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Nepal Telecom withdraws from Dharahara reconstruction

Kathmandu, September 21 Nepal Telecom says it will not reconstruct the historic Dharahara tower which collapsed in the 2015 earthquake, citing the government failed to assure security to its investment. The company, however, says it will donate Rs 1 billion to the government for the project as it had committed earlier. The Nepal Reconstruction Authority […]

Dashain shopping spree: What’s in the market?

Warm rays of the sun infiltrate through intermittent cloudscapes and kite-flying breezes come into the first chills of winter as most of Nepal’s Hindus prepare for Dashain, the country’s longest and most auspicious festival, which is connected with history, mythology and culture. This 15-day festival takes place in the month of Asoj as per the […]