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Melamchi project tunnel works halted

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HELAMBU, July 30: Construction works of the tunnel of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the in-take area remain stalled since five months due to the dispute between the Langtang National Park and the project contractor.

The works were stalled after the contractor, in course of constructing the diversion of the stream, cut down trees at Rirba area which lies in the park without permission. Rirba area is near Ambathan, the source of the Melamchi stream. [More]

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She created records in the 200-meter individual medley, 100m butterfly, 100m backstroke, and 200m freestyle, 200m individual medley, 100m butterfly, 100m backstroke and the 200m freestyle.

 
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