Locals of Balaju ward no. 16 have started a relay fast from Saturday. They are protesting against demolition of houses done without any basis or information. Moreover, the Supreme Court had issued an order on Chaitra 8, 2073 BS not to enter the house-yard, occupy it unauthorized and demolish it until the issue is resolved through discussion.
Women of the World Virtual Nepal 2020, an online events series, became a platform to understand the condition of indigenous women in the current scenario and how indigenous knowledge and skills can help let the identity of the country get noticed in the international level.
Anisha Maharjan is the first winner of ‘Dopper Changemaker' that was held in 2019. Dopper Changemaker 2019 in Nepal was about supporting students to implement their thesis or graduation project on two major environmental issues: water and/or plastic pollution.
Twenty-nine years old, Jaa Dangol, is the founder of Lachhi situated in Khokana. Lachhi has its own café and store where one can taste the authentic Newari food, buy ethnic handmade crafts and local agricultural products.
In this uncertain situation, educational institutes such as schools and colleges have taken the advantage of technology to let their students gain knowledge and get them engaged in some ways, when there is no school at all. However, due to various circumstances only few students are being able to utilize it fully.
It’s a wait and watch situation for educational sectors due to COVID-19 pandemic. Though the government has lifted lockdown effective from July 21, nine service fields are still closed where educational institutes are one among them.
Human beings are meant to be living in a society, in a group. Living life without social engagement is a challenge. However, COVID-19 forced everyone to be in isolation and maintain distance from each other. Nevertheless, thanks to the modern technology that helped to stay connected with the loved ones and share our feelings.
Amid the pandemic, with the eased lockdown, the fervor of Shrawan has begun. Shrawan is a sacred month for Hindus, the fourth month of the Bikram Sambat calendar. It is known as the ‘month of Shiva’ according to Hindu mythology. During this month, devotees pay their homage to lord Shiva in nearby temples.
Salina Tamang is the Girls Education Program Manager at Room to Read Nepal. She has more than 18 years of experience working in the development sector. She has worked with marginalized and stigmatized groups (sexual and gender minorities) of Nepal in their fight against discrimination and social exclusion. Currently, her work is to develop girls toward empowerment through life skills, mentoring and ensuring that they complete school in an environment which is gender friendly, safe and accessible.
Rato Machhindranath or Karunamaya is the god of grain and rain, where Rato Macchindranath or Bungadya's Jatra is considered as a living culture, which is celebrated by Buddhists, Hindus, Vaishnavites and Shaivites (Nath sects) alike
Theater hall comes alive with the soul of artists. The black box space becomes colorful with lively performance, along with the support of people working behind the scenes. However, since the outbreak of COVID-19 and lockdown in the nation the magic that used to happen has come to a halt. Like many other fields, theatrical scenario too is looking grim.
Isn't it a delight, if you could spend less on sanitary pads or tampons? And what if you could make your own cloth pads, more comfortable and are better for the environment? So, here's a video on how to make your own reusable pads:
With a theme "Kathmandu valley-wide citizen's cultural peace walk for national independence, co-existence, and good governance" members of The Civil Voice, a Facebook group has begun a eight-day protest "Citizen's Cultural Peace Walk".
Everybody is aware of the fact that "health is wealth", without health there is not much in one's life. Moreover, the current scenario of COVID-19 pandemic is reinforcing the same, where health care professionals' efforts are highly recognized. And on May 12, it's the International Day of Nurse along with 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale
There were days when small kids used to follow fireflies and get mesmerized by their twinkling light. However, due to urbanization and light pollution, it is a rare sight to find fireflies flying freely in the city. No matter how tiny they are, fireflies always illuminate light on their path and created a delight in the environment.
I was devastated after the doctor told me, I had to quit playing. But my parents and Gurus supported me and helped me lead my life toward satisfaction. I am living a satisfied life as a teacher and a coach. I had never imagined that I would be a school teacher,”