Addressing the critical challenges of our time: The Role of Media

December 2, 2018 16:30 PM

Media is most commonly known as the fourth estate or the fourth pillar of democracy. Democracy is derived from Greek words, Demos and Kratos, meaning People Rule.

Why we need science?

November 11, 2018 20:35 PM

​Nepal government has allocated only 0.38 percent of the total budget for science and technology. This proves that the government is trying to limit the sector than developing it.

Young people and mental health in changing world

October 10, 2018 18:05 PM

Adolescence is a crucial phase of a life in which a child transitions into an adult. It is a tumultuous period of rapid changes, uncertainty, identity formation, restlessness and curiosity.

The importance of think tanks in public policy in Nepal

October 10, 2018 14:38 PM

Think tanks in Nepal are either inactive or ineffective due to the lack of sufficient financial resources for their functioning. Even though some are receiving support from the donor agencies, they are not capable of independent functioning.

Relevance of government on health insurance scheme

September 23, 2018 20:33 PM

The issue of health insurance used to be hot cake in the parliament, among bureaucrats, politician, academicians, policy makers and media people including the elite public but at present, nobody raised the issue anymore.

Violence against women: Is it a normalized phenomenon in our society?

June 29, 2018 15:34 PM

One fine Friday evening, as I was scrolling down my Facebook page, a video caught my attention. Someone had shared a post that showed a woman being beaten and dragged on to the floor in accusation for practicing witchcraft. This video was from the far west Nepal, and people were sharing it all over the social media.

NRNA ICC Expert Conference: Expectations and Challenges

June 27, 2018 16:53 PM

When NRNA ICC participants and experts are returning from their visit to a rendezvous of exquisite beauty, unprecedented innovation, and prosperity, San Francisco, they are also taking home a revealing dream and commitment regarding prosperity and consolidation of resources in their motherland, Nepal. NRNA ICC’s North America Region’s Expert Conference on Skill, Knowledge, and Technology Transfer in Nepal, organized in California from June 16-17, has proved to be one of the rarest events of this magnitude that has inspired deep commitments, renewed energy, and uplifted morale of Nepali diaspora.

#MHDay2018: Speaking against ‘stigma’

May 28, 2018 18:53 PM

One of the activists from Mid Western Nepal shared that many NGO workers in the area do not eat in the community programs. They pretend to be ‘fasting’.

Graham Potter: The angel of England

April 3, 2018 20:00 PM

“Why do you watch it?” A lot of people ask me this question. Well, they certainly don’t understand what football means to us. The untold stories, the firing passion, the drops of tears falling through our eyes, the joy of happiness are what people who never watch football can’t understand.

A lawyer walks into a bar...

March 31, 2018 19:24 PM

The 14th National Lawyers Conference eventually concluded without any unanimous consensus. Rifts of politically isolated lawyers could be visible throughout the conference, with Democratic, Progressive and Nationalist lawyers holding their own meetings, agendas and demonstrating sheer disregard to the institution