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Tag: Post-earthquake reconstruction

Prime Minister inaugurates Gaddi Baithak after post-quake reconstruction

Kathmandu, June 27 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday morning inaugurated the 110-year-old Gaddi Baithak of Basantapur in Kathmandu after the restoration of monument has been over. The principal facade of historical building was destroyed during the earthquake on April 25, 2015. It was retrofitted with the financial assistance of United States government. The […]

Nepal earthquake anniversary: Mobile masons help locals for speedy reconstruction

Nepal marked the third anniversary of magnitude-7.6 Gorkha earthquake this week, but there are complaints galore about insufficient funding and resources to drive the reconstruction campaign forward. One of the problems the survivors frequently raise is the unavailability of skilled human resources to work in the field ensuring that every new construction is earthquake resistant. […]

Korea to build 50-bedded hospital, 10 health posts in Nuwakot

Kathmandu, April 25 The Korea International Cooperation Agency says the Korean government is supporting the construction of a 50-bedded hospital and 10 health posts in Nuwakot district of central Nepal as a part of its post-earthquake recovery support. State Minister for Health Padma Kumari Aryal and Korean Ambassador to Nepal¬†Park¬†Young-sik marked the beginning of the […]

On earthquake anniversary, Nepal PM says he is ready to sweat over shovels

Kathmandu, April 25 Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli says he is ready to do whatever it takes to complete the reconstruction of individual households and historical and cultural monuments destroyed during the 2015 earthquake on time. As the country marked the third anniversary of magnitude-7.6 earthquake on Wednesday, the government organised a commemoration event […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday have given the topmost attention to the progress marked in reconstruction of quake-hit buildings and structures as the country marks the third anniversary of magnitude-7.6 earthquake today. They have also published pictures from past and present to show the slow progress. Therefore, the number […]

Rs 25 million goes in vain on Ranipokhari reconstruction

Kathmandu, April 22 As much as Rs 25 million spent for reconstruction of the historic Ranipokhari, destroyed in the 2015 earthquake, went in vain after the dispute emerged among the locals, Department of Archaeology, and Kathmandu Metropolitan City. Due to the dispute, the structures created so far have to be demolished. Account officer at the […]