Thousands of farmers and labourers are relying their life sustenance on tea farming. But, the government has been turning deaf ear to address the challenges facing the sector, local tea producers accused.
Bhimkanya Primary School in Rajapani of Halesi Tuwachung Municipality-11 in Khotang district has been dependent on a single person for one- and-a-half years. The entire responsibility of the school has falle
Tea farmers in Jhapa district have demanded with the government to manage chemical fertilisers for them. The farmers have expressed concerns since tea farming has been greatly affected in lack of fertilisers.
In his address to a programme organised on the occasion of the 25th establishment day of the Press Chautari Nepal here today, the Chief Minister said the draft of Act had been already prepared. As he said, the Act aims to strengthen the rights of people concerned.
Human settlements in the lower belt of Bhojpur district are being displaced with increasing rampage of monkeys.
Om Sai Pathivara Hospital in Bhadrapur, Jhapa, has started surgery service with the world-class fiber laser machine. The hospital said that the service was introduced on the occasion of its 14th anniversary.
As many as 161 families of Kanepokhari 7, 14 of 5 and 5 of 6 wards have been affected as their land has been restricted for sale and mortgaged with a view to acquiring the land for building East-West railways.
Two persons died after two trucks collided at Dharampur of Shivasatakshi Municipality-1 in Jhapa district this morning.
Blacktopping of the Bhadrapur-Salakpur road section has seen a dismal progress in the period of one-and-a-half years. Only 3.6-km road stretching from Bhadrapur of Jhapa to Salakpur of Ilam has been blacktopped during the period.
Sukdev Khanal, Chief of Okhaldhunga district police office and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), informed that condition of the three among the seven injured was critical, and that the injured were under treatment at a health center at Ghurmi in Udayapur.
A statue of noted artist and litterateur Lain Singh Bangdel which was in an abandoned state for the past 11 years in Khotang because of various disputes has now been kept in a park. Initially, the statue was built to place in Diktel.
The young man, who left his house in Birtmod, Jhapa for Ilam but got kidnapped on the way, has been rescued after 10 days. Rajiv Basnet, 21, was kidnapped on January 19 when he left his house to visit Shree Antu in Ilam with his friends. He was abducted soon after he left his house.
A total of 30 persons got injured in a stampede at Dhankuta stadium occurred last evening. Of them, 18 persons are receiving treatment in BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Laxmi Raj Adhikari. It is stated that two children have been referred to Golden Hospital in Biratnagar from BPKIHS.