Stories By 'umesh pokharel'
Gifting wildlife specimens may boost international ties, but activists have concerns
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The crow of a rooster serves as a wakeup call for Gombu Lama, 62, and his wife Yangchen Tamang, 58, who have been living under a tin roof in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Dhunche, Rasuwa since their home was flattened by the 2015 earthquake.
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During my recent visit to Gatlang in Rasuwa district, a tourist hub in the Tamang heritage trek of the Langtang region, I met members of a local cultural group engaged in a serious discussion with officials from the District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC) and the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).
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Phurba Jyalmu has been telling anyone willing to listen that Gatlang, Rasuwa must be rebuilt the way it was. Now that the aftershocks have receded in earnest, the 78-year-old wants her community to stay true to their commitment of using CGI sheet roofs only as a ‘temporary’ solution.
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Pranimaya Rai lives in the Pathibhara squatters’ settlement on the banks of Dhobikhola.
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