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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in New Delhi

Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal on Tuesday as tremors were also felt in Indian capital city New Delhi.

Nepal floods, landslides leave 33 people dead

Kathmandu: At least 33 people have died in floods and landslides across western Nepal in the past week, local media reports say.

Avalanche on Mt Manaslu injures 15: Nepal Tourism Department

Kathmandu: At least 15 climbers were injured on Monday after an avalanche hit the base camp of Mt. Manaslu in Nepal, the Department of Tourism said.

Magnitude 6 earthquake hits Nepal, no casualty

Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale was felt in several parts of Nepal on Sunday, officials said.

Nepal-China rail link may go through protected Himalayan park

Beijing: A senior engineer has claimed that the railway, which will link China and Nepal, will run through the main protected area of the Himalayan mountains, media reports said.

Hundreds take to the streets protesting against dog killing in Nepal

Hundreds of people descended on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, and protested there. For the capital, accustomed to regular political demonstrations since the last year, this time the protest was organized for seeking justice for Khaire.

Forest fires cause irreversible wildlife damage in Nepal

The wildfires in Bajura district of Nepal’s Sudurpashchim province has caused irreparable damage to the wildlife and forests of the region. The fire, started a week ago, has already gutted around 293 hectares of area in the district, as per a report in The Himalayan Times.

Water scarcity in national parks increasing human-wildlife conflict

Water scarcity in Nepal’s Banke and Bardiya national parks are affecting wildlife, driving animal towards populated areas in search of water, and increasing cases human-wildlife conflict in the Himalayan nation.

Nepal capital covered in toxic haze; flights affected

A yellow toxic haze covered Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Friday, with several people complaining of difficulty breathing, and a burning sensation in their eyes, reported The Himalayan Times. Poor visibility in the valley also affected air traffic.  

Magnitude 6 earthquake hits Nepal

Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal on Wednesday, officials said.

Floods leave 6 dead, 11 missing in Nepal

Kathmandu/Xinhua: At least six people died and 11 are missing in a flood on a local stream at Ramaroshan Rural Municipality in far-western Achham district of Nepal on Tuesday night, police and local government officials said Wednesday.

Nepal: Magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits Kathmandu, no casualty 

Kathmandu: An earthquake, which measured 3.5 on the Richter Scale, hit Nepal's Kathmandu valley on Wednesday, officials said.

Nepal: Tremors felt in Kathmandu, no casualty

Kathmandu, Apr 24 (IBNS): As Nepal is gearing up to observe fourth anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit the nation in 2015, two back-to-back tremors were felt in the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding areas on Wednesday, officials said.

Nepal: Woman killed in rhino attack

Kathmandu, Mar 19 (IBNS): A woman was killed when a rhino attacked her in eastern Chitwan area of Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

Centre for Science and Environment urges global intervention to stop unregulated dumping of used vehicles in Africa and South Asia

New Delhi, July 23 (IBNS): Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in a new global study -‘Clunkered: Combating Dumping of Used Vehicles - A roadmap for Africa and South Asia’, has lifted the lid on the dark underbelly of a large-scale global trade in old and used vehicles from high income to low and middle income countries of Africa and South Asia.