Thousands of young Cubans packed a Havana arena to witness a small step forward in the tumultuous relationship between one of the world’s last communist states and its small but vibrant private sector.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The Nepal Communist Party has asked Sher Bahadur Tamang, Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs to resign from his post. Tamang is scheduled to resign by organizing a press meet at 2 PM today itself, according to a source.

On Saturday, the news of the K-town couple Priyanka Karki, and Ayushman Deshraj broke via various social media platforms. The news of their engagement was first broken by Deshraj’s mother – Rabina Deshraj.

First step into the silver screen

July 8, 2018 08:10 am

Until the start of his first movie, ‘Lamphoo’, Kabir Khadka’s family was not convinced of the scope in acting. Rather, they preferred to see him pursue engineering. “I was captivated by the cinema realm since my childhood. I started by mimicking other actors. But, after graduating SLC (now SEE) in distinction, my family wanted me to join science to study engineering,” explained Khadka.

It may seem like pure fantasy, but a Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak is now a step closer to reality.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded the resignation of either speaker or deputy speaker of the parliament in line with the constitutional provision of electing the two from different political parties.

KATHMANDU, April 13: With the completion of the excavation of 26-km tunnel, the much-awaited supply of drinking water as part of the Melamchi Water Supply Project is a step closer to the residents of Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Nepal Police Ramesh Kharel has said that he will step down today.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence Wednesday on the data scandal rocking the social media giant, admitting mistakes that led to a "breach of trust" with its two billion users, and vowing to step up.

KATHMANDU, Mar 14:  Balram KC, former justice of Supreme Court has stressed that Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli should step down for the betterment of the legislative body, over the latest controversies surrounding him.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23:  Nepali congress’s sister organizations have decided to protest against the move from to halt the recommendation made by Deuba-led government for the appointment of three members in the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: A sensational innings by all-rounder Karan KC, who smashed unbeaten 42 runs off 31 deliveries including three boundaries and four sixes, propelled Nepal to a win by a wicket against Canada in the final group match played at Windhoek, Namibia on Wednesday. KC shared an unbeaten partnership of 51 runs for the last wicket with last batsman Sandeep Lamichhane who stayed not out on five runs from 18 deliveries.

UML, Maoists a step closer to merger deal

February 13, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: CPN-UML's KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal, whose  parties are engaged in a merger bid, have agreed in principle to rotate the leadership of the proposed new party, raising fresh hopes of a unity deal on the left before the formation of the new government.

Govt will step down by next week: Nidhi

February 12, 2018 05:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A senior leader of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), Bimalendra Nidhi, has said that the NC will step down once the federal parliament gets full shape.


February 10, 2018 10:48 am

Living outside your country is always a good way of learning. Be it for education or career, I believe experiencing a piece of the international world and their way of life help you understand people, their culture along with the similarities and differences you share with them. It was with this expectation that I decided to pursue a part of my education in UK. I went to Dundee, a small ‘student’ town in Scotland, to pursue my post graduate degree from the University of Dundee.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is mulling to step down soon after the Election Commission (EC) submits the results of the House of Representatives (HoR) under the proportional electoral system.

Accidents are not something people invite, they are unavoidable. They can result in various levels of injuries and if not looked after correctly, can be fatal for the victim. In case of an accident rather than being a bystander, if one knows how to deal with the injury/illness, they can save lives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: With the left alliance working to finalize power-sharing in the provincial governments, aspirants for the posts of the chief minister have intensified their lobbying with the party top guns.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Top leaders of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have expedited negotiations on power-sharing in the new government and party unification, following UML Chairman K P Sharma Oli's return on Thursday from follow-up treatment in Thailand.

Single step for A thousand-mile journey

December 26, 2017 08:15 am

Kathmandu is a city that’s as developed as it gets from a typical Nepali’s perspective. There are people working at every street, running after money while responsibilities are continuously piling up on them as the days go by. And there are outliers, women, preferably married, in some parts of the valley. Homemakers in many rural parts of Kathmandu do not prefer to go mainstream with their skills.

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI, Dec 15: When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was sexually assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airline industry off-guard.

