Biken K Dawadi

The contributor for Republica.

Stray animals a serious threat to commuters' safety

Published On: June 26, 2018 04:20 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, June 26: On June 14, at about 3:30 in the morning, Kiran Shrestha, 18, and Sundar Khadka, 21, were travelling on a motorbike from Thimi to Sallaghari when they suddenly encountered a cow lying prostrate in the middle of the road.

Monsoon, ‘design flaw’ delay Kasthamandap reconstruction

Published On: June 23, 2018 05:10 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, June 23: A committee responsible for Kasthamandap reconstruction has decided to postpone the reconstruction work by a month citing the monsoon and a design flaw in the blueprint prepared by the Department of Archeology (DoA).

Sarlahi forest officials accused of timber smuggling

Published On: June 18, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, June 18: Locals and some forest officers in Sarlahi have accused the District Forest Officer (DFO) and other forest officers of smuggling forest products from the national and community forests in the district.

Beggars at Pashupati rehabilitated in Gongabu ashram

Published On: June 9, 2018 03:01 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, June 9: Raj Kumar Rai, who is from Halesi, Khotang was a helper at a flower shop near Pashupatinath temple when he and his wife Kumari were taken to Manav Sewa Ashram, Gongabu for rehabilitation. Since both of them were of sound mind, they were asked if they would like to serve at the ashram.

Remember me

Published On: May 21, 2018 08:54 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

Remember me when the clouds are gurgling, And when the stars are twinkling too, Remember me when all hopes are out, When happiness flows right into you.

Shortage of materials, manpower affects heritage reconstruction

Published On: May 16, 2018 07:30 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, May 16: The already sluggish reconstruction work of Basantapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO world heritage site damaged by the 2015 earthquakes, has been further slowed down due to acute shortage of traditional construction materials and skilled manpower.