Himalayan glaciers and ice caps that supply water to more than a billion people in Asia are losing mass up to 10 times less quickly than once feared, a study published on Thursday reported.

Mediator, a drug licensed for use by diabetics that became widely prescribed in France as a slimming aid, "probably" caused at least 1,300 deaths before it was withdrawn, a study published on Thurs

While government authorities on Sunday confirmed the H5N1 strain of bird flu in Khanar and Itahari in Sunsari district, similar outbreaks were reported in Phakphok in Ilam district and Faktep in Pa

An avalanche has killed three bathers at a hot spring in northern Japan, where heavy snow also has paralyzed traffic and forced schools to close.

Cholera cases have soared in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent weeks, the UN said on Friday, bringing the number of people infected in the year-long outbreak to 22,000 with 584 deaths.

The government is carrying out the National Agriculture Census (NAC), reaching out at the community level for the first time to study the overall scenario of the agriculture sector in the country.

At a time when when the country is in deep need of hydropower projects to address the growing power demand, construction work of Ramechhap-based Lekhu IV project has been halted since July, 2011.

A team of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrived Dadeldhura to investigate into the cases of rampant deforestation occurred in Chure region in the district.

Steep declines in fatal cases of lung and breast cancer have led the drop in cancer deaths in the United States in the last several years, according to data by the American Cancer Society Wednesday

There is a debate raging over the government’s reported plan to install a diesel plant, considering billions of rupees needed to import fuel to run the facility.