JHAPA, Feb 8: Despite being aware of the fact that vegetables imported from India have high levels of pesticide residue, the government authorities have made no efforts to ban the imports yet.

The Taliban fully control four percent of Afghanistan and are openly present in another 66 percent, a BBC study has found. The estimate is significantly higher than assessments by the NATO-led coalition.

BAJHANG, Oct 13:    Besides the increase in crime rate, illegal buying and selling of wild animals and birds including the national bird of the country 'danphe' has become rampant in Chainpur, the district headquarters of Bajhang.