As a South Asian woman who was born in Nepal but having spent most of my adult life in North America, my world has been shaped by two competing identities.

SURKHET, Aug 10 : The youths from Karnali State are participating in the National Youth Conference being held in the federal capital from August 12 to 15. They would show the identity of Karnali State in the conference.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was marked across Nepal by organizing various programs on Friday.

When they said…

June 11, 2019 08:05 am

They said she should be beautiful and when she looked herself in mirror, she saw the power of a pretty face, long hair and alluring body.

Art and identity

March 4, 2019 01:30 am

In difficult times of identity crisis and loss of dignity, uselessness of art comes quite handy. Arts help endure whatever the outcome and conserve energy for another struggle

Identity and nationalism

February 16, 2019 04:58 am

Patriotism transforms nations into beautiful democracies with peace and open societies.

LAHAN, Jan 20: In the quest to seek equal rights, dignity and identity of the Madhesi people, many 'sacrificed' their lives in Madhes movements – the first of which had erupted in 2007. The first martyr among them was Ramesh Mahato. It was unbearable for his family to lose a beloved member.

LAHAN, Jan 20: In the quest to seek equal rights, dignity and identity of the Madhesi people, many 'sacrificed' their lives in Madhes movements – the first of which had erupted in 2007. The first martyr among them was Ramesh Mahato. It was unbearable for his family to lose a beloved member.

Religion and politics

December 15, 2018 01:00 am

Politics matters the most when people start forming their identity around politics or to politicize the non-political

DHADING, Oct 3: Laxmi Sapkota of Thakre Rural Municipality-10 has obtained her senior citizen identity card at the age of 109. Chief and deputy chief of the rural municipality reached her ward to provide her the identity card.

The American identity

July 29, 2018 00:10 am

Recently I was in San Francisco to attend a meeting of Non Resident Nepalis (NRN). While in the hotel lobby I met an old friend, Mahesh, a high tech professional and a naturalized American citizen of Nepali origin.  Our conversation centered on an incident that reflects in many ways the present political commotion in the US.

Nepal lipi: A unique identity

July 15, 2018 12:02 pm

The ancient Newar civilization lies in the core of Kathmandu Valley. Also the country’s capital, Kathmandu is the melting pot of a diverse culture, race, and ethnic practices. Furthermore, foreign cultures also influence the lifestyle in the capital, leaving the denizens with an array of linguistic and cultural choices. The plethora of choices has affected the lingual practices, pushing it to a verge of extinction. However, a number of academicians and organizations have stood to the challenge of preserving Kathmandu’s native language. They have been conducting programs, urging the natives not just to speak, but also to use the scripts of the Nepal Bhasa.

A man with his lost identity

July 3, 2018 09:28 am

A man has been living  In a city that carries The heritage demolished and destroyed By the quake

KHUTAUNA, (Bihar), April 28: Two blue boards reading ‘Pahadi Tola’ hang on both sides of the entrance gate of Khutauna City in Madhuwani district of Bihar State of India. Everyone who comes across the board with this message – Pahadi Tola-15 - becomes inquisitive.

Quest for identity

April 22, 2018 02:00 am

Nepal has only one decade of reservation policy but voices of resistance has started to be heard, mainly from dominant community

Dynapac adopts new visual identity

March 13, 2018 08:41 am

KATHMANDU, March 13: Dynapac, the German high-tech soil and asphalt rollers, pavers and milling equipment producer, has adopted red, white and grey as its three main colors for its visual identity.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Nepal Constitution has enshrined adequate provisions for the development and uplift of all indigenous nationalities, religions and communities.

PANCHTHAR, Jan 11:  The government has geared up its preparation to distribute national identity (NID) cards.  National Identity Card Distribution Management Centre under the Ministry of Home Affairs has exceeded its preparation for the final phase.

Weight becomes identity

December 26, 2017 08:31 am

In this world people are judged on the basis of the numbers they gain on a weighing machine. If I have to say about myself, I am slightly overweight, that’s what my BMI says about me. Keeping all external comments in exception, I don’t mind my fats at all but my insecurities get triggered due to other people.

Identity Card to Artists

November 22, 2017 08:29 am

Kathmandu: Nepal Academy of Music and Drama (NAMUDA) organized a press meet on Sunday at its premises, Bhatbhateni. The event aimed to inform about the distribution of Identity cards to various artists related to music and drama to honor their contribution. It was informed that the ID cards will be distributed soon under the proposal of 2073 BS about the distribution of identity cards to artists, approved by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.

