Stories By 'Krishna Prasad Gautam'
Smuggling of yarsagumba into Tibet, China has risen due to lax control at the customs offices in Dolpa and Mugu. As a result of the illegal trade, the government is losing millions of rupees in revenue, officials said.
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The country may have criminalised Chhaupadi, the practice of banishing teenage girls and women to secluded huts during their menstrual periods, but there are still many places in Surkhet where the tradition prevails.
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The Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project being developed at Bheri-Ganga Municipality, Surkhet in western Nepal has increased the economic activities in the district, generating direct and indirect employment to hundreds of people.
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The delay in construction of one of the crucial subsidiary canals of the Sikta Irrigation Project, a national pride project which aims to irrigate 80 percent of arable land in Banke district, has disappointed farmers who are currently depending on skies to water thousands of hectares of fields.
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All the public health institutions in Banke district are reeling under shortage of essential medicines because of the delay in the tender process by the locals units.
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When the song Kutu ma Kutu crossed the 40 million view mark on YouTube on Tuesday, singer Rajanraj Siwakoti was in Nepalgunj, performing to a full-house audience.
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