BIRGUNJ, Aug 6: Pepper imports through Birgunj Customs Office jumped more than six folds in Fiscal Year 2017/18 ending in mid-July.

BHADRAPUR, July 25: Hundreds of local farmers in Jhapa district involved in black pepper plantation are concerned as their produces go unsold due to the dominance of imported black pepper in the local markets.

BIRGUNJ, June 6: Police here have seized a truckload (12,200 kg) of black pepper which was being smuggled to India from the no man's land near Birgunj on Monday evening.

BARA, April 2: Smuggling of black pepper into India from Nepal is growing in the past few months.