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Waste management getting tough in lack of dumping sites

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BAITADI— No local governments in Baitadi have constructed dumping sites for proper solid waste management.

Baitadi district has total 10 local governments, including four municipalities and six rural municipalities.
Health workers said that the lack of systematic waste management would cause various types of health complications to the public.

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Even the district’s oldest municipality, Dasharathchand, also lacks dumping site for proper management of solid waste. The municipality which was established in 2054 BS has been managing waste on an ad hoc basis.

The construction of dumping site has been marred for no availability of proper land, the municipality sources said.

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NBSM seals three petrol stations in Bara

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KATHMANDU— The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) has sealed three petrol stations in Bara district over alleged sharp practices.

The petrol stations that faced action on the charges are Krishna Oil Store at Simrongadh, Sonu Oil Traders at Telkuwa and Aayush Oil Store at Kavigoth.

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The petrol stations were found to have been dispensing little amount of petrol than that paid for during a monitoring by a Bureau team, said the Bureau’s Director General Bishwo Babu Pudasaini.

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