Additional manpower for local bodies sought to expedite process

KATHMANDU, July 4: Apart from pledges to make available Rs 1 million in compensation for each of the families of those killed in the Kabul attack on June 20, the Nepal government has intensified its diplomatic efforts to bring additional compensation from the recruiting company and the government of Canada.

KATHMANDU, July1: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) on Friday urged the government to immediately begin rescue works saying that heavy rains have caused floods and landslides across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Nepali Congress has demanded that the government take immediate measures to rescue the families affected by the flood and landslide triggered by incessant rains in different places of the country and provide them with relief assistance.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) ended its obstruction in parliament from Wednesday after the government agreed to release the house rebuilding grant to the quake victims in two installments.

MEXICO CITY, June 28: Claudia Medina Tamariz was asleep in her home in the Gulf coast port of Veracruz with her husband when Mexican marines burst in and arrested them both in August 2012.

KATHMANDU, June 28:Bangladesh has begun dispatching second consignment of rice to Nepal as a humanitarian assistance for the victims of the earthquake of April 25, 2015.

KATHMANDU, June27: Money collected under the cordination of Nepali community living in Chicago, United States of America (USA) for the families of Nepal Army who died in American helicopter crash while searching and rescueing earthquake victims, has been handed over to Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Rajendra Chhetri.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A group of depositors, who have lost their money in the troubled Oriental Cooperative Ltd, is now lobbying actively to allow Oriental and other firms owned by its disgraced promoter Sudheer Basnet to resume operation.

We are now suggesting to our friends to file complaints at the TRC to seek reparations only and let the court process also go ahead simultaneously. – Suman Adhikari, chair, Conflict Victims Common Platform

MELAMCHI, June 25: The Nepal Army Satru Bhanjan Company, Sindhupalchowk, has handed over earthquake resistant building to 12 quake victim families of Bhotenamlang VDC-9 in Sindhupalchowk district on Friday.

LONDON, June 23: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has decided to provide Rs 100,000 each to the families of the Nepali security guards killed in the Taliban suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital city Kabul.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has obstructed a Legislature-Parliament meeting on Thursday, accusing the government of discriminating quake victims on the ground of their political beliefs.

KATHMANDU, June 22: A flight of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) with bodies of 12 Neaplis killed in the Talibani suicide bomb attack has taken off from Kabul International Airport.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has made public a report stating that the fundamental human right of the earthquake victims is at risk.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) on Thursday arrested fifty-five years old Japanese citizen along with a Nepali man on the charge of defrauding quake victims in Gorkha, the epicenter of last year’s devastating earthquake.

GORKHA, June 16: A total of 3,258 locals of Gorkha district, the epicenter of last year's earthquake, are set to receive their first installment grant amount for the reconstruction of their quake-damaged homes. According to Local District Officer Narayan Acharya, Rs 163 million has been set aside for the quake victims of Hansapur, Saurpani and Barpak VDCs.

ORLANDO, Fla., June  13: The City of Orlando has released names and ages of victims of the nightclub shooting whose next of kin have been contacted.

GORKHA, June 13: Even after over a year since the devastating earthquakes, many locals of Gorkha district, the epicenter, are not certain about receiving the government-promised grants for rebuilding their damaged or destroyed homes.

Conflict victims in Dailkeh district whose family members were killed, injured or made to disappear during the insurgency era are yet to file complaints at the TRC.