BIRATNAGAR, July 14: Two persons went missing and more than 1,000 houses were inundated in Morang district due to flooding from the Lohandra River on Saturday.

BARA, May 28: Three model houses have been built by the Nepal Army at different locations in Bara to guide the army's construction team for the rehabilitation of hundreds of the recent tornado victims.

RUKUM, May 14: A wildfire that spread into the villages from Ramkanda forest of Chhatreshwari Rural Municipality in Salyan district has claimed two lives on Monday. The fire which is still blazing by the time this news was prepared destroyed 13 houses completely.

BARA May 5: The reconstruction of the houses damaged by the first-ever recorded tornado in Nepal that struck the southern parts of the country on March 31 began on Saturday.

PANCHTHAR, April 14: A total of 115 families belonging to poor and marginalized communities will be benefited by the government's Public Residential Program (PRP) in Panchthar.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Government has decided to construct the houses of the victims at storm hit Bara and Parsa districts.

Six houses gutted in fire

March 17, 2019 10:03 am

Hilinhang, March 17: A forest fire in Hilihang rural municipality-3 has engulfed six houses near the forest. The fire in the human settlement has been put out while it continues to rage in the forest.

70 percent houses rebuilt in Rasuwa

December 11, 2018 04:30 am

RASUWA, Dec 11: Rasuwa was one of the worst-affected districts by the devastating earthquake of 2015 in terms of both human causalities and destruction of properties.

SEMBALUN, July 29: A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday killing 12 people and sending villagers fleeing from their beds into open fields to avoid collapsing buildings.

BHAKTAPUR, July 18: The earthquake of April 2015 had rendered Astamaya Manandhar's house fragile. Each monsoon, since then, further affected the integrity of house. This monsoon the house collapsed.

Houses get inundated every year

July 6, 2018 07:08 am

NEPALGUNJ, July 6:  For Gopal Giri of Nepalgunj’s Newroad, monsoon is nothing but a source of trouble. When the rainy season arrives, his peace of mind gets lost.

NEPALGUNJ, July 2: Dozens of houses  in Nepalgunj have been inundated due to monsoon which is taking place since Sunday night.

KHOTANG, July 2: Shanta Bhujel, a quake victim of Lichkiramche, Khotehang Rural Municipality-9, constructed a house by seeking a loan of Rs 700,000. But it became a real trouble for her after the engineers from the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) asked her to build another house, arguing that her newly-built house was not as per the standards set by the government.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Almost 70 per cent of the households whose houses were damaged by the 2015 earthquakes have either started or completed reconstruction of their houses, according to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

MALEKHU, Dhanding, June 28: Five persons of two families died while similar numbers of people were injured and nine houses were damaged in a landslide triggered by incessant rain at two different places in Dhading on Wednesday night.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The joint meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) and National Assembly (NA), summoned for 1 pm on Monday to endorse the parliament regulations for joint session of parliament was deferred until further notice citing a procedural error by the parliament secretariat.

GORKHA, May 27: The fear of losing the final or the third installment of the reconstruction grant has forced earthquake victims in Gorkha to erect their houses in a rush. Those who were listed as beneficiaries but had not yet started rebuilding their houses have fast been building new houses.

RAJBIRAJ, May 23: Property worth million of rupees was reduced to ashes when a fire started from a pharmacy here this morning later destroyed three houses at Bhediya Bazar of Surunga Municipality-2 in Saptari.

'Singha Durbars' in rented houses

May 22, 2018 07:15 am

ROLPA, May 22: It has been a year since the formation of the local governments but still the local units have been managing their offices in rented rooms and buildings. The enthusiasm and excitement that the representatives had in the beginning has evaporated of late. They are not happy with the fact that they have been performing their duties and offering services from rented buildings.

MYAGDI, May 14: Flash flood swept away four houses at Bhurung Tatopani town of Annapurna Rural Municipality in Myagdi district on Sunday evening.

CHITWAN, May 7: Septuagenarian Magara Darai and his wife Budhani had just gone to bed after dinner when they heard an unusual sound outside their house.

DHADING, April 21: It has been months since Bir Bahadur Tamang of Benighat Rorang-1 laid the foundations of his house after receiving the first tranche of earthquake grant.

Fire guts two houses in Udayapur

April 16, 2018 10:54 am

UDAYAPUR, April16: Two houses were destroyed by the fire that started on Sunday evening at Udayapurgadhi rural municipality-7. Houses of Hasta Bahadur Sarki and Mandhwoj Sarki were gutted by the fire.

16 houses gutted in Bara

April 14, 2018 18:25 pm

KALAIYA, April14: As many as 16 houses were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out at a Dalit settlement at Gadhimai Municipality-5 in Bara Saturday afternoon.

