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Tag: Post-earthquake reconstruction

Manakamana Temple reconstruction over after 41 months

Gorkha, September 14 The Manakamana Temple in Gorkha district of Gandaki Province, which attracts millions of visitors every year, has been reconstructed around 41 months after the 2015 earthquake. The Temple Reconstruction Committee has stated that the reconstruction of temple itself has been over recently. “Now, we are yet to pave the yard with stones […]

Sankhu monuments still awaiting reconstruction

Kathmandu, September 10 Reconstruction of historical monuments in Kathmandu’s historical town, Sankhu, which was devastated by the April 2015 earthquake, has not gathered momentum. The reconstruction drive has almost reached four years, but it is snail paced. Though the Department of Archaeology took up the responsibility for rebuilding of the Lichchhavi-era historical monuments, it could […]

Nepal delegates post-quake reconstruction works to local governments

Kathmandu, September 6 The National Reconstruction Authority of Nepal government has delegated the post-earthquake reconstruction works to local governments. A meeting of the Authority’s Steering Committee held at Singhadarbar on Thursday made the decision to let municipalities and rural municipalities carry out reconstruction works. The meeting also decided that district level authorities will monitor the […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, August 10, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday have published a host of issues from various sectors of life on their front pages. Like always, political issues including activities of the government and Parliament, at central and provincial levels, have been discussed from different perspectives. Likewise, controversies regarding the death of two […]

Sindhupalchok: Post-quake school reconstruction to be complete in two years

Sindhupalchok, August 5 Only 161 schools have reconstructed their buildings after the 2015 earthquake in Sindhupalchok, one of the most quake-hit districts. Total 547 schools had collapsed or sustained damages in the quake. Though the government had targeted to complete reconstruction works within three years from the earthquake, so far only 30 per cent works […]

Reconstruction of Pratappur, Anantapur temples over

Kathmandu, July¬† 27 The Department of Archaeology says it has completed the post-earthquake reconstruction of Pratappur and Anantapur temples in Swayambhu Stupa premises of Kathmandu. The temples were badly damaged in the magnitude-7.6 earthquake in 2015 April. The Department says the reconstruction has restored the Malla-era temples to their original shape and size. Likewise, the […]