Stories By 'MANOJ PAUDEL'
Groundwater levels have dropped in the southern plains because of growing deforestation in the Chure hills, haphazard plotting of arable land and increasing blacktopping of roads.
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Jagadishpur Lake, an artificial lake constructed for the purpose of irrigation, was enlisted in the Ramsar Wetlands Site on August 2003. The lake is spread over an area of 157 hectares and lies 11km north of Taulihawa, the district headquarters of Kapilvastu.
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A joint team of the Division Forest Office (DFO), Nepal Police and Armed Police Force has recovered the encroached forestland at Gorusinghe in Buddhabhumi Municipality-2, Kapilvastu, along the East West Highway.
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Gotihawa Pillar, an archaeological site believed to be the birthplace of Krakuchhanda Buddha in Kapilvastu Municipality-5, is in a dilapidated condition.
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Police have seized a cache of arms and ammunitions, including two Sub-Machine Guns (SMG), from a house belonging to Durga Bahadur Roka in Shivaram Municipality-9 of Kapilvastu district.  
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Ashoka Pillar, a historically and archaeologically important artefact with inscription mentioning the birth of Gautam Buddha, is gradually deteriorating in the past few years.
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