Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Short Story: In the name of Road Safety in Nepal!

(Photo Source: Google) “I hope you all have recognized us from our uniforms” Remaining in my seat, I looked up and there stood two young traffic officers, in their unmistakable blue uniforms, at the entrance of our Wi-Fi enabled night … Continue reading

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Gorkha Earthquake vs Tourism Sector in Nepal

….as per the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA), National Planning Commission, the total damages and losses caused by the Gorkha Earthquake 2015 is NPR 706 billion (US$ 7.0 billion) which is about one third of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) … Continue reading

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Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Preparedness Lessons

Recalling the immediate moments after the major shaking of 25th April, 2015, Ms. Sita Shrestha a resident of Thankot, Chandragiri Municipality, Nepal, said “As soon as the shaking stopped, I took my son and daughter out of the house along … Continue reading

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