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Monsoon havoc

Bikers struggle to drive through Bagbazaar road on Tuesday. (Bijay Gajmer/Republica) ...


People build a temporary shelter in Chitwan. Around 177 houses of 14 villages of the region are being relocated after the earthquake disaster. (Chandni Hamal/Re ...

Waiting for customers

Rickshaw pullers wait for customers at Thamel, Kathmandu. (Dipesh Shrestha/Republica) ...

Aftermath rain

People dry up their tarpaulins in the bank of Bagmati River near Pashupatinath temple. (Dinesh Gole/ Republica) ...


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Gag order

Press freedom and constitutionOur vernacular newspapers, television channels and radio stations are arguably among the most raucous in the world. Often, in the muddle generated by competing news stories in different media outlets, it can be hard to discern fact from fiction. Political parties, according to newspapers on the same day, can be both 'very close' to an agreement or still 'polls apart'. The new constitution, once again, has been 'foiled' by the four agitating parties and caucuses, according to one TV channel. The same...


Nepal welcomes improving US-Cuba relations

REPUBLICA, July 7: The government of Nepal has welcomed the improving relations between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba. Issuing a press statement on Tuesday, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said the announcement by both the...



Civil servants demand inclusion of term employee in draft constitution

KATHMANDU, July 7: Seven trade unions representing government employees have expressed their concerns over the removal of the term 'employee' from the clause on labor-related rights in the preliminary draft of the new constitution.Submitting a memorandum to CA Chairman Subas...


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Infographics: Old world language families

Language is arguably one of the...

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Water for all

All the past periodic plans on...

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After Dalai Lama

On the 80th birthday of the...

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Right to food

Following the devastating earthquake on April...

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Cover  Story: Into  the wild

Cover Story: Into the wild

"I was wondering if there were any damages after the earthquake. I believe some even feared that animals had escaped following the first quake. Word on the street is that the zoo is moving to Surya Binayak and closing here...


The battle for control of the human breast milk industry

The battle for control of the human breast milk industry

TRENTON, N.J., July 7: It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a...


Don’t worry, be happy

Don’t worry, be happy

KATHMANDU, July 7: It's inevitable that we face criticism in...


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