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Escpaing heat

Children bath at Manohara River in Bhaktapur. (Dinesh Gole) ...

Planting hope

A woman plants corn seeds she picked up from under the debris left by last month's earthquake at lanagol, Kirtipur. (Pratik Rayamajhi) ...


Quake-displaced locals near the Arkhet bazaar in Thumi VDC of Gorkha wait for relief at a destroyed house. (Narahari Sapkota) ...

Smile against all odds

An elderly man heading for his village with relief materials distributed by an aid organization in Dolakha. (Dipesh Shrestha) ...




Off the blocks

NPC reconstruction plan The preliminary draft of the four-stage rehabilitation and reconstruction plan of National Planning Commission (NPC) covers pretty much all bases. The four stages are: immediate rescue and relief efforts; preliminary rehabilitation (short-term rehabilitation of earthquake victims who have lost their homes); rehabilitation of infrastructure (repair of damaged drinking water and health infrastructure, for instance); and fourth, long-term rehabilitation and reconstruction. In the first phase, the plan envisions continued mobilization of security forces for relief distribution, including food and medicines, and providing some...


Minister Acharya assures of permanent settlement for quake affected

Minister Acharya assures of permanent settlement for quake affected

BHAKTAPUR, May 23: Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya has assured of permanent resettlement for those displaced from homes by the recent earthquake.The government was working to manage permanent relocation of the quake affected people. He said this...



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Road to recovery

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Desperate times

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Clock ticks but fortune smiles for Federer at French Open

Clock ticks but fortune smiles for Federer at French Open

PARIS, May 24: There are two distinct sounds when Roger Federer graces the courts of Roland Garros. One is the pop of backhands and forehands kicking up puffs of red clay. The other, getting ever louder, is the scratchy tick...

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Into the open

Into the open

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Celina Jaitley kicks Sunny Leone out of house

MUMBAI, May 23: Bollywood actor Sunny Leone, who was living in a house owned by Celina Jaitley, has apparently been shown the door. Celina was apparently irked at the way the Leela actor kept her flat and asked her to...


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