Locusts are likely to come to Nepal after decades. Why is it a concern for country?

Some 60 years ago, locusts around Kathmandu and adjoining areas created havoc. They destroyed acres of crops. This, in turn, invited a famine, according to agriculture history books. The same species of insects that originates from Africa is possibly on its way to Nepal via Iran, Pakistan, and India, once again. The possible incoming of […]

Trade union condemns firing of bank employees, demands reinstatement

Kathmandu, May 27 Financial Institute Employees Union of Nepal (FIEUN) has condemned the removal of temporary employees, and those employed on the contract basis, of banks and financial institutions in Nepal during the lockdown. In a statement on Wednesday, the organisation has demanded that they are reinstated to their posts at the earliest. “During the […]