KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Nepal has its paddy transplantation completed in 98% of the land allotted for rice production this monsoon, setting the largest cultivation land area in the past five years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Rainfall is taking place in almost all parts of the country today as the monsoon remains active. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD), the monsoon that earlier entered the country from eastern Nepal has now its presence across the country.
On May 24, a 29-years old lady visited Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) for medical and laboratory tests after she was diagnosed of dengue in Dharan. STIDH’s test confirmed dengue. She had developed high fever, nausea, severe joint pain, rash, body ache but there was no history of pain behind the eyes. She said that several others in her town had showed similar symptoms. This was the first observation of beginning of dengue outbreak in Dharan.
RAUTAHAT, Sept 2: The residents of a village in Rautahat have been forced to stay awake at night due to the fear of flood. The people of Badharwa village which is on the western bank of the Bagmati River have been staying awake all night due to the fear of flood. The members of about 300 households in Bhagwati Rural Municipality-5 have been staying in the dam throughout the night for many years now during the monsoon season.