República (Nepalese newspaper)

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Type National daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd.
Editor Subhash Ghimire[1]
Founded 2009
Language English
Headquarters Kathmandu, Nepal
Country Nepal

The República, styled with an accented u, is a national daily newspaper published by Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd. in Kathmandu, Nepal. Founded by now-resigned editor-in-chief Ameet Dhaka, 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.


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

Sub hash Ghimire, a graduate from Harvard Kennedy School of Government in 2014, was appointed editor in chief at the age of 28 in October 2014.[2][3] 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.[citation needed]

Stories & Impact[edit]

In the last two years, the newspaper has boldly 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]


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