When jail helps change lives

August 4, 2017 10:21 am

Six years ago, Rakesh Tamang of Itahari-4, killed one of the locals of his community. He is still serving a jail term in the regional prison of Jhumka, Sunsari but these days he isn’t only a prisoner. One will find him delivering lessons on ethics, morality and discipline to other inmates.

CARDIFF, June 4: After another potent demonstration of his enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing Cristiano Ronaldo now.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Nepali Embassy in Malaysia on Wednesday helped 18 Nepali migrants in the local Bukit Jalil Campus to return to Nepal.

Adoption of GIS tech helps boost GDP

April 19, 2017 23:30 pm

Agendra Kuwar is the president of Esri India that specializes on GIS technology. Kuwar was recently in Kathmandu to participate in the company’s first user conference in the city. Republica’s Prasansha Rimal caught up with Kuwar to talk about the company and its plans.

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: At a time when government schools are struggling for survival, some of them are setting examples in Biratnagar. For earning such a status these schools switched to English from Nepali as the medium of instruction in classrooms, among other things.

For years, violence kept most of Pakistan’s aspiring young musicians from following their dreams, whether the threat of Taliban militant attacks or gang wars in the crowded southern port city of Karachi.

DUNAI, Jan 17: Never had Bimal Bharati of Dunai-1in Dolpa district, who was mentally ill for five years, imagined that he would ever regain his sanity for his family lacked adequate financial resources to avail him treatment.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 29: Septuagenarian Saila Poju, a local of Byasi of Bhaktapur, has been constructing the wall of the historic Vatsala Devi Temple in front of the 55-Window Palace at Bhaktapur Durbar Square since the last two months. His son and some other locals have been helping the 72-year-old in reconstructing the temple, which was damaged by earthquakes last year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepali Congress leader, Prakashman Singh, today said the Congress District Treasurers' First National Conference has contributed significantly in bringing about financial transparency in the party.

POKHARA, Nov 16:Nepal Tarun Dal (the youth wing of the Nepali Congress) central direction committee coordinator Balkrishna Khand has said organisation's Pokhara fourth general convention has helped further consolidate the party.

MUMBAI, Oct 20: In a recent promotional video for her upcoming film Dear Zindagi, Alia Bhatt poses a question to her fans, ''Why can't Monday blues be pink, or peach?'' Later adding that why can't people just be happy about a Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Lack of education is considered among the many problems hindering the progress of people of Musahar communities, a sub-group of Tarai Dalits. Now the situation seems to be gradually changing for the better as more numbers of students from the community are showing participation in higher level education.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The government of India has decided to provide Rs 30.29 million for the construction of a campus building of Shree Narad Adarsh Education Campus in Udaypur.

PALPA, Sept 15: Ropeway that connects Masyam-4, Charchare, Koldanda-8, and Khamauri of Palpa district has brought a huge change in the area by fueling economic activities and easing transportation woes.

MANCHESTER, Aug 13:  Manchester City needed a late own-goal to beat Sunderland 2-1 Saturday as Pep Guardiola's management career in the Premier League got off to a labored start.

Kathmandu, Aug 1: Bisundev Mahato, a native of Lahan, Nepal and a Harvard Anesthesiologist, Sadeq A Quraishi teamed up and developed a concept and design for improving ICU mortality prediction on the basis of a research conducted at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) patients.

Bisundev Mahato, a native of Lahan, Nepal and a Harvard Anesthesiologist, Sadeq A Quraishi teamed up and developed a concept and design for a study to be based on Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) patients.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Bank of Kathmandu (BoK) Ltd has provided Rs 500,000 to Dhurmus Suntali Foundation. Ajay Shrestha, CEO of BoK, presented a check for Rs 500,000 to Sitaram Kattel of 'Dhurmus Suntali Foundation' amidst a program held at the bank. According to a statement issued by the bank, the foundation is headed by popular comedian couple Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire, who are engaged in different social initiatives after the earthquakes of 2015.

SAINT-DENIS, France, June 14: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the star who calls himself a legend, saved Sweden yet again.