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Friday, November 22, 2019

Air pollution shuts schools in Iran’s capital

Tehran : Schools in Tehran were ordered to be closed on Wednesday after the Iranian capital was cloaked in dangerously high levels of air...

Air pollution level becomes severe in Indian capital

New Delhi : The air pollution level in Indian capital city New Delhi Tuesday became severe on Tuesday, officials said. According to the Central...

Highway or a Garbage Trail?

Kathmandu : "Do not spit. Do not throw away any water bottles and waste materials." This is how the helpers of any passenger vehicles...

What lesson should Kathmandu learn from Delhi’s pollution?

Kathmandu : India’s capital New Delhi and the northern states–Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (UP)—that border with Nepal have been bearing the brunt of excessive...

Sri Lanka informs WHO to examine sudden rise in dust concentration in air

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's state owned Central Environmental Authority on Thursday informed the World Health Organization (WHO) to examine the reasons for the unusual...

Indian capital Delhi gasps under choking smog

New Delhi : India's capital New Delhi was enveloped in heavy, toxic smog Sunday -- the worst levels in recent years -- with flights...

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life

Kathmandu - A group of tourists sip water at a five-star hotel in Kathmandu, unaware that the green glasses in their hands were once...

Big firm products top worst plastic litter : report

Tens of thousands of pieces of plastic littering the planet come from just a handful of multinational corporations, an environmental pressure group said Wednesday. Coca-Cola,...

When waste works for women

A new UN Environment Programme report shows how waste management is closely linked to gender inequality “Women can’t be truck drivers because it is dirty...

Action plan being prepared for Kathmandu Valley with pure and clean air

Kathmandu - The Ministry of Forests and Environment has moved forward works pertaining to the Kathmandu Valley Air Quality Management Action Plan with a...