KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed the highest number of COVID-19 infected people aged between 21 to 40 years old.

65 percent of COVID-19 patients in the province are from the 21 to 40 years age group

Youth awakening

June 23, 2020 17:10 pm

Mao once said a revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture or doing an embroidery.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Anti-government demonstrations continued in the Kathmandu Valley on Friday as well.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Young people in huge numbers were protesting peacefully at Naxal in Kathmandu, demanding transparency and accountability from the Oli-led government but the Nepal Police used force to disperse the crowd today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the disciplined and dedicated youths can play significant role to the nation building process.

Youths should propel positive thinking

August 17, 2019 15:08 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 17: Chief Minister of State-1 Sherdhan Rai has noted that the youths should join hands in nation-building campaign with positive thinking.

LALITPUR, Aug 10: Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma has urged all youths to join hands in national building campaign after realizing their responsibility.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The government has provided employment to nearly 175,909 people through 6,864 projects across the country run by various local units under the Prime Minister Employment Program in Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Only six youths have received subsidized loans so far for self-employment under the much-hyped scheme introduced by the government to give loans to educated youths against the collateral of their academic certificate.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The government has rolled back its plan of employing all youths by Fiscal Year 2022/23, as per the recently announced budget and programs for Fiscal Year 2019/20.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The government has planned to provide short-term employment to 100 thousand youths by the end of current fiscal year.

JAJARKOT, April 4: Youths of Jajarkot have decided to join hands to support the victims of Province 2, who have been rendered homeless due to the deadly thunderstorm of Sunday. The said they decided to help their neighbors during this hour of need.

KATHMANDU, March 15: At least 7,144 people committed suicide across the country, 57% of which were youth, according to Nepal Police data of the past 16 months.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Protesters have gathered at Maitighar Mandala to express their solidarity to folk singer Pashupati Sharma, who was forced to remove his new song title ‘Lootna Sake Loot” from Youtube following the threat from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

Youths more vulnerable to cyber crimes

February 3, 2019 14:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Metropolitan Crime Division of Nepal Police received 926 complaints relating to cyber crime to date in the current fiscal year. The cyber crimes are the criminal activities carried out with the use of computers and the internet.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, which was held last week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 17 to 20 December, brought together 150 youngsters from 40 different countries along with a dozen entrepreneurs and experts as mentors to create an environment for innovation.

ACHHAM, Dec 12: A teenage girl has become the victim of rape in Achham even as the 16-day campaign against violence against women was in progress.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has unveiled unified working procedure related to interest subsidy for concessional loans, paving the way for unemployed educated youths, returnee migrant workers, women entrepreneurs, Dalits and earthquake victims, among other targeted groups, to borrow money from bank and financial institutions at cheaper interest rates.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: An independent group of youths from Dolpa district has vented their ire against the plan of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to field senior leader Bam Dev Gautam in a re-poll after forcing the elected lawmaker from the district Dhan Bahadur Budha to resign.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The National Youth Council (NYC) has proposed to revise the existing age range for youth stipulated in the NYC Act-2072.

PALPA, July 10: Bagnaskali rural municipality of Palpa has started to provide loans to promote self employment in agriculture and animal husbandry after youths present their education certificates as collateral.

Youths can change

June 16, 2018 00:45 am

We need education system that instills curiosity among students and inspires them to move forward.

KATHMANDU June 15: Nepal Tarun Dal, a sister organization of the Nepali Congress, is to launch 'Youth Dialogue, People's Goodwill' program.

KATHMANDU, June 15 : Nepal Tarun Dal, a sister organisation of the Nepali Congress, is to launch 'Youth Dialogue, People's Goodwill' programme. Tarun Dal General Secretary, Bhupendra Jung Shahi, said that the Tarun Dal is going to launch different campaigns till mid-July to make the organisation stronger.

GORKHA, June 12:  Few days ago, seventy-two-year-old Laxman Ghale of Kashigaun-6 in Dharche Rural Municipality was seen carrying old corrugated zinc sheets uphill with great difficulty.

MYAGDI, June 11: Thirteen youths of Myagdi who had decided to follow middlepersons after paying a huge amount with a hope of entering the United States of America illegally have been reportedly stranded in Nigeria.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Once considered a problem only in high-income countries, overweight and obesity rates are on the rise in Nepal, particularly in urban areas.

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as One Belt One Road (OBOR), is an initiative of China to build a wide network of land and sea routes to global connectivity. It is a Chinese dream envisioning the revival of the historic Silk Road that laid the way for Chinese prosperity, enriching international trade and political relations. It is now being reinvented with a plan to develop the land-based Silk Road Economic Belt that links China with the rest of Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and East Asia, according to modern parameters.

