A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit southwest Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 22 people in a region already devastated by a tremor which left more than 300 people dead this week, local o

Floods and heavy monsoon rains have now killed 178 people and affected 1.5 million across Pakistan in the last three weeks, disaster management officials said Sunday in updated figures.

A project has been launched worth MVR9 million to solve the flooding issues faced by the islets.

President Mohamed Waheed Hassan has said 66 kilometer roads would be constructed in 10 islands, under the road construction project which was initiated about two years ago.

Nepal's number of Royal Bengal tigers in the wild has soared 64 percent to 198 in just four years, according to a government survey released Monday.

Maldives will soon ban the import of goods containing environmentally harmful hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC), environment minister Mariyam Shakeela said Thursday.

The second phase of the Hulhumale reclamation project has been delayed to clear the financial aspects of the project, President Mohamed Waheed Hassan said Tuesday.

The police and Environment Ministry have teamed up to establish an Environment Police unit in order to effectively enforce environment-related laws and regulations.

Complaints of many resorts in Maldives dumping majority of its waste into the sea are mounting, Environment Ministry said Thursday.

Hulhumale Development Corporation (HDC) has stated that it would start the USD60 million second phase of the Hulhumale reclamation project within the next month or so.

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