Ram Hari Gajurel

The contributor for Republica.

13 years on, society yet to accept Maoist leader who married a Dalit girl

Published On: March 8, 2017 05:30 AM NPT By: Ram Hari Gajurel

NUWAKOT, March 8: Developing Nepal as a secular state by eliminating caste discrimination was one of the popular slogans of the decade-long armed Maoist insurgency that made sense to many.

Over 15 new cities in the pipeline

Published On: March 7, 2017 08:49 AM NPT By: Ram Hari Gajurel

NUWAKOT, March 7: As part of its local level restructuring plan, the government is set to expand over 15 new cities in Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Rasuwa, among other districts. The plan includes constructing and upgrading essential infrastructures, facilities and utilities.

Langtang coming back to life

Published On: March 1, 2017 08:37 AM NPT By: Ram Hari Gajurel

RASUWA, March 1: When Langtang valley settlement was devastated by avalanches in April of 2015, the survivors were left with no hopes. 10 Nepal Army personals, 35 foreigners and 175 locals were buried in the tragedy. The panoramic settlement was completely erased. The survivors fled for their lives. Nearly two years down the line, the valley is, however, making great progress towards reclaiming its charm.

Historic Nuwakot Palace awaits renovation

Published On: February 4, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Ram Hari Gajurel

NUWAKOT, Feb 4: One of the most important monuments of the country, the historic seven-storey palace of Nuwakot district, is in dire condition and in need of immediate renovation.