Stories Tagged 'Dust pollution'
Tamakoshi Cooperative Hospital in Manthali, the district headquarters of Ramechhap, stands covered in clouds of dust blowing off nearby roads. Patients and health workers alike are suffering from the heavily polluted air.full story »
In Parliament last week, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claimed that Kathmandu “now has become a dust-free city” and that no one uses masks these days.full story »
People travelling by the under-construction Narayangadh-Muglin road section that connects Kathmandu with Tarai are bound to take a dusty journey along with the risk of dry landslide.full story »
Images of a man wearing gasmask against the haze of pollution in Kathmandu’s streets have been making rounds in the social media recently. This man is thirty-one-year-old Milan Rai, famously known as ‘Butterfly Man’, staging a symbolic protest against the increasing dust pollution in Kathmandu.full story »