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Bhojpur farmers vexed by falling productivity

The productivity of vegetable and cereal crops in Bhojpur has been dropping due to over dependency on subsistence farming practices and deteriorating soil health. The concerned authorities have also failed to teach farmers to increase production and productivity.

Raped, pregnant and banished, 11-yr-old struggles for justice

One morning in December last year, Ramala (name changed) of Yaku village in Bhojpur was cooking meal at home, a responsibility that the 11-year-old had to shoulder quite often as her parents would go to the fields to work. Her three-year-old brother had gone out to play.

Mira enthralls Bhojpur locals

A road show by Kimff, which has already travelled to 48 districts, concluded its stint in Bhojpur on Saturday. Organised by the Himalayan Association, the Ghumti Kimff, screened more than a dozen films, including Mira, Song for Barpak, Barakhai Lauro and Chandra.

Absence of secys hits services in Bhojpur VDCs

Service seekers are facing a hard time due to the absence of secretaries in their concerned VDCs in Bhojpur. People in remote villages have complained that they have been deprived of easy access to essential services because most of the VDC secretaries stay in the district headquarters, citing work overload.

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