State Electric Company Limited (STELCO) has decided to initiate a mega renewable energy project to reduce electricity costs in the Maldives.

Negotiations between the Maldives government India's Tatva Renewable Energy Pvt.

Millions of people in western India are suffering their worst drought in more than four decades, with critics blaming official ineptitude and corruption for exacerbating the natural water shortage.

Hundreds of conservationists have begun a major survey of the number of endangered Royal Bengal tigers living in a vast forest region bordering Nepal and India, officials said Tuesday.

Cabinet on Tuesday decided to implement the action plan on making the Maldives a Biosphere Reserve, prepared by the Environment Ministry.

The relentless heavy rain in Maldives has flooded large parts Haa Alif Atoll Hoarafushi causing severe damage to many houses in the island.

Maldives Energy Authority today announced that a USD138 million renewable energy project that would generate 26megawatt electricity is set to be initiated.

Conflict in Afghanistan and vaccination problems in Pakistan have led to a rise in polio cases there, imperilling efforts to wipe out the disease worldwide, a study said Wednesday.

TEPCO, the operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, said Wednesday record amounts of radiation had been detected in the basement of reactor number 1, further hampering clean-up operati

More than 70 people, most women and children, are feared dead after a landslide triggered by a double earthquake engulfed their Afghan village, officials said on Tuesday.