KATHMANDU, March 17: The government-owned Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) has hiked the price of milk by Rs 16 per liter, at a time when the general people have already been hit hard by the soaring price of most of the essentials.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The government has decided to hike the price of milk by Rs 9 per litter.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The dairy industry has proposed increasing the price of milk by 10 rupees per liter. According to the Nepal Dairy Association, it has proposed increasing the price of milk by 10 rupees per liter based on the production cost of milk.

CHITWAN, June 2: Chitwan district exports as much as 174,800 liters of milk daily. According to the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Expert Center Chitwan, 55 percent of the milk produced in the district is exported to other districts in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The state-owned Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) has decided to hike the consumer price of processed standard milk by Rs 9 per liter.

Farmers demand hike in milk price

January 31, 2022 12:25 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 31: Farmers of Chitwan have demanded an immediate hike in milk prices. They have also warned of launching a struggle if the unit price of milk was not increased at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has recommended to the government to increase the price of processed milk by Rs 10 per liter, citing the need for benefits for the milk-producing farmers.

Bollywood star Salman Khan on Sunday shared another video of fans showering the poster of his film ‘Antim: The Final Truth’ with milk and the actor has now urged them to not waste milk and to give it to poor children instead.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Dairy producers have dairy products worth nearly Rs 5 billion in stock due to lack of demand amid nationwide lockdown enforced by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The calcium and protein in milk are known to be very beneficial in diets.

Milk chilling center set up at Musikot

September 4, 2018 14:38 pm

JAJARKOT, Sept 4: A milk chilling center has been established for the first time in Western Rukum, the district in Karnali province.

UNITED STATES, Aug 20: A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the Journal of Dairy Science.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The government has set a target of doubling agricultural output within five years and making the country self-reliant in agro-products by 2019. But the government itself and its implementing agencies seem to be acting counter to these goals. Milk producers are the latest to be punished for producing more.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Milk consumption has come down by around 30 percent after the government's inspection found presence of coliform bacteria and soda in milk processed by dairy plants, according to food technicians.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A microbiological test of samples conducted by Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DoFTQC) showed that 33 of the tested 36 packaged milk brands had coliform bacteria. This shows that only three milk brands are safe to consume.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Dairy cooperatives in five districts have reduced milk collection from farmers, stating that dairy companies were not buying milk supplied by them.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 2: Milk production in Sindhupalchowk district, which had fallen drastically after the 2015 earthquakes, has reached to the pre-quake level.

SYANGJA, Jan 20: Galyang Municipality has established a Small Farmer Milk Collection and Distribution Center at Galyang Bazar-3 of the municipality, at an investment of Rs 12 million.

TIKAPUR, Jan 9: Farmers of Lamki of Tikapur spilled milk on the street on Monday morning as part of their protest against Dairy Development Corporation (DDC). The farmers took to the street by spilling 50 liters of milk on the road after the DDC stopped buying milk from farmers.

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Milk producers of Bharatpur metropolis have demanded an additional subsidy of Rupee one per liter of milk. Speaking at a function organized in Bharatpur on Saturday, they said the milk price they are receiving is insufficient.

KOHALPUR, Oct 31: The storage capacity for milk in Nepalgunj is insufficient to receive all milk produced in the far-western and mid-western regions, officials of Nepalgunj Milk Distribution Project, which is under Dairy Development Board, have said.

CHITWAN, August 30: Milk production in Chitwan has increased by over 10,000 metric tonnes in the past five years, said the District Livestock Service Office (DLO). The increment is 4,414 metric tonnes in the last fiscal year alone, said DLO Chief Dr Dilliram Sedain.

Ilam produces milk worth Rs 5 billion

August 19, 2017 17:04 pm

ILAM, Aug 19: Ilam, a frontrunner district in dairy production, has produced 123,740 metric tonnes of milk in the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, August 18: National Consumer Forum (NCF) has asked the government to withdraw the decision to hike the price of milk on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 26: After achieving self-sufficiency in eggs in Fiscal Year 2016/17, the government is now ramping up efforts to become self sufficient in milk and meat in the coming two years.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The upgrading of Biratnagar Milk Supply Scheme's capacity in producing powdered milk is expected to eradicate 'milk holiday' in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The upgrading of Biratnagar Milk Supply Scheme's capacity in producing powdered milk is expected to eradicate 'milk holiday' in Nepal.

SANDIKHARKA, July 15: Arghakhanchi district has emerged to become another self-reliant district for milk production, recording sales of milk worth Rs 70 million on average annually.

Baglung exporting milk worth Rs 25m

July 13, 2017 05:00 am

BAGLUNG, July 12: After becoming self-reliant in milk, Baglung has started supplying milk to other neighboring districts.

POKHARA, June 24: The country is seeing shortage of fresh milk due to lack of grants for farmers and dairy producers, according to dairy stakeholders.

Where Dalits can’t buy milk

April 18, 2017 08:13 am

BAJHANG, April 18: Though Kalpana Nepali is aware her caste can put her in difficult position, it’s not possible for her to avoid it. A resident of Patadeval village last week she was once again traumatized for being a Dalit. A milk seller in the district’s headquarter Chainpur refused to sell milk to her just because she is a Dalit.

BANEPA, March 23: After becoming self-sufficient in dairy products, dairy stakeholders of Kavre have said that they would now focus on improving quality of milk produced in the district.

BANEPA, March 23: After becoming self-sufficient in dairy products, dairy stakeholders of Kavre have said that they would now focus on improving quality of milk produced in the district.

HAVANA, Nov 29:  Fidel Castro changed the flavor of the milk Cuban children drink at breakfast. He filled Cuban kitchens with energy-saving rice cookers, and he gave a two-hour lesson in their use live on national television.

Milk Tea and single mother

November 21, 2016 10:28 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Milk Tea is a play based on struggles of single woman who wishes to live her life on her own terms and her own wishes. Shrijana Adhikari, director of the play, plays main character in the play.

JAJARKOT, Sept 18: The dairies at eight locations in the district have shutdown after milk production shrank in wake of increasing deforestation which in turn has forced many to abandon animal husbandry.

GULMI, Aug 2: Some years ago, Parbat used to import vegetables and milk from Pokhara. The scenario has changed now. Growth of farming in the district has resulted in better situation of the agricultural sector. The district has now become self-sufficient in vegetable and milk products.

BANEPA, July 29: Despite being a nation with agriculture at the core of its economy, much of the country reels under shortage of dairy produce. In such a scenario Kavre district has become the first district to become self-sufficient in dairy produce. The government on Thursday declared the district as the country’s first district to achieve the target of self-sufficiency in milk production.

LALITPUR, July 22: The disruption of road after flood and landslide caused by incessant rain has hit hard milk supply in the southern belt of Lalitpur district.

DDC to sell packaged tea milk

July 15, 2016 20:41 pm

KATHMANDU, July 15: Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) is launching packaged tea milk and from Saturday.

LONDON, April 25: A US mother-of-two, who was forced to dump 14.8 litres of breast milk at security at London’s Heathrow Airport, has spoken about her humiliation and the “incredibly unfair” security rules.