Republica's photographers chronicled the lives of people across the country during the first nationwide lockdown. These photos capture the struggles, hardships and the pain of the people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to document these challenging times in our nation's history.
KHARTOUM, May 31: The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Friday that Sudan shut down its bureau, just as the country’s military government warned that the Khartoum sit-in that helped bring ruler Omar al-Bashir’s ouster had “become a threat to the revolution.”
WASHINGTON, Feb 15: President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers.
WASHINGTON, Jan 26: Submitting to mounting pressure amid growing disruption, President Donald Trump signed a bill Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies get back to work.
LONDON, Jan 17: Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations, in its latest effort to fight fake news.
WASHINGTON, Jan 15: With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would “never ever back down.”
TEXAS, Jan 11: President Donald Trump has again threatened to declare a national emergency along the border with Mexico as he seeks funding for a wall he says will keep out dangerous immigrants -- his latest jab in a fight with Democrats in Congress that has now shut down parts of the government for a record-tying 21 days.
The world’s largest airborne observatory was supposed to be parked in Seattle this week, so thousands of scientists attending the “Super Bowl of Astronomy” could behold this marvel: a Boeing 747 outfitted with a massive telescope used to study the fundamental mysteries of the universe.
WASHINGTON, Jan 5: President Donald Trump threatened to keep the U.S. government partially shut for months or years on Friday after he and Democratic leaders failed to resolve their dispute over Trump’s request for $5.6 billion to build a wall on the Mexican border.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Kalimati vegetable market remained only partially open on Tuesday, after a monitoring team arrested Bharat Prashad Khatiwada, general secretary of the Federation of Fruit & Vegetable Entrepreneurs Nepal.
WASHINGTON, May 28: President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 29: North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has promised to close his main nuclear weapons test site in May and said he will invite South Korean and American media to witness the shutdown.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: As the Senate Republicans and Democrats failed on Sunday to reach a compromise to end a government shutdown, the negative consequences of the shutdown have begun to surface in US diplomatic missions across the world including in Nepal.
JUMLA, Jan 30: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla is on the verge of closure due to government’s inability to make key appointments. For the past nine months the academy has been operating without vice chancellor and director. This has affected thousands of people in the Karnali zone that visit the academy’s teaching hospital for medical services.
JUMLA, Jan 30: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla is on the verge of closure due to government's inability to make key appointments. For the past nine months the academy has been operating without vice chancellor, rector and director. This has affected thousands of people in the Karnali zone that visit the academy's teaching hospital for medical services.
ROLPA, Dec 15: The Rolpa-Pyuthan Joint Struggle Committee has announced a four-day general shutdown of Rolpa and Putyhan districts effective from today in protest of registration of constitution amendment bill to split Province No 5.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 30: An indefinite district-wide general strike has been called in Arghakhanchi district in protest against the government's registration of the constitution amendment bill in parliament, with changes to the province borders.
JAJARKOT, Sept 18: The dairies at eight locations in the district have shutdown after milk production shrank in wake of increasing deforestation which in turn has forced many to abandon animal husbandry.
KATHMANDU, June 9: General strike enforcers have vandalized the vehicles in different places in the capital today.
Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist has enforced the general strike across the country today. As per the information received so far, protesters have vandalized a taxi (Ba 1 Ja 2206) at Tinkune, a micro bus at Manmaiju, a Sajha bus each at Tripureshwar and in front of Tribhuvan International Airport and a night bus at Kalanki in the capital, police informed.
BAITADI, June 7: The health workers at the District Health Office, Baitadi are intensifying and expanding the scope of their protest.
The health workers on Monday shutdown health service demanding action against some miscreants that misbehaved with District Health Office, Baitadi Chief, Dr Gunraj Awasthi.