The number of death toll in flash floods and landslide in North Sulawesi province of eastern Indonesia rose to 13 on Thursday, with 2 people still missing and about 40,000 others fleeing to escape

More people smoke worldwide today than in 1980, as population growth surges and cigarettes gain popularity in countries such as China, India and Russia, researchers said Tuesday.

Three persons died due to freezing cold in Dhamaura VDC in Mahottari district on Wednesday.

The District Administration Office (DAO), Morang has warned of closing down the crusher industries operating illegally near the different rivers in Biratnagar district.

Nepal has made substantial progress in reducing under-five mortality and is on track to achieve Millennium Development Goal 4, but advances in neonatal health are less encouraging.

The National Census of Agriculture 2012 has revealed that about 128,000 hectares of fertile land in the country is uncultivated.

The World Bank (WB) has approved US$ 150 million for two projects designed to help improve connectivity and raise agricultural productivity across rural Nepal.

GMR Energy Limited has singed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, to jointly develop the Upper Marsyangdi-2 hydropower project

The Government of Japan has extended support worth Rs. 451.8 million to strengthen forest preservation systems in Nepal.

The four-lane project is intended to link Nepal's capital with Terai and other southern border areas, cutting down travel time to four hours, which...