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  • | Thursday, 07 May 2015 09:51

    Devastating April 25 quake toll reaches 7,759

    KATHMANDU, May 7: The death toll in the April 25 devastating earthquake that rocked various parts of the country has so far reached 7,759.Likewise, the number of injured in the Saturday quake and subsequent aftershocks is 16,432, according to the data provided by Home Ministry.
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Sunrise

A dusky view of sunrise seen from Katunje-6, Bhaktapur on Thursday morning. Photo by: Kulchand Phombo ...

Offerings

An elderly woman offers milk to Shiva Linga at Budhanilakantha temple in Kathmandu. (Bijay Gajmer/Republica) ...

Helping hands

A team of Indian Army helps clearing the debris from destroyed houses at Chitrapur in Bhaktapur. (Dipesh Shrestha/ Republica) ...

Rescue operation

Earthquake-affected people of Gorakhnath, Sindhupalchowk being air-lifted to Kathmandu by the Nepal Army personnel. (Pratik Rayamajhi/ Republica) ...

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Ties that bind

Post-quake political unityWe can pick many faults with the way Sushil Koirala government handled the immediate aftermath of the April 25 mega-quake. In the initial days, government representatives acted like they were stunned and were scrambling for a coherent response. But the two ruling coalition partners, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML, have done a much better job in their individual capacities. Each has mobilized thousands of cadres for rescue and relief efforts. After a slow start, NC and UML leaders are now busy collecting and distributing...

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UML submits expenditure of by-election

UML submits expenditure of by-election

KATHMANDU, May 7: CPN-UML has submitted a report on its election expenditure in the by-election held in Baglung Constituency -1 on April 11. As per the details submitted by the party, it spent Rs 846,005 in the by-election. The party...

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Two days after the devastating earthquake...

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Properly built high-rise houses in Kathmandu safe

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Azhar hits double ton as Pakistan reaches 557 vs. Bangladesh

Azhar hits double ton as Pakistan reaches 557 vs. Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh, May 7:  Pakistan's Azhar Ali hit his maiden double century to lift his side to 557-8 at tea on the second day of the second cricket test against Bangladesh on Thursday.Azhar, who reached his double century by smashing...

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