KATHMANDU, JAN 16 - The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is formulating a national malaria policy in a bid to eradicate the disease from the country by 2020.

CHITWAN, JAN 16 - The count of the endangered stripped tiger has been begun in Chitwan National Park today.

TERHATHUM, JAN 15 - Deforestation is said to be going on a massive scale in several forest areas in Terhathum district.

Villagers affected by Melamchi Drinking Water Project in Sindhupalchowk have demanded that the government introduce a compensation and development package.

If the record at the District Public Health Office, Achham, is anything to go by, the situation of HIV infection is grim in this far-western district.

Blaming rivers that flow from Nepal for the floods in Bihar in India, the Indian government on Thursday said it has proposed construction of five high dams in Nepal to tame rivers that wreak havoc in 22 of the 28 districts of the state every year.

The bulk of mineral water for drinking purposes sold in Kathmandu is contaminated, according to a government watchdog.

The data recorded by the Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC), that bears the responsibility of monitoring food quality in the market, says that nearly 50 percent of the mineral water available in the market is contaminated.

Nepal is making progress in reducing Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR)

Natural disaster claimed lives of at least 258 people across the country within two-and-one-half months, according to a government report.

Publicising its data, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) on Thursday said that over 258 people died and property worth over Rs.

After successfully constructing and operating Khimti, the country