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Attack flayed

KATHMANDU: Hotel Association of Nepal and Nepal Association of Tour Operators expressed concern over the damage of vehicles inside the premises of Hotel Everest on Tuesday. “The to-urism industry is shocked to know of such acts of vandalism,” they said adding that such incidents would hurt the tourism industry. — HNS

Orange farmers

DAMAULI: Orange farmers of Tanahun district are happy as the crop is fetching good returns. Last year, they sold at the rate of Rs 20 per kg. The price this year is Rs 30 per kg. The District Agriculture Office said orange sale worth Rs 250 million is expected as against Rs 200 million last year. The yield dropped this year, but the prices rose. — RSS