PARBAT, Dec 27: People in the rural areas of Parbat district have been suffering from monkey menace. It is an uphill task for the farmers to save the winter crops during harvest time

BANKE, Jan 18: Potato farmers in Banke and Bardiya districts are facing losses of Rs 1 billion due to excessive winter rain. Potato production in these districts is likely to decline by 50% this season. The excessive winter rain has continued even in January which will furthermore affect the production of vegetables and winter crops in these districts.