Urban Poor

उँचाइमा बायोग्याँस प्लान्ट

रामु सापकोटा

सगरमाथा आधारशिविर क्षेत्रको मानव मलमूत्रबाट बायोग्याँस प्लान्ट बन्ने भएको छ।

सगरमाथा आधारशिविर क्षेत्रबाट संकलन गरी गोरकशेप ल्याउँदै मानव मलमूत्र।

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सुकुम्बासीलाई सार्ने तयारी

काठमाडौ, चैत्र १२ - सरकारले थापाथलीस्थित वाग्मती नदी किनारका सुकुम्बासीलाई इचंगुनारायणमा स्थानान्तरण गर्ने तयारी गरेको छ। वास्तविक सुकुम्बासीको पहिचान गरी उनीहरूको उचित व्यवस्थापन गर्न काठमाडौं उपत्यका विकास प्राधिकरणलाई सरकारले निर्देशन दिएको छ। यस अनुरूप काठमाडौं उपत्यका विकास प्राधिकरणका आयुक्त भाइकाजी  तिवारीको संयोजकत्वमा नौ सदस्यीय कार्यदल गठन भएको छ। 

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Life of the squatters

Introduction

Only a few decades after the British colonised Australia, the wool industry emerged as a central component of Australia's exports. Around 200 years later, this trend continues. What many people do not realise is that the prosperity of this industry has its historical origins in the squatters who grazed sheep on land to which they had no legal rights. This chapter addresses the reasons behind the emergence of the squatters and the problems that they faced, despite later being accommodated by the law.

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Squatters pin their hopes on newly elected representatives

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: If it was just for her, anyone in the settlement could provide a little meal. But it is her middle-aged, mentally retarded son for whom the 80-year-old Maili Tamang has to go through hardships throughout the day. 

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On the quest for a 'home'

Forty-year-old Hari Kumari Jimba from Sindhuli lives in a tent-like house made of bamboo and plastic on the bank of Bagmati. She sometimes slides the plastic at one end and makes a “window” so that fresh air and sunlight can get in. Her “home” is partitioned with thin slabs into a kitchenette and a bedroom. A few broken utensils, a moldy cupboard, some worn-out chairs and an old bed in a corner are all that it contains.

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