Sonam Lama

The contributor for Republica.

Demonstration on pumping water with the help of gravity

Published On: June 10, 2017 07:06 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Kathmandu: Vice president and Chief technology officer of ‘Water For Small Villages’, Rick Miessau from US gave a presentation on ‘The Hydraulic Ram Pump’ on Friday at Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk Campus, Pulchowk.

Mirror! Mirror! On the wall, who is the fairest of the all?

Published On: May 19, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, May 19: The resounding clichés of fairy tales haven’t stopped haunting our ears, have they?

The awakening of LGBTIs

Published On: May 5, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, May 5: Centuries have elapsed since the era of human civilization witnessed a journey this far. From sticks and stones to arms and ammunitions, we have celebrated victories, revolved around the vicious circle of war and peace, stepped on the moon, cultivated every bit of conscience to adapt with the circumstance. Moreover, the introduction to human rights was a landmark in history which paved our way to inviting equality for every human. It was the emergence of human rights that further advocated for the rights of one of the minority groups, the LGBTIs.

Journey from watching Robots to inventing many

Published On: April 27, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Bikalpa Dhungana, 18, is a youth inventor of Nepal. Originally from Manpang, Tanahun, he is studying science at Pokhara Multimodal College, Pokhara.

Happy Earth Day!

Published On: April 21, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, April 21: The earth has always been a home to humans. The history of formation of the earth is million years older to the inception of life on earth. Though the journey of humans on earth has developed from the Paleolithic (hunting and gathering) era, it is believed that the aquatic life evolved prior to that of humans. Therefore, humans have been sharing a strong bond with all the creatures on earth through the Stone Age to the formation of human civilization. Thus, Nature is the center of our origin and the reason of our existence on earth.

Curbing brain drain

Published On: April 11, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Kathmandu, April 10: As ever-growing emigration of skilled and professional people to foreign countries poses a significant threat to the country’s development, it leaves numerous questions unanswered. Are we carving our skills to serve ourselves? Are we learning better to groom ourselves?

‘Young minds should come out of their comfort zone’

Published On: April 4, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

“A true learning sustains through an effective teaching”, believes Shisir Khanal, CEO of Teach for Nepal (TFN), an organization working in the field of education. Established in 2012, TFN is currently active in three districts. It has so far provided its services to about 36 schools. Earning a Master’s Degree in International Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Maddison, he set out on a journey with a vision to improve the education system of Nepal. Khanal talks to Republica’s Sonam Lama, about his experiences and challenges.

The sitar legend

Published On: March 17, 2017 07:48 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, March 17: “Only a life lived with dignity is worth living” believes sitar maestro, Tara Bir Singh Tuladhar. He has been considered as individual Nepalis artist reference (Essential Scores and Sound Recordings) by the American Library Association.