KATHMANDU, Nov 5: After they succeeded in incorporating two types of private schools- as companies and as trusts- under the Education Act, the private schools are now advocating against inclusion of the provision for approval of school fees by a two-thirds majority of the guardians.
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The Ministry of Health has said that dengue has spread to 15 districts of the country and it has launched a 'search and destroy' campaign against the mosquitoes that cause dengue and their breeding sites.
ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP, Oct 24: Trekking trails along the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) that reaches to an altitude of 4130 meters traverse through cascading music of waterfalls, chirping of birds in the mysterious and wonderful forests amidst the background of serene snow-capped mountains. However, the local tourists traveling along the trails are the cold shoulder by the hotel owners as they get well paid by foreign tourists.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Resident doctors at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) are all set to boycott the out-patient department (OPD) from Tuesday, in support of the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC, senior professor at the Institute of Medicine (IoM).
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Tribhuvan University (TU), the oldest and biggest university in the country, does not have any records of the lands and buildings owned by college campuses to which it has granted affiliation.
MELAMCHI, Sept 29: Some 500 students of Jalapadevi Secondary School in Melamchi Municipality, Sindhupalchowk district have been risking their lives every day by attending classes in a dilapidated building for over a year.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Private schools have challenged the government to implement its rules for the restructuring of school fees. They have demanded that the government allow them to determine the fees at their respective schools.
LALITPUR, Sept 6: A 13 year old girl with gleaming eyes and cheerful face does not have any interest in studying any private school at a time when middle and upper class people are bluntly interested in enrolling their wards in the expensive private schools.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: All Nepal National Independent Student Union-Revolutionary, affiliated to the Maoist party headed by Netra Bikram Chand, a.k.a Biplav, has called a two-day strike in the education sector from August 15, demanding the government to fulfill their 17-point charter.
KATHMANDU, Aug 12: At a time schools and colleges are happy teaching foreign languages, fueling massive brain drain from the country, no attention is being paid to preserve local dialects that are central to the survival of various ethnic cultures.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: At a time when universities, colleges and private education institutes are vigorously promoting foreign languages, no one seems to be concerned about saving Nepal's diverse local dialects that are on the verge of disappearing.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Uncertainty looms over the timing of the next School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examination as the government has failed to appoint the chairperson at the National Examination Board (NEB), which will oversee the SLC exam from now onward.
KATHMANDU, July 14: The post of member secretary at the University Grants Commission (UGC) has remained vacant for the last 15 months owing to differences over sharing of position among political parties.