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, July 23: Paddy transplantation has been completed on 91.68 percent of the country's rice fields as of Wednesday, thanks to the timely and adequate rainfall the country receives this time and the easy availability of manpower in the agriculture fields due to the lockdown and coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The whole country is under lockdown orders in a bid to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease. Although industries and business activities are halted, the farmers can't remain idle as this is an important season for them.

CHITWAN, July 1: Locals of Dibyanagar of Chitwan have embraced farm mechanization to increase productivity.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Global IME Bank Ltd celebrated 16th National Paddy Day by organizing a paddy plantation event in Tokha of Kathmandu on Sunday. Issuing a statement, the commercial bank said that bank employees as well as locals participated in the plantation ceremony aimed at promoting the tradition of celebrating paddy day.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

June 29, 2019 19:00 pm

THE WEEK IN PICTURES: June 23-June 29

KANCHANPUR, Sept 12: A herd of wild tuskers entering human settlement from the Shuklaphanta National Park destroyed swathes of paddy plantation here on Tuesday evening.