Seven ways to go green at work

April 24, 2017 23:20 pm

Everybody wants to help conserve environment. Yet, if someone asked how you’re participating in this on a daily basis, you’d probably give that person a blank stare. And if not that, you’d tell the person that you just can’t give up certain luxuries. These few ways can help you conserve environment even while at work.

Shriya Shrestha, 22, is a freelance makeup artist. She has been in the business for the past one and half years, doing various kinds of makeup, including bridal to professional photo shoots. Republica’s Prasansha Rimal caught up with Shriya to talk about her inspiration and challenges of being a makeup artist in Nepal.

Challenges at work

April 24, 2017 23:00 pm

Every work has its own hurdles to navigate. Be it an entry-level position or senior post, the challenges increase as we rise through the ranks. Republica talked to a few people about the challenges they are facing at work.

KATHMANDU, April 17: It’s over and it’s done. You might be wondering what this is about. Well, we waited 13 years for the dreaded “SLC” (now SEE) to show up at our doors, and look, how it flew by in just mere seconds of our lives. It’s over, and while some of us are enjoying our holidays to a full blast, some of us are still caught up in what to do and what not to do. Fear no more because here are eight productive things to save you from the inevitable boredom.

Some conversations don’t belong in the workplace, or at least they should not take place between coworkers who aren’t also close personal friends. Certain topics could make things awkward and even unpleasant for you and your coworkers.

Have you chosen the right major?

April 17, 2017 23:15 pm

KATHMANDU, April 17: Choosing the right subject, whether it is for a college major or for a high-school major, is always difficult, especially for Nepali teenagers whose families have high expectations for them.

Have you chosen the right major?

April 17, 2017 23:15 pm

KATHMANDU, April 17: Choosing the right subject, whether it is for a college major or for a high-school major, is always difficult, especially for Nepali teenagers whose families have high expectations for them.

One of the renowned figures in the field of Investigative Journalism, Mohan Mainali is the editor of South Asia Check South which is an independent, non-profit initiative by Panos South Asia that aims to promote accuracy and accountability in public debate. Being a travel writer and journalist, Mainali has so far visited 68 districts of Nepal and has published three books. Of them, “Mantha Darayeko Jug” was awarded the Padmashree Samman in 2015. Republica’s Sonam Lama caught up with Mainali to talk about his experiences and challenges he faced in his career. Excerpts:

One of the best ways to increase your income and give yourself a solid foundation by which to grow into self-employment in the future is to start a side business of your own. If you choose the right business opportunity, there’s room for you to keep growing your customer base on the side, while keeping your day job. From there, if you take the right steps, you’ll be able to grow your side income beyond that of your day job—and launch into the world of self-employment.

Aaryan Sigdel is one of the most popular actors in the Nepali film industry. He has been in the industry for more than 10 years. After debuting with ‘Kismat’, Sigdel has played lead roles in hits like ‘Mero Euta Sathi Cha’ and ‘November Rain’.