During childhood, even the slightest of criticism can leave a huge impact on kids. Children often hear comments that stay with them throughout their teenage and sometimes even impact the decisions they make later in life. And celebrities are no different.
LOS ANGELES, April 30: Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series “13 Reasons Why,” in which a teenage girl kills herself, a U.S. study showed on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 18: A lot of dramas, an action-packed final, the rise of the underdogs and just the second-time winner of the most coveted trophy in football concluded Russia’s 2017 FIFA World Cup. France won the all European final with an astounding 4-2 victory over Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.
ROLPA, July 12: Nobody advised her that she should not marry at a young age. Nor did she see anyone in her village becoming successful upon completing their studies. Like many other young girls, she dropped out of school before completing the secondary level education. There was no one to guide her young restless soul as she wandered off course.
“My mother pointed at the TV screen and expressed that it would be a proud moment to any mother if her children appeared on the TV for an interview. It was the turning point in my life. I wanted to make my mother proud,” stated Bikalpa Dhungana, a 19-year-old scientist, and inventor from Manpang, Tanahun.
KATHMANDU, June 2: The Group C of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which starts from June 14 and concludes on July 15, will have more exciting ingredients in both attacking and defensive prospects as France, Denmark, Peru and Australia go head-to-head.
Those living in urban and suburban areas can usually pursue whatever it is they are interested in. We also have the choice of experimenting with a bunch of subjects and fields before we actually settle on one as our ultimate career or profession choice. But that is not the case for most Nepali kids who either live in rural regions or cannot afford such privilege due to their families’ financial situation. Changing Stories is working to equalize this playing field.
Early morning on January 11, on the occasion of Prithivi Jayanti, Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit, and other noted leaders and personalities including Nepali Congress leader and former Deputy Prime Minister, Prakash Man Singh, Deputy Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Hari Prabha Khadgi and a number of students and security guards gathered at Tinkune, Koteshwar. They gathered there with brooms in their hands to sweep dust as a part of Kathmandu cleaning campaign. The program was commenced in Koteshwar and concluded in Maitighar.
People generally think that today’s youth are less committed and concentrated on certain tasks. People draw such conclusion as they see teenagers spending more time in technology and making internet as part of their life. They think youths spend almost 24 hours on social media and it looks like watching videos in YouTube and television is teenagers’ daily routine.
KATHMANDU, April 8: ‘I want to be doctor or engineer’. This is most common answer you hear from children when asked about their aim. Like other kids, Prabhakar Kafle 19-year-old aspired to be a doctor when he was young.
KATHMANDU, March 26: Breaking the Bracket, a writing program, has invited young and emerging writers from Nepal to be a part of the year-long writing course. The program focuses on building a community of writers who are interested in creating feminist writing that will inspire the next generation of feminists.
RUKUM, March 16: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10. But they had not imagined that their marriage would not last more than two days.
As a central committee member at Bibeksheel Sajha Party, Subuna Basnet, 26, is taking wide strides in politics. She is part of the new wave of progressive and efficient potential government representatives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Eyebrows were raised when young cricketers were included for the crucial ICC World Cricket League Division Two in Namibia. The national U-19 players Rohit Kumar Paudel and Anil Kumar Sah were promoted to the national team for the first time, whereas Dilip Nath and Lalit Bhandari started their career in national colors only a few months ago.
Food has always been a matter of constant struggle for the Chepangs. In the past, jungles were dense and their habitat was more resourceful. Over the years, food collection from the jungles has been a challenge due to haphazard urbanization.
It’s neither never too late nor too early to chase your dreams. No matter how young you are if you have the zeal to be at the top, you will undoubtedly mark yourself as successful person in the near future. As it is said that young people are tomorrow’s leaders, the younger generation should not be taken lightly.
Sangita Chaudhary, 20, is a security officer at a shopping complex in Kathmandu. She joined work only two days ago and has been enjoying it so far. Prior to this, she was serving as a temporary cop for the local and provincial level elections.
JHAPA, Jan 1: Sexual violence against young girls has become a widespread problem in Jhapa in recent years. However, it is little discussed. The number of girls being raped, harassed and assaulted has increased significantly.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Even though old faces always seem to dominate the election nominations, many fresh faces have dared to challenge such seasoned candidates by filing their candidacies in the local as well as parliamentary and provincial polls this year.
Sanjeev Ghimire is a 21-year-old metropolitan police constable from Bhaktapur. He joined the force just eight months ago. He started to work after completing his high school education from Janapremi College. Sanjeev is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Arts from Koteshwar Multiple Campus.
NEW YORK, Nov 19: Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ″Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Young Nepalese scientist Dr. Rojeet Shrestha, 31, was recently awarded IFCC Young Investigator Award from International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC).
LONDON, Nov 11:England held world champions Germany to a 0-0 draw after giving debuts to five players as their inexperienced team came through a first-half lesson to hold their own in a lively Wembley friendly on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: With slogan ‘Our young scientists: our strength, our hope’, the sixth Asia Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS 2017) is all set to kick-off from November 1 to 5 at Park Village Resort, Budanilkantha. This mega conference is being hosted for the first time in Nepal by the Research Center for Applied Science and Technology (RECAST), Tribhuvan University.
JANAKPUR, Oct 5: Immediately after the completion of the local level elections, the newly elected people's representatives have been engaged in preparations of the provincial and parliamentary elections scheduled for the second week of December in the tarai.
LONDON, August 27: An injury-ravaged U.S. Open men’s draw offers the best opportunity yet for a young pretender to claim a maiden grand slam crown but in this most retro of seasons Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will look to turn back time in New York.
Karkhana is yet again welcoming eight to 15-year-olds to join their new sessions on learning the basics of robotics. And, as one would expect, as they try and explain the workshop, words like coding, software, electronics, hardware, power tools constantly pop up. Now these are jargons that Nepalis still don’t associate with kids and their classes but, yet again, Karkhana emphasizes that this is a program especially for them.
She entered the court for the first time when she was seven. This young dreamer knew exactly what she wanted when she was in grade two. “Like any other kid I loved playing”, says Pratibha Mali, “but I took my game a bit too seriously”. At the young age of thirteen, she joined the national volleyball team. She is now only fifteen and has already represented Nepal in various international platforms.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 24: Most parts of the Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk district lack electricity, communication services, and proper road networks. Residents here walk miles through dusty and very risky hilly routes to reach from one place to the other. In dry season, they at least use wooden bridges for crossing rivers but in monsoon such bridges are often washed away by heavy rains and floods.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now here illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the "dreamers" they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies.
GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AP) — He was barely 20 when Islamic State group militants stormed his home city of Deir el-Zour in oil-rich eastern Syria. Mohammed had already been fighting government forces the past two years, so it was an easy decision for him: join the militants to keep up the battle against President Bashar Assad's rule.
“A true learning sustains through an effective teaching”, believes Shisir Khanal, CEO of Teach for Nepal (TFN), an organization working in the field of education. Established in 2012, TFN is currently active in three districts. It has so far provided its services to about 36 schools. Earning a Master’s Degree in International Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Maddison, he set out on a journey with a vision to improve the education system of Nepal.
Khanal talks to Republica’s Sonam Lama, about his experiences and challenges.