Sherpa appointed new tourism minister

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday appointed CPN-UML lawmaker Kripasur Sherpa as new Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation

Security problems could arise if relief delayed: Lawmakers

Lawmakers have warned that there could be serious security problems in the earthquake-affected areas if the government did not promptly deliver adequate relief materaials

GFI estimates 40pc houses in Valley are safe

Only 20 percent of the 1,500 house inspected by the Global Fairness Initiative were found uninhabitable due to extent of damage caused by the April 25 Great Quake.

Ordinance mooted for response body

The government is planning to introduce a new and improved central disaster response body through an ordinance.

20 Nepalis still languishing at Hisar prison in India

Only four out of 24 Nepali nationals who were arrested with self-proclaimed religious leader Rampal in India on November 19, 2014 have managed to set themselves free after posting bail.

Tundikhel becomes a favourite haunt for kids in coping with post-quake scenario

Tundhikhel has virtually become a safe haven for a lot of children lately.

Health Minister urges world community for reconstruction assistance

Minister for Health and Population Khagaraj Adhikari urged the international community to assist Nepal in the reconstruction of quake-affected physical infrastructure in the country.

Spl panel orders govt to set up all-party body

It has been a week since Parliament directed the government to speed up the relief and rehabilitation works in the earthquake-affected areas, but the instruction has largely gone unheeded.

India to assist based on priority set by Nepal

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India will assist Nepal as per the priority set by its government.

NC, UML volunteers to help quake-hit families

Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML have decided to mobilise their cadres to the earthquake-hit areas for relief and rehabilitation operations.

Criminal cases filed against 23 people

Police have filed criminal cases against 23 people involved in theft and burglary in the aftermath of the Great Earthquake on April 25.

UK pledges continued support

The British government has assured that it will keep on assisting Nepal in its reconstruction and rehabilitation bids.

Swiss, Malaysian embassies move offices after quake

Two embassy offices in Kathmandu have been relocated after their buildings were damaged in the Great Earthquake on April 25.

Food stock in short supply, meds stuck in centre

With monsoon fast approaching, transportation of food and medicines in the earthquake-affected districts has become a major challenge for the government

Atonement worship expecting to stop quake

Different holy rituals including the recitation of Vedic hymns and the atonement worship has been organised at Guheshwori Temple in the Capital.