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.
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.
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.
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.