Published On: September 18, 2020 04:00 PM NPT

120 Days of Lockdown
120 Days of Lockdown

Republica's photographers chronicled the lives of people across the country during the first nationwide lockdown. These photos capture the struggles, hardships and the pain of...
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Published On: September 18, 2020 03:24 PM NPT

How NCP General Secretary Poudel saved NCP from splitting
How NCP General Secretary Poudel saved NCP from splitting

“During this difficult time Poudel talked to both Oli and Dahal’s top aides to find a middle path,” said a National Assembly member close to...
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Published On: September 17, 2020 08:58 AM NPT

Six governments, 19 hunger strikes, 227 days and counting. Dr KC’s modest demands have been ignored
Six governments, 19 hunger strikes, 227 days and counting. Dr KC’s modest demands have been ignored

“The government has always agreed to fulfill my demands, but the promises have never been implemented. This fast-unto-death is my decisive battle for reforms in...
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Published On: September 16, 2020 01:00 PM NPT

Insurance companies are cheating the people, and destroying their own credibility during pandemic
Insurance companies are cheating the people, and destroying their own credibility during pandemic

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal’s insurance companies have long been accused of defrauding the people. Even after life and non-life insurance schemes mature, the companies refuse...
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Published On: September 12, 2020 03:10 PM NPT

Bajura’s new mothers die young. Failure to give birth to a baby boy often results in second marriage
Bajura’s new mothers die young. Failure to give birth to a baby boy often results in second marriage

Early pregnancy, unsafe delivery, sex-selective abortion and the lack of health facilities pose a great risk to Bajura’s women. ...
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Published On: September 12, 2020 09:20 AM NPT

Nepali woman in Bangalore finds hope after horrific acid attack by her husband
Nepali woman in Bangalore finds hope after horrific acid attack by her husband

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: It was the era of the Maoist insurgency, and her village in Achham was not untouched. Minors were joining the rebel forces...
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Published On: September 10, 2020 02:00 PM NPT

How a 30-second video riveted the nation in a deep economic anxiety (with video)
How a 30-second video riveted the nation in a deep economic anxiety (with video)

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: A video of Subhadra (Sarswati) Mainali blasting Nepal Police went viral on social media on Sunday. In the 30-second video, Mainali angrily...
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Published On: September 10, 2020 09:55 AM NPT

Nepalis in the Middle East fear starvation as government delays repatriation
Nepalis in the Middle East fear starvation as government delays repatriation

“I have been trying to return home,” he told Republica. “I have been to the embassy and travel agencies multiple times in the last two...
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Published On: August 18, 2020 10:49 AM NPT

Forget remdesivir, GS-441524 presents a unique opportunity for Nepal
Forget remdesivir, GS-441524 presents a unique opportunity for Nepal

SARS-CoV-2 has emerged as a worldwide public health crisis and embattled not only the countries that are at the frontiers of medicine and research, but...
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Published On: August 18, 2020 07:08 AM NPT

Young doctors working at government hospitals outside Kathmandu sense a doomsday scenario
Young doctors working at government hospitals outside Kathmandu sense a doomsday scenario

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Jharana Gurung is an ophthalmology student who is not yet a frontline professional to handle the COVID-19 cases. She will soon be...
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Published On: August 18, 2020 06:47 AM NPT

How my teacher abused me, and how I got out of the depression that followed
How my teacher abused me, and how I got out of the depression that followed

This incident traumatized her, and affected EVERY part of her life. She started showing signs of clinical depression. It did not help when her best...
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Published On: August 13, 2020 01:00 PM NPT

Institutional childbirth reduced by more than half during lockdown in Nepal: Study
Institutional childbirth reduced by more than half during lockdown in Nepal: Study

KATHMANDU, August 12: A study has found that the nationwide lockdown has taken its toll in institutional childbirth, stillbirth and neonatal mortality and quality of care...
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