SOLUKHUMBU, June 23: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has approved the budget for the reconstruction of 54 monasteries of Solukhumbu which were destroyed by the catastrophic earthquake of 2015.

DOLPA, Aug 31: Smugglers are targeting precious idols at the monasteries of Upper Dolpa.  Locals say they are worried with the frequent cases of theft of precious idols from the monasteries.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Almost two years have elapsed since the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015 occurred but not even a single monastery damaged by the quake has been rebuild so far thanks to the sluggish post-earthquake reconstruction work of the government and bickering over reconstruction leadership.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Some 1,000 monasteries of the country damaged in Gorkha earthquake have demanded financial assistance for maintenance and renovation task.