KATHMANDU, July 23: Paddy transplantation has been completed on 91.68 percent of the country's rice fields as of Wednesday, thanks to the timely and adequate rainfall the country receives this time and the easy availability of manpower in the agriculture fields due to the lockdown and coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Though nearly eight million locusts had entered Nepal, the number that is still intact with the swarm has dropped down to 200,000, according to the Locust Information Center at Plant Quarantine and Pesticide Management Center (PQPMC).

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government has said the swarms of locusts that entered Nepal on Saturday have not caused any big damage to the country’s crops.