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Recognizing the role of indigenous women’s knowledge

Recognizing the role of indigenous women’s knowledge

- by Sangita Shrestha

Women of the World Virtual Nepal 2020, an online events series, became a platform to understand the condition of indigenous women in the current scenario and how indigenous knowledge and skills can help let the...

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Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

- by Associated Press

Ocean spots cleared of fishing boats and other intrusions by COVID-19 quarantines saw increased and even unusual marine life behavior - and Discovery Channel’s Shark Week jumped through hoops to capitalize on the brief window.

Young social entrepreneur bringing change in the community

Young social entrepreneur bringing change in the community

- by Sangita Shrestha

Twenty-nine years old, Jaa Dangol, is the founder of Lachhi situated in Khokana. Lachhi has its own café and store where one can taste the authentic Newari food, buy ethnic handmade crafts and local agricultural products.

Will the pandemic make online education shine? (Part II)

Will the pandemic make online education shine? (Part II)

- by Sangita Shrestha

In this uncertain situation, educational institutes such as schools and colleges have taken the advantage of technology to let their students gain knowledge and get them engaged in some ways, when there is no school at all. However, due to various circumstances only few students are being able to utilize it fully.

Will the pandemic make online education shine? (Part I)

Will the pandemic make online education shine? (Part I)

- by Sangita Shrestha

It’s a wait and watch situation for educational sectors due to COVID-19 pandemic. Though the government has lifted lockdown effective from July 21, nine service fields are still closed where educational institutes are one among them.

Enough is Enough, Satyagraha to save lives (With Video)

Enough is Enough, Satyagraha to save lives (With Video)

- by Republica

Iih, once again is in indefinite Satyagraha until all the demands are fulfilled for a better COVID-19 response to save the lives that are at risk due to the government’s continual incompetence. He says, “The Satyagraha is open to all who wish to join and do their bit to save lives before it is too late and it is time for youngsters to speak up.”

Cruelty as seen on TikTok (With Video)

Cruelty as seen on TikTok (With Video)

- by Republica

According to the Muluki Ain Nepal 2074, the perpetrators of animal violence are liable to imprisonment for up to three months and a fine of up to Rs 5,000

Michelle Obama to host podcast on health, relationships

Michelle Obama to host podcast on health, relationships

- by Associated Press

Michelle Obama will let her own voice be heard on a new podcast. The former first lady will host “The Michelle Obama Podcast” on the streaming service, the Obama’s Higher Ground and Spotify announced Thursday. The podcast will exclusively debut on Spotify on July 29.

Vibrant month of colors: Shrawan (with video)

Vibrant month of colors: Shrawan (with video)

- by Sangita Shrestha

Amid the pandemic, with the eased lockdown, the fervor of Shrawan has begun. Shrawan is a sacred month for Hindus, the fourth month of the Bikram Sambat calendar. It is known as the ‘month of Shiva’ according to Hindu mythology. During this month, devotees pay their homage to lord Shiva in nearby temples.

2021 Rose Parade canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

2021 Rose Parade canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

- by Associated Press

The 2021 Rose Parade has been canceled because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on planning for the New Year’s Day tradition and the risk of spreading infections among its huge audience and participants, organizers said Wednesday.