Republica Nepal Online asked our readers to rate on the security situations via a poll on twitter regarding the increasing violence and bomb explosions around the country.


September 9, 2017 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A total of 71 aspiring models are gearing up for Republica My City Presents En Vogue Fashion Show at Club Déjà Vu, Durbar Marg.

Facebook Inc is gearing up to make money from WhatsApp, the messaging service used by more than a billion people every day, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

NEW YORK, August 30: World number one Rafa Nadal dismissed Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (6) 6-2 6-2 to ease into the U.S. Open second round on Tuesday, setting the Spaniard on a collision course for a long overdue Flushing Meadows showdown with Roger Federer.

One step at a time

August 4, 2017 13:25 pm

All of us want to change our lives for the better but wanting to change it and acting on it are two very different things. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently. Here The Week lists our some great ways you can start taking some positive steps and make your life better and happier. The best thing is you won’t have to wait too long to see measurable results with these small steps.

KATHMANDU: Lhakpa Rangdu Sherpa, a mountaineering guide, was busy setting photo frames on Thursday at School of Creative Communications (SCC), Kupondole for his photo exhibition ‘Hillary Step to Sagarmatha: Facts and Photos’. The exhibit kicked off on Friday at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Pradarshani Marga.

RJPN in confusion over next step

July 4, 2017 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN's) last-minute decision to join the local polls after declaring a boycott has started to backfire, with many in the party calling on their leadership to justify the flip-flop.

Australia's hopes of a fourth successive World Cup appearance remain in their own hands after a nerve-jangling 3-2 win over Saudi Arabia in their qualifier in Adelaide on Thursday.

LONDON, May 4: Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, will retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: A top aide to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba will become prime minister after the first phase local elections are held on May 14.

DHANGADHI, April 21: Election fever has gripped Dhangadhi following the door-to-door visit of leaders and cadres of various political parties.

KATHMANDU, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has called an emergency meeting with the ministers in the government representing the Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Minister for Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat said that if the charges leveled against him by the International Relations and Labor Committee of the Legislature-Parliament is proved, he will step down from his post.

LONDON, April 3: Premier League leaders Chelsea are focused on getting results in their remaining nine games as they fight for the title, instead of dwelling on Saturday's 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace, manager Antonio Conte said.

LONDON, April 3: Premier League leaders Chelsea are focused on getting results in their remaining nine games as they fight for the title, instead of dwelling on Saturday's 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace, manager Antonio Conte said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Expressing  serious dissatisfaction over the decision of the government to hold local level polls on May 14, the Federal Alliance (FA) has decided to launch a 'non-cooperation movement' against the government.

Chand-led Maoists step up extortion drive

February 15, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: As part of asserting its organizational presence, the Netra Bikram Chand-led splinter faction of the then CPN (Maoist) has intensified its extortion drive from businesspersons and institutions both within Kathmandu Valley and beyond, creating terror among them.

Actress Alia Bhatt, who features in a reprised version of the 1990s’ iconic hit number ‘Tamma Tamma’, says stepping into the shoes of Madhuri Dixit who grooved to the original track is an impossible job.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes fellow Swede Victor Lindelof has the talent to shine for the world's top teams amid growing speculation the Benfica defender is set to join his compatriot at Manchester United in January.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: India has remarked the seven-point constitution amendment bill registered by the government as an important step.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19: Thousands of anti-government protesters marched in Malaysia's capital on Saturday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over his alleged involvement in a multi-billion dollar misappropriation scandal.

LONDON, July 18: In a first, scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have made an object disappear by using a material with nano-size particles that can enhance specific properties on the object's surface.

Step off that scale

July 15, 2016 02:55 am

I was wondering how much you weigh, said a relative to my mother who promptly replied that she didn’t know because she hadn’t weighed herself in over a year. She told her that the only time she probably took her weight was when the nurse asked her to step on the weighing scale..

KATHMANDU, July 12: CPN (Maoist Center), which decided to withdraw its support to the current government earlier today, has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to “step down and pave the way” for the formation of a new government.