Youths’ take on budget

May 29, 2018 13:34 pm

Simply put, the national budget is the annual financial statement that presents the government’s proposed revenues and spending for a fiscal year. The budget comprises wealth allocation that is to be spent in the development of various national sectors.

KATHMANDU, May 3: myrepublica.com, a digital version of Republica English daily, has been publishing a series of news and videos regarding air pollution under the title "BREATHE" since the past few months. This time Republica Online talked to Dr. Om Murti Anil, a cardiologist, about the causes and remedies of heart disease.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Karl Marx Birth Bicentennial Celebration Committee, an organization established on the initiation of four communist parties of Nepal, has decided to familiarize the principle of Marxism to 10,000 youths on May 4 and 5 on the occasion of the 200th birthday of German philosopher Karl Marx.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Sher Bahadur Tamang, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, has spoken of the need of keeping youth labour force at home.

GULMI, April 19: Minister for Labour and Employment, Gokarna Bista, said the government wants to move forward with a new approach to achieve 'prosperity with social justice'.

PAANCHTHAR, April 18: Animal husbandry has a long history in high mountainous and hilly regions. However, residents in this region are slowly switching to other professions in recent days, which have resulted in the decline of animal husbandry.

MYAGDI, April 8: Budhi Bahadur Pariyar, 29, of Malika Rural Municipality-2, Beligaun had promised his wife Pabitra that he would return home from Malaysia during next Dashain with new clothes for her. Unfortunately, his dream has been shattered. The whole village was grief-stricken when he returned home before the promised date, but, in a white coffin.

'Youths vulnerable to suicide'

March 28, 2018 06:00 am

JANAKPUR, March 28: In the last two-and-a-half years, as many as 1,272 people of Province 2 have committed suicide, according to data maintained by the District Police Office (DPO), Dhanusha.

Motivate youths to travel

March 25, 2018 08:54 am

I personally love writing diaries and adore traveling. And yet, those two things have never been able to come together, conjugate into one. One of these days I plan to change it and so does the government with its ‘Tourism Vision 2020’.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Newly-appointed Minister for Labour and Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista said that he would put his efforts to protect labourers and promote respect to labour.

DHANUSHA, Feb 7: Youth here have protested some leaders of the Madhes-based political parties using Hindi in their statements in the historic first session of the Province Assembly of the Province-2 that convened on Sunday.

CAN Info-Tech attracts youths in droves

January 28, 2018 08:52 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: CAN Info-Tech 2018 has seen a fair flow of visitors on the third day among the exhibitions taking place at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu. The fair, a mega event of information and communication technology (ICT) sector, has succeeded in attracting mostly youths.

Nepalgunj youths’ love of photography

January 20, 2018 10:25 am

BANKE: Every Saturday as many as 18 young photo enthusiasts set to explore Nepalgunj city. Through their lenses, they capture lifestyle, people, culture, tradition and nature among other subjects of their interest in Nepalgunj.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: A group of youths has marched in the capital with national flag demanding employment within the country. They urged government to create an environment to work in the country.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 13: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has urged youths to involve in creative works in own country rather than going abroad while urging the government to bring enterprise intensive program to retain youths.

Youths in NC demand Mahasamiti meet

January 2, 2018 07:42 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: A section of Nepali Congress (NC) leaders have started exerting pressure on the party leadership to immediately call the party’s Mahasamiti meeting to assess the party’s  humiliating defeat in the recently held parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.

Youths’ woes in cinema

December 24, 2017 09:07 am

POKHARA, Dec 24: Hundreds of youths fly abroad, especially the Gulf countries, every year in search of better employment opportunities and many of them return in coffins. ‘Maan Ta Pardesi’ by Dev Nepal depicts this bitter reality of our country.

POKHARA, Dec 18: Speakers have stressed the need of making arrangement of employment in the county as Nepali migrant workers have been facing different problems in course of employment.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Thirteen young men and women from Nepal and a supervisor are visiting Japan under an exchange program that began on Saturday.

GORKHA, Nov 26: Members of Jabari Youth Club, Gorkha took hold of five cadres of Naya Shakti along with 100,000 rupees and handed them to the police. The members had found the money inside a bag of a vehicle Ga 2 Cha 1725 that was travelling from Ajirkot to Bhaluswara.

PALPA, Nov 26: Executive director for the Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self Employment Fund (YSESEF) Dr Bishnu Prasad Gautam has said employment opportunities would be created within next one year for 50,000 youths through the YSESEF itself.