Locals, conservationists padlock Rani Pokhari reconstruction site

The reconstruction of Rani Pokhari, which has come under fire time and again for the blatant disregard of widely followed norms in conservation of ancient monuments, has been halted following a padlock by local and heritage conservation campaigners on Tuesday. The move came after the metropolis was found using concrete for building a 10-foot boundary

CIAA to probe Phewa Lake encroachment

August 9, 2017 After reports of increasing encroachment in Phewa Lake came out in mainstream media of late, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has launched an investigation into the case, report Nagarik and Republica. The anti-corruption constitutional body recently wrote a letter to the Phewa Lake Conservation and Management Office under Pokhara-Lekhanath Municipality asking