KAILALI, April 21: Amid rising import of fine scented rice from India, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture, and Cooperative of Sudur Paschim Province has endeavored to promote rice farming in the region by providing farmers with subsidy on seed and fertilizer, and improving irrigation facilities.

BAITADI, Jan 21: The indigenous and local seeds of vegetables and crops in Baitadi are on verge of extinct.

DHANKUTA, June 12: A toddler here died after a litchi stone stuck in his throat.