Flash floods have left a desolate trail from Punjab to Bangladesh and the toll has been especially severe in Nepal, where raging torrents have isolated the Capital

The seabuckthorn plant can change the lives of marginal farmers by enriching soil with nitrogen, preventing its erosion and providing numerous income avenues

Pollution, disorderly urban growth and inadequate basic services are plaguing the Kathmandu valley and adversely affecting tourism, the valley's major revenue earner. Tourism itself is a burden on the valley's resources. Attempts are being made to stem t