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Reduce harm

Photo: MANISH PAUDEL The low coronavirus case load in Nepal in March and April was largely due to the country…

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Nepal Tarai reels under COVID-19 lockdown

After 15 people in Nepalganj tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday increasing the total testing positive in the country to…

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Long road home

Photos: BIKRAM RAI Close to a month into the lockdown, hundreds of temporary migrant workers who have run out of money or…

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Farmers in Tarai turn to stubble burning as they cannot sell straws to India

The ongoing lockdown has hit the farming sector across the country hard in the peak springtime harvest season. Read the…

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Save farms, empower farmers, Nepal citizens’ appeal

A group of civil society activists in Nepal has appealed to minimise the impact on agriculture and farmers during the…

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The western Tarai is urbanising rapidly and all at the expense of agricultural land

The rapid expansion of urban areas into arable land can have serious consequences for food security and environmental sustainability, concludes…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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Nepal’s Tarai is over-run by cattle

Photos: SONAM LAMA Nepalganj is expanding as a hub for western Nepal, with a new six-lane highway linking it to…