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The República, is a national daily newspaper published by Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd. in Kathmandu, Nepal. Founded by now-resigned editor-in-chief Ameet Dhakal, the newspaper began its online edition on January 1, 2009 and the print edition on April 24, 2009. The República is the sister publication of the Nagarik, a similar daily paper written in Nepali.

República
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TypeNational daily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd.
EditorSubhash Ghimire[1]
Founded2009
LanguageEnglish
HeadquartersKathmandu, Nepal
CountryNepal
Websitewww.myrepublica.com

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OverviewEdit

Ameet Dhakal was the founding editor in chief of the newspaper but resigned in April 2012, whereupon Kosmos Biswakarma took over the editorship.

Subhash Ghimire, a graduate from Harvard Kennedy School of Government in 2014, was appointed editor in chief at the age of 28 in October 2014.[1][2] The daily newspaper has also partnered with the International New York Times.

The publication is owned by the Gyawali family, who co-founded Nepal's Kantipur Publications Pvt. Ltd. which split in 2008 causing establishment of NRM(Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd.) with a vision of taking the Nepali media to a further new height.[3]

Stories and impactEdit

In the last two years, the newspaper has exposed wrong doing of numerous INGOs, NGOs and government offices. Republica exposed The World Food Programme's "rotten rice scandal" in Gorkha.[4] Moreover, they also exposed the massive abuse of resources meant for earthquake victims by Nepal Red Cross Society.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b http://setopati.net/society/3640/
  2. ^ "Harvard Kennedy School". www.hks.harvard.edu. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  3. ^ "NRM chairman Hemraj Gyawali passes away". myrepublica. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  4. ^ SAPKOTA, NARAHARI. "My Republica - Rotten rice from WFP found in Gorkha again". admin.myrepublica.com. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ PAUDEL, SANGEET SANGROULA AND RAMESH. "Nepal Red Cross blows millions for week-long meeting". My Republica. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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