Nails and hair grow, we sweat, we cry and half of us bleed. Then why is it that of all the physiological processes only one has been pushed to an abnormal position a socio-religious stigma? Was this selection absolutely random, or was it more thought out that we give it credit for?
JUMLA, May 20: Dhanbahadur Rawat, 64, long wished of seeing vehicles in his village. A resident of Tatapani Rural Municipality- 7 however never ever believed that such a wish would come true one day. Two years ago, villagers told him that a road was under construction and that it will pass from near his patio. He recalls telling them ‘they have gone mad’. Now he is awestruck. All big and small size vehicles pass through the road that indeed has touched his patio.
Sujeev Shakya’s previous book ‘Unleashing Nepal’ was able to delineate Nepal’s economic history and examine Nepal’s economic status in the global arena. ‘Unleashing Nepal’ was also a national bestseller that inspired many young readers to understand the present economic possibilities in Nepal.
Every individual have their own dream in their life. I too have a dream in life but its ever changing. Never at pause. It all began when I started to consider being a doctor. I was largely fascinated by the respect that doctors get in our society and also by the movies where they say “Operation Successful!!!” after an surgery goes well. So that’s how I set my first aim in life.
WASHINGTON, Mar 12: The White House is forging ahead with a plan to give firearms training to teachers while pulling back from moves opposed by gun lobbyists such as raising the age limit for purchasing some weapons.
POKHARA, Dec 16: The royal family members used to come and stay here for recreation. The epitome of natural beauty 'Himgriha' and Ratna Temple in Pokhara, which stretched over 100 ropanis of land, was not open for public then.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Bikram Bahadur Thapa, has called on the people to vote for the Nepali Congress-led democratic alliance in the election to see according to him economic development and prosperity in the country.
Fifty one people were killed in four separate accidents in the past three days. These accidents, often times are blamed to reckless driving and poor road conditions. But what does the death of 51 people have to tell about Nepal’s road accidents?
After reading an article about a little girl suffering from HIV, Raj Kumar Pun felt obligated to help her. “She was malnourished, ill and abandoned by her family and society. She had also lost her mother, a victim of HIV/AIDS,” says Pun, founder and chairperson of Baby Life Home. Pun, along with his friend, Uma Gurung decided to get that little girl from her village to Kathmandu and take care of her.
CHITWAN: Nepal is a country that unabashedly boasts a huge influx of tourists who come here to witness pure nature and a lifestyle rich in culture. However, the massive Gorkha Earthquake of 2015 rattled the national tourism sector to such an extent that tourists changed their preferred months to visit here.
“Previously one used to paint Naags (snakes) all day with the help of a wooden base, while printed pictures are used these days,” said priest Krishna Prasad Bhattarai. In addition, priests used to make janai and doro (sacred threads), the latter by mixing Kesar powder with the originally white threads, with their hands.
Renisha Rai, a choreographer turned director, is currently working on her debut movie ‘Into Minto London Ma’. The movie is slated to release by the end of 2017, and features prominent stars like Samragee Rajyaa Laxmi Shah and Dhiraj Magar. Following are excerpts of what Renisha told Shuvechchha Ghimire of My City.
RIYADH, March 9: In Saudi Arabia, a group of women are preparing an unusual event to mark International Women’s Day – a campaign to highlight the changing role and economic potential of women in the deeply conservative kingdom.
Be it building of a nation or making a company successful, it is said that both men and women play a significant role. To what extent do you think this idea has been implemented in reality? Are women given equal roles in key positions? Are they provided with equal career opportunities in Nepal?
Anjali Lama, 32, is a renowned name in the Nepali modeling industry. Born in Nuwakot she was able to make headlines in national and international newspapers by becoming the first transgender model to walk the runway at Lakme Fashion Week in India. Here, with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal, she talks about her journey and struggles.
Facebook is changing the way it ranks videos that appear on the News Feed so that the videos which are more relevant to you surface on the screen. With this new change, longer videos that people spend time watching may get a boost.
BrandLab is an advertising agency which uses social media for advertisement. The company provides promotion to clients or companies on digital platform. Facebook pages are mostly used by this agency for advertising certain products or branding certain company. Digital advertising is necessary to reach targeted audience for the promotion of the brand and is comparatively cheaper than the traditional method of advertising.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Being unhappy with the performance of the existing structure and officials at the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is mulling over changes in the reconstruction body staff, one of the aides to the prime minister said.
The majority of us were brought up to respect the national anthem and this involves showing deference whenever it is played – namely ceasing our activities and standing still out of respect. It has now become so common to hear it in situations and places where it just is not possible for us to maintain the required propriety befitting that of a national anthem.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is preparing to form a new government under his leadership, has revealed the reason for withdrawing support to the KP Sharma Oli-led government.