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Published On: April 9, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal



Govt’s ‘indifference’ to rebuild 7th century heritage draws flank

The Kasthamandap Reconstruction Campaign expressed its concerns over the government’s indifference towards the reconstruction of the historic Kasthamandap. Kasthamandap, one of the country’s world heritage site, was damaged by the eaerthquake of April 2015. The 7th century site is yet to reconstructed.

CIAA's effective role sought in stopping institutional corruption

Local business communities in Birgunj have urged the CIAA to be more proactive in preventing institutionalized corruption that is taking place at various governmental offices.   

Nine physicians deputed for providing health services to mountaineers

With the onset of mountaineering expedition, nine physicians, including seven foreigners, have been deployed in Solukhumbu and Everest Base Camp to provide timely emergency health services to mountaineers.  

Illegal structures constructed on public land being demolished

Ratnanagar Municipality of Chitwan has started demolishing structures that have been built by encroaching lands. Upon demolition, the municipality plans to use them to construct public spaces such as parks. 

North Korea tells U.S. it is prepared to discuss denuclearization: source

North Korea has told the United States for the first time that it is prepared to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets President Donald Trump. U.S. and North Korean officials have held secret contacts recently in which Pyongyang directly confirmed its willingness to hold the unprecedented summit.

Kane hopeful of catching Salah in Golden Boot race

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane remains hopeful of overhauling Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah in the race for Premier League Golden Boot but is also focused on helping Spurs finish the season strongly. Kane is bidding to end the campaign as the division’s top scorer for the third time in a row, a feat no other player has managed since Arsenal’s Thierry Henry won the last of his four scoring titles in 2006.



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