Monthly Archives: January 2016

3 killed, 9 injured in Morang police firing

Published on  20 Jan 2016 by The Kathmandu Post – View Original – ABDhESH KUMAR JHA, MORANG A Madhesi Morcha activist, who was injured in a protest, undergoing treatment in Biratnagar on Thursday.Post Photo: Abdhesh Kumar Jha Jan 22, 2016- At least three persons were killed in police firing in Rangeli Bazaar and Dayaniya in Morang on Thursday—first deaths in

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Rebuilding of Nepali Homes Hit by Quakes Is Still Delayed, Official Says

JAN. 12, 2016 on the New York Times see original KATHMANDU, Nepal — The reconstruction of houses destroyed in Nepal’s devastating earthquakes last year will not begin until April, a year after the first tremors hit, the newly appointed head of Nepal’s Reconstruction Authority has said. Preliminary government estimates suggest that around 570,000 homes were

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Earthquake survivors deprived of proper shelter, medical care

Earthquake survivors deprived of proper shelter, medical care By ANISH TIWARI, SINDHUPALCHOK Published on  20 Jan 2016 by The Kathmandu Post – View Original Quake survivor Dhan Maya Karki of Phulpingkatti-9 at her shelter on Saturday. Jan 17, 2016- As the country observed National Earthquake Safety Day on Saturday, quake survivors in the district were complaining that government authorities were

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Crisis to cure

Crisis to cure By Nav Raj Simkhada Published on  12 Jan 2016 by The Kathmandu Post – View Original If people do not raise their voices, Nepal will be a hopeless place to live in Jan 17, 2016- Our part of the world has experienced the glorious history of Rama Rajya. We had a benevolent king like Janak; great saints

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NRA Entrusts NGO to RECRUIT 3,000 Engineers for Damage Survey

Published on  18 Jan 2016 by My Republica– View Original By SANGEET SANGROULA KATHMANDU, Jan 18: As President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated National Reconstruction Mega Campaign with much fanfare amidst two separate functions in Kathmandu, the government has secretly allowed a non-governmental organization (NGO) to hire over 3,000 engineers to begin the national

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Oil slump

Oil slump By Bibek Raj Kandel Published on  20 Jan 2016 by The Kathmandu Post – View Original While the world rejoices the plunge in oil prices, the reality for Nepal is entirely differen Jan 20, 2016- The drop in the global price of crude oil, below $30, has stunned industries and consumers alike. Obviously, the fall in the oil

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Old Gurkhas endure homeless winter after Nepal earthquake devastation

Old Gurkhas endure homeless winter after Nepal earthquake devastation Published on 9:00PM GMT 04 Jan 2016 by The Telegraph – View Original – Ben Farmer, Defence Correspondent Entire villages in areas that traditionally provided soldiers for the renowned brigade were flattened by April’s quake and a crippling trade blockade has since hampered efforts to rebuild.   More than a

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