KATHMANDU — The reconstruction of the monuments damaged during the massive earthquake of April 25 last year at the Basantapur Durbar Square has officially kicked off today.
Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel launched the reconstruction phase starting from Bangshagopal Temple amidst a program held here.
Paudel said the government failed to accelerate the pace to the reconstruction of the cultural monuments, heritages and houses destroyed or damaged during the earthquake and the subsequent aftershocks.
Speaking to journalists, lawmaker Nabindra Raj Joshi at the same program said the monuments should be rebuilt without tampering with its originality.
First Roland Macaulay Cup to start on November 21
BIRATNAGAR— The First Roland Macaulay Cup is being held in the capital on November 21-24.
To be organized by the Cricket Association of the Blind, Nepal, cricket clubs–Myagdi, Jhapa, Bardiya and Tribhuvan Army–will participate in the First Roland Macaulay Cup twenty20 cricket tournament, said Pawan Ghimire, the Central President of the Association at a press conference here.
The estimated budget is approximately Rs 750,000. The opening match will be held between Jhapa and Bardiya, said the organizer.Follow @gorkhapost