“Literacy alone doesn’t determine quality of education”

Published On: January 29, 2021 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Chief Executive Officer of Teach for Nepal, Swastika Shrestha has said that their organization is willing to hand over their model of recruiting young people in government schools to the government  as the model seems to be working pretty efficiently in enhancing the performance of both the schools and the students.

Theatres can help introduce reforms in society: Ghimire Yubraj

Published On: January 22, 2021 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Ghimire Yubraj, a theatre artist, has said that theatres are one of best mediums to introduce reforms in society.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Skipper of the Nepali National Cricket Team, Gyanendra Malla has said that Nepal will not be a  test playing nation in the world of cricket unless the governing body of this sports in the country, Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), starts functioning as it is supposed to.

“Govt is apathetic toward issues raised by Nepali nurses”

Published On: January 8, 2021 07:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: President of the Nursing Association of Nepal, Man Kumari Rai said that the government is apathetic towards the issues raised by the Nepali nurses despite a number of efforts made by the association.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: President of Nepal Bankers’ Association, Bhuvan Kumar Dahal has said that the education system that Nepal has adopted cannot produce entrepreneurs.

Mazhar Javed is a medical doctor by training. He has been appointed as Pakistan’s new ambassador to South Africa. Ambassador Javed came to Nepal in February, 2016, and left the country today after completing his four-year tenure. Republica sat down for an extensive interview with him last week, before his departure to South Africa.

“Populist social movements leave no impact on society”

Published On: October 2, 2020 07:03 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Social activist Ujjwal Bikram Thapa has said that populist social movements and campaigns will leave no impact on society.

I still stand by the positions I made in the White Paper. Others should acknowledge the progress that has been made while the things that have not improved will be our agenda now.

“There is no alternative to Nijgadh Int’l Airport”

Published On: September 25, 2020 09:01 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that there is no alternative to the Nijgadh International Airport in Bara as the capacity of the only international airport in the country – the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) – is sure to get saturated in the near future.

Anjan is making Nepal visible in Israel

Published On: September 23, 2020 08:00 PM NPT By: Republica

When she heard of her appointment as Nepal’s ambassador to Israel two years ago, Dr Anjan Shakya was not elated. She preferred some other country. Moreover, she feared Israel might not have been entirely free of the conflict; she grew up hearing about the war between Israel and Palestine. On February 9, she reached the 'holy land' (The land of Israel is considered pious because of its connection with the birth, crucifiction and resurrection of Jesus Christ) as Nepal’s ambassador to Israel.