Demolition mooted for buildings flouting norms

With a new building code in the pipeline, officials involved in the preparations say houses will undergo stringent tests before and during construction.

Donors, Nepali officials divided over who leads rebuilding works

Opinions are divided over the institutional framework that will oversee the massive rebuilding activities that need to be carried out

Fresh quake rattles country

A fresh jolt that struck the country on Tuesday claimed 61 lives till late in the evening.

CBS explores ways to adjust quake damages in nat’l account

Every year, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) publishes the National Account Estimate with the GDP growth estimate for the year by mid-May.

Commentry: Relief efforts

In quake-hit Sindhupalchok, private volunteers, community organisations have taken the lead

Click to watch videos that captured the Great Earthquake

Nepal Police has released several videos of the moment of impact of the Great Quake, captured by CCTV cameras

Toll hits 5,026

The death toll from the Great Earthquake has reached 5,026 and as of Tuesday night while the number of those injured in the tragedy stands at 10,227.

UPDATE: Death toll reaches 1911

A deadly 7.9 magnitude quake with epicenter at Gorkha district killed over 700 persons and levelled many historical monuments and buildings across the country on Saturday.

Medicines start pouring in after Supreme Court order

Helicopters started delivering medicines to the swine flu-affected areas in Jajarkot from Wednesday morning, a day after the Supreme Court directed the government to deploy medical teams

‘Extinct’ wild yak found in Humla: Study

A wild yak, thought to be extinct almost five decades ago from high mountainous region in Nepal, has been spotted by a team of researchers for the first time in a remote area of Humla distri

House committee miffed at delay

Parliamentary Development Committee on Monday directed the government to blacklist those contractors involved in the project that have failed to accomplish their tasks

Man who led Sudan scam probe no more

CPN-UML politburo member Ram Nath Dhakal, who played an important role as the then head to book people involved in multi-million rupee Sudan scam, died on Sunday

3 govt agencies face uncertainty

Three major agencies under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation are facing the leadership vacuum due to resignation, corruption charges, bureaucratic hurdles

Dr KC ends fast after 11-pt deal with govt; Hospitals resume OPD services as docs return to work

Dr Govinda KC, a senior orthopaedic of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, ended his hunger strike after 12 days on Thursday after the government agreed to address all his demands.

Medical bodies throw weight behind Dr KC

The campaign of Dr Govinda KC to end political meddling in medical institutions has gained huge momentum with the entire medical fraternity set to rally behind him from Monday.