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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) ...

Supporting structure

Old houses supported by wooden staves following the earthquake at Khokana Lalitpur. (Bijay Rai/ Republica) ...





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...


Three ministries' buildings damaged by quake in Singha Durbar

Three ministries' buildings damaged by quake in Singha Durbar

KATHMANDU, May 6: The regular works of three ministries inside the Singha Durbar have been affected due to damage caused to their office buildings in the devastating April 25 'Gorkha Earthquake'.The Ministry of Defence situated inside the main administrative complex...

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Global citizens

Two days after the devastating earthquake...

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Properly built high-rise houses in Kathmandu safe

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MCA to organize fundraiser match for quake aid

KATHMANDU, May 6: Malaysian Cricket Association (MCA) on Wednesday confirmed that it will hold 50-over day/night Fund Raising cricket match between Nepali national team and World XI at the Kinrara Oval, Kuala Lumpur later this year for the reconstruction work...

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