Kathmandu, April 23: The fear and trauma of the massive 7.6 Richter scale earthquake which struck Nepal on April 25 continues to haunt the general public even a year after, as aftershocks continue to hit as of this day. Nepal is placed at the 11th position in the world among the countries most prone to the recurrent temblors. Nepal itself was created with the collision of the two giant tectonic plates – the Euro-asian plate and the Indian plate – which continue to collide.
At a news conference organised by the Revolutionary Journalists Association, Dang chapter here on Saturday, chair Dahal clarified he would take the entire responsibility of the then incidents as the supreme commander of the people's liberation army (PLA) and the party chair as well.
Besides Mustang, people from Myagdi, Parbat, Baglung and Pokhara have been pouring to Boksikhola to partake in this annual tradition of drinking fresh blood extracted from yaks.
Speaking in a programme organised by the Area Police Office, Jiri, Police Inspector Rajesh Kumar Karki said all the hoarding boards in the town are to be removed as hundreds of unsystematically installed hoarding boards have made the town ugly.
Rupandehi, April 22: Coordinator of the new force Dr Baburam Bhattarai has accused the ruling CPN-UML and the UCPN (Maoist) of acting against the spirit of the communist party. At an interaction organized under the Madhes awareness campaign here Friday, leader Dr Bhattarai further said the behaviour and the culture of these ruling parties were against communist principles.
Biratnagar, April 22: Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel has said the coming budget would be people-oriented, and it would not be influenced by bigwigs. At a programme organized by the Morang Trade Association and Industry Organization here Friday, Minister Poudel said the budget for the next fiscal year would come by the end of May and it would be investment friendly.
Kathmandu, April 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development and Transport Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar, has urged the Tarai-centric parties to find political solution through talks.
Kathmandu, April 22: CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) chair Mohan Baidya has stressed on the unity of all real revolutionaries and Maoists to fight against the rightist and reformist forces which according to him was the agenda of the hour.
Kathmandu, April 22: The Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Memorial Day has been marked organizing various programmes here in the capital today. Sherpa is the first Nepali woman summiting the Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world. Rich tributes were paid to the national luminary Sherpa on the occasion.
Kathmandu, April 22: UCPN (Maoist) Chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, today issued an appeal to all the revolutionary, patriotic and change-seeking forces in the country for unity. At a programme held on the occasion of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) anniversary and the then Soviet Union's powerful leader, Vladimir Lenin's 146th birth anniversary here in the capital city, Dahal stressed that today's prime necessity was to see unity and polarization among entire revolutionary communists and progressive leftist forces in the country.
Kathmandu, April 22: The reconstruction of Ranipokhari is to begin from coming Sunday.