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Bishnu Prasad Aryal



TU 'unable' to settle MBBS entrance exam row

November 16, 2017 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 16:  Tribhuvan University (TU)  has been 'unable' to settle the row over the controversial entrance exams for MBBS administered by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) even though a month has already passed. TU's inability to decide the row has left the future of medical students uncertain.

Rajarshi University Act under flak over transfer of TU assets, accreditation

November 15, 2017 06:35 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 15:  Tribhuvan University (TU) is not happy over the bringing of the Rajarshi Janak University (RJU) Act that has drawn flak from stakeholders over the issues of accreditation and acquisition of property belonging to TU.

No big party shows vision in manifesto on education: Expert

November 10, 2017 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: None of the big parties have come up with agenda and policy in their election manifestos for uplifting the ailing education sector.

Docs who teach plagiarize for promotions: Experts

November 8, 2017 05:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Doctors in Nepal who are into teaching are found sporadically to be plagiarizing research papers in order to get promoted to professor or to get scholarships for further studies. However, no one has faced action for plagiarizing due to lack of a record keeping system.

SC stays Sajha chief sack

November 1, 2017 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 1:  The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday issued an interim order, staying the government's decision to sack Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager of Sajha  Prakashan.

Five KU docs found plagiarizing research findings

October 12, 2017 08:26 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: A team of six doctors has been found plagiarizing the findings of research carried out by another team of three doctors, thereby violating the Copyrights Act.

People should hit the streets to support Dr KC: Prof Mathema

October 9, 2017 06:02 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: It has already been four days since Dr Govinda KC launched his 13th fast-unto-death demanding the enactment of the Medical Education Act in order to streamline medical education in the country but the state continues to exhibit the lack of seriousness to address his demands.

People should hit the streets to support Dr KC: Prof Mathema

October 8, 2017 20:55 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: It's already been four days since Dr Govinda KC launched his 13th fast-unto-death demanding the enactment of the Medical Education Act in order to streamline medical education in the country but the state continues to exhibit the lack of seriousness to address his demands.

Dr KC on 12th fast-unto-death over Medical Education Act

September 26, 2017 07:06 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: After the government moved to bring the Medical Education Act with modifications that are against the  recommendations of the Mathema Report, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), launched 12th fast-unto-death on Monday.

Dr KC on 12th fast-unto-death over Medical Education Act

September 26, 2017 05:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: After the government moved to bring the Medical Education Act with modifications that are against the recommendations of the Mathema Report, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), launched 12th fast-unto-death on Monday.

Govt sacks Sajha chief

September 25, 2017 06:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Sunday sacked Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager (GM) of Sajha  Prakashan, for being involved in multiple irregularities.

Sajha chief Dolindra sacked for involving in irregularities

September 24, 2017 18:21 PM

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has sacked Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager of the Sajha  Prakashan on Sunday in the allegation of multiple irregularities.

Rs 8b needed to let go 15,000 temporary teachers: (Videos from Gagan Thapa and Rabindra Adhikari )

September 22, 2017 06:58 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The government has to bear an additional expense of about Rs 8 billion because of the controversial 9th amendment to the Education Act that was endorsed by Parliament on Tuesday.

Govt gets Education Act amended to appoint ‘incompetent’ temporary teachers

September 21, 2017 07:05 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: In utter disregard for the seven million students of public schools in the country, the government has amended the Education Act, allowing incompetent temporary teachers to secure permanent employment in government schools.

Sajha chief Sharma demands Rs 400m from govt

September 16, 2017 01:36 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A few board members including Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager (GM), of Sajha Prakashan recently approached Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha, demanding Rs 400 million to pay the loans of the state-owned publishing house.

TU body without member-secretary for 3 months

September 15, 2017 03:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Prime Minister and Chancellor of Tribhuvan University (TU) Sher Bahadur Deuba and Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha, who is also the Pro-Chancellor of TU, have ignored the issue of appointing the member-secretary of the TU Service Commission, the university's staff recruiting body, though the position went vacant nearly three months ago.

Woman dies after sinus surgery at Om

September 14, 2017 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: A woman from Shankar Nagar of Butwal has died on Wednesday four days after undergoing a surgery for sinus-related problems at Om Hospital, Kathmandu. The deceased has been identified has Kamala Bhattarai, 40.

MoE now asks Sajha chief why he shouldn't be sacked

September 13, 2017 04:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Unsatisfied with the clarifications furnished by Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager of Sajha Prakashan, the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Tuesday sought further clarifications asking  'why he should not be sacked'.

PAC preparing to grill DPM Shrestha for inaction against Sajha chief

September 11, 2017 03:15 AM

KATHMANDU, September 11: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament is said to be preparing to grill Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha for his disinterest in taking any action against corruption-accused chairman and general manager (GM) of Sajha Prakashan, Dolindra Prasad Sharma.

19 students die, 1 million still unable to go to school in flood-hit districts

September 2, 2017 03:49 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nearly one million school going children are still deprived of the teaching-learning process in the southern plains of the country due to the recent floods. According to preliminary details collected by the Ministry of Education (MoE), 228 schools were damaged while 19 students died of floods that ravaged many districts on August 12 onwards.