DADELDHURA, March 23: Like many villagers, Rajmati Bista, 45, of Belapur, walks two hours every day to a river just to fetch water.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Environment Committee under the Legislature-Parliament has asked the stakeholders for implementation of the ban of plastic bags in the Capital city from mid April.

KATHMANDU, March 23: As part of its attempt to meet the national target of connecting every household to piped drinking water by 2017, the government has expanded the coverage to 83.59 percent of t

The Nepal government has vowed to mainstream gender equality in all its policies in order to achieve gender goals within the next 15 years.

RAJBIRAJ, March 10: Although the effort to make Saptari district Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2016 is in full swing, concerned authorities are finding it challenging to accomplish the goal within

CHITWAN, March 2: Two more patients, who are undergoing treatment at Bharatpur Hospital, have been confirmed with the swine flu today.

ACHHAM, Feb 26: Various lakes in Ramaroshan region of Achham district are disappearing in want of proper conservation efforts. The poor condition of lakes is affecting animals and birds as well.

MANAKAMANA, Feb 26: Manakamana Temple in Gorkha district, one of the most famous pilgrim sites in Nepal, is struggling to live up to its reputation due to heaps of plastic waste littered all around

ILAM, Feb 24: Preparations are under way to declare Ilam district as Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone though the local authorities have failed to meet the criteria for ODF status even after spending

SURKHET, Feb 24: The government has approved Rs 600 million through the offices concerned for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the physical infrastructures damaged by the flood and landslide in