More than seven hectares of forestland have been encroached in Bageshwori Community Forests at Kopawa in the district. Over 400 huts have been constructed in 198 hectares of forestland.

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Nepal’s eastern Indian border on Wednesday morning.

Illegal logging is becoming an increasing threat to the forest areas bordering Jhapa and Ilam districts.

There's new evidence that exposure to exhaust from diesel engines increases the risk of lung cancer.

Thousands of Australians were ordered to evacuate their homes in Sydney's northwest and elsewhere in New South Wales state as heavy rainfall flooded rivers and waterways.

Two earthquakes have been recorded in the bordering area of the Far Western Region on Monday morning.

India was taken off a list of polio endemic countries by the World Health Organisation on Saturday, marking a massive victory for health workers battling the crippling disease.

Thought bird flu was gone?

Brazilian Health Minister Alexandre Padilla on Thursday warned that Rio de Janeiro faced a major dengue epidemic, although he said the virus strain prevalent was not fatal.

About 450 million children will be physically and mentally stunted over the next 15 years unless the world takes action to tackle malnutrition, a report from Save the Children warned Wednesday.