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  • | Friday, 22 May 2015 11:36

    Quake death toll reaches 8,635

    KATHMANDU, May 22: The death toll caused by the April 25 devastating earthquake has reached 8,635 while as many as 21,844 people have been injured as of 9 am Friday.
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Heavy equipment being used to demolish a damaged building at Swayambhu, Kathmandu. (Dinesh Gole) ...


Farmers harvest wheat in Sanagaun, Lalitpur. Most of the houses in the village were badly damaged in last month’s earthquake. (Upendra Lamichhane) ...

Meal time

Elderly people enjoy food at an old age home in Pashupatinath premises. (Bijay Rai/Republica) ...

Moving house

Children take shelter under a tent carried by Nepal Army personnel at Tundikhel, Kathmandu. (Bijay Rai/Republica) ...




Dirty games

Foreign meddlingEven before the Great Earthquake there were growing concerns about increased foreign meddling in Nepal. As the constitutional crisis deepened, and the political transition dragged on, Nepal, it was feared, was fast turning into a 'playground' for big powers like India, China and the US. In the last few years India and China in particular have looked to expand their influence in Nepal as they competed to outdo one another in terms of bilateral aid and investment in the small country precariously sandwiched between...


PM Koirala holds discussions with social celebrities

PM Koirala holds discussions with social celebrities

KATHMANDU, May 22: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has consulted with social celebrities for the relief, resettlement and reconstruction in the quake affected areas.The meeting held at PM's residence at Baluwatar on Tuesday discussed the issues of making relief operations effective...



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Figo tells AP he is quitting FIFA presidential race

Figo tells AP he is quitting FIFA presidential race

LISBON, Portugal, May 22: Calling FIFA a dictatorship under Sepp Blatter, presidential candidate Luis Figo dropped out of the election race on Thursday.

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