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Violence, epidemic and climate change led to end of Indus civilization

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 15:19

Researchers have discovered that violence, infectious diseases and changes in climate were responsible for the collapse of the ancient Indus city of Harappa almost 4,000 years ago.

Rapid urbanization of historical cities pose a challenge: Selja

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 17:51

Rapid urbanisation has thrown a challenge at historical cities which are "yearning" for a more inclusive and sustainable process of urban development, Culture Minister Kumari Selja said.

Urbanization can increase summer time warming

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 13:13

Rapidly expanding megapolitan areas can lead to greater global warming than climate change, say researchers.

‘Nepal fastest urbanizing country in South Asia’

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 09, 2012, 13:12

Possibly the least urbanized country in South Asia, Nepal is also the fastest urbanizing nation in the region.