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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Five leaders “doing the right thing” on transport emissions

The smell of exhaust fumes is unpleasant and unhealthy, and the gases are known for affecting happiness, intelligence and overall human well-being. Yet millions around the...

2000 KG waste collected from Sagarmatha

Solukhumbu : Two thousand kilogrames of solid waste has been collected from the Sagarmatha or Mt Everest region under the Sagarmatha Cleaning Campaign. Of...

Litterbugs gifted waste under sanitation campaign

Baniyani : The Arjundhara Sanitation Campaign of Jhapa on Thursday presented waste as gifts to litterbugs. A group of youths campaigning for clean city handed...

Chabahil-Sankhu road section: traffic police at the receiving end of dust

Sankhu : The under-construction Chabahil-Sankhu road section is full of fog resulted from pile-up of dust and smoke. The road section has seen all-pervasive chaos...

Poor air quality to remain a problem in India, despite pollution control policies

Washington D.C. : A recent study has found that more than 674 million Indian citizens are likely to breathe air with high concentrations...

Garbage, sewage killing rivers in Dhangadhi

Dhangadi-- Mohana River that flows along the Nepal-India border is getting polluted day by day. Only garbage is not thrown in the Mohana River of...

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief

A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said...

Environment damage behind 1 in 4 global deaths, disease: UN

NAIROBI  - A quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to manmade pollution and environmental damage, the United Nations said Wednesday...

UN report: Urgent action needed to tackle chemical pollution as global production is set...

The size of the global chemical industry exceeded US$5 trillion in 2017 and is projected to double by 2030. The benefits of action...

China sees good start in battle against pollution: minister

BEIJING  -- China has pushed forward pollution control in the past year, and secured a good start in the tough battle against pollution between...