• Halting rain raises fears
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    Based on rainfall patterns, paddy transplantation in the mountain region has been completed on 45,481 hectares, or 66.8 percent, against 89 percent in the same period last...

  • Wash them away

    Clean vegetables and fruits under running water to remove any pesticide...

  • Off-season vegetables top pesticide content

    Promotion of off-season vegetable farming at a commercial scale without teaching farmers adequately on right pesticide use has made vegetables toxic, experts say....

  • Hidden health hazards

    In December last year, the government held a weeklong awareness campaign “Pesticides Harm Lives: Eliminate Use of Highly Hazardous Pesticides” to educate people...