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Jiva Nath Lamsal

Jiva Nath Lamsal, Lecturer at Central Department of English, TU, is pursuing PhD at Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at University of Sydney.

Dictators, beware

Published On: January 9, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Jiva Nath Lamsal

Nepali people have brought down the dictators through revolutions. Remember 2007.

Nepal's political theatre of the absurd

Published On: August 12, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: Jiva Nath Lamsal

One morning, the people of Thebes come to the palace of king Oedipus requesting him to find a solution to the crisis created by the plague. The king is so filled with his hubris (pride) that he commits to find the culprit, the sinner who is causing the plague at any rate. A blind seer Tiresias advises him to halt his quest because it will boomerang and bring a tragedy to his own life and the lives of the people. As per Greek mythology, Tiresias was a blind prophet of Apollo in Thebes.

Enabling semester system

Published On: February 11, 2018 12:09 AM NPT By: Jiva Nath Lamsal

Unlike in annual system of education where teachers predominantly depended on lecture method of teaching and barely engage with students outside the classroom, teachers today are seen in continuous academic engagements from the beginning to the end of academic session. This change started in Tribhuvan University after introduction of semester system in 2014.

Time for overhaul

Published On: January 16, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Jiva Nath Lamsal

When I did not allow the student to cheat, he formed a ‘gang’ and was waiting to punish me outside

Nepal’s dream deferred

Published On: December 31, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Jiva Nath Lamsal

Overwhelming participation of people in elections shows they are desperately waiting to materialize their dream of prosperous, peaceful and politically stable Nepal.