A magnitude 5 earthquake struck north of Cosenza in southern Italy early on Friday, and police said a hospital had been evacuated after cracks were found in its structure, but there were no reports

Bhaktapur District Administration Office has declared Bode of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality, bird-flu emergency area.

With winter fast approaching, electricity consumers across the country are likely to experience daily power outages of up to 21 hours this year.

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered the government to implement the Euro III vehicle emission standard.

Four children from Palata in Kalikot district have died of mysterious disease.

Two mild earthquakes jolted Rukum and adjoining areas on Saturday morning.

Landslides triggered by torrential rainfall damaged about two dozen houses and two school buildings at Hatiya VDC in the district on Saturday night.

A major earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit in the Pacific Ocean about 78 miles off the coast of El Salvador late Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

A national forest near the Sahajnath Mahadev temple in the district is facing rampant deforestation.

More than 10 percent of Malawi's inhabitants will need food aid over the next few months following massive crop failure in the south, a report said Monday.