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Rescue operation

Earthquake-affected people of Gorakhnath, Sindhupalchowk being air-lifted to Kathmandu by the Nepal Army personnel. (Pratik Rayamajhi/ Republica) ...

Supporting structure

Old houses supported by wooden staves following the earthquake at Khokana Lalitpur. (Bijay Rai/ Republica) ...

Childhood joy

A girl playing with her one-year-old sister at the camp set up for earthquake affected people in Tudhikel, Kathmandu. (Bijay Gajmer/Republica) ...

Praying for Nepal

A monk prays at Bauddhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti while other devotees light votive lamps. (Dinesh Gole) ...





The big picture

Earthquake aftermath The initial estimate of the funds needed for immediate rehabilitation and reconstruction, now that rescue work has been officially closed, is anywhere between US $6 billion to $10 billion. This is nearly 50 percent of the country's GDP. There is no way Nepal will be able to put together such a vast sum. Thankfully, our international partners and the global NRN community have been extremely generous. The NRN UK community has reportedly amassed $2 billion. Cine star Rajesh Hamal has been able to secure...


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Grateful to Mamata for help: Nepal minister

PANITANKI, May 5: Three months back, in February, chief minister Mamata Banerjee flew the 466km distance from Kolkata to Dhaka to send a message that she is finally willing to look beyond Bengal in broader national interest. On Monday, she...

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