Baglung club and Room to Read set up libraries at 115 community schools
BAGLUNG, May 18: Students of a community school in Baglung have been displaying enhanced learning capacity since the establishment of a library in their school. Prior to the opening of the library, the students had nowhere to go to quench their thirst for more knowledge.
A class six student of Rudre Peepal Secondary School, Sujan Bhandari says that the library has been a great help in learning about new topics. “We can read reference books as well as others that are not part of the syllabus,” he says.
A half day at school means it’s time to enjoy eating your meal to satisfy your hunger. But Manoj Gurung has never got a half holiday. If he asks for a half day, his employer rebukes him and threatens to fire him.
KATHMANDU, May 18; ‘Eat well, travel often’ is a simple truth to living life to the fullest. We might be wanderers at heart and wish we could travel to so many places around the globe but due to finances and lack of time, this isn’t always possible.
However, there’s no harm in dreaming. We gave our Gennext Facebook followers a free ticket to travel to any place in the world and found out about some of the destinations that they wish to journey to.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Standing up against the age-old traditions and norms of the society has never been easy. The advent of inter-caste marriages, however not readily, has slowly seen acceptance in our society that is slowly evolving and embracing the phenomena of modernization.
Five young people speak on the issue of inter-caste marriages. Pramithas Dhakal and Shiva Bhusal are both computer engineering students at Pulchowk Campus, Mangal Laxmi Prajapati is studying Bachelors in Business Studies at Unique College, Anita Shrestha is in her 12th year at Jana Adarsha College while Kabita Gautam is social media campaigner.
KATHMANDU, May 17: The summer tans, the ice creams, the burning heat, the savoring of brief summer breeze; the hot season is here. How does summer make you feel, apart from hot and sweaty? What are your plans to beat off the heat in the capital?
Sachin Tripathi says, on our Facebook page, that summer makes him lazy. Bharat Gurung bluntly expresses his dislike of the season.