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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 identity of the country get noticed in the international level.

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.

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.

Working for the girls’ empowerment and education

Working for the girls’ empowerment and education

- by Sangita Shrestha

Salina Tamang is the Girls Education Program Manager at Room to Read Nepal. She has more than 18 years of experience working in the development sector. She has worked with marginalized and stigmatized groups (sexual and gender minorities) of Nepal in their fight against discrimination and social exclusion. Currently, her work is to develop girls toward empowerment through life skills, mentoring and ensuring that they complete school in an environment which is gender friendly, safe and accessible.

Here's how to make your own cloth menstrual pads

Here's how to make your own cloth menstrual pads

- by Sangita Shrestha

Isn't it a delight, if you could spend less on sanitary pads or tampons? And what if you could make your own cloth pads, more comfortable and are better for the environment? So, here's a video on how to make your own reusable pads:

The Dalai Lama to release 1st album in July

The Dalai Lama to release 1st album in July

- by Associated Press

Stressed out while working at a bank in New Zealand, Junelle Kunin began searching for music paired with teachings from the Dalai Lama to calm herself down and allow herself to focus.

The Obamas deliver speeches during YouTube virtual ceremony

The Obamas deliver speeches during YouTube virtual ceremony

- by Associated Press

President Barack Obama said in a commencement speech Sunday that the nationwide protests following the recent deaths of unarmed black women and men including George Floyd were fueled from “decades worth of anguish, frustration, over unequal treatment and a failure to perform police practices.”

With a gay protagonist, Pixar short ‘Out’ makes history

With a gay protagonist, Pixar short ‘Out’ makes history

- by Associated Press

In Steven Clay Hunter’s 23 years as an animator at Pixar, he has drawn a seven-armed octopus, a Canadian daredevil and a wheezing toy penguin. But there were scenes he never expected to animate until he began working on his short, “Out.”

Video app TikTok names top Disney streaming exec as new CEO

Video app TikTok names top Disney streaming exec as new CEO

- by Associated Press

TikTok has been the focus of U.S. national-security concerns because of its Chinese ownership. A U.S. national-security agency is reviewing ByteDance’s purchase of TikTok’s precursor, Musical.ly, while the U.S. military branches have banned the app from government-issued phones

7 Things you should do to take care of your heart

7 Things you should do to take care of your heart

- by Dr Bivek Singh Rathore

How many of us are aware of the relationship between the cholesterol and heart? Heart is one of the vital organs which pump the blood to every cells of the body ensuring their survival and the supply of the blood is accomplished through blood vessels.