KATHMANDU, July 22: Paddy transplantation has been completed on over 72 percent of the rice fields in the country so far.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Paddy plantation has been completed in 50 percent of paddy fields in 14 districts. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives, paddy plantation has been completed in half of the paddy fields in Kaski, Dolpa, Humla, Jajarkot, Salyan, Rolpa, Rukum, Pyuthan, Bajhang, Doti, Solukhumbu, Bhojpur, Kathmandu and Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, July 1: According to the officials, plantation has been completed in 20.2 percent of the rice fields so far. Out of 1.5 million hectares of paddy fields across the country, plantation has already been completed in 311,000 hectares by Saturday.

BEIJING, June 22 : Both Nepali and Chinese sides have agreed to intensify implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative to enhance connectivity.

ACHHAM, April 28: At least seven persons were injured in lighting strike on Friday in Mangalsen municipality.

If a sparrow sings his heart out on an oil field, but his would-be sweetheart can’t hear him above the oil pumps, what’s a bird to do?

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Nepali Congress has fielded the highest number of candidates in the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections, among the major political parties. The twin elections are being held in two phases on November 26 and December 7.

LAMJUNG, Nov 6: Fields across Lamjung have turned golden with the arrival of the harvesting season. That is why locals these days are seen more in fields instead of their houses.

BANEPA, Nov 2: Gangster Ganesh Lama has filed his candidacy representing Nepali Congress from Kavre -1 (b). He filed his candidacy along with the other NC leaders at the election office on Thursday.

Flooded fields

August 29, 2017 01:00 am

More than 20 districts in Tarai have suffered damages from recent floods and agriculture has been worst-hit.

JANAKPUR, Aug 14: Incessant rains for the last three days have massively damaged the agricultural sector of the district. Paddy fields and fish ponds were most affected by the floods, according to District Agriculture Office (DAO) Dhanusha.

RAUTAHAT, July 1: Plantation has been carried out in only three percent of paddy fields in Rautahat district by June.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Even as the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) maintains that there has been no change in its decision to boycott the local polls, several leaders from the party have filed their candidacies as independents to contest in the second phase of the local elections scheduled for June 28.

Jajarkot, May 8: To the chagrin of women activists advocating women empowerment, despite the legal provision allowing women to stand for the election freely, only one woman has filed her candidacy for the post of chief of the local body in Jajarkot.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepal spends more than Rs 21 billion each year on imported cooking oil alone. And every year, the figure goes up, especially close to the festive seasons.