ILAM, May 8:Cost of production of green tea leaves in Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam is Rs 37.31 per kilogram, a recent study conducted by Nepal Tea and Coffee Development Board shows.
The board had conducted the study together with Suryodaya Municipality following complaints from farmers that return from tea farming is minimal compared to high investment.
SEOUL: On May 5, 1818, in the southern German town of Trier, in the picturesque wine-growing region of the Moselle Valley, Karl Marx was born. At the time Trier was one-tenth the size it is today, with a population of around 12,000. According to one of Marx’s recent biographers, Jürgen Neffe, Trier is one of those towns where “although everyone doesn’t know everyone, many know a lot about many.”
KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister and CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the workers should not go for protest to get their rights because the left alliance government will address all problems.
After making it a point to put yourself through grueling routines, you naturally want to see the desired results. Sweating it out for five to six times a week takes dedication so since you have already got that far with your determination, why not put in the effort to learn a few extra helpful tips that will help you reach your fitness goals?
I am a 29-year-old woman. My family is very worried about my marriage. It’s been three years since they have been searching a guy for me. They introduce me to well-settled guys living abroad. But I don’t know why I can’t make adjustments and think of getting married.
Do you know that one of the key reasons for hair fall and breakage is your hairbrush? No matter how many different oils or hair masks you try, a wrong hairbrush for your hair type can cause more damage than you think. So next time you're brushing your hair, make sure you have the right one. Read through and find the perfect one for your hair type:
Everybody is conscious about their looks and body image and that’s even truer in case of teenagers who want to look their best at all times and go to extreme lengths to attain their idea of ‘perfection’.
While the early birds vouch for the benefits of exercising at the start of the day, those who exercise in the evening list its plus points too. Srijan Maharjan, trainer at Fitness Paradise in Imadole, Lalitpur says it doesn’t matter when you exercise as long as you make sure you don’t entirely skip it. “Find a time that works for you and complements your work schedule and stick to it,” he says adding that doing so will promote a long-term commitment to fitness.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepal Media Society, the umbrella organization of private publications and Television Broadcasters Nepal (TBN), has urged the Election Commission (EC) to respect the media’s right to advertisement on Thursday.
SAPTARI, Oct 29: The excitement of the festival of Chhat is not over yet and Saptari is mourning. As an ill-fated bus headed for the capital from the district skidded off and plunged into the Trishuli River in Dhading on Saturday morning, 31 people were killed, including six of the same family.
JUMLA, Oct 23: At a time when the parliamentary and provincial elections are just around the corner, the left and right electoral alliances in Jumla district are busy pointing fingers at each other and playing the blame game, apparently in an attempt to win votes by shaping the public opinion in their favor.
You know you have to get rid of that weight you have put on during Dashain holidays and so you are all geared up to burn some serious calories. But how do you know you are getting the maximum benefit from your exercise routine? How can you ensure weight loss? Manoj Katwal, fitness trainer at Next Step Fitness Gym Centre in Lazimpat, Kathmandu, says that there are many things people do or don’t do that hinder their weight loss process.
“A woman is like a tea bag, you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water,” Nancy Reagan has once said. True in the sense that every woman is strong and inspiring and can rise and shine as bright as anyone else.
Looking for a single all encompassing exercise to stay fit amidst your tight schedule? Here is your answer. Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is an ancient technique of paying gratitude to the sun for sustaining this planet.
Dr Kishore Pradhan at Tilganga hospital describes interest among Nepali masses to turn to laser surgery for their vision problems as ‘static’. Over the years as he has been heading the procedure in Kathmandu, the number of local patients apparently continues to be less than that of international patients. This is despite the cheap rate of the procedure (at the moment, it is Rs 85,000) that was consciously quoted as such in order to make it more accessible to Nepalis.
GORKHA, June 11: This year, cardamom farmers of Gorkha district have stored the cash crop at their homes as they did not get the 'right' price for it. It is estimated that almost 15 tons of cardamom has been stored in the district in this way.
43-year-old Sudhir Shrestha, owner of a music and movie store in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, is quite excited about the upcoming local level election, the first phase of which is all set to take place on May 14.