ILAM, Dec 30: Ginger production has witnessed a loss in Ilam due to disease.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal heavily relies on agricultural products, many of which are imported to meet domestic demand.

RUKUM, Sept 12: Triveni Labor Cooperative located at Triveni Rural Municipality in Rukum (West) has made preparations to export turmeric produced in the district to Germany.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Farmers in Bogtan area of ​​Doti have not been able to collect and store ginger as they did not get a fair price in the market. They have left the crop in the field.

Cold remedies that work

April 3, 2020 12:44 pm

Although it isn’t used to treat cold as much as other spices like ginger and cinnamon, garlic also works wonders to fight off cold. You can actually use it as a supplement for ginger in any recipe–although it is a tad bit bitter and unpleasant than ginger.

Health benefits of ginger

December 28, 2019 19:08 pm

Ginger is one of the healthiest and the most delicious spices on the planet.It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.

BHADRAPUR, Sept 1: The Appellate Court, Ilam has on Friday issued an interim order not to impose export tax on ginger.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Hike in ginger price was expected after India opened unhindered supply of Nepali fresh ginger effective from July 2. But price of this staple spice has seen a slight fall instead.

KATHMANDU, July 5: India has allowed unhindered export of fresh ginger from Nepal from Monday. This has put an end to the practice of importing Nepali fresh ginger through temporary decisions by India.

DHARAN, May 11: Citing the lack of infrastructure as per proposed framework, ginger and turmeric dusting and processing plant construction at former Bishnupaduka Village Development Committee (VDC), Sunsari, seems impossible. The Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project had designated this area as a zone for ginger and turmeric production.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The invention of Ginger, a waiter robot, by Paaila Technology is a milestone in the history of technology in Nepal. It is proof that Nepal is taking definite steps towards the growth of robotics and artificial intelligence.

TERHATHUM, Feb 5: Ginger worth tens of millions of rupees is being supplied out of the district after India lifted ban on import of this agro produce.

JHAPA, Feb 1: Ginger exporters have found Bangladesh an alternative market for Nepali gingers.

ILAM, Jan 26: Bishnu Bohora, a ginger trader in Panchthar district, gets phone calls from farmers almost on a daily basis. “Our ginger is  rotting on the farm. When can you come and take delivery?”  they ask.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri said that there could be obstruction imposed on Nepal's export of ginger to India over phytosanitary requirement as agreed between the two countries.

Ginger politics

January 25, 2018 02:00 am

Indian ban on Nepali ginger

India blocks Nepali ginger

January 23, 2018 07:20 am

ILAM, Jan 23: The 'friendly' neighbor in the south has once again imposed an obstruction on Nepal's export of agricultural produce into their country, this time blocking entry of trucks carrying Nepali ginger.

DHANKUTA, Jan 14: Farmers in Dhankuta have been worried after not getting suitable market price for their ginger as it is considered as an attractive cash crop.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 7:  Gradual decline in the price of cash crops like cardamom, ginger and chiraito over the past few years has left farmers in Panchthar high and dry.

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 2: Farmers in Taplejung have been worried after not getting suitable market price for ginger. Despite high season of ginger, they are not getting good price in the market.

JHAPA, Oct 17: After India implemented Goods and Service Tax (GST) from the first of July this year, illegal trade across the border was expected to be controlled and formal import-export was believed to become easier. But to the contrary, bilateral business between Nepal and India is facing more difficulties.

GST hits ginger export to India

July 25, 2017 08:46 am

JHAPA, July 24: Export of Nepali ginger to India is in jeopardy following the imposition of Goods and Services Tax (GST) by India and indifference by Nepal government to take up the issue with India.

PANITANKI (INDIA), July 19: Ginger exports from the eastern customs point of Kakarbhitta resumed Wednesday after a hiatus of 19 days.


DHARAN, July 14:Export of ginger to India from eastern parts of the country remained halted for nearly two weeks.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The wholesale price of ginger has gone down in the Nepali market as its supply has swollen due to decreasing export to India since 2015.

PANCHTHAR, Jan 31: Commercial farming of cardamom and ginger has been started in Panchthar district under Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project.

Ginger export to India affected yet again

November 30, 2016 10:35 am

JHAPA, Nov 30: Export of Nepali ginger to India has been affected after the Indian government started levying 8 percent duty on the Nepali farm product.

JHAPA, Sept 21: At a time when the international market of Nepali agro products is shrinking, the government has discouraged farmers by creating unnecessary hassles on export of ginger.

India lifts ban on Nepali ginger

September 9, 2016 17:05 pm

JHAPA, Sept 9: The ban placed on imports of Nepali ginger by India has been lifted from Friday, with the Indian authorities now informing that lab tests on the ginger samples confirm there is no harmful pesticide residue.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: With the country's export-bound raw ginger stockpiling following a ban by India and a hue and cry over non-cooperation by the Indians, the only ginger washing plant in Duwagadhi, Jhapa also remains idle.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7:  A week after India put a ban on import of Nepali ginger, Ministry of Agriculture Development (MoAD) has stepped up to ensure that Nepali ginger meet all the quality standards.

DHARAN, Sept 6: Ban on import of Nepali ginger by India has left many farmers and traders high and dry. But Nanda Kishor Sah, a ginger exporter of Dharan, is not surprised by the ban. He knew the ban was coming sooner or later as Chinese ginger was being imported to India in the name of Nepali product.

Indian ban leaves Nepali ginger rotting

September 5, 2016 01:20 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Indian government's decision to impose a ban on import of ginger from Nepal has left the future of Nepal's ginger farming highly uncertain as the southern neighbor is the main market for the product.

PANCHATHAR, Sept 1: Indian decision to put a ban on ginger import from Nepal has left local farmers and traders high and dry.

PANITANKI (INDIA), Sept 1: India has put a ban on import of gingers from Nepal, arguing that they have high pesticide residue and that Chinese ginger was being exported in the name of Nepali product.