MYAGDI, Oct 9: Mekh Bahadur Nepal who has been trading mountain goats for the last three decades is returning from Mustang with no deals for this Dashian.

POKHARA, Oct 7: The state-owned Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) is less likely to purchase and sell mountain goats this Dashain as farmers have tagged higher prices this year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) is preparing to sell mountain goats, which were brought for Dashain but were not consumed, at discounted price. As of Friday, 30 mountain goats are left to be sold.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: State-owned Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) is likely to start selling goats for Dashain festival from Monday and mountain goats from Tuesday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 30: Sheep and mountain goats from Tatopani, a major border point of the north, have started entering Nepal for Dashain and Tihar festivals. The sheep were transported to Nepal from Tibet as soon as the border opened after a week’s shutdown. A total of 1,100 sheep and mountain goats were brought to Tatopani in a day on Friday.

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POKHARA, Sept 26: For many, Dashain is a festival about good food. And for meat lovers, obviously, meat is a major foodstuff. The consumption of meat is almost doubled at the time of Dashain.

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MYAGDI, Sept 22: Pashupati Silwal, a trader from Kathmandu, reached Upper Mustang for fetching sheep and mountain goats for Dashain, the great festival of Nepalis that is just round the corner.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The National Food Corporation (NFC) has fixed the prices for live goats and mountain goats at Rs 710 and Rs 510 per kg respectively.