ILAM, Nov 9: Candidate of then CPN (Maoist) Bishwadip Lingden defeated CPN-UML leader K P Sharma Oli when the slogans of identity politics raised by the Maoists held sway all across the villages back during the first Constituent Assembly polls in 2008. Lingden's success in defeating Oli in Jhapa by a wide margin of over 5,000 votes drew national attention.

Freed Kamlari to get identity cards

November 1, 2017 10:10 am

The Freed Kamlari ID Card distribution district committee has endorsed the name of 82 freed Kalmari received from the central line ministry, the Ministry of Land Reforms.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) chairman Kamal Thapa has said the RPP has called for reinstating Nepal as a Hindu nation since that was the country's identity for the last five thousand years.

Gaura-Deuda: An identity of far-west

August 30, 2017 17:08 pm

Women in the far-western development region celebrated Gaura festival amid much fanfare on Tuesday. Goddess Gauri, also known as Parvati, is worshipped during the festival and women observe fast on the occasion praying for their husband and children’s longevity.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Gaura Parba is the special identity of Nepalis.

BARCELONA, August 21:  Spanish authorities confirmed on Monday the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and said that he is the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large.

TURKU, August 19:  Finnish police raided an apartment in eastern Turku and said it was "quite certain" it had identified the attacker who killed two people and wounded eight during a stabbing rampage on Friday, local media reported.

BIRATNAGAR, June 26: With the second-phase local level elections slated for June 28 just around the corner, voters have been lining up since early morning to take their Voter Identity Card(VIC) necessary in casting votes in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

DHARAN, June 24: Senior leader of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Ashok Rai said that the constitution has completely overlooked the identity even though it is the central issue of the current political gamut.

ILAM, June 24: Identity politics that held sway in  nine hill districts in the eastern part of the country at the time of the first Constituent Assembly (CA) elections in 2008 has now largely faded away.

UML for nat'l identity, Oli says

June 10, 2017 16:36 pm

KATHMANDU, June 10: The main opposition CPN (UML) Chairman K P Sharma Oli has said that his party could not agree on the issues of losing national identity.

Ghanta Ghar: Identity of Birgunj

June 3, 2017 13:18 pm

Ghanta Ghar, situated in the middle of Birgunj, has turned into a structure that identifies the city. The tower was established four decades ago with the help of Japanese school kids from Yogano, Japan, who raised money for the construction and sent a Japanese branded Seiko clock-face for the tower.

RASUWA, May 31: The identity of a person who fell to death from a cliff on May 26 is yet to be ascertained.

BUTWAL, April 30: The District Education Office's Local Curriculum Determination Coordination Committee has approved the proposed new curriculum developed by the Local Curriculum Development Committee and decided to enforce its implementation.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The printing of the voter identity cards for the upcoming local level election is in its final stage.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 15:  Malaysian police were able to confirm the identity of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month at Kuala Lumpur's airport, using a DNA sample from one of his children, Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Wednesday.

Bhawana Ghimire is a well known name in sports management. She was appointed the first female CEO of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) in October 2014. She worked for CAN as CEO for 21 months and is currently the executive director of Bat and Ball Foundation (B2F), a non-profit organization which aims to work in the field of cricket development. In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal she talks about her experience as CEO of CAN and challenges and opportunities in the field of sports development in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The government is preparing to distribute 'Poor Identity Card' to the people living under the poverty line in 25 districts from the second week of coming December.

LALITPUR, Oct 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the Dapha (musical instrument), which constitutes the Newar community culture, is the cultural identity of the nation itself. She termed the Dapha as the country's pride and prestige.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Nepal Sambat is Nepal's pride and original identity.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Ncell officially unveiled its new brand identity, expressing commitment to affordability and innovation.

Ncell unveils new brand identity

August 16, 2016 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Ncell has unveiled its new brand logo, incorporating the name of Axiata within the logo itself.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The representatives of the Nepal Student Union (NSU) 11th General Convention will be provided the voter identity card and bags among other necessary materials from the Nepali Congress Central Office – BP Memorial Building – from 9 am today.

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HOLIYA, INDIA, July 18: Deep down in heart, Bikaulal Yadav of Taperi village in Holiya-5 feels like he is a Nepali national. However, his residence falls in Indian territory across the border. This makes him wonder whether he is really a Nepali.