Do you love balloons?

June 5, 2022 12:00 pm

Yes, we all love balloons, balloons are the highlight of our childhood joy and adulthood celebrations. No special occasion is complete without balloons. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that our celebrations like birthdays, marriage, private party victory celebrations etc., anything or any event doesn’t feel complete without the presence of balloons.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: A week-long free mask distribution and public awareness program has been launched at the joint initiative of Metropolitan Police Circle, Thankot and Thankot Jaycees.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Free masks have been distributed to 6,686 people under the campaign ‘Where is your mask?’ run by Nepal Police for the prevention and control of the COVID-19 infection on Thursday. Under this campaign, since April 20, a total of 1,078,309 people have been given free masks.

The massive quake of 2015 and its aftermath gave us a very important and essential lesson, that is, the importance of preparedness and awareness. However, we are neither prepared nor aware. So quickly have we utterly forgotten our country’s long history of destructive disasters.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Nepal Fertility Care Center (NFCC), an NGO working for reproductive health for over three decades in Nepal, has organized the historic event by lighting up Swayambhunath temple in teal color to raise awareness about cervical cancer. Teal is the color of cervical cancer worldwide.

POKHARA, July 23: Traffic police personnel in Pokhara have been spreading awareness among the people against the global pandemic of novel coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Despite the lockdown orders of the government, the major cities of Sarlahi are still open and people are found defying lockdown orders everywhere.

How America Can Beat COVID-19

March 9, 2020 11:00 am

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.

BAGLUNG, March 8: The District Administration Office and stakeholders, including political parties, has decided to launch a public awareness campaign against coronavirus in Baglung.

JANAKPUR, March 8: The Mithila Theatre Art Council is to observe this year's Holi festival by spreading awareness against coronavirus or COVID-19.

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.

Making Shivata's dreams come true

February 17, 2020 18:18 pm

This kind of event helps in strengthening the relationship between two countries where Nepal and India have deep bread and daughter relationship.

DHANGADHI, Jan 24: The number of suicide cases has been increasing at an alarming rate in Sudur Paschim Province.

Deepika Padukone says the conversation around mental health awareness may have opened up a lot in recent years but there is still a long way to go.

A 21 years old man, reported to be from Kavre district, succumbed to bird flu on March 29 and it has spread panic among commoners.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Every year, the 13th of February is observed as the International Condom Day with an aim to increase awareness regarding the need for condoms as a contraceptive method.

Exploring the world of Shiva

February 9, 2019 03:36 am

We were telling a story that transcends time, a story that is the key to unlocking miracles, magic and mystery.

BAITADI, Jan 4: The District Police Office, Baitadi has started a campaign to check cyber crime that is increasing lately.

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.

Beware of foreign money

December 2, 2018 01:00 am

Funding intended to destroy our culture and religion comes cloaked in guise of conferences ostensibly for various humanitarian purposes

ILAM, Oct 8: As many as 3,553 people of the district were informed of the violence against women and children and its consequences in a month long campaign against rape and sexual violence.

NEW YORK, Oct 2: Tennis great Serena Williams goes topless and sings “I Touch Myself” in a video to promote breast cancer awareness month.

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.

At full throttle

September 28, 2018 09:08 am

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. Walk

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.

LAMJUNG, Jan 30: Students have started an awareness campaign for driver and pedestrians following the increment in the road accidents in the district.

JAJARKOT, Jan 11: The health service camp and awareness program has exceeded to control the epidemic viral flu, spreading in the district since three weeks.

POKHARA, Dec 21: A local group of Pokhara organized awareness programs on security measures that need to rehearsal held during emergency situations at the city's schools.

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.

Awareness Is Key

October 15, 2017 12:33 pm

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Health awareness and checkup program

August 26, 2017 10:04 am

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: A premiere of the movie ‘Signature’ was held at the premises of Nepal Academy Hall on Sunday.

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.

Fashion for awareness

June 27, 2017 10:26 am

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, May 22:  MAW Enterprises, the authorized distributor of Yamaha two-wheelers for Nepal, has organized road safety awareness program for contestants of Miss Nepal 2017 beauty pageant.

KATHMANDU, May 3: As the users of social media are increasing, awareness against the cyber crimes is also getting on its track.

GULARIYA, March 29: A one – day anti-corruption civilian awareness programme was held on Tuesday under the banner 'Zero Tolerance against Corruption' at Manpur of Thakur Baba Municipality – 3.

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.

KATHMANDU, March 5:  Bibekshil Nepali Party has launched an awareness program against corruption in the area of  Basantapur square, Kathmandu.

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.

Actor, entrepreneur and social activist Juhi Chawla on Saturday sought to create awareness about menace of using plastic.