KATHMANDU, May 28: Over 10 tons of garbage has been removed from Mt Everest region under a government-initiated mega cleanup campaign named Mount Everest Cleanup Campaign 2019.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 28: At least 23 metric tons of solid waste was collected under various river clean-up campaigns and ring road clean-up drive.

KATHMANDU, July 21: As much as 26 metric tons of waste was managed in course of cleaning the rivers and the Ring Road area in the Kathmandu Valley today.

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 23: As much as 24 metric tons of waste has been collected from different places of the Kathmandu Valley today.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The weekly Bagmati River Clean Up Mega Campaign and other cleanliness campaign launched at the local levels in the Kathmandu Valley continued this Saturday too.

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.

KATHMANDU, May 12: A total of 31 metric tons of waste was collected from the Kathmandu Valley based rivers and the Ring Road areas and managed today.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Huge amount of waste has been managed with the cleanup campaign conducted in different parts of the Kathmandu Valley today.

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.

TAPLEJUNG, April 2: Growth in cardamom yields has given some respite to farmers who have seen unprecedented rise and fall in prices of this cash crop over the past few years.

KATHMANDU, Mar 31: Twenty-seven metric tons of solid waste was collected and managed from various rivers and the ring road in Kathmandu valley, as part of the weekly cleaning drive today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: A total of 32 metric tons of solid waste was extracted in the weekly cleaning of various rivers and the ring road of the valley today.

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.

Mugu supplies 300 tons of apples

October 16, 2017 07:39 am

MUGU, Oct 16: Recording significant growth in apple production, the remote western district of Mugu has exported 300 tons of apples outside the district so far in the current fiscal year.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Recent floods in the eastern part of Nepal have caused the supply of vegetables to the Kathmandu Valley to go down by at least 100 tons.

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.

MUGU, July 14:   China government has pledged to provide 346 metric tons food stuffs to the locals of Karmarong Rural Municipality boarding the neighboring country China.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government has set a target of producing 5.4 million tons of paddy this season.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Total 38 metric tons of garbage was removed from major rivers of the Kathmandu valley and ring road area on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Eighteen metric tons of solid waste was extracted in the weekly cleaning drive that took place in the major rivers inside Kathmandu valley.

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.

NRB has 10 tons of gold in reserves

November 3, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Can you guess how much gold does the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) actually have? Leave along general public, even bankers cannot estimate the quantity of gold held by the central bank.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: A total of 18 metric tons of solid waste was extracted in course of the weekly cleaning of the major rivers in Kathmandu valley today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Around five metric tons of waste were collected from Bagmati River at Teku and its surrounding areas today, marking the 173rd week of the Bagmati Clean-Up Campaign.

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, July 30: The area of the Balkhu Vegetable and Fruits Market in Balkhu has been cleaned today as part of the Bagmati Clean-Up Campaign that entered 168th week today.

KATHMANDU, June 28:Bangladesh has begun dispatching second consignment of rice to Nepal as a humanitarian assistance for the victims of the earthquake of April 25, 2015.

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.