Health benefits of honey

December 23, 2019 09:56 am

The Antioxidants in it can help lower blood pressure

Filmmaker Joe Johnston, the creator of beloved franchise "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids", might be coming back for its reboot.

With a workforce of elderly women and using local ingredients, a honey and confectionery business put together with funds raised online is breathing life into an ailing Russian village.

The end of honey hunting season

May 13, 2018 11:34 am

The Nepali months of Chaitra and Baishakh (mid-March to mid-May) are known as the season to gather honey in rural part of Nepal. It’s almost the end of the season for the honey hunters this year. Locals along with commercial honey collectors are busy gathering honey in the villages. It is believed that honey from higher altitude is good for health as it has medicinal qualities in it.

Honey hunting; A tale of a lifetime

April 7, 2018 10:48 am

I got a call from locals as an invitation to document wild honeybees (Apis Dorsata Laborasia) hunting, the largest in the world. I had heard the honey collected in the Himalayan cliffs carried a lot of nutritional, medicinal, aphrodisiacal and hallucinogenic properties.

Know your honey

November 3, 2017 08:27 am

Even though it’s been 25 years that she has studied Botany and, in particular, researched pollen and honey analysis, Mahalaxmi Shrestha still appears to be in awe of nature’s hardest workers, the bees. As it is, Nepal’s biodiversity and rich floral sources have helped produce a wide variety of honey.

Farmers, traders boycott honey fair

July 13, 2017 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 12: Different beekeeping farmers and traders have boycotted the 2nd National Honey Fair that started in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: While production of honey is growing with every passing year, Nepali beekeepers have not been able to meet even the domestic demand.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The 2nd National Honey Fair started at the Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu from Monday.