KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The European Union (EU) has asked Nepal to provide with necessary evidence on the country’s claim on the geographical indication (GI) right on Basmati paddy.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The government has stepped up to claim the geographical indication (GI) right on Basmati paddy in the European Union (EU), in response to India seeking an approval to receive GI certification for the same from the political and economic union of 27 member countries.