KATHMANDU: The Government of Nepal, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre and the United Nations Development Programme today signed a $5 million project to expand access to renewable energy in rural

KATHMANDU: The government of Japan is providing financial assistance worth $232,975 (approximately Rs 22 million) for the improvement of environmental sanitation for schoolchildren in various distr

KATHMANDU: The government, through the budget for next fiscal, has announced plans to introduce an integrated law to make land acquisition and valuation easy.

For many years, land

POKHARA: Stakeholders today urged the government to clearly incorporate the local community’s rights and duties into the wetland policy.

BAJURA: Deforestation in the name of road construction in Bajura, as well as haphazard use of dozers in most under construction roads has triggered rapid tree felling.

MAHENDRANAGAR: It has been learnt that Kanchanpur has the highest rate of children suffering from malnutrition in the entire nation.

KATHMANDU: Noncommunicable diseases, also known as chronic diseases, are a major public health problem with a large number of people having at least one risk factor, according to a report of a surv

KATHMANDU: Kavresthali Village Development Committee of Kathmandu was declared open defecation free zone today.

KATHMANDU: The World Bank (WB) is extending a support of $80 million to install solar plants of 25 megawatts in a bid to address the power crisis faced by the country.

DIPAYAL: Despite the construction of accessible latrines at every household and the declaration of villages as open defecation free zone, dry taps are making a mockery of the declaration in Doti.