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Sunday, June 16, 2019

As water source dries, Majhi people taking muddy water from river

Okhaldhunga : The Majhi people at Dhabuwaghat of Sunkhosi River in the district have been deprived of clean drinking water for nine years. The settlement...

Glaciers are melting and air pollution is the cause

Deep inside the layers of ice sitting atop the Andes Mountains in Peru is evidence of the earliest human-caused air pollution. Within the core...

Air pollution leads to premature deaths of 7 mln a year: UN expert

Some 7 million people die prematurely every year from air pollution, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment said Monday...

“We are walking on”, a World Environment Day song inspired by childhood memories of...

Before moving to Los Angeles and initiating a successful career in music production with Shania Twain, Wyclef Jean, Shakira and many other artists, Sadaharu...

Ministry floats concept of high level authority to manage Valley’s waste

The Ministry of Water Supply is learnt to have been working on an idea of a high-powered authority for the systematic management of waste...

Phuleli locals forced to drink water lacked with arsenic and iron

Mahendranagar : Locals of Phuleli, Shuklaphanta Municipality-5, Mahendranagar are forced to drink underground water contaminated with arsenic and iron even though public taps are...

Nepal bears disproportionate brunt of carbon emission: Vice President Pun

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun made aware the international community that though Nepal had negligible role in carbon emission, it was bearing disproportionate brunt...

UN warns poor waste management threatens human settlement globally

The United Nations on Tuesday warned that poor waste management threatens human settlement globally. Andre Dzikus, coordinator of urban basic services branch at the UN...

24 metric tons of solid waste picked up from Kathmandu’s rivers

Over 24 metric tons of solid wastes have been extracted from the Valley's rivers and the ring road under the clean-up campaign. Seven metric tons...

Shey Phoksundo Lake rapidly being polluted by visitor’s garbage

DOLPA, May 9: Shey Phoksundo Lake of Dolpa, which mesmerizes any visitor with its deep blue water, freshness and beauty, is fast losing its form....