Stories Tagged 'Air pollution'
Elected representatives of all local governments here on Thursday committed to jointly fight the Valley’s environmental degradation and the rising air pollution.full story »
Rising air pollution and climate change are the major environmental threats to the country, participants of the Environment Conference 2018 said on Sunday.They called for a joint and immediate effort to fight against these threats.full story »
The renowned heritage sites across the Kathmandu Valley, many of which are already listed as endangered by Unesco, face a new threat from air pollution, conservationists and craftsmen have warned.full story »
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 »