CHITWAN, MAR 22 - The Swine Influenza H1N1 virus has been detected in 53 persons from blood samples sent for testing to Kathmandu from the Bharatpur Hospital.

The number of confirmed swine flu—A (H1N1)—cases kept rising, with the National Public Health Laboratory confirming on Wednesday that 13 people tested positive for the disease in the country.

KATHMANDU, JAN 15 - The Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MoSTE) has decided to ask all government officials not to use polythene bags in their day-to-day life.

A month’s walk from the nearest sea, Kathmandu -- elevation almost a mile -- is as vulnerable to climate change as the world’s coastal megacities.

This study establishes a baseline inventory of the number, types, and approximate distribution of DG sets in use in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal and estimates air pollution emissions, including black carbon, from these generators.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 24: The chances of Melamchi water reaching Kathmandu´s distribution system by mid-April appear slim as Melamchi Water Supply Development Board (MWSDB) is not satisfied with work

The use of System Rice Intensification, an advanced methodology in paddy farming, has enabled farmers in Nepal, to double their output. Using this improved technology, farmers can grow paddy with less water and it has also helped to minimize production costs compared to the traditional way of farming. Read more in October 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Nepal.

KATHMANDU: After successfully installing 100 solar lights on the streets of Bagbazaar, Rani Pokhari, Ratna Park and New Road, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City is planning to install sensor system so

The objective of the study was to determine the incidence of – and illnesses commonly associated with – catastrophic household expenditure on health in Nepal.

KATHMANDU: The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) today disposed 50 jars of Ava branded bottled water that were unsafe for drinking.