DHAKA, Dec 4: Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday started sending a first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to an isolated island despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process.
KATHMANDU, June 18: The government has decided to relocate the Metropolitan Police Circle, Kamalpokhari, away from its current office building amid accusations that the police office was encroaching upon public land.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali, has said that the ongoing post-quake reconstruction work would be completed within the next two years.
BARA, July 22: Local representatives and provincial assembly members representing Kalaiya have been agitated in Bara over the government's decision to relocate the land revenue and survey office to the northern part from the district headquarters Simara.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Families living in risky areas in the earthquake-hit districts have been increasingly seeking collective relocation, thanks to the National Reconstruction Authority's offer to help develop basic physical infrastructures like road, sewerage, electricity and drinking water facilities required for the new settlements.
KATHMANDU, May 4: A recent study conducted by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has found that around 2,300 households in five of the worst quake-hit districts are in need of relocation to the safer sites.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govinda Raj Pokharel has suggested to the prime minister different plans for relocating earthquake-hit settlements to safer locations.
DHADING, Feb 6: Earthquake victims in northern part of the district, who had temporarily shifted to a camp in Dejumdanda jungle, are waiting for permanent relocation to a safer place. Their villages were destroyed by earthquakes in 2015 and the land had cracked to such extent that they marked prone to landslides and inhabitable.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Relocation of landslide-prone settlements in the earthquake-hit districts to safer sites was one of the key issues besides reconstruction of the damaged houses following the devastating earthquake in April last year. But over 18 months have elapsed since the disaster and the issue of relocation of the risky settlements has been completely neglected by the government.
DADELDHURA, Sept 17: Over 200 families in Dadeldhura displaced by floods in 2003 are forced to live in a pitiable condition as government's promise to relocate them hasn't materialized even 12 years after they were displaced from their settlements.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Even though almost 500 settlements in over 18 worst quake-hit districts are at risk of landslides during the ongoing monsoon, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is yet to devise any plan for relocating the risky settlements to safer sites.