BHAKTAPUR, March 25: There was a time when a cancer diagnosis instilled fear not just in patients but also in their families, with thoughts of impending doom. Cancer was perceived as the end of life and death was awaited. However, times have evolved, and today, cancer patients do not panic, instead they overcome the disease with regular treatment and celebrate the gift of life.

Nepal started observing International Women’s Day 34 years ago, commemorating a significant occasion that underscores the united commitment to human rights and the ongoing pursuit of gender parity. The theme for Women's Day this year (March 8) is "Invest in women: Accelerate progress," complemented by the campaign theme, "Inspire Inclusion”. In celebration of the 34th International Women’s Day in Nepal, Republica has curated a collection of 34 inspiring stories showcasing unwavering courage, resilience, and empowerment of women below the age of 34. These stories are not merely personal; they wield a profound impact, shaping the lives of those who share them. They unfold as tales of courage, resilience, and empowerment.

Determination to succeed

February 1, 2020 09:39 am

Dan Theeng is a 24-years-old young man striving for success despite a life full of hardships. Originally from Sarlahi, Dan lost her mother when he was a toddler and till now he does not know much about the causes of her death. Her passing is wrapped in a sort of mystery as his father, a local farmer, never wanted to share with him what led to the tragic loss of his wife and Dan was never able to raise the issue. Likewise, when he was really small, like thousands of other people at that time, Dan contracted polio, a condition that defined his life for better.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Supporters of Dr. Govinda KC have started a mass resilience at Basantapur to draw government’s attention to save the social crusader’s life and meet his demands.

Building resilience

June 25, 2018 00:30 am

Finding innovative ways of promoting and protecting sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystem was an important concern for many development partners

April 26: Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares rose on Wednesday after the social network reported a surprisingly strong 63 percent rise in profit and an increase in users, with no sign that business was hurt by a scandal over the mishandling of personal data.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Chhali Maya Thami, a resident of Sorung Khola in Dolakha, has received the “Leadership Award for Community Resilience.”

Flood resilience portal launched

December 22, 2017 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: With an objective to timely inform the public about looming flood risks in flood-risk zones, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MOFALD), on Thursday, launched a flood resilience portal in the Nepali language in collaboration with various organizations.

Resilience under stress

November 6, 2017 01:30 am

Perhaps India is awaiting the first real revolution of 21st century and the fascistic regime of religious fanatics is only preparing the ground for inevitable resistance by the masses?

China’s economic resilience

July 31, 2017 00:30 am

Were it not for China’s resilience in the depths of recent crisis, world GDP would not have contracted by 0.1 percent in 2009, but plunged by 1.3 percent.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Development Committee of Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to bring Disaster Resilience Development Policy soon.

Ruksana’s journey to resilience

June 18, 2017 13:19 pm

Ruksana Kapali, a transgender activist at 18, recently graduated from high-school. While many of her age dream about travelling and settling abroad, she is a devout activist and hopes to strengthen awareness and acceptance of LGBTI community within the country. She points out few legal and social level issues that need to be addressed to ensure LGBTI-friendly Nepal. My City’s Shuvechchha Ghimire sat with Ruksana to know her more and about her involvements.

Economy showing resilience: NRB

February 18, 2017 10:32 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The current macroeconomic indicators show the resiliency of Nepal’s economy, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) said in a report.

Barring the worst-case scenario under Trump, it is possible that the slowdown in global trade in recent years will turn out to be a temporary phenomenon

LILLE, France (AP) — Ireland's never-say-die mentality has finally paid off. Even when another early exit from a European Championship seemed unavoidable, Ireland refused to concede.

The resilience factor

June 16, 2016 21:06 pm

For Nabin K Bhattarai fans, three decades seem to have passed away in the blink of an eye. he way the singer has continued to churn out hits and maintain a prominence in the industry, even after all these years, have been most impressive.