NRCS to spend Rs 7.72 billion in reconstruction

NRCS to spend Rs 7.72 billion in reconstruction
Kathmandu, April 25: Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has built 568 houses out of the seven thousand houses damaged by the earthquake that it was responsible for reconstructing. The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and NRCS on May 23, 2016 had reached an agreement in which the NRCS was entrusted with the responsibility of constructing 7000 pr...

Twitter users turn philanthropic using twitter platform

Twitter users turn philanthropic using twitter platform
  Itahari: At a time when social media users are criticized for being 'unsocial' for their increasing virtual indulgence, some twitter handlers from East Nepal are using twitter platform for social cause. Leaving aside their personal tweet, retweet and other entertaining stuffs online, these social media users have been supporting various philanth...

Electricity brings happiness to Palpa residents

Electricity brings happiness to Palpa residents
Rampur (Palpa), Nov 23: Happiness of local residents of Juthapauwa VDC knew no bound when the locality has been illuminated recently. Electricity has reached the villages of the VDC ward No 6 and 7 on the initiatives of the constituency area development, technicians of the district branch of Nepal Electricity Authority and local people. The consti...

Minister Thapa donates his first month’s salary to oncology fund

Minister Thapa donates his first month’s salary to oncology fund
Kathmandu, Nov 22: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has donated the amount tantamount to his salary of first month to the oncology fund set up in Kanti Children's Hospital to provide monetary aid to poorest children suffering from cancer. Minister Thapa stuck to his announcement to provide donation to the fund to help in the treatment of children ...

Dhurmus-Suntali model settlement handover on Friday

Dhurmus-Suntali model settlement handover on Friday
Melamchi, Oct 26: The model human settlement constructed by artists Dhurmus-Suntali at Girounchaur of Sindhupalchowk is to tbe handed over to the concerned earthquake survivors on Friday. Artist duo, Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire, who got encouragement after they successfully completed the construction of 20 integrated houses for quake survivo...

Nepali migrants in Portugal donate Rs 50,000 to Syangja fire victims

Nepali migrants in Portugal donate Rs 50,000 to Syangja fire victims
Portugal (Europe), Aug 19: Nepali migrants living in Portugal have come to the rescue of people of Syangja district in Nepal whose houses were burnt down in a fire outbreak at Pelakot VDC four months ago. The Syangja Sahayog Samaj Portugal has donated Rs 50,000 to the fire victims. A team including the Samaj Chairman Damodar Subedi handed down the...

Army building collective shelters for earthquake survivors in Gorkha

Army building collective shelters for earthquake survivors in Gorkha
Gorkha, June 16: The responsibility of constructing the collective shelters for the earthquake survivors has been given to the Nepalese Army in Gorkha district. Accordingly, the army has already started the construction works at Keraunja, Swanra, Kharibot, Muchchok and Thumi VDCs in the district. It will soon start constructing the collective shel...

Police operates bus service

Police operates bus service
Kathmandu: Nepal Police has operated two buses to various destinations in town for the convenience of the general public in view of the transport strike enforced today by various transport workers associations, organisations and transport entrepreneurs. One bus will run on the Putalisadak-Maitighar-Kupandol-Pulchok-Jawalakhel- Ekantakuna-Balkhu-...

SBI Bank contributes Rs. 52.1 million to PM disaster relief fund

SBI Bank contributes Rs. 52.1 million to PM disaster relief fund
Kathmandu: The Nepal SBI Bank Limited has contributed Rs. 52.1 million to the Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund. Bank officials including CEO of the Bank Mukul Bhatnagar handed over a cheque worth the amount to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the PM's official residence in Baluwatar today.

CTEVT to provide free education to 500 quake-affected children

CTEVT to provide free education to 500 quake-affected children
Kathmandu: The Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) will take under its wing the total 500 students of 14 districts affected by the April 25 earthquake. The CTEVT will provide free education to the quake-affected children, said CTEVT spokesperson Shiva Shankar Ghimire. The information was shared at a press conference in t...