Nepal has been conferred with the 2012 Resolve Award in recognition of its achievements in health, in particular maternal and neonatal health.

In a nation where a civil war and years of political deadlock have stunted prosperity and development, the burgeoning rhino population is one of Nepal's rare success stories.

The local administration in Gorkha has banned import of poultry in the district after more than 200 chickens died in Jaubari and Gokhu VDCs recently.

Three people were killed and five missing Wednesday after floods carrying volcanic debris swept through a town in eastern Indonesia, a government official said.

Nobody can say for sure when Kathmandu denizens’ wish to get adequate drinking water supply from the Melamchi River will materialise.

Forest fires have broken out in 225 places across Nepal, officials say, with some communities in remote areas struggling to control the flames.

There is no convincing evidence that the use of mobile phones damages human health, a "comprehensive" review of scientific evidence said on Thursday.

Nine coal miners were killed and 16 injured in a blast at a colliery in northern China on Monday, state media said, the latest accident to hit the notoriously dangerous industry in the country.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck eastern Indonesia on Saturday off Irian Jaya, the United States Geological Survey said, and the Indonesian disaster mitigation agency said the quake has

The Global Leaders' Council for Reproductive Health has nominated Nepal for the Resolve Award in recognition of its efforts towards achieving the universal access to reproductive health as sought b