Blockade of supplies from India delayed restoration, says UNESCO Nepal chief.
With an estimated 9 lakh families affected by the earthquakes, the problems of an overwhelmed country have compounded in the last one year.
On April 25, 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake followed by powerful aftershocks had hit Nepal, leaving 8,891 dead and destroying more than 6 lakh houses. A year later, people still living in tents and a country struggling to get back on its feet. Photographs: Tashi Tobgyal
Many Sherpas hope to work as high-altitude guides, a dangerous but lucrative job that can earn someone up to $7,000 over a few months
Dixit, 60, had been ignoring summons by the constitutional anti-graft body and was “on the run”, according to the CIAA.
The Maoists had earlier demanded that the TRC be given powers to grant general amnesty had been turned down by the Supreme Court.
That’s Oli’s achievement in China, allowing India an opening
A rising China and the anti-India resentments of Kathmandu’s hill elite, however, have the potential to neutralise, over the longer term, some of Delhi’s natural strategic advantages in Nepal.
Oli’s high-profile visit comes as Nepal seeks to open more supply routes from China amid fears of a repeat of when the Madhesis blocked Nepal’s trade-routes with India.
Yet, six months after he assumed office, the ground under his feet is slipping, notwithstanding the red carpet awaiting
him in China.
Earthquake engineering expert David Trujillo said interest in building with bamboo in quake-prone regions had grown since a 1999 quake in his native Colombia.
Terming his visit as “fruitful”, the Prime Minister said, “As we have no misunderstandings now, our focus will be on implementing the seven-point deal.”
The ill-fated aircraft had taken off from Nepalgunj at 12.16 pm towards Jumla. There were 11 people on board the small plane.
A mild tremor measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale has been recorded in Nepal’s western region following a dry landslide at the base of Mount Annapurna.
The rationing and restriction on sales of petroleum products and cooking gas has been lifted, home ministry spokesperson Yadav Koirala said.