Stories Tagged 'Air quality'
Air quality in Kathmandu Valley deteriorated to ‘hazardous’ and ‘very unhealthy’ levels last week but there has been little or no government action despite a Supreme Court order in January directing authorities to immediately curb air pollution.full story »
Given the worsening air quality, electric buses are welcomefull story »
Air quality in Nepal is the worst in the world, with the country being ranked at the bottom among the 180 countries surveyed in terms of air-quality in a global study. full story »
As the quality of air continues to worsen in Kathmandu Valley, people from all walks of life turned out in force for the second successive week on Saturday to mount pressure on the authorities to act immediately for curbing the menace. 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 »