Monika Malla

Malla is a photo journalist at Nepal Republic Media.

Nepali farmers battle twin problems of climate change and contagion

Published On: December 29, 2022 06:05 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

The arrival of the 15-day festival of Dashain usually marks the time to harvest Junar (sweet orange) in the high hills of Sindhuli. The citrus fruit sales is a major source of income for most of the farmers in this district which is known as a pocket-area for the production of the fruit. But time has changed for BalKumari Thapa (37) as she had to burn down her orchards.

Agitators protest near parliament building, demanding withdrawal of MCC (With Photos)

Published On: December 14, 2021 05:47 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Agitators demanding the withdrawal of the US government-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) gathered outside the Federal Parliament building in New Baneshwar to protest against the project’s implementation.

PHOTOS: Meet a youth who is trying to keep ancient printing techniques alive

Published On: December 9, 2021 01:52 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: A gallery which is filled with ancient printing machines and woodcrafts in Boudha of Kathmandu is no less than a museum which hosts wood blocks that date back to the 15th century. The ancient printing technique is still on the move in this gallery.

A long followed tradition of secluding girls at puberty (Photo feature)

Published On: December 4, 2021 04:15 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: As per the tradition of ‘Gufa’, which has been passed on for generations in the Newa Community, a girl is isolated from public view for 12 days.

IN PHOTOS: Student Unions continue protest against petroleum price hike

Published On: November 14, 2021 04:57 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Various students unions have given continuity to their street protests against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

IN PICS: Chhath concludes with offerings to Sun

Published On: November 11, 2021 10:10 AM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The four-day long festival of Chhath observed mainly by the natives of Terai region of Nepal has concluded on Thursday with offerings made to the rising sun.

Preparations in full swing for Chhath festival (With photos)

Published On: November 8, 2021 05:27 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Preparation of pandals is in full swing on the embankments of Bagmati River in Gaurighat of Kathmandu for the Chhath celebrations. Tents are being stretched on the riverside where devotees would stay for a night till the next morning to worship the Sun.

People rush to buy gold, silver coins for Dhanteras (With photos)

Published On: November 2, 2021 04:31 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: People have rushed to the Mint Division of Nepal Rastra Bank to purchase gold and silver coins on the occasion of Dhanteras.

Septuagenarians get vaccine against pneumonia (With Photos)

Published On: November 1, 2021 04:15 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) has started inoculating people above the age of 70 with anti- pneumonia vaccine (PCV-13) at all the wards starting Sunday. The vaccination drive will continue till Wednesday, according to LMC officials.

Footprints for Animals to cross roads in Lalitpur (With photos)

Published On: October 29, 2021 12:30 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City and Sneha’s Care, an organization working for animal welfare has started imprinting animal paws commonly known as ‘Paw Prints’ to raise awareness about the protection of stray animals from Friday morning.

Traditional clay pot makers preserve the tradition of pala making

Published On: October 24, 2021 04:00 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Potters of Bhaktapur are busy making “Pala”, traditional earthen oil lamps, with the Tihar festival round the corner.

Dashain Aayo !

Published On: October 9, 2021 06:30 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: With the onset of Dashain, the greatest festival of Hindus in Nepal, people have thronged the markets to purchase goats for the celebration. With

Sales of goats for Dashain begins

Published On: October 8, 2021 03:15 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Goats are being unloaded from a vehicle as the state owned company Nepal Food Management and Trading Company (FTMC) plans to start selling it from Saturda

Grab your seats ! (Photo feature)

Published On: September 27, 2021 02:48 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: With the pre-booking of bus tickets for Dashain travelers open from Monday, people have thronged at the New Buspark in Gongabu to book their seats.

In Pics: Rishi Panchami being observed today

Published On: September 11, 2021 10:32 AM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Two days after celebrating Teej, women of Nepal again throng the nearby water sources and Shiva Temple to observe Rishi Panchami on Panchang Tithi of Shukla Paksha in Bhadra according to the Hindu calendar.

PHOTOS: Female devotees throng Pashupatinath on occasion of Teej

Published On: September 9, 2021 02:29 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: On the occasion of Teej, women thronged to the Pashupatinath Temple on Thursday despite the closure of the temple to worship Lord Shiva.

PHOTO FEATURE: People throng at Gokarneshwor to celebrate father’s day

Published On: September 7, 2021 11:59 AM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: A large number of people have thronged to Gokarneshwor to mark the traditional father’s day.  Also known as ‘Kushe Aunsi’ which also is referred as 'Gokarna Aunsi', this special day is set apart for the veneration of one's father.

IN PICS: ‘Whistle protest’ in capital by student unions

Published On: July 8, 2021 04:40 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, July 8: Youths affiliated to various student unions have staged a ‘whistle protest’ in Kathmandu on Thursday.

Locals demand strict punishment for tipper driver (with photos)

Published On: July 3, 2021 01:41 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, July 3: Locals of Thali have been demanding strict punishment against the tipper driver who caused the deaths of two people early Saturday morning.

IN PICS: Back in the air

Published On: July 1, 2021 02:44 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Domestic Terminal of the Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday wore a “new-normal” look as the domestic flights resumed after a hiatus of nearly two months.