The major cause of dowry is poverty and illiteracy. Over a span of 8 years, poverty is on decreasing trend in Nepal. From 25% in 2010, Nepal's poverty has decreased to 21% in 2018. Nepal is in 78th rank in the poverty index among the countries of the world.
Jumla district has exported 183,131 kilograms herbs of different 61 types in the first six months of the current fiscal year.
The 175 Nepalis airlifted from Wuhan of China earlier this morning have been taken to the quarantine set up at Kharipati.