KATHMANDU — The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is preparing to reconstruct Dharahara by itself. The Dharahara was completely damaged in the April 25, 2015 earthquake.
The reconstruction of the historical and iconic structure of the capital is expected to cost around Rs 4 billion, according to NRA joint secretary Rajuman Manandhar. The NRA is working to complete the work in two years.
Earlier, the government had initiated a campaign to build the Dharahara with domestic funds, and has collected Rs. 2.4 million so far.
Though the Nepal Telecom committed to rebuilding the structure, it pulled out after 2.5 years. However, Nepal Telecom has committed a fund of Rs 1 billion and remaining will be met through government funding, Manandhar said.
Rape cases rising in Tulsipur High Court’s desk
DANG — The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of the total 786 cases, the court gave its final hearings on 602 cases.
The records show that among the cases filed in the period, the highest number is about rape which is figured at 88 and 70 have been already sorted out legally while 18 are under sub-judice.
Similarly, the cases registered seeking divorce were 21 and among them the court finished its proceedings on 19 cases.
The court has set up the civic help desk and arranged for free application writing facility, making the service system technology-friendly.Follow @gorkhapost