Sangita Shrestha

The contributor for Republica.

Balaju-Bypass Road Expansion: Displaced locals in relay fast

Published On: August 12, 2020 05:42 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Recognizing the role of indigenous women’s knowledge

Published On: August 11, 2020 01:28 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Creating her own opportunity

Published On: August 7, 2020 04:40 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Young social entrepreneur bringing change in the community

Published On: August 4, 2020 03:01 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Will the pandemic make online education shine? (Part II)

Published On: July 31, 2020 02:49 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Will the pandemic make online education shine? (Part I)

Published On: July 31, 2020 02:29 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Narrating expressions through videos

Published On: July 27, 2020 07:13 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Vibrant month of colors: Shrawan (with video)

Published On: July 17, 2020 01:09 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Working for the girls’ empowerment and education

Published On: July 13, 2020 02:42 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Will there be Rato Machhindranath's chariot procession?

Published On: July 8, 2020 04:28 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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

Guru: One who lets light in life (With Video)

Published On: July 5, 2020 07:02 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

In a person’s life, a teacher has his/her influence not only in the classroom but well into the future. With their guidance, students can reach impeccable heights of success.

Significance of Guru (With Video)

Published On: July 5, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Guru Purnima also known as Vyas Jyanti is celebrated on Asadh Sukla Purnima every year. This year it is being observed on Sunday.

Exploring the future of theater

Published On: July 3, 2020 07:15 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Here's how to make your own cloth menstrual pads

Published On: June 28, 2020 02:33 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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:

Citizen's Cultural Peace Walk for National Independence, Co-existence, and Good Governance (With video)

Published On: June 24, 2020 06:14 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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".

Forefront of fighting epidemics and pandemics:Nurses

Published On: May 12, 2020 06:36 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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

Here's how to make your own hand sanitizer at home (With Video)

Published On: March 24, 2020 01:47 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Amid the pandemic COVID-19, here’s a mini-tutorial video and infographics for anyone who wants to prepare hand sanitizer at home.

Shaping career being within the box (with video)

Published On: March 15, 2020 05:42 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Ghimire believes that technology is for all where technology education and skills to girls can employ them in the IT sector promoting tech equality and combat gender disparity.

Junkiri for all, spreading knowledge on feminism

Published On: March 4, 2020 06:42 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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.

Being satisfied in life and falling for innocence

Published On: March 1, 2020 08:00 PM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

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,”