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Schools to resume from Sunday

Staff and teachers of Nandi Secondary School, Naxal arrange benches at a makeshift set-up as the school is all set to resume from Sunday after the massive earth ...

Fear of quake

Police help a family load their personnel assets on a truck at Bhedasing, Kathmandu. The family moved out from a damaged house. (Pratik Rayamajhi/ Republica) ...

Mt. Everest Day

Secretary for Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation ministry Suresh Man Shrestha offers garlands on statues of first Mt. Everest summiteers Tenzing Norgay Sherpa a ...

Demolition of building

Security personnel watch as an excavator pulls down a damaged building at Freak Streets, Basantapur in Kathmandu on Friday. (Dinesh Gole/Republica) ...




Plan well

Reconstruction authorityThere is in principle nothing wrong with the idea of an autonomous 'Reconstruction Authority' that some politicians and a section of the intelligentsia have proposed. Such bodies were quite common in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War as both the former 'Allied' and 'Axis' powers were looking to rebuild. More relevant to Nepal, after the devastating 2001 earthquake in the Indian State of Gujarat, the state had set up the Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA). The agency was mandated to undertake...


PM, ministers clear quake debris at Heritage sites

PM, ministers clear quake debris at Heritage sites

KATHMANDU, May 30: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, other ministers and top officials reached various earthquake-ravaged sites in the Valley to join in debris clearing on Friday, which is also Republic Day.But immediately after the government leaders went back, locals at...



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Infographics: Human cost

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Open letter

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Indecent proposal

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Too big a price

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Malinga to line up against Nepal

KATHMANDU, May 29: Sri Lankan fast bowler and the skipper of ICC World Twenty20 winning team Lasith Malinga will line up against Nepal in the Fund Raising Match in August. Malinga will play for World XI against Nepal national team in...

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Cover  Story: A steep road to recovery

Cover Story: A steep road to recovery

A legacy of 127 years crumbled in 20 seconds flat. Upendra Narasingha Adhikari, principal of Deep Jyoti Boarding Secondary School, talks about how they were the first high school in the Gangabu area back in the Panchayat days. Then over...


Winners of essay writing  competition awarded

Winners of essay writing competition awarded

KATHMANDU, May 29: Ambassador of Pakistan Arshed Saud Khosa distributed certificates and cash prize to the winners of this year's Ambassador of Pakistan Essay Writing Competition amidst a function held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Narayan Gopal Chowk, Maharajgunj...


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