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Sangita Shrestha

Sr. correspondent at Republica.

'Ramailo Games' promotes local content and family games

Published On: April 29, 2022 02:06 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

If one has time and opportunity, s/he definitely won't deny having some fun. And with the concept of having fun along with socializing with like-minded people, Ramilo games, a social gaming platform, was launched in 2021.

Women in leadership of Local Governance

Published On: April 20, 2022 03:14 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Nepal got 7 women mayors, 276 women deputy mayors, 11 women chairpersons, and 424 women vice-chairpersons making a total of 718 in the top two positions in local bodies. On the other hand, this result also shows political parties' ability to retain patriarchal practices.

'Adwitiya Pratibimba', grand fashion show, reflecting the future of graduating designers of NCFT (With Photos)

Published On: April 7, 2022 03:56 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

A  total of 82 graduating designers of Namuna College of Fashion Technology (NCFT) organized their graduation fashion show titled 'Journey of Fashion XVI: Adwitiya Pratimba". The show was held at The Soaltee Kathmandu, Soaltee Mode on Wednesday.

Vibrant display of contemporary forms of artistic expression (With Video)

Published On: March 15, 2022 03:00 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

In Kathmandu Triennale 2077, one can witness works by artists working with and from within multiple aesthetic, and cosmological viewpoints and meanings, expressing multiplicities that compose the multifaceted global reality.

‘The journey of artistic mastery: Samundra Man Singh Shrestha’ on display

Published On: February 18, 2022 06:13 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

The Museum of Nepali Art (MONA), Thamel, is running the exhibition “The journey of artistic mastery: Samundra Man Singh Shrestha.” In the exhibition, one can encounter artist Samundra Man Singh Shrestha’s paintings along with his key sketches depicting his process of work and his dedication to art.

Barahbarse Makar Mela: Center of faith and belief

Published On: February 6, 2022 05:53 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

The Barhabarse Makar Mela, a month-long festival, began on January 15 (Magh 1 of the Nepali month) in Panauti. The district officials in Kavre though had ordered to cancel the festivity on January 11 due to the impending threat of COVID-19. Local devotees, on the other hand, have decided to hold it. This year it continues till February 12.

Here's how to get a copy of your Covid-19 vaccination card if you've misplaced yours

Published On: January 25, 2022 11:33 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

If you’ve misplaced yours, then here’s what you should do to get a copy of your Covid-19 immunization card according to the National Health Education Information and Communication Centre:


Published On: January 21, 2022 05:18 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

What's the point of this life Living with all these Heartbreaks But I will be fine, you want to know why

Saurganga’s feelings on display at Van Gogh Gallery

Published On: January 12, 2022 05:45 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Traditional cloth pouch (Thaili) is her main motif along with female figures, men, wavy water, fishes, lotus and children among others; which she links with various aspects or feelings one gets in life. Her artworks are dreamlike which are pleasant to the eyes and have a rhythm to them. She has not created any facial features for any of the human figures. The reason for not having facial features is that any viewers can relate the artworks to themselves.

Exploring the extraterrestrial and outer realm in ‘...solace of mind...Fractal Utopia'

Published On: January 10, 2022 02:50 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

It's always fascinating to wonder about what young minds behold. Their imagination, perception, and execution of something can help one to understand them and their world, which might have the tendency to astonish anyone.

An ounce of hope in moments of total despair

Published On: January 1, 2022 03:52 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The year 2021 for the art fraternity was hopeful, compared to the year 2020. After the prohibitory orders imposed to curb COVID-19 were lifted, art galleries in Kathmandu reopened with various exhibitions. Various events such as workshops and open platforms were organized, instigating hope in the Nepali art scenario.

Showcasing unity in diversity through costumes

Published On: December 24, 2021 01:27 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Students of Prime Global School, Naya Bazar all set to celebrate cultural diversity for the parade in cultural and character costumes on Friday.

Hamro Pahilo Paila: An exhibition to understand the new generation of artists

Published On: December 4, 2021 09:40 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

One can see variety of art works such as landscape, portraits, surrealistic art, installation, traditional art, botanical art, etc, under single roof; also it is a window to understand new generation of artists having academic background in Fine Arts.

Stop Kiss: Engaging and intriguing show

Published On: December 1, 2021 11:38 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

The drama depicts gender-based violence and showcases the suffering and pain one has to go through. It began on November 25 at Shilpee Theatre, Battisputali. The drama also marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the United Nation’s 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence.

Poleko Makai: Understanding the perks of right choices

Published On: November 24, 2021 01:49 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Rai's book with strong moral values, the importance of friends, families, society, nature, culture among others helps those readers gain social and emotional behavior.

5 things about Saigrace Pokharel

Published On: November 21, 2021 01:56 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Saigrace Pokharel is a social impact storyteller who is based in Barcelona, Spain. He is currently in Nepal and is busy with his “Word Tour with Saigrace”. He owns a production house and he produces commercial photos and videos for different companies. At this time, in Nepal he is visiting seven different places — Dhangadhi, Jhapa, Dharan, Chitwan, Butwal, Pokhara and Kathmandu — for his Word Tour. Moreover, he is working on his project to publish his first novel and song.

Enjoy responsibly, take precautions and avoid COVID-19 infection

Published On: November 2, 2021 01:00 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Everyone wants to have some fun after a hectic weekday. Chilling at night with some good food, music and friends is what one needs for days ahead during the weekends. And in that sense, the night life with pubs, bars, discotheques and restaurants open for 24 hours used to be hip and happening, before the pandemic.

Revealing unseen emotions through geometric shapes and harmonious hues

Published On: October 6, 2021 02:55 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Rectangles, circles, squares and more form different patterns and figures in artist Sangee Shrestha’s paintings are displayed in Mcube Gallery, Chakupat, Patan. This is her second solo exhibition titled ‘Sambeg’, where she uses these geometrical shapes to give figurative forms and expresses her emotional journey during the time of pandemic and beyond.

The modern entrepreneur (with video)

Published On: September 30, 2021 12:10 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

There's always a struggle behind one's success. One can only see the tip of the iceberg, whereas it's depth is rooted deep down below the ocean. Similarly, first a makeup artist and social media influencer Lemi, too has a story behind her success. Lemi, is now an entrepreneur who recently founded Pastel Beauty by Lemi, her brand of cosmetics.

MBBS students continue to protest demanding govt to make internship arrangement

Published On: September 29, 2021 05:22 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Medical students, who have not been able to complete their internships in China due to travel restriction to China following the COVID-19 pandemic, have continued with their protests demanding the government make necessary arrangements for internship.