Stories Tagged 'Air pollution'
In January, Nepal was ranked at the bottom on a list of 180 countries surveyed for their air quality. full story »
In an effort to tackle increasing air pollution in Kathmandu Valley, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has asked all the metropolitan cities and municipalities in the Valley to enforce ban on open burning (burning of the waste) immediately.full story »
On Saturday, a man in maroon hoodie was coughing loudly right in the middle of Koteshwor chowk. Nearby the traffic island, his body was shaking more violently with each passing cough.full story »
Even as the worsening air quality poses a major health risk to people in major cities, especially Kathmandu Valley, more than Rs4.2 billion that the government has collected in taxes for fighting the menace has been sitting idle. full story »
The Quick Action Team, formed recently to address growing concerns about increasing air pollution in major city areas including Kathmandu Valley, has decided to conduct emissions test of vehicles belonging to the government agencies that are based in Singh Durbar.full story »
Amount of particulate matter in the Valley air is three times the permissible limitfull story »