Subina Shrestha

Subina Shrestha

Subina Shrestha began her career in newspapers, and then became a documentary film maker. Her films have received several awards and been screened at festivals worldwide. She started working in TV news after Al Jazeera English launched in 2006 and has worked in several countries including India, Thailand and Myanmar. She won the Concentra Award for Outstanding Video Jouralism for her coverage of the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis.

Subina lives and works in her native Nepal and focuses on social issues, as well as on the political changes gripping the country.

Asia

Nepalese voters elect representatives for first time in 20 years

Nepal has completed its first local elections in nearly two decades. Voting finally took place in an unstable southern province.

Nepalese voters elect representatives for first time in 20 years

Asia

Nepal flood victims unimpressed by candidates' promises

A rare local election is being held in southern Nepal, after a 20-year wait. Villagers in Saptari district are unimpressed by candidate's promises as they try to recover from last month's monsoon floods.

Nepal flood victims unimpressed by candidates' promises

Asia

Nepal failing to recognise Rohingya as refugees

A small number of Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar's military crackdown have managed to reach Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

Nepal failing to recognise Rohingya as refugees

Asia

Monsoon floods kill more than 100 people in Nepal

Flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains has killed more than 200 people and left thousands homeless across South Asia.

Monsoon floods kill more than 100 people in Nepal

Asia

Nepal floods: Farmland and food wiped out

Days of heavy rain have led to flash floods that killed at least 173 people across Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

Nepal floods: Farmland and food wiped out

Nepal

Ending menstruation banishment only a start

The practice - 'chhaupadi' - was banned by Nepal's Supreme Court in 2005 but remains prevalent in the remote west.

Ending menstruation banishment only a start

Asia

Nepal: Village being swallowed up by flash floods

A village in Nepal’s southern plains is slowly being swallowed by annual floods.

Nepal: Village being swallowed up by flash floods

Asia

Kathmandu: Political storm stalls Kasthamandap restoration plan

A political storm has stalled the rebuild of Kathmandu's oldest building, Kasthamandap.

Kathmandu: Political storm stalls Kasthamandap restoration plan

Nepal

The seasons have changed but Nepal has yet to recover

One year after Nepal was devastated by an earthquake, desperate villagers wait for government funding to rebuild.

The seasons have changed but Nepal has yet to recover

Politics

Making sense of Nepal's protests

Demonstrators in Kathmandu demand federalisation but many believe it is tantamount to fragmenting the country.

Making sense of Nepal's protests

Nepal

Nepal earthquake's open wounds

The tremors might have stopped, but even after a year fear has not left many in a country of dysfunctional government.

Nepal earthquake's open wounds

Nepal

Nepal's challenge of ending child marriage

Despite ban, an estimated 41 percent of girls in the country are married before they turn 18.

Nepal's challenge of ending child marriage