Sonam Lama

The contributor for Republica.

Tusal-Bauddha road prepared for instant blacktopping after locals’ protest

Published On: May 11, 2019 08:57 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, May 11: The ward office of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-6, in coordination with four other parties, reached an agreement to blacktop the Chabahil-Sankhu road section after the enraged locals protested against the delay in rebuilding the road on Thursday morning. The Bauddha Trade Association, local residents' group, Shree Tusal Youth Club and United Builders Pvt Ltd jointly signed the six-point agreement for blacktopping the Tusal-Bauddha road on Sunday.

Municipalities demand scrapping of KVDA

Published On: May 9, 2019 08:12 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

LALITPUR, May 9: A meeting of mayors and deputy mayors of the 18 municipalities, including two metropolitan cities, of Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday unanimously decided to press the government to dissolve the Kathmandu Valley Development Authority (KVDA), accusing the latter of interfering with the jurisdiction of local units and obstructing their regular work.

Manjushree Park in limbo as jurisdiction dispute drags on

Published On: May 7, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, May 7: Though a huge statue of Manjushree, the ancient Buddhist saint, has been built in the Manjushree Park at Chobhar, Kirtipur Municipality, through local initiatives, confusions have surfaced over its operation due to a dispute between a local consumers' committee and the municipality over the authority to run the park.

Women working in informal sectors put forward five-point demand to labor ministry

Published On: May 2, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, May 2: While many events were organized on Wednesday to mark the May Day with formal discussions on labor rights, a group of women workers gathered at a function organized in a different way and submitted a five-point demand to the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security.

Photo exhibition underway to remember late minster Adhikari

Published On: April 25, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, April 25: Nearly two months after the sudden demise of the then Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, a photo exhibition has been organized in the capital in remembrance of the late minister.

Crown, scepter continue to draw crowds to Narayanhiti museum

Published On: April 20, 2019 02:05 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, April 20: The number of visitors at the Narayanhiti Palace Museum has risen significantly after the royal crown and scepter were put on display at the museum in October last year.

Patients hit hard at Bir

Published On: April 11, 2019 07:54 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, April 11: Patients coming to the government hospitals in the capital after being referred by hospitals in their districts faced difficulties as doctors have boycotted their duty except for emergency services for the last six days.

Cham: The Dance Meditation (With Video)

Published On: March 26, 2019 06:21 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

The festival of sacred dance known as “Cham” in Tibetan language, commemorates the birth of the lotus born Guru, Padmasambhava.

Mugu comes alive at Mandala

Published On: March 19, 2019 04:20 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Along with the ancient melodies and vibrant cultures, Mugu comes with a queer practice of Garbha Chhitta which is an age-long tradition where the parents decide to get their children married while in their wombs.

SAW teams up for stray animal welfare

Published On: March 15, 2019 08:16 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

The inauguration ceremony of Society for Animal Welfare (SAW), a group teamed up for stray animal welfare was held on Thursday at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg. With an aim to raise awareness about diseases control and population management, SAW organized the initiative to ensure improved medical treatment to stray animals.

Rippling Waves #CelebratingWomanhood

Published On: March 8, 2019 01:13 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Somedays meek, somedays rough some moments feeble, otherwise tough

Bulbul: A cathartic journey

Published On: February 18, 2019 05:13 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

After creating much buzz prior to hitting the theaters, Bulbul certainly seems to keep up with the expectation of the viewers. Rather observed as a social drama, the film has psychological leanings and excels to studying and exploring psychological dimensions.

Love me or love me not!

Published On: February 8, 2019 02:33 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Love me or love me not I am the morning dew drop Bloomed from your heart Glistened by the ray

Pijada ki Chari: Freeing the caged bird

Published On: February 6, 2019 08:16 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

When power seeps through the base of Putali village, the once-a-merry-land transforms into a center of chaos and disorder.

Five things that can never go wrong in life

Published On: January 28, 2019 07:05 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

We make mistakes we learn from our mistakes. At the end we just seem to weigh down the positive and negative impacts that things have upon us.

4 things to consider while buying beauty products

Published On: January 26, 2019 05:02 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Many a times, picking a product amidst a whole bunch of other lot could be badly dilemmatic. And approaching the near-by person could make the situation much worse. Thus, keeping things in mind prior to buying could save you from many hassles.

Five tips for healthy winter hair

Published On: January 23, 2019 04:00 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Winter not only makes your skin dry but also robs moisture from your hair. Yes! Chopping off your tresses could be an easier solution. But you need to run your efforts an extra mile when you are in love with them.

Mending music

Published On: January 22, 2019 02:23 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

He explored with varied approaches to sustain in music before starting up his own venture in 2010. A percussionist at heart, Kamal Subedi can strum the strings of guitar and equally hit right notes of Sarangi.

Fire and Ice!

Published On: January 22, 2019 10:58 AM NPT By: Sonam Lama

Amidst the accessories of crockeries I rise! I rise above the encircled boundaries Of four walls,

'Hip-Hop Coppelia': A musical blend of dance and drama

Published On: January 18, 2019 04:43 PM NPT By: Sonam Lama

If you are a dance enthusiast, 'Hip-Hop Coppelia' will simply move you and in case if you are not, it will still groove you to its playful musical act.