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On the way from Hanumandhoka to Ratnapark (Photo Feature)

On the way from Hanumandhoka to Ratnapark (Photo Feature)

- by Sangita Shrestha

Hanumandhoka, Ason, Indrachowk and Ratnapark wore a deserted look on Thursday due to the week-long prohibitory orders imposed by the local administration in the Kathmandu Valley in order to break the chain of transmission of the second wave of COVID-19.

International Dance Day 2021: Who started it? Why is it celebrated?

International Dance Day 2021: Who started it? Why is it celebrated?

- by Republica

International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance that was created by the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO - the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). The day is celebrated annually on April 29, which happens to be the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet. The day aims to encourage participation and education in dance through events and festivals that are held all over the world.

Dream Book House opens in Kupondole

Dream Book House opens in Kupondole

- by Republica

Kathalaya and Read More publications with the aim to build reading culture in the community opened a bookstore named ‘Dream Book House’ in Kupondole, Lalitpur.

Greta Thunberg docuseries amplifies her climate change fight

Greta Thunberg docuseries amplifies her climate change fight

- by Associated Press

Greta Thunberg turned 18 in January, but she’s already made peace with her future: While most college students will change their concentrations multiple times, the Swedish high school student says climate change activism will be her life’s mission.

Bishnumati River cleaning campaign begins

Bishnumati River cleaning campaign begins

- by Republica

With the aim to save the holy Bishnumati River — an integral source of civilization, culture and environment in the Kathmandu Valley — from dying out, a Bishnumati River cleaning campaign was launched on Wednesday.

Children swap classrooms for beach lessons in Spain

Children swap classrooms for beach lessons in Spain

- by Reuters

Does having school at the beach sound like a dream? After a year of remote learning and socially distanced classrooms, one school in the Spanish region of Murcia is doing just that, trying to combine clear air and a new way of teaching.

A digital exhibit showcasing ‘thinking locally and serving globally’

A digital exhibit showcasing ‘thinking locally and serving globally’

- by Republica

Dr Sweta Baniya, Assistant Professor of English at Virginia Tech, USA, along with Laura Gautier, and Scott Fralin collaborated online with Code for Nepal and curated 'Ut Prosim Beyond Boundaries: Global Outreach During the Pandemic', on fall 2020, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.