KATHMANDU June 12 : Poet Shyam Rimal's anthology of quake poems, 'Barpak' was launched recently amid an event in Kathmandu. According to the press statement released by Rimal, executive editor at the National News Agency, he has compiled 21 quake poems in the anthology.
GORKHA, April 25: Hundreds of houses were reduced to rubble in Barpak, the epicenter of the catastrophic earthquake of 2015. Three years on, only 509 out of the 1,400 houses destroyed have been reconstructed. Another 429 houses are under construction while the inhabitants of the others are still under makeshift tents.