The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende was in Kathmandu to attend the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction, held on June 25.
Almost two months after the Great Quake, Nepal is witnessing new problems related to child protection.
The government has decided to set up a reconstruction body before the donors’ conference on June 25, for which the National Planning Commission (NPC) has already submitted a proposal.
Six weeks after the Great Earthquake, the country is gradually moving towards the reconstruction and rehabilitation phase.
Baburam Bhattarai, former prime minister, former finance minister, and UCPN (Maoist) ideologue, portends a “paradigm shift” in Nepali politics following the devastating recent earthquakes.
In times of great natural disasters, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) becomes the international focal point for disaster relief.
The cliché that goes, ‘earthquakes don’t kill people, buildings do,' was appallingly true in the April 25 Great Earthquake.
Two weeks after the Great Earthquake, the government has proceeded to relief phase from search-and-rescue.
The Great Earthquake on April 25 shook all of us. As of yet, the death toll has climbed to 7,000 and the extent of the damage is expected to be in the billions
More than two weeks later, the mystery disease in Jajarkot has finally been identified as swine flu.
Last week, protests erupted in Gaur, after the government unveiled a plan to open branch offices of the District Land Revenue Office and Department in Chandranigahapur.
Last Thursday, after 12 days of a hunger strike, Dr Govinda KC signed a deal with the government, ending his protest that drew national attention towards government apathy.
Last year, Nepal signed a Power Trade Agreement (PTA) with India, providing much-needed headway to hydropower development in the country.
With the commencement of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations last week, thousands of students and parents have shifted into study mode.
Former US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton is said to have cited Nepal as a successful example in significantly reducing maternal mortality in the past two decades.