The goodness of grains

October 26, 2018 09:28 am

The concern for health is a universal one. Immortality is an illusion but prolonging life for the most productive of years definitely isn’t. And thus eating healthy has been on the prime agenda for an increasing number of Nepali people. While this is a good thing for the health of the general mass, unawareness of the health benefits of the country’s own produces is quite alarming. Too many people have taken to subscribing to western-tailored diet plans that cost an outrageous amount. The fallacy that everything Nepali is unhealthy has got to change. It isn’t.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 17 : A herd of wild tuskers demolished five houses of the families who have been residing at Tarapur camp of the Kanchanpur-based Shuklaphanta National Park.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) have expressed the commitment of making the country self-dependent on basic food grains, fish, meat and milk within two years.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Food grains at Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) warehouse have been adulterated with sands and small pieces of pebbles, a government monitoring team has found.

KHOTANG, May 23: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Khotang has issued an instruction to destroy the rotten rice grains at the Nepal Food Corporation depot at Baakshila of Kopilasagadhi Rural Municipality.

Locals prefer grains to noodles in Jumla

February 22, 2017 08:12 am

JUMLA, Feb 22: Noodles remained hugely popular in Jumla for several years. So much so that many Jumlis believed that noodles soup was a great vitamin supplement. Locals preferred noodles and biscuits to grains and vegetables grown in their own fields. Thanks to the government-run nutrition awareness program started last year, things have changed for good in Jumla.

BAJURA, Jan 19:  Five rural villages reeling under a spell of drought in the district received a huge amount of rice grains in assistance.