Shraddha Amatya

The contributor for Republica.

Clear provision to ensure freedom of expression on internet sought

Published On: August 3, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Shraddha Amatya

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Common citizens are harassed and charged with public offence cases due to lack of clear and comprehensive policy and laws, according to a new research report.

Rooftop farming on rise in Kathmandu

Published On: August 2, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Shraddha Amatya

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Saili Thulung Rai, a resident of Chabahil, talks excitedly about the pleasure she gets from having vegetables grown on the top of her home. Her family enjoys organically grown vegetables at her own house at least once a month.

Private initiatives for flood relief underway

Published On: July 29, 2016 02:45 AM NPT By: Shraddha Amatya

KATHMANDU, July 29: Citizens, organizations and groups are jumping in to help the floods and landslides affected people in various parts of the country.

Efforts to enforce ban on plastic bags to resume

Published On: July 18, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Shraddha Amatya

KATHMANDU, JULY 18: The government has yet again vowed to strictly enforce the ban on plastic bags.

Religious leaders gather to commend secularism in Nepal

Published On: July 11, 2016 01:45 AM NPT By: Shraddha Amatya

KATHMNADU, July 11: Religious leaders from the Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Sikh and Muslim communities were unanimous in commending secularism in the country on Saturday. Stating that they now feel more equal in the country, the leaders said that secularism ensures religious harmony.

Child marriage still rampant: Report

Published On: July 5, 2016 03:00 AM NPT By: Shraddha Amatya

KATHMANDU, July 5: Although child marriage is illegal in Nepal, it is still practiced in various parts of the country. Kapilvastu and Rupandehi, two tarai districts, have the highest rate of child marriage among all the districts in the country.

KMC becoming canine-friendly

Published On: June 28, 2016 08:10 AM NPT By: Shraddha Amatya

Our metropolitan is home to a huge number of street animals, especially dogs and cows that feed on feed mostly on the leftovers. Concerns about animal rights and the need to protect them have been raised often by some organization working in this sector, but so far these calls have gone unattended.