch at the heart of the Capital, on Saturday.

REDDING, July 28: A wildfire that roared with little warning into a Northern California city claimed two lives as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighborhoods, leaving at least 500 structures destroyed in its wake, officials said Friday.

POKHARA, May 21: The Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City (PLMC) is to remove all the structures not meeting the stipulated standard that are constructed alongside the highway from local Prithvi Chowk to Talchowk.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has removed about four dozens of temporary structures constructed illegally at Tilganga area.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City has compiled details of individuals involved in illegally constructing  structures on the shores of Fewa Lake.

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has issued mandamus order to the government authorities to conserve the Fewa lake even if it requires demolishing the already built illegal strucutres.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered to demolish the illegal structures around Fewa Lake on Sunday.

DHADING, April 24: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

DHADING, April 22: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

CHITWAN, April 9: The Ratnanagar Municipality has started removing the structures including houses and sheds constructed by encroaching upon public land.

BARA, Feb 22: Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City of Bara district has started to demolish illegal structures built by encroaching public lands in Kalaiya Bazaar from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has assured that the new government would focus on creating child-friendly structures.

DAMAK, Dec 24: The drive to widen roads has come into full swing in Birtamod of Jhapa. After a quite a long gap, the government has resumed the work doing it just the way it hoped to avoid. It is bulldozing illegal structures on the roadside following refusal of the owners to cooperate despite the authority’s repeated insistence.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepal has proposed removing illegal structures built on no-man’s land along the Nepal-India border.

Various studies show that locals have encroached upon Fewa Lake, but the government has not taken any measure to save the lake. Physical structures have already been built on the encroached area of the lake. Republica’s Pokhara correspondent Santosh Pokharel interviewed key stakeholders in Pokhara about the encroachment. Excerpts: so

KATHMANDU, June 23: The government is planning to lay the electric devices and structures including the cables underground as such unplanned infrastructures are worsening the beauty of the metropolis.

CHITWAN, Dec 17: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that no agreement has been reached on holding local polls under the existing structures of VDCs and municipalities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: While the major political parties are inching closer toward negotiations on holding local polls under the existing local setup, the government has registered a bill in Parliament to conduct the local polls under the new local structures.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: As disputes over the number and delineation of local units under the federal setup are likely affect the prospects of holding local level elections on time, the ruling parties have proposed holding the polls under the existing structure of VDCs and municipalities.

LALITPUR, Dec 13: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has revealed that three big political parties have agreed to hold local body election on the old structure.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Major three political parties have agreed to hold local elections under the existing structures.

Kathmandu, July 20: The Gorkha Earthquake of 25 April 2015 should have taught all of us a lesson regarding how we should build our structures. As is said, it is not the earthquake that kills but the infrastructures that we have constructed that do.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The total 2,870 structures destroyed during the Maoist decade-long insurgency have been reconstructed until 15 July 2016, said the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction.