KATHMANDU, July 10: Paddy transplantation has been completed on 23.76% land as of July 7 this year, which is 29.19% less than the figure of the corresponding period last year.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Lack of sufficient rainfall takes toll on paddy cultivation as transplantation has been completed on only around 15% of paddy fields across the country, according to Department of Agriculture (DoA).