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‘Technology in agriculture can attract Nepali youth to farming’

File As thousands of Nepalis working abroad prepare to return home due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Nepal faces the challenge of providing jobs to them....

Locust swarms in Nepal are small, don’t panic: Govt tells farmers

Ghanashyam Bhusal during a meeting, in Kathmandu, on Sunday, June 28, 2020. Kathmandu, June 28 The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has claimed locust swarms...

Nepal confirms locust attack in some southern districts

Kathmandu, June 27 The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has confirmed the entry of swarms of locusts that attack various crops in some southern...

Fall armyworms have spread across 58 districts of Nepal so far: Agriculture Ministry

File: Fall armyworms attacking maize plants Kathmandu, June 23 The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development says fall armyworm, insects that attack maize plants, have spread...

20,000 farmers, traders hit hard as milk consumption halves in lockdown

File: A buffalo farm in Nepal Kathmandu, June 4 The nationwide lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak in the country has reduced the amount of...

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Maintain essential health services during COVID-19 response: WHO

KATHMANDU, AUGUST 8 World Health Organisation has urged member countries, including Nepal, in the South-East Asia Region to accelerate resumption of disrupted health-care services, hit...

Local level in Jhapa imposes lockdown

JHAPA, AUGUST 8 Jhapa’s Mechinagar Municipality has imposed lockdown in certain parts of the municipality, citing threat of community spread of the coronavirus. Following the signs...

Fauci confident virus vaccine will get to Americans in 2021

WASHINGTON: Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that he remains confident that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early next year, telling lawmakers that...

Swab sample collected from communities

DHANGADHI, AUGUST 8 Swab samples have been collected to diagnose whether the virus has spread in the community level of the Sudurpaschim Province. The provincial government...

Young woman dies for want of treatment

BIRGUNJ, AUGUST 8 Bishnu Lama, 22, of Chhapakaiya, Birgunj-2, died for want of treatment in Birgunj this morning. Various hospitals, including Birgunj-based Narayani Hospital had...