SAN JOSE, Aug 3: Law enforcement officials in Costa Rica said on Thursday they had recovered two tons of cocaine from a low-profile boat found about 80 nautical miles off the coast, one of the biggest drug confiscations made at sea.
PALPA, June 27: Gulmi and Palpa districts have exported a combined 29 tons of coffee in the current fiscal year. Two companies alone -- Highland Coffee Promotion and Nepal Organic Coffee Product – collect coffee produced in these districts and exported them to countries like the US, South Korea, Japan and Germany.
KATHMANDU, June 5: Centuries from Pradeep Singh Airee and Subash Khakurel helped departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club seal a semifinal spot with a 96-run victory by D/L method over Province 2 in the ongoing Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Monday.
KATHMANDU, May 19: The Bagmati River is yet to be witnessed clean and clear despite five years' relentless efforts to clean it. The Bagmati River Cleanup Mega Campaign which was begun five years ago on the same day today has completed five years' journey but the condition is still not satisfactory and worrying.
CHITWAN, April 2: An Indian vegetable truck container smuggling 10 tons of banned chicken meat and fish alongside vegetables was confiscated on Sunday midnight. The vehicle, 70 B T 1776 was confiscated at Ramnagar, Chitwan.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Production of paddy dropped slightly, while maize production climbed to an all-time high in Fiscal Year 2017/18, according to a report prepared by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD).
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Paddy production is projected to reach 5.15 million tons this year.
The Ministry of Agricultural Development, which had earlier projected a record high production of 5.4 million tons, has now said that paddy production this year be lower compared to last year due to impacts of Tarai floods in August.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The government has projected paddy production to grow by 2 million to a record high of 5.4 million tons in the current fiscal year despite massive floods in country's southern plains in the paddy transplantation season.
COLOMBO, August 3: Cheteshwar Pujara registered his second century of the series while Ajinkya Rahane also notched up a hundred as two of India's most dependable batsmen laid the foundation for a massive first innings total in the second test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 31: At least 16 metric tons of waste has been taken out from the major rivers including Bagmati in the Kathmandu valley today. The Bagmati cleanup campaign today reached 190th week. The wastes were taken out from the Tilganga area.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The Bagmati Clean-up Campaign – into its 169th week today – scooped up around 15 metric tons of waste products from along the banks of the historic Bagmati river, which dissects the Kathmandu Valley through a supple path.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Salt Trading Corporation (STC) has got the go-ahead to import 30,000 tons of sugar.
Officials of STC say sugar will start arriving into Nepal from mid-July. The government has set customs duty at 1 percent for import of 30,000 tons, down from the existing 15 percent.