My Republica

Bishnu Prasad Aryal



TU burns plastic wastes out in the open

January 15, 2018 14:43 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Burning waste materials, which is restricted by national and international laws, is a normal phenomena in Tribhuvan University (TU), the oldest and biggest university of the country. Plastics are openly burned on the premises of TU in Kirtipur.

30,000 posts of permanent teachers lying vacant for years

January 8, 2018 02:31 AM

Govt unwilling to open fresh vacancy for teachers as it aims to appoint incompetent temporary teachers to the post.

Near half Nepali drugs manufacturers operate illegally (with list)

January 2, 2018 08:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Twenty-five domestic drugs manufacturers have been operating illegally. However, the Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has not taken any action.

Red Cross blood collection at demolition site

December 30, 2017 11:11 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: "Blood is life, donate blood to save others" blared a music player placed atop the debris of the demolished Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) building at Pradarshani Marg in the capital.  Under  tents provided by Red Cross Society China,  blood donors recline on  chairs  to donate their blood. NRCS staff  busied themselves  collecting the blood.

Acute-case patients to get Rs 5,000 livelihood allowance

December 29, 2017 07:41 AM

Adds Rs 3.3 billion to annual burden

Health Ministry downplays NHRC drugs report

December 28, 2017 05:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Ministry of Health has downplayed the report of the National Health Research Council (NHRC), which recently said some life-saving drugs supplied by the government and the private sector were found substandard.

36 pc children below 5 stunted in Nepal

December 27, 2017 09:09 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: More than one-third of children under the age of five years in Nepal are stunted.

Some drugs supplied by govt, pvt sector are substandard: NHRC

December 26, 2017 07:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 26:  Life-saving drugs supplied to the health facilities and to the market by both the government and the private sector have been found substandard and a danger to public health.

Rat smelled in KMC medicine purchase for free distribution

December 20, 2017 05:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 20:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office has fallen far behind other local bodies in buying medicines for free distribution out of the budget allocated by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Least health facilities in Province 6, most in 2

December 16, 2017 09:13 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The availability of government health facilities  in the country remains the highest in Province 2,  and the lowest in Province 6.

Least health facilities in Province 6, most in 2

December 16, 2017 08:08 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 16:  The availability of government health facilities  in the country remains the highest in Province 2,  and the lowest in Province 6.

Student unions, TU trade blame at delay in Master’s degree exams in Valley

December 13, 2017 07:21 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The semester system enforced for the first time at Master's level in Tribhuvan University (TU)-affiliated campuses of the Kathmandu Valley has not been implemented effectively due to the delay in conducting the first semester exams.

'I'm now relieved of unwanted phone calls from power centers'

December 5, 2017 05:05 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Dr Kiran Regmi, who retired as the secretary at the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday, described her exit as a new beginning of her life.

2.5 pc of total HIV-infected in Nepal are children under 4

December 2, 2017 03:48 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Some 2.5 percent of the HIV-infected people in Nepal are children of up to four years.

Complaints against proxy teachers, other anomalies abound: Officials

November 28, 2017 07:05 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: A large number of government teachers are reportedly getting their salaries without teaching in the schools there are assigned to. Instead, the teaching responsibility is given to stand-ins, who are then given a portion of the teachers' salaries.

Docs plagiarizing Nigerian research in paper on West Nepal

November 23, 2017 08:30 AM

Nepali doctors who plagiarized a Nigerian research paper and published it as a report relating to western Nepal have expressed regret for their misdeed and promised not to repeat it.

Docs plagiarising Nigerian research paper voice regret

November 22, 2017 05:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Doctors who plagiarised a Nigerian  research paper and published it as a report relating to western Nepal have expressed regret for their mistake and promised not to repeat it

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.