Riya Shrestha

The contributor for Republica.

‘Aandolan’ Takes us back to the difficult times

Published On: April 8, 2017 11:57 AM NPT By: Riya Shrestha

Kathmandu, April 7: The play is set during the turbulent period of 2006, when people rose against the autocratic rule of King Gyanendra in order for Nepal to become a democratic nation.

Learning beyond the classroom

Published On: April 4, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Riya Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 3: From kindergarten through high school, students get education in science, technology, engineering and math – the STEM subjects.

Leapfrog: A Nepali software firm with global ambitions

Published On: March 30, 2017 10:28 AM NPT By: Riya Shrestha

Leapfrog Technology is a software development company established with a vision to build world-class software and become a role model in Nepal.

MOONLIGHT: A raw portrayal of struggles of LGBTQ individual

Published On: March 27, 2017 12:25 AM NPT By: Riya Shrestha

Moonlight, based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed and written by Barry Jenkins, won ‘Best Picture’ among many awards this year’s Oscars.

North East Indian cultural performance enthralls Nepalis

Published On: January 26, 2017 10:01 PM NPT By: Riya Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The ‘North East Indian Cultural Festival-Namaste Nepal’ organized by Indian Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Kathmandu from January 14 to January 27 concludes today. The program aimed to consolidate existing bilateral relations and shared sensibilities between people of two countries.