Kathmandu, Dec 11: Even within one’s own country, staying elsewhere other than home for education is a challenging task. There are many ups and downs students need to face while living in a new place without one’s family’s close guidance and care.
Sunila Rai, 30, is pursuing her Bachelor’s in Arts at Padma Kanya Campus of Bag Bazaar in Kathmandu. After passing her SLC exams from her hometown Bhojpur, she came to Kathmandu for further education. She has been living at her aunt’s place whist her education is funded by her parents back in Bhojpur.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Among the winding streets of Patan, an art gallery has been set up on the ground floor of Maheshwor Barahi’s house. Referred to as ‘Trio’s Dream’ or ‘Kalaka teen paila,’ the eight-month-old gallery features the works of Maheshwor’s son Ramesh Barahi, Manish Maharjan, and Sundar Shrestha. Some 30 paintings have been exhibited on the colorful walls, and Maharjan says that there are quite a lot more that are yet to be showcased.
What makes the ‘Trio’s Dream’ stand out is that Barahi, Maharjan, and Shrestha struggle with disabilities. While Barahi’s disabilities are hydrocephalus and dwarfism, Maharjan has arthritis, and Shrestha suffers from cerebral palsy.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The two-day Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) Annual Festival (KAF) concluded last Saturday with more than 400 students from around 15 Management colleges in Kathmandu participating in the Mana-Fest (short for Management Festival) held at the Nepal Academy Hall in Kamaladi.
The Mana-Fest kicked off with a Rangoli competition that featured students from various colleges demonstrating their artistic expressions on the theme of ‘Celebration.’
Beside a host of inter-college competitions, the fest also saw popular actors Deepak Raj Giri and Deepa Shree Niraula along with their ‘Tito Satya’ team put up a hilarious skit that thoroughly entertained the audience.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: On the occasion of 65th International Human Rights Day falling on December 10, Southwestern State College at Basundhara, in collaboration with Manav Adhikar Kadar Pratisthan organized an oratory contest last Sunday, which saw the participation of 40 students from different schools of the Kathmandu valley.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Sambhawana, a youth organization, launched a new program called ‘Youth in Action: Green Youth Citizens’ last Monday during an event at Alpha House in New Baneshwar.
Green Youth Citizens is designed to make the youth more conscious about the environment and to raise awareness about environment problems.
A partnership between Europe and Asia, the project will involve young people between 18 to 26 years.