934 pigs have died so far from the highly contagious virus in the Kathmandu valley.
Observers say elections are like festivals when huge amounts of cash flow into the market.
Nepal’s revenue is heavily dependent on imports with the government aiming to collect over half of the total targeted revenue from customs offices.
Imported palm oil is processed and promptly re-exported to India, with Nepali traders pocketing a handsome profit.
As a net importing country with imports constituting over 90 percent of international trade, Nepal’s import bill has continued to surge.
Health workers say the consumption of unclean water from the river is one of the main causes of frequent illnesses among the villagers.
The government response follows growing concerns that the country could face an economic crisis.
Previously, the commission did not to make it mandatory for parties to field a woman when they nominate candidates in only one of two executive positions.
Less than 20 percent of the edible oil that Nepal imports is consumed in the country, with the remaining re-exported, almost all to India.
According to the Multiple Indicator Survey-2019, the nutrition condition of the country worsened long before the Covid-19 pandemic started.