KHOTANG, April 12: The four-member family of Chetra Bahadur Karki of Halesi Tuwachung Municipality-1 in Khotang district spent nearly three years inside a tarpaulin tent in hope that the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) would aid them to rebuilt their quake-ravaged house.

UDAYAPUR, April 8: Twelve houses were gutted in a fire that broke out last night in Nepaltar bazaar of Udayapurgadhi rural municipality-6.

NUWAKOT, Mar 31: A total of 44,485 families affected by the earthquake of April, 2015 have started building houses with the grant provided by the government, said the District Project Implementation Unit.

RUKUM, March 25: With the objective of protecting and promoting traditional housing , Sisne Rural Municipality has decided to provide financial aid to  people building thatched houses.

Fire turns eight houses into ashes

March 24, 2018 12:04 pm

GAUSHALA, March 24: A fire that broke out at Rauja Bazaar of Mahottari district last night had turned eight houses into ashes.

Rs 5 million spent in lavish program when target groups struggle with debt

ARGHAKHANCHI, Mar 23: A campaign, 'Ten Houses, One Pond', has been started in Arghakhanchi district in a bid to recharge the drying water sources.

NUWAKOT, March 20: The Nepal House Reconstruction Project has been implemented here to help in the reconstruction of safe houses for the earthquake survivors.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 15: In the course of building new house, many earthquake victims in Sindhupalchowk have been indebted. Most of these victims claim that the grant provided by the government was too less to erect new house or repair the old one. Most of the locals were skeptical about retrofitting, when it was proposed earlier. However, now they seem to have understood its effectiveness and economic efficiency.

KATHMANDU, Mar 8: The Government of India is supporting the reconstruction of 50,000 houses in earthquake-affected districts of Gorkha and Nuwakot.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The meetings of the lower and upper houses of parliament held separately on Tuesday fixed the date for the election of the speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and chairman of the National Assembly (NA).

KATHMANDU, March 6: The historic first sessions of both houses of parliament began Monday by endorsing their respective interim working procedures.

Fire emblazes 30 houses

March 3, 2018 11:47 am

HUMLA, March 3: A fire broke out at Tajakot rural municipality-1 destroying 30 houses.

NAWALPARASI, Feb 18: Houses have been built for 15 poor backward Musahar households at Amaltari village of Kawasoti Municipality-15 in the district.

DHADING, Feb 15: These days the verandas of most houses in Dhadingbesi are decorated with beehives. In fact, beehives have been a common sight here for the last few years.

SINDHULI, Feb 10: After months of delay and procrastination, reconstruction of the houses damaged by the 2015 earthquakes was expedited in Sindhuli a few months ago. And surprisingly, houses are already standing high in the district in no time. As soon as the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) fixed the deadline for rebuilding the houses, quake victims kept themselves busy rebuilding their damaged houses, putting aside all other works. After reconstruction, many parts of Sindhuli have worn a similar look with look-alike houses.

GULMI, Feb 9: The Siddeswor Community Forest based in Musikot municipality-5 of Gulmi district caught a massive fire.

Method Consultancy in association with Khwopa Engineering College, Liwali of Bhaktapur did a study on the reconstruction of buildings at Taulachhen Tole, Municipality ward number 9. According to their survey, only 23 buildings damaged due to the 2015 earthquakes out of 227 have been reconstructed.

CHAUTARA, Feb 5: Thirty-five per cent earthquake-affected people in Sindhupalchok district have not yet reconstructed their houses. Sindhupalchok is one of the worst affected districts from the April 25, 2015 devastating earthquake.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31:  Even nearly three years since the 2015 devastating earthquake, only 57 houses have been reconstructed in  Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), where a total of 7,171 houses were damaged.

11 houses gutted in fire in Humla

January 27, 2018 19:51 pm

HUMLA, Jan 28: A massive fire on Saturday engulfed 11 houses in Rodikot of Sarkegad Rural Municipality-7 in Humla district. Property worth nearly a million rupees was destroyed by the fire.

Fire gust two houses in Taplejung

January 23, 2018 19:27 pm

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 23: Two houses were gutted in an incident of fire at the district headquarters Fuling on Tuesday.

TIKAPUR, Jan 17: Despite numerous efforts of Tikapur Municipality to build settlements with earthquake-resilient houses, the people in the municipality are found constructing their houses breaching the standard and rules set by the municipality and the government.

Fire guts five houses in Udayapur

January 17, 2018 00:30 am

UDAYAPUR, Jan 17: As many as five houses of Rautamai Rural Municipality of Udayapur were gutted after a massive fire broke out on Monday.

JHAPA, Jan 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has allocated money for the survivors of the April 2015 earthquake in Jhapa district to purchase warm clothes and repair their houses.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: At a time when earthquake victims are struggling to get subsidized loans from bank and financial institutions (BFIs), the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced working procedure to provide similar concessional credit to the flood victims of Saptari and fire victims of Bhojpur and Terhathum for construction of house and run businesses.