Timber traders’ plea

KATHMANDU: A delegation led by FNCCI president Chandi Raj Dhakal, apprised Dan Bahadur Shahi, home minister of the situation and problems of timber entrepreneurs in the Far West Region here. There are hundreds of forest-based industries across the kingdom providing employment to thousands and contributing substantially to the national coffer, the delegation said. — RSS

Poultry in Chitwan

CHITWAN: About 500,000 eggs worth about Rs 1.9 million are produced in Chitwan district daily. Of the total poultry production in the country, Chitwan district alone contributes above 40 per cent, according to the district livestock office. There are about 24 hatcheries in the

district producing abaout 34,680 hatchlings every day. — RSS