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Published On: November 28, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

UN report says fragile climate puts food security at risk

Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization said Wednesday as it renewed appeals for better policies and technologies to reach “zero hunger.”Population growth requires supplies of more nutritious food at affordable prices, but increasing farm output is hard given the “fragility of the natural resource base” since humans have outstripped Earth’s carrying capacity in terms of land, water and climate change, the report said.

Law and plan formulation major task this year: Chief Minister Pokhrel

Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokhrel has said that the provincial government has forwarded the formulation of the basic laws and the periodic plans as the key task this year. 

Death toll in Dailekh jeep accident climbs to five

The death toll in Dailekh jeep accident has climbed to five as three more injured succumbed to their injuries during the treatment.

Nepal imports 86 per cent mobile sets from China

Nepal imported 86 per cent of the country’s total mobile sets from China as of the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2018-19 that began in mid-July, the Department of Customs (DoC) said.

22 dead in blast outside northern China chemical plant

An explosion early Wednesday outside a chemical plant in northeastern China has killed at least 22 people and destroyed scores of vehicles.

‘A’ Division League Football: Himalayan Sherpa defeats Machchhindra Club

Himalayan Sherpa Club has defeated Machchhindra Club, two goals to nil, in the first match of the fourth round games held under the Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football Championship today. 

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