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Six hundred homes will be built in Laprak

November 5, 2016 2:11 pm

Japan। Japan earthquake victim relief and support committee of Japan and NRNA ICC going to build six hundred homes in Laprak of Gorkha district . Last year, Japan relief and support committee formed to help earthquake victims of April 12. They collected money in last year to help earthquake victims of Nepal. Now NRNA ICC also going to help earthquake victims of Laprak with support committee together. About the cooperation plan and method of building homes the cooperation committee meeting was held on Thursday on the presence of NRNA ICC vice president Bhawan Bhatta. After the earthquake in Nepal on the hyperactivity of NRNA Japan and collaboration with various working organizations of Japan 5, 30, 17,034 yen was collected. During that days variety of cities and railway stations are also helped to raise the funds for earthquake victims of Nepal. According to helping committee the part of...

Expressed gratitude for Japanese Earthquake supporters

May 18, 2016 1:55 pm

Tokyo । On the memory of contribution of Japanese people on 12 April devastating earthquake in Nepal. In May 29 the program is organized for them to visit Nepal. This program is supposed to organize April 25 on the day of the earthquake, but this program is canceled when the 7.8 Richter scale earthquake hits the Kumamoto region of Japan. Then after NRNA Japan came to earthquake affected Kumamoto region to assist with food for the earthquake victims. By organizing press conferences Nepal Embassy of Japan told the all preparations for upcoming program is completed. According to the embassy this program going to held on May 29 in more than 25 cities of japan. Nepalese ambassador Gehendra Raj Bhandari appeal to participate all Nepalese with national dress as much as possible. In Japan, tens thousands of Nepalese will perform on a street with thanks written post card and banners to  express...

PM Oli and Chinese leaders meet

March 25, 2016 8:49 am

Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is currently on an official visit to the People’s Republic of China, and Shaanxi Provincial and Xi’an Municipal leaders held a meeting today. PM Oli’s press advisor Pramod Dahal told the National news Agency (RSS) that during the meeting held at Hotel Shangri-La of Shaanxi Province, they discussed on various issues including matters of mutual relations and interest between the two countries and post-earthquake reconstruction work in Nepal. On the occasion, Prime Minister Oli invited Xi’an Municipal leaders to the International Buddhist Conference scheduled to be held in Nepal later this year. The Chinese leaders, during the meeting, briefed PM Oli about the support provided by Shaanxi province to Nepal after the April 25 earthquake. Also today, Prime Minister Oli visited the historic Terracotta warriors Museum at Xi’an....

Family of girl killed in tsunami win damages over improper school guidance

March 25, 2016 5:01 am

The Sendai District Court on Thursday ordered a city in northeastern Japan to pay about 26.5 million yen in damages to the family of a 9-year-old girl who died in the 2011 tsunami disaster, citing improper guidance by the school. The girl, who was in the third year of the city-run elementary school in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, initially evacuated to the school gymnasium but returned to her home in the coastal area with the help of her classmate’s parents and was engulfed by the tsunami. In handing down the ruling, which is believed to be the first of its kind among a series of tsunami-related lawsuits, Presiding Judge Hiroshi Oshima said, “The school principal should have foreseen that she could be hit by the tsunami because she had to pass through a projected flood-hazard area (in tsunami disasters) on her way home.” He also said the girl was not capable enough of making...

Japan executes two death row prisoners

March 25, 2016 4:43 am

Tokyo-Japan on Friday executed two death row prisoners, local media reported, as the government backed by public opinion continued to ignore calls by international rights groups to end capital punishment. Media identified the two inmates as Junko Yoshida, 56, a former nurse convicted of two murders for insurance in 1998 and 1999 in Fukuoka Prefecture, and Yasutoshi Kamata, 75, who was sentenced to death for killing a 9-year-old girl in Osaka and four women between 1985 and 1994. A Justice Ministry spokesman said a press conference would be held later Friday. The number of inmates on death row now stands at 124. Japan and the United States are the only major advanced industrial nations with capital punishment. Surveys have shown that the death penalty has overwhelming public support in Japan, despite repeated protests from European governments and human rights groups. International advocacy...

Police seal Merkel’s office to check suspicious object

January 6, 2016 10:50 am

Police say they’re checking a suspicious object found during a routine security check at the entrance to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office in Berlin. Federal police spokesman Thorsten Peters said the main entrance to the chancellery in downtown Berlin was closed off Wednesday while authorities checked the object. He declined to give more details on what the object was. The chancellery wasn’t evacuated. Merkel was due to lead a regular Cabinet meeting Wednesday morning.