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Aditi Baral

Aditi has been covering social affairs for Republica Daily since June, 2019.

Differences over Battle of Kirtipur as War Memorial Park construction gathers pace

Published On: August 9, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, August 9: As construction work is underway to establish a War Memorial Park in Kirtipur to relive the history of the famous war between Kirtipur and Gorkha soldiers, there are differences among the local people in Kirtipur as to how should they depict the war. At the heart of this dispute is who should be displayed as victorious.

Sarwanam Theatre all set for Arko Kurukshetra

Published On: August 7, 2019 09:15 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, August 5: Sarwanam Theater is staging Arko Kurukshetra, a new play, written by Sampada Malla and directed by Ashesh Malla, the founder of Sarwanam Theater. The play is scheduled to start from August 9. Actress Usha Rajak is playing the lead role.

For disabled in Valley, overcoming odds a daily struggle

Published On: August 6, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: What does it take to overcome disability barriers? For Sanjay Chaudhary, all it took was a disabled friendly commute, a few months of training, a few thousand rupees, and a lot of determination.

High-profile Twitteratis seek action against misuse of parody accounts

Published On: July 25, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, JULY 25: Calls for a clampdown on parody Twitter accounts are growing louder with several high profile public figures including politicians throwing their weight behind 'the campaign to remove fake Twitter handles'.

KMC to build over 40 'smart' toilets within next fiscal year

Published On: July 5, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, July 5: Over 40 new 'smart' public toilets are to be built across Kathmandu by the end of the upcoming fiscal year, while those currently in operation will get a facelift, according to Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office.

New Road area 'smart parking' gets mixed response

Published On: June 26, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, June 25: With Kathmandu Metropolitan City introducing smart parking system at and around the New Road area since June 16, the management of parking areas and vehicular traffic in one of the busiest areas of Kathmandu has become effective.

'Pick-and-drop in public transport catching on

Published On: June 20, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, JUNE 20: The 'pick and drop' system for public transport introduced three months ago by traffic police is catching on.

Netizens discuss freedom of expression as Meme Nepal's Gautam lands in police custody

Published On: June 10, 2019 06:30 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, June 10: Meme Nepal, a popular Nepali social media page, has been courting criticism from various quarters for the past few weeks after two of its comedians were arrested.