New Town Square: How Social Media Shape Information and Division

Published On: July 14, 2024 11:50 AM NPT By: Sagar Khatiwada

The emergence of Artificial intelligence (AI), Machine learning(ML) and Data Analytics has significantly enhanced algorithmic sophistication, enabling platforms to hook users based on their preferences.

Is Proportional Representation the Cause of Frequent Government Changes in Nepal?

Published On: July 14, 2024 08:30 AM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

As a result of never-ending transitions and political instability in Nepal, even after thirty years of the multiparty system and nine years of the present constitution, politics is constantly sliding from democratic norms towards autocratic dynamics, and the economy is on the edge of collapse.

The Challenges of NC-UML Coalition

Published On: July 13, 2024 08:40 AM NPT By: Narayan Manandhar

Earlier (24 March, Republica), I wrote about the possibility of the NC-UML coalition. My personal view was or is that we should not and must not strive for such a coalition. This is against the democratic values because it will weaken the opposition in parliament. And in the long run, it may be detrimental to the country and democracy.

AI Rush in Law: Can Lawyers Be Replaced?

Published On: July 12, 2024 04:55 PM NPT By: Aditya Raut

300,000,000. In words: 300 million. That's the staggering number of jobs Goldman Sachs predicts could be lost or transformed in the coming years due to the rise of generative artificial intelligence, commonly referred to as genAI.

Ethical Dilemmas in Mugu District Hospital: A Cry for Support

Published On: July 12, 2024 08:40 AM NPT By: Animesh Ghimire

Nestled in the remote Karnali Province, Mugu District Hospital serves as a lifeline for thousands. Yet my recent visit revealed a stark reality: healthcare providers grapple with relentless ethical dilemmas compounded by scarce resources, geographical isolation, and cultural complexities.

Bhutan: The Paradox of Happiness and Human Rights Violations

Published On: July 11, 2024 08:30 AM NPT By: CM Niroula

Bhutan's image as the happiest nation on Earth is a carefully crafted myth that conceals a harsh reality of human rights abuses and political repression

The Cost of Remittances

Published On: July 10, 2024 08:35 AM NPT By: Dikson Limbu

The unproductive use of remittances, combined with inflation in health, education, and consumer goods, and the possibility of a real estate bubble burst, could have severe repercussions for Nepal's economic future in the long run.

Balen's Posthumanist Vision for the Mindfulness City

Published On: July 9, 2024 08:30 AM NPT By: Bimal Pratap Shah

This holistic approach aims to conserve natural habitats, revitalize urban areas, and promote biodiversity within the cityscape.

Using anticipatory actions for improved monsoon readiness: Learning lessons from the Third National Dialogue

Published On: July 8, 2024 08:43 AM NPT By: Kriti Bhuju and Dinee Tamang

At the heart of disaster risk management is anticipatory action, which provides a proactive strategy for reducing the catastrophic effects of disasters. The 3rd National Dialogue on Anticipatory Action (AA), which took place in Kathmandu on May 9 and 10, recently offered an important forum for discussing and improving plans for enhancing readiness and response during the monsoon season.

After SEE, what next?

Published On: July 7, 2024 10:25 AM NPT By: Dr Atindra Dahal

In fact, no discipline is inherently better or worse. Every stream can lead to professional success if pursued with effort. Students often choose courses based on parental referral, media influence, the physical amenities of visited colleges, comparative analysis of fees, probable scholarships, and peer pressure, rather than their own lifetime goals and projected future careers. They are influenced by amenities like swimming pools and lifts over more relevant facilities like libraries or laboratories.