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Biranchi Poudyal

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Teach them yoga

Published On: February 25, 2020 10:20 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Schools of Nepal should find new approach of punishment that will help students outgrow negativity and develop positive attitude. The best way to do this is by teaching them yoga

Costs of conflict

Published On: January 23, 2020 08:19 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

The United States told the United Nations that the killing of Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was in self-defence and vowed to take additional action “as necessary” in the Middle East to protect US personnel and interests. On other side, Iran retaliated by firing 20 ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq where United States troops were stationed. It is believed that driving out the presence of United States from the region was the major objective of Iran and Soleimani’s personal mission. So the bigger picture is Iran lost its best military strategist and the assassination ensured the elimination of a man who America saw as potential challenger of its primacy in region.

Rumor and reality

Published On: December 12, 2019 09:50 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Many people have misconception that deforestation will begin right after the Ministry approves the proposal for airport construction. It does not work that way

How not to judge movies

Published On: November 28, 2019 09:15 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Today’s movies are getting international recognition and awards not just because of their quality but also for globalization and easy access to international platforms

Deurbanizing Nepal

Published On: November 9, 2019 12:35 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Nepal is considered as least developed country striving to reach the status of developing nation by 2022. The grand dream of “Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepalis” will only be possible when Nepal adopts its own development model accordingly with its national context. Rural population in Nepal was reported at 81 percent in 2016, according to the World Bank’s collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.

Rebranding Lumbini

Published On: September 3, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Apart from saying ‘Buddha was born in Nepal’ how many worthful initiatives have we taken to promote the birthplace of Gautam Buddha?

Innovating tourism

Published On: August 11, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

In the age of digitalization, Nepal should opt for ‘QR code’ information system to enable tourists to gather information about places they visit

Reviving humanities

Published On: July 15, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Deeper understanding of problem within humanities education in Nepal will help us identify the reason behind its decline in Tribhuvan University

Perks of going cashless

Published On: June 20, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

It will be difficult for Nepal to become a cashless economy but it should make an effort

Benefits of drone

Published On: May 6, 2019 01:05 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

In recent decade drones have been subjected to many negative criticisms because of its undertoned use-value in security invasions and arms deployment, making drone a war material. Today when people think of drones, they get quick mental thought of flying machine trespassing private zones.

Stay out of eco-chamber

Published On: February 17, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

In Nepal, social media has not been used for liberal democratic debates. It has become a source to foster large-scale political polarization

Move like ants

Published On: January 10, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Have you seen ants stuck in traffic? Researches have proven that if we all drove more like ants walk, we would experience fewer traffic jams

Why relationships fail

Published On: December 15, 2018 12:00 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Life is a series of choices and modern civilization has transformed us so much that we need to rethink some of our default social choices that have existed for centuries. No social institution is as celebrated and imposed in Nepal as marriage. It’s so integral to our social system that most people seek for stable future through marriage and grown-ups who aren’t married till certain age are often looked down as outcasts. Every human being craves to achieve love and personal fulfilment through marriage.

Cocoon of marriage

Published On: November 11, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Biranchi Poudyal

Becoming a couple is among the most complex transitions of life cycle though it’s conventionally regarded as a default human condition