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Prasansha Rimal

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How relevant are DIs?

Published On: April 12, 2017 09:16 AM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

KATHMANDU, April 11: “The Discipline Incharge (DI) in my school used to beat me with a thick stick and usually pull my hair,” said 16-year-old Prashant*, an SEE-appeared student.

You need real passion to succeed in film industry

Published On: April 11, 2017 01:30 AM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

Aaryan Sigdel is one of the most popular actors in the Nepali film industry. He has been in the industry for more than 10 years. After debuting with ‘Kismat’, Sigdel has played lead roles in hits like ‘Mero Euta Sathi Cha’ and ‘November Rain’.

5 things about Sipora Gurung

Published On: March 6, 2017 10:11 AM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

Sipora Gurung is a national volleyball player and actress. She was the top 5 finalist of Miss Nepal 2013. At 11, young and energetic Sipora got attention of her school coach and later started competing in national and international tournaments. At 13, she became the youngest player to compete in the 10th South Asian games held in Sri Lanka. Sipora has also played the role of a main character in the movie Yamphawati The Princess which will be released soon in theaters.

Changing the runway world

Published On: February 24, 2017 08:54 AM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

Anjali Lama, 32, is a renowned name in the Nepali modeling industry. Born in Nuwakot she was able to make headlines in national and international newspapers by becoming the first transgender model to walk the runway at Lakme Fashion Week in India. Here, with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal, she talks about her journey and struggles.

Smoking among teenagers in Nepal is rising fast!

Published On: February 10, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

He came down the road with cigarette in his hand. I waved at him; he smiled at me and threw away the almost finished cigarette inhaling the last puff. As we sat down to talk, he lit up another cigarette; with its smoke surrounding us he began his story.

Bullying happens, talk to your child about it!

Published On: February 7, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

I had a hard time at school. I can’t look back at my school days without being sad. I was bullied both by my seniors and by my classmates. I used to be called names and get threats by my seniors. They used to make fun of me, call me fat and ugly.

Understanding hysteria

Published On: January 25, 2017 12:25 AM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

The subconscious mind takes control of body resulting in hysteria symptoms like crying, screaming and fainting