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  • 77 per cent houses razed by quake rebuilt: NRA

    Kathmandu, December 26 The National Reconstruction Authority, which was formed eight months after the devastating 2015 earthquake, says 77 per cent of the private homes razed by the temnlor have now been rebuilt. The authority, in its press conference to commemorate the third anniversary of its establishment, said that of the 742,135 households that signed an agreement to receive reconstruction grant from the authority, 337,319 have completed building their new house. Similarly, 233,343 households are in the process of...

    The earthquake pushes in Kathmandu early in the morning

    Kathmandu,Dec 23:In the surrounding districts, including Kathmandu, the earthquake has realized in the morning. According to the National Earthquake Measurement Center, a 4.7 reactor scale has been recorded at 5:30 am in the morning of Sindupalchowk center. The pressure of the camp was realized for about 12 seconds. According to the Earthquake Measurement Center, it is a camp of earthquakes on Baishakha 12, 2072.

    Sikta canal construction faulty: Foreign experts find

    Banke, December 20 Soil scientists from England and Australia have concluded that the embankment built on the western section of the main canal of the Sikta Irrigation Project caved in because ‘weak’ soil used for its construction. The foreign scientists were called in to evaluate the embankment of the main canal, parts of which collapsed when water was released. The experts inspected the main canal from December 11 to 13. “The scientists went to the field and tested the soil samples from...

    We have Rs 3.5b of CMC. There’ll be no financial loss even if it abandons work: Minister Magar

    Kathmandu, Dec 20 The government has claimed that the Melamchi Water Supply Project will be completed in time even if the Italian contractor of Melamchi Water Supply Project Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) di Ravenna were to abandon the project. Minister for Water Supply Bina Magar told the Finance Committee of the parliament on Thursday that the ministry is in dialogue with CMC, which is facing bankruptcy, to ensure that the schedule of the project is not affected despite...

    High-on-fat foods can be really good for your health

    Kathmandu,Dec 20:Sounds contradictory? Is it simply something of a red herring? That kind of statement could give you a queer look from health-conscious folks. A preposterous idea, they might think. The truth is we cannot do without fats in our diet to survive–to fuel our body and help nourish our brain. Believe it or not, a number of naturally occurring high-fat foods are indeed healthy, rather essential to good health! Recent findings seem to indicate that the craze for low-fat...

    Govt to appoint local contractor to complete Melamchi

    Kathmandu,Dec 20:After CMC (an Italian firm) decided to pull out of the Melamchi Drinking Water project, the government has been advised to hire a local contractor to finish the project, says Kantipur. The paper says that it will take at least six months to issue a tender to complete the project. It quotes former bureaucrats to say that local contractors that have experience building hydropower projects can finish the concrete lining work of the tunnel. The Himalayan Times, meanwhile, says that the government...

    Increased cold affects life in Siraha

    RSS Lahan, Dec 19 Life in Siraha, the eastern tarai district, has been affected due to a sudden increase in cold for the past two days. Increased cold and a cold wave have caused an adverse weather, directly causing impact on people’s daily lives to health. The number of patients with common cold, fever, breathing complication and joint and muscle pain has significantly increased in the District Hospital, Siraha. The flow of patients at the Lahan Hospital and other...

    Oli under fire from own party leaders

    Kathmandu,Dec 19:Nagarik reports that Prime Minister Kp Sharma Oli has come under heavy criticism from various leaders of his own party during the ongoing standing committee meeting of the party. Senior leader Bhim Rawal accused Oli of sheltering groups that were a threat to national integrity. Similarly, Yogesh Bhattarai alleged that Oli was bestowing favours to the members of his own coterie rather than providing opportunities to as many leaders as possible.

    National convention of Government Attorneys from Dec 23

    Kathmandu, December 18 The national convention of government attorneys is going to be held on December 23 in Kathmandu. The meeting is to deliberate on the effective implementation of the newly-enforced criminal code. The code, which came into force on August 17, year replaces the Muluki Ain, civil code of Nepal. According to the Jhapa District Court Judge, Keshav Prasad Panta, the convention will dwell on ambiguous provisions in the new code and remove them.A total of 25 working...

    Kathmandu’s weather affected by cyclone Phethai

    Kathmandu, December 17 The impact of cyclone Phethai in an area south-west of the Bay of Bengal is being felt in Nepal on Monday. The Meteorological Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology forecasts light rainfall in the eastern, central and hilly regions on Monday. They also inform that light to moderate snowfall is expected in the mountainous regions. According to meteorologist Barun Poudel, cyclone Phethai will make landfall on the coastal region of Andhra Pradesh on Monday afternoon...

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