ROLPA, Jan 7: The luxury of warm blankets in cold winter nights is a distant dream for those who are struggling to make ends meet.

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Taiyab Hussain, 62, is from Bihar.  He owns a shop at Kamalpokhari. “I came to Kathmandu with my elder brother. He used to sew mattresses and blankets. I learnt the skills from him and started working with him.  We used to roam around Kathmandu sewing mattresses and blankets for a living,” he said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The students of The British College (TBC) completed their third series of ‘Blanket for Humanity’ initiation where they managed to collect sufficient fund for the same. The students recently distributed more than 110 blankets at the premises of Durga Bhagwati Municipality Ward No 5, Badharwa, Rautahat, according to the press statement released by TBC.

LAHAN, Jan 20: The Khadga Municipality of Saptari on Friday distributed blankets to cold wave victims and also arranged firewood in all wards to get protected from cold snaps.  Municipality Mayor Hemayu Haq on Friday distributed 1,523 pieces of blankets to cold wave survivors through concerned wards' chairpersons.

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 12: The Nepalese Army Wives Association Thursday distributed blankets to 150 families affected by cold at Dhikuli of Mahadeva Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari.

SAPTARI, Jan 11: The Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation has distributed blankets to the poor people of Saptari district.

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 10 : The local administration has distributed blankets to the cold wave affected people in Saptari district. Normal life in Tarai districts including Saptari has been adversely affected due to cold for the past one week.

KATHMANDU, Jan: SCOPE Nepal, an NGO working in peace, security, environment and social justice, handed over 378 emergency foil blankets to the Nepal Army.

Municipality distributes blankets

January 12, 2017 13:11 pm

LAHAN, Jan 12: The Sukhipur Municipality in Siraha district distributed blankets to the underprivileged and needy people in the municipality this morning in view of the increasing cold.

MYAGDI, Jan 1: Mustang district has received snowfall since Sunday afternoon. Life has been hit hard following the snowfall in all 16 VDCs of the district including Jomsom, the district headquarters.

Nepalgunj jailbirds receive blankets

December 27, 2016 12:26 pm

KOHALPUT (Banke), Dec 27: The inmates of Nepalgunj prison on Monday received blankets to fend off the cold of the peak winter season.

ITAHARI, Dec 25: With the winter season in full swing, warm blankets and garment were distributed among the elderly citizens, women, orphans and the hapless and homeless people taking shelter at different centers here on Saturday.

Blankets for poor in Tarai

December 5, 2016 09:35 am

INARUWA, Dec 5: A non-governmental organization has distributed blankets to the poverty-stricken people at Narsingh VDC of Sunsari district in view of dipping mercury in Tarai Madhes.