Stories By 'DR PANTA'
The total food production of Dadeldhura district has started to decline as the wild animals continue to destroy crops during harvesting time, according to the District Agricultural Office.
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A campaign against menstrual exile (Chhaupadi) has helped change the way people view and treat pubescent girls and women in their monthly cycle in Bhageshwor Rural Municipality, Dadeldhura.
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Tiger population in Nepal is concentrated in the Tarai region. That is, at least, what the consensus was until tigers were spotted in Dadeldhura, a hill district in the far-west.
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Wildfires are raging through several forests, protected areas and bio-corridors in Kailali district, destroying local flora and fauna on their paths.
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The Agriculture Inputs Company (AIC) in the south western Nepal has been charging higher for state-subsidised chemical fertiliser, farmers have claimed.Farmers said that they are compelled to pay more than Rs1,000 for a sack of fertiliser (50kg) which only costs Rs826.
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Conflict victims have pressed the government to deliver them justice, arguing that compensation alone would not heal their wounds.Speaking at an interaction organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) recently, the victims in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts said the government had not been serious about providing them justice.
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