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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...


Major parties preparing resolution motion on earthquake

KATHMANDU, May 7 : Major political parties have intensified homework to get a resolution motion endorsed by the Parliament session, which is starting from Thursday, to draw the attention of the House to the consequences of the earthquake that struck...

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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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Emergency planning

Kathmandu Valley was hit hard by...


IPL 8: Gayle century, Starc-Aravind armoury help RCB beat KXIP by 138 runs

IPL 8: Gayle century, Starc-Aravind armoury help RCB beat KXIP by 138 runs

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), riding high on a hurricane century by Chris Gayle, handed out a massive 138-run defeat to a spiritless and spineless Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match and moved into the fourth spot with...

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