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Nepali, British kids run to reconstruct Laliltpur schools

Kathmandu, November 19 Nearly 450 children from various schools of Lalitpur on Saturday ran with some schoolkids who have come to Nepal from the United Kingdom in a bid to establish a fund for the reconstruction of school buildings collapsed in the 2015 earthquake. The ‘Run for My School’ campaign was organised on the occasion […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: November 15, 2017

Opinion writers and editors in major Nepali and English broadsheets published from Kathmandu today have focused on multiple issues about provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. Some analysts, however, have chosen to write about other contemporary political, socio-cultural and economic issues. Meaninglessness of manifestoes Purushottam Dahal in his lead […]

New NRA chief assumes office, says will show significant progress in three months

Kathmandu, October 24 Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority, Yubaraj Bhusal, has said that he would accomplish ‘great achievements’ in the post-quake reconstruction works within the next three months. Talking to media after assuming his office today, he also pledged to release the second tranche of the housing grant for the […]

Know the new CEO of Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction authority

Kathmandu, October 24 Yubaraj Bhusal, who has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority, the government body to oversee post-earthquake reconstruction works, is a former high-level bureaucrat. He worked as the secretary at Ministry of Finance; Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation; Ministry of General Administration; Ministry of Local Development; Office […]

Government to release second and third tranches of reconstruction grant at once

Kathmandu, October 11 The government is preparing to provide earthquake survivors with the second and third tranches of reconstruction grant at once, says the National Reconstruction Authority. It means the survivors will receive Rs 250,000 including Rs 150,000 of the second instalment and Rs 100,000 of the third instalment together once they begin the construction […]

Three years after the quake, Laprak locals will be living in integrated model settlement

Kathmandu, October 11 An integrated model settlement is being constructed for locals of Laprak village, adjacent to Barpak, the epicentre of 2015 earthquake, in Gorkha district. The Non-Resident Nepalis Organisation has taken initiatives to launch the project and is investing around Rs 1 billion in it. The settlement will house around 600 families in the […]