Stories By 'BASANTA PRATAP SINGH'
The recent hailstorms have destroyed an estimated 70 percent of the ready-to-harvest winter crops in Bajhang, according to District Agricultural Development Office (DADO).
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More than 1,500 households in remote Bajhang district have been barred from using community forest resources such as herbs after the government refrained from renewing their forest licence. The livelihoods of this vulnerable segment of the population have been affected.
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Efforts from both private and community schools to attract Badi children in Bajhang district have failed to materialise, with the majority of the children still remaining out of schools.
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Shiva Bhandari, 72, of Rayal Village Council first heard about the planned construction of the West Seti Hydropower Project when he was 35 years old.
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Acclaimed Deuda singer Narendra Raj Regmi has now come up with a book, Aina Aafai Bolchha, a memoir.
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Prithvi Singh of Kailash village has returned to his former occupation as a seasonal migrant worker after seven years. The 62-year-old is travelling to India again as he has no other source of income.
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