AUSTIN – When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, the United States was surprised and unprepared, but it was quickly freed of its illusions. The same does not hold true for the COVID-19 epidemic. The attack is underway and our defenses are down—but so far our illusions remain intact.
KATHMANDU, March 5: The National Federation of Community Schools Management Committees has started circulating public notice to parents, teachers and students to stay safe from the coronavirus which has spread globally.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: One-day training on Tuberculosis awareness was concluded at The British College on Thursday. The program was conducted for students’ awareness. The college organized the program in cooperation with Nepal Chemist & Druggists Association (NCDA) and Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association at its seminar hall.
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Ashwin Karki, dubbed as the “Nepali Padman”, is a 17-year old from Syangja. Growing up in Pokhara, he noticed the plight of young girls and his mentally challenged sister regarding menstruation taboos and decided to take matters into his own hands.
UDAYPUR, Dec 2: Udaypur Traffic Police have started imparting awareness to tipper drivers in the district through on-the-road awareness classes. The traffic police took the initiative to start classes for tipper drivers and helpers following the alarming rate at which tippers have been causing accidents resulting in deaths and severe injuries.
ILAM, Oct 2: Renuka Chauhan of Ilam Municipality-9 stayed in Kathmandu for some months for his son’s treatment after her son was diagnosed with brain tumor last year. In the meantime, her husband Chandra Prasad Chauhan brought home a young woman stating that she is a distant relative. Enraged, Renuka filed a case of polygamy against him at the district court. The district court however did not find her husband and released him. However, recently it has surfaced her husband has fathered a child with the woman and that they were indeed in a serious relationship.
Of late, Motorbiking, as an adventure sports, has been gaining popularity in Nepal. And now, one of the most awaited bike riding events of the year is finally here. With over 300 people taking part in Nepal’s edition of the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride this year on September 29 (Saturday), the fundraising event to bring about awareness on prostate cancer and male suicide prevention is bound to be a success as it was in the previous two years it has been held in Nepal.
Teach For Nepal Walkathon, presented by Citizen Bank, saw a participation of more than 700 young professionals and students from 40 different colleges and universities, was held on Saturday. The event was held to support the activities that Teach For Nepal conducted aimed at ending education inequity in Nepal.
BANEPA, June 30: After losing his wife Kamala Shakya to cervical cancer, Swayambhuraj Shakya of Dhulikhel-2 geared himself up for a campaign to make sure that no other woman dies the death of his wife.
KATHMANDU, April 8: Run for Parkinson, a 5-km marathon run, was inaugurated on Saturday in Kathmandu. The event was jointly organized by Parkinson Nepal in collaboration with Rotary Club of Rajdhani, Inner Wheel Club of Rajdhani, Everest Bank Ltd and Vogue Ad and Events.
KATHMANDU, March 25: Automobile company Yamaha has organized a road safety awareness program targeting the contestants of Miss Nepal 2018. Nepal Traffic Police and Yamaha jointly conducted the program related to reason, to minimize and to control the road accident.
February 18, 2018: The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ), today officially kicked-off its public awareness campaign, “Promoting Water Resource Conservation and Management in Mid and Western Nepal,” in Kathmandu.
Media Port recently released the teaser for their highly anticipated movie Naakaa, developed in association with Highlights Nepal. The one and half minute long trailer showcases a bunch of intense scenes, played one after another, building up a fierce suspense which kept the viewers on the edge of their seats. The movie produced by Prawin Karki hits the theatres on Falgun 17 this year.
KATHMANDU, August 26: A team of doctors, previously students at Kathmandu-based Nepal Medical College, recently conducted a health awareness and free checkup program at the Dhurmus Suntali Integrated Musahar Model Village in Bardibas, Mahottari.
KATHMANDU: If you walk along the streets of Kathmandu, you might no longer see the heaps of waste that used to be a common sight a few years back. The credit largely goes to the fact that Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) started penalizing haphazard waste dumpers.
KATHMANDU: The School Foundation in collaboration with Red Circle Creative Solutions is all set to organize ‘Signature Movie: Think Positive Global Campaign’ a movie screening event with a 18-day long social campaign to garner positive thinking among youngsters. The event is scheduled to take place at Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi on July 8.
KATHMANDU: Students of Development Finance at the National College have initiated a project called ‘Guilty Clothes’. According to the press statement released by the college, the project aims at spreading awareness on sexual violence.
KATHMANDU, March 26: Abiral - The Arts Group Nepal on Saturday organized drama performance and panel discussion on ‘Accountability Issue of Spinal Cord Injury related Disability’ at Nepal Orthopedic Hospital, Jorpati, with an objective of promoting accountability and spreading awareness about disability.
A Professor of special education at Department of Special Education at Changwon National University (CWNU) in Changwon, South Korea, Jung Dae Young, PhD. has many feathers in his cap. He is dean of Educare Teachers School, Director of Leading University Project for International Cooperation and President of the Korean Society of Special Education. Prof Jung took personal initiative to launch the Special Needs Education Department at Tribhuvan University, persuading successfully the National Research Foundation in Korea to extend financial support. Prof. Jung, who has also established a foundation to provide scholarship to students with special needs, is currently in Kathmandu as a part of overseeing the progress of his works. He spoke to Republica in Kathmandu on Monday. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Scores of participants mostly youths participated in a demonstrations in four different locations in Kathmandu on Tuesday to raise awareness against all forms of abuse against women.
GORKHA, Jan 16: When NGOs and INGOs reached out to the earthquake victims in Gorkha in the immediate aftermath of the Gorkha earthquake, they were delighted with all the tall promises these organizations made. They were hopeful that these organizations would fulfill all the tall promises they made and that life would return to normalcy pretty soon.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepal Breast Cancer Foundation organized a two-day fundraising program at the World Trade Center earlier this week with a view to support breast cancer patients and spread awareness about the health complication.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Janata Clinic in collaboration with the Office of the Member of Parliament, Kathmandu-4 conducted an awareness program and a general screening camp for Kidney Disease at Gate International College, Mahankal - 9, Mandikhatar.
Dr Pankaj Jalan is an American Board Certified Neurologist and the director of medical services at Norvic International Hospital. Dealing with diseases of the brain, spine, muscles, and nerves, Dr Jalan has seen all kinds of disorders and he spoke to The Week about some basic health issues that we should all be aware of.
KATHMANDU, June 30: Dr Fixit, the waterproofing expert from the house of Pidilite Industries Ltd, organized a series of awareness campaigns aimed at educating applicators and engineers about the importance of waterproofing