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No reconstruction work at all in a year!

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By Our Reporter It should be a matter of great shame for the government that it failed to do anything concrete to address the woes of the earthquake victims even in a year after the devastating earthquake of April 25 last year. When the nation marked the first anniversary of the …

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Obituary on Barbara Adams

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By Pushpa Raj Pradhan  It is sad to inform that our senior colleague and columnist for many years in People’s Review weekly, Barbara Adams passed away on Friday evening (22 April) at around 8 pm at the Grande International Hospital where she was undergoing treatment. 24 April was her birthday …

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Reconstruction in Bhaktapur kicks off

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Bhaktapur, April 25: The reconstruction task in Bhaktapur began Monday by laying foundation stone for the entrance gate of Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Silu Mahadev Temple under the Reconstruction National Programme, launched by the government from Monday. The Gorkha earthquake had damaged different heritage sites including the gate of Bhaktapur …

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SK National Assembly Speaker calls on President

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Kathmandu, April 25: Visiting South Korean National Assembly Speaker Chung Ui-hwa Monday called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Rastrapati Bhawan, Shital Niwas. During the meeting, matters relating to bilateral relations existing between the two countries, mutual interests and bilateral cooperation were discussed, the Office of the President said. On …

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Private school drivers to receive RS 12,000 as basic salary

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Kakadvitta (Jhapa), The school drivers at private schools across Jhapa district are now entitled to Rs 12,000 as a basic salary. An understanding reached between the agitating school drivers and PABSON (Private and Boarding School’s Organization) in a meeting held at the PABSON’s office at Birtamode on Monday decided on …

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JICA’s seamless assistance for earthquake recovery and reconstruction

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To illustrate the overview of activities for reconstruction and rehabilitation after Nepal Earthquake by Government of Nepal with support from Japan and discuss on expediting the reconstruction, National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organized ” Build Back Better and Resilience Workshop on 1 Year Memorial of …

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KMC online service in July

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Service seekers can apply and receive services from the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) online, beginning from July 16, according to Chief and Executive Officer Rudra Singh Tamang. “As Kathmandu is the capital city, we plan to take all of its administrative and service delivery process into a paperless e-governance system,” …

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Sajha bringing 30 disabled-friendly bus

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Sajha Yatayat Cooperative is preparing to introduce 30 disabled-friendly buses in Kathmandu Valley. Sajha has already signed an agreement with the Indian automobile manufacturing company, Ashok Leyland. The vehicles are expected to arrive by the last week of August, said Mahendra Raj Pandeya, Sajha manager. He added that Kathmandu Metropolitan …

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Actor Thinley dies in an accident

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Actor Thinley Lhondup passed away on Sunday. It is reported that the septuagenarian fell from his horse in the morning while traveling home to Saldang VDC from Chepka in Phoksundo VDC in Dolpa. The actor was the protagonist of the 1999 film ‘Himalaya’ popularly known as ‘Caravan’ directed by French …

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