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Scorching heat

Women using parasols in the scorching sun in downtown Kathmandu Tuesday. Photo:Republica ...


A Nepal Army personnel directing demolition of earthquake-damaged houses at Nagpokhari in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Over 2,000 buildings of more than three stories ...


Monks recite prayers at the garden of Mayadevi Temple. (Republica) ...


An excavator demolishes a house at Nagpokhari, Kathmandu that was rendered crack on recent earthquakes on Tuesday. (Dipesh Shrestha/Republica) ...




Nip in bud

Communicable diseasesWe must be prepared for the possible onslaught of communicable diseases in quake-hit regions this monsoon. A recent study of water samples collected from these regions—carried out under the aegis of the Ministry of Health and Population and Nepal Army Medical Corps—has produced some alarming results. Seventy-four percent of the collected water samples were found to be unfit for drinking. Moreover, the study uncovered a higher-than-normal presence of the larvae of Aedes mosquito in water samples from Kathmandu Valley. These mosquitoes are responsible for...


Increase relief for building  temporary houses: Lawmakers

Increase relief for building temporary houses: Lawmakers

KATHMANDU, May 26: Lawmakers from various political parties have urged the government to increase the amount to be distributed to the people, whose houses were destroyed in the earthquake, to build temporary houses.



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Terrible idea

Margaret Thatcher said: "There are still...

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Building back better

The dust from a series of...

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Farmer woes

Farmers are among those most affected...


Malik leads Pakistan to 41-run win over Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

Malik leads Pakistan to 41-run win over Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

LAHORE, Pakistan, May 27: All-rounder Shoaib Malik made a winning return to limited-overs cricket with a blistering century as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 41 runs in their first one-day international on Tuesday.

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Into the open

Into the open

Had it been any other ‘normal’ day, 36 year old Dilu Gurung would have been taking care of the household chores at her small apartment in Jhamsikhel. But ever since April 25, nothing has been normal and she spends her...


Disaster preparedness of young people  proved beneficial in emergency response

Disaster preparedness of young people proved beneficial in emergency response

KIRTIPUR, May 26: While the tragedy of the April 25 Earthquake and the subsequent aftershocks still grips the country, a group of some hundred youths in Kirtipur have been working tirelessly from day one of the disaster.


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