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Mountain Jatayu seen in Myagdi

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BENI — Mountainous Jatayu, a kind of vulture, which is on the verge of extinction, is started seen at high hilly areas in Myagdi district.

Locals said that a few numbers of Jatayu is started seen in high hilly areas after the declaring Myagdi district as Diclofenac Free District.

Jatayu is on the verge of disappearance from the world due to poison-laced food, growing temperature and for lack of habitat.

Durba Paija of Chimkhola said that Jatayu are now seen at Chimkhola, Mudi and Lulang.

Technician at the District Livestock Service Office, Myagdi, Dilliram Acharya, said that a positive sign was seen in one year’ period after the ban in use of diclofenac medicine in livestock for the conservation of Jatayu after declaring the district as diclofenac free zone.

Myagdi was declared as 25th diclofenac free zone last year. Stakeholders said that a special program was necessary for the conservation of the Jatayu.

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‘C’ Division League Football tournament set for February

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KATHMANDU— The Martyrs Memorial ‘C’ Division League Football Championship is set to take place in the third week of February 2019.

On Thursday the meeting held between the representatives of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and ‘C’ Division clubs at ANFA Complex in Satdobato, Lalitpur set the date for the tournament, shared ANFA Spokesperson Kiran Rai.

League Director Sanjeeb Mishra said, “The ANFA and Club’s representatives have agreed to conduct the competition in the final week of February (second week of Falgun). We will finalize the specific date for the tournament in near future”.

Eleven ‘C’ Division clubs will take part in the Division League.

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