There was a time when bags were all about utility. You got one or two, at the most, and used it to carry your stuff to school or college and then, as you got older, your sister’s fraying tote was what you shoved your necessities (wallet, tissue, lip balm) in when you were going out for brunch with friends on the weekend.
Events in Nepal are incomplete without food, long speeches, and banners. Think huge flex prints and painted cloth banners. No event goes without declaring itself and banners serve that purpose. But the thing is, more often than not, the minute the event is over the banners are the first thing to go. Inevitably they end up being dumped as garbage. This was something Rushka Sthapit could not come to terms with.
Jenisha Shrestha, co-founder of 1uta, a Nepali lifestyle brand that is mainly focused on apparel, confesses that she has always loved designing, crafting, and creating things. Even though she graduated with a business major, Shrestha mentions that assisting in the designing process of 1uta products has helped her keep in touch with her creative side.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Leather is considered as a vintage and versatile terms of clothing. Donning in a black gear makes you unique from rest giving you a vibe of being confident. However, unavailability of quality leather products under an unaffordable price is the main hurdle that every fashion freaks have to face in the country. But now there are some business producing quality leather products in the country.
‘Shatru Gate’ bagged the best film award at NFDC National Film Award, which was organized on the premises of Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, on April 26. According to the organizer NFDC, 83 films and artists of those films participated in the award function. Twenty-three categories of awards were distributed on the occasion.
KATHMANDU, March 26: After the government's attempt to ban plastic bags in the Kathmandu Valley two years ago became a complete failure, Ward No 1 of Mahalaxmi Municipality in Lalitpur district is all set to revive the ban from April 14 coinciding with the Nepali New Year 2075.
DHARAN, Mar 12: Samjhana BK has won the title of first ever Mrs State 1 on Sunday. As many as 35 married women had participated in the competition that was held at Sabha Griha, Dharan on Sunday. The competition was organized by Woman Worth Group.
KATHMANDU, March 9: Prasanna Bajracharya's photo has bagged the #PhotoNepal (Winter) Theme contest. Bajracharya's photo won the title ahead of 509 photos submitted by 230 photographers from across the country in the contest organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in association with Photo Journalists (PJ) Club.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) has bagged two wins in the second day of the second round matches in the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Hishila Maharjan has bagged the title of the 4th Season of Liril Fresh Face. Hishila was declared winner the finale held on Wednesday evening, according to a statement issued by Unilever Nepal.
KHOTANG, Dec 13: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in the district. The vote counting has finalized on Wednesday where UML wins towards first-past-the-post elections in Khotang has also become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Litterateur Manu Brajaki will be honoured with the 'Pahalman Singh Swar Lifetime Literary Award, 2074'. A meeting of Pahalman Singh Swar Memorial Foundation has decided to this effect. Established by the Foundation, the award is given every year.
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Election Commission has prohibited the production, distribution and use of cap, sticker, t-shirt, bag and shawl bearing election symbol of any political parties in upcoming elections to House of Representatives and State Assemblies.
LOS ANGELES, August 28: As Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran bagged the top honors at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), the ceremony saw pertinent issues such as politics, body shaming and mental health being discussed.
KATHMANDU, July 16: Arati Thapa and Ishara Karki bagged gold medals on the opening day of First Madan Bhandari School Level National Karate Championship on Sunday. Arati of Prashansha Dojo defeated Suhana Rana of Genius School in the girls’ U-20 kg category final while Sandhya Thapa and Aisha Thapa won bronze medals in the same event.
HETAUDA, July 7: ‘Chhakka Panja’ wins 10 accolades including Best Picture in the 9th annual D Cine Awards. The other top prizes went to Priyanka Karki and Bipin Karki who won awards for best actors of the calendar year for movies ‘Chhakka Panja’ and ‘Jatra’ respectively.
KATHMANDU, March 6: Yadu Memorial Academy, Rukum honored Republica's Special Correspondent Bhadra Sharma with the Yadu Memorial Award-2017 in the weekend for his 'excellent' reporting in favor of peace, democracy and good governance.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: A Nepali student, currently running her Ph D program in bio-chemistry and molecular biology from a reputed university in the USA, has been awarded with the Alice Curtis Award in recognition of her excellence in studies.