KANCHANPUR — Siberian birds have been seen in the wetlands of the Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve after the plunge of temperature in the North Pole in the recent days.
The migratory birds of different species have started to arrive in the area to escape the chilling cold in Siberia and other parts of the North Pole.
Chief Conservation Officer of the Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Bed Kumar Dhakal, informed that the activities of the Siberian birds have increased in Ranital, Salgaudhital, Kalichichtal and Raratal areas.
Every year, the birds from Siberia and other belts of the North Pole arrive here with the onset of the winter and again head to their original habitats with the end of the cold season.
Country marking today as Black Day
KATHMANDU- The country is marking today (December 16) as Black Day to protest the disposition of the first democratically elected government by the late former king Mahendra Shah on December 15, 1960.
Mahendra took charge of the state with the help of the then Royal Nepali Army and formulated the Panchayat System by overthrowing the elected government led by B.P. Koirala and dissolving the parliament.
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