Online classes remind us of our privileges

Published On: June 15, 2020 11:20 AM NPT By: Chetana Bhandari

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all forced to self-isolate and stay at home in order to protect ourselves from coronavirus. Our lives have changed drastically since the lockdown began. Schools, stores, and restaurants are closed.

Online harassment: Another barrier to gender equality?

Published On: June 11, 2020 07:02 PM NPT By: Apsana Kafle

Today’s world is changing rapidly. Technologies are escalating and everything appears to be digitizing. One way or the other, our lifestyles have been integrated with the sphere of the internet, smartphones and social networking. The COVID-19 situation imposes a lockdown, where new adjustments need to be made for connecting and knowledge building.

Youth and good governance

Published On: June 10, 2020 03:20 PM NPT By: Jagdish Ayer

Youth represent the largest segment in Nepali society. According to Nepal’s National Youth Policy, approximately 20.8 percent of the total population of the country falls in the age group 16-25 years while 40.68 percent of the population falls in the age group 16-40.

Justice for Nawaraj

Published On: June 10, 2020 12:49 PM NPT By: Brabim Karki

On May 23, Nawaraj Bk, along with a group of his friends from Jajarkot district, traveled to Soti in Chaujahari Municipality of Western Rukum district to bring Nawaraj’s girlfriend as his bride back to their home district. But they were attacked with weapons, stones and chased into the Bheri River. The dead bodies of five men including Nawaraj were discovered later while another man is still missing.

How do we measure human development?

Published On: June 6, 2020 08:45 AM NPT By: Ishwari Prasad Banjade

Human development should be seen as an extensive, innovative, appreciative and community procedure, rather than a simple expansion of health, education and income. The developing world should focus on constructing the basic human capabilities for a rational development. Human development is the key theoretical measure of socio-economic progress.

Let’s vow to make the use of international conventions to protect biodiversity

Published On: June 4, 2020 08:29 AM NPT By: Janak Prasad Pandey

June 5 has been celebrated as the World Environment Day since 1974. The theme of this year's environment day is: "The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature." This year's celebration is going to be quite different from the previous ones due to the ongoing pandemic.

Slow learners and remote pedagogy

Published On: June 1, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: Irina Aryal

The lockdown imposed to control the highly contagious COVID-19 has been extended yet another time till June 14. As the viral infection has been increasingly affecting people across the country - even taking their lives - it is uncertain how long this order of home confinement will continue. The uncertainty is all the more telling in the education sector, which is expected to be the last one to open even if the movement restriction is lifted.

Unlocking the lockdown

Published On: May 30, 2020 01:28 PM NPT By: Ashmita Shahi

If I asked you a question – are you bored of the lockdown? - I am pretty sure all of you would say ‘yes’.

The development of modern and contemporary art in Nepal

Published On: May 26, 2020 08:00 PM NPT By: Netra Bahadur Khattri

The Nepali art is believed to have started from the Nepal Valley which is now called the Kathmandu Valley. Ancient Nepal used to be a land-linked prosperous country, a prime locale between India and China, bridging and uniting diverse peoples. Travel and mercantile relations brought about an inter-penetration of philosophies and traditions, adding a new dimension to the Nepali culture and vice versa.

Hello, big brother!

Published On: May 26, 2020 07:30 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Brother is a loving word, but holds a little meaning in Kaliyug. This is the age where the closest hurts you the most. There are two typical well known 'brothers' in South Asia who have once again captured wide attention. The big brother and small brother have not yet settled their boundaries and the story is interesting!