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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Capital’s waste remains unattended despite cleaning drive

Collection of waste generated from the Kathmandu Valley and gathered out from several rivers here has not resumed yet, though the river cleaning efforts...

Smart wastewater management can help reduce air pollution

“Walk along the Bagmati river in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, and you are hit by a pervasive stench, underlining the fact that poor wastewater...

Chitwan denizens compel to drink contaminated water

It has come to a revelation that the drinking water being supplied from the district-based projects was contaminated. In course of monitoring carried out in...

KMC to enroll private companies for waste collection

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is registering private companies and organizations for the collection of solid waste. KMC is planning to proceed for registering private...

More than 50 per cent vehicles fail pollution test

More than fifty per cent of the vehicles plying in Kathmandu valley are those who have failed the pollution test. This is because a...

‘Make brick industry environment friendly and child labour free’

Stakeholders have insisted the need to make brick industry tech savvy, environment friendly and child labour free. At a workshop 'Labourer-friendly brick industry, brick industry-friendly...

2.2 billion people still don’t have access to clean drinking water

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) finds that 2.2 billion people, more than a quarter...

Kathmandu’s garbage dumping in Sisdol resumes

After a weeklong obstruction by Sisdol folks, garbage dumping in the landfill at Sisdol in Nuwakot has resumed as the Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s team...

Oil and gas sector can bring quick climate win by tackling methane emissions

As September’s UN Climate Summit fast approaches and the mercury rises across Europe and India, the pressure is on to find workable solutions that...

Garbage collection resumes after three days’ halt

Saptari : The collection of garbage at Rajbiraj municipality has been resumed after three days with the discussion and agreement between the workers and...