Three Chinese and one Italian companies have been competing for the contract to build the Melamchi tunnel after the previous contractor abandoned the project in midstream.

KATHMANDU, JAN 20 - Representatives from various alternative and renewable energy enterprises and concerned government authorities stressed the need to scale up the use of various forms of renewabl

The government has approved four major donor-funded projects worth US$ 134 million in the agriculture sector that aims to boost livestock and food production, address climate change and environment

Two people died of cold wave in Jhapa on Wednesday.

Two more people succumbed to the cold in Saptari on Thursday.

The victims have been identified as 60-year-old Asarfi Yadav of Pakari VDC-5 and 12-year-old Chandrika Sada of Fattehpur-7.

The day-to-day increasing cold wave claimed five lives in Rautahat district on Thursday.

Sever cold wave sweeping through the Tarai region has claimed six lives in a single village in Siraha district. The victim includes a child.

Kathmandu has the highest incidence of the worst forms of child labour in the country, according to a report.

A strong earthquake shook buildings in the Chilean capital of Santiago on Wednesday but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and the country's massive copper mines were not affect

A crusher industry has been extracting stones from the Narayani river illegally, putting the river embankment at risk of bursting.