Nimbus in Banepa

KATHMANDU: Pro-Biotech Industries, a subsidiary of Nimbus Group and the manufacturer of Shakti brand of pallet feed, has opened its ninth branch in Godamchaur, Banepa. “We are hopeful that the new branch will also be useful in providing information on improved seeds, quality fertilizers and necessary consultations to farmers in the future,” a press release issued by Nimbus states. The company also believes that the new branch will be helpful in the easy availability of company’s products and effective expansion of its services to the farmers. “It is planning to open new branches to ensure easy availability of Shakti Feed’s products throughout the country,” the press note states. Pro-Biotech Industries, a subsidiary of Nimbus Group, has been professionally manufacturing and distributing pallet feed throughout the country for the last five years. — HNS

India eyes good crop

NEW DELHI: India would have a higher summer crop this season in view of the good rains and an increased area coming under cultivation, Indian agriculture secretary P K Mishra said. “Good rains and higher government rates for staple yields like rice and wheat will boost overall production,” Mishra said on the margins of a workshop on improving agricultural statistics. — HNS

Less cells recycled

HELSINKI: Only three per cent of mobile phone users around the world recycle their old cellphones, Finnish handset maker Nokia said. According to a global survey conducted by Nokia, only three per cent of the 6,500 cellphone users interviewed in 13 countries said they recycle their cellphones. Most old cellphones end up lying in the home or are thrown out with the rubbish, according to the ‘recycling survey’

that covered Finland, Sweden, Britain, the US, Italy, Germany, Russia, the UAE, China, India, Indonesia, Brazil and Nigeria. — DPA