KATHMANDU, June 24: Price of vegetables has gone up significantly over the past week. While retailers attribute the price hike to erratic supply in the market due to monsoon rains, officials of Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board say price has gone up as traders are keeping high profit margin.

Although floods are not a new phenomenon in the Tarai belt, prevention measures are hardly taken to avert or minimize crisis. In lack of such measures, hundreds of people are affected by floods every year.

MUGU, June 26: With the onset of monsoon, the number of patients suffering from diarrhea has increased in the district.

KAVREPALANCHOWK,  March 18: District Agriculture Development Office has started distribution of maize seeds to the farmers with the start of the farming season.