DANG, April 5: A teacher has been accused of molesting a 16-year-old girl who was staying in a hostel in Dang.

DANG, August 11: A teacher in Dang beat up a young man who had a romantic relationship with his daughter. Pateshwar Yadav from Rajpur-3 Belka, beat up his daughter’s boyfriend Mansharam Yadav, 19, from Rajpur-3, Khardiya.

NUWAKOT,  June 17: Radhika Acharya of Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-6, Nuwakot, died after falling into a river along with her scooter when she was on her way to school.

Janardan Adhikari, a teacher and coordinator at St Lawrence College in Chabahil Kathmandu, has been arrested for allegedly abusing a grade 11 student, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Dinesh Raj Mainali of Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Office.

KATHMANDU, May 24: A teacher of St Lawrence College located in Chabahil, Kathmandu, has been accused of molesting a girl student of class 11.

KATHMANDU, May 11: As many as 1,505 teachers across the country have submitted their resignations right before the local level polls slated for May 13. Basanti Shrestha, 45, resigned from the post of teacher on April 24 and has filed her candidature for the post of deputy mayor of Chandragiri Municipality.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A lecturer at Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus in Kathmandu was beaten black and blue by an examinee after the latter was not allowed to cheat in the examination today.

BAITADI, May 5: A teacher has died after getting infected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Baitadi. According to Yogendra Prasad Batta, chief of the health office of Baitadi, the 44-years old teacher died of the disease at 9:40AM on Wednesday.

Strict Teacher

November 29, 2020 15:45 pm

They will not listen to you They will do whatever they want to They will try to burn you out They will be stubborn and make you shout

KAPILVASTU, Sept 22: A teacher from Kapilvastu who was at large after allegedly raping a girl was arrested on Sundary, nearly four months after the incident.

Recognizing teacher's effort

July 9, 2020 14:57 pm

Teachers nourish and prepare students for their future as they are the real icon of knowledge and wisdom. They create awareness among the students and common people. They are the source of light in the world that has been darkened due to ignorance.

I was devastated after the doctor told me, I had to quit playing. But my parents and Gurus supported me and helped me lead my life toward satisfaction. I am living a satisfied life as a teacher and a coach. I had never imagined that I would be a school teacher,”

Teacher arrested on rape charge

November 13, 2019 14:28 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 13: A school teacher here has been arrested on the charge of raping his 12-year-old girl student.

I wish my students …

November 3, 2019 15:56 pm

Teacher never feels like he is doing enough for their education. I wish they knew how hard a teacher tries to protect them and how sorry he is when students worry about their result and ‘getting things wrong’.

I wonder who has to blame for their condition? Is it the situations – if yes, till when we should blame it?

POKHARA, July 23: A teacher who has thrashed student for not completing homework in Pokhara, was arrested on Tuesday.

The many forms of guru

July 19, 2019 08:53 am

If you were to look up the meaning of “guru” in Sanskrit, it means “the one who dispels darkness and takes you towards light”. The meaning of “guru” transcends beyond the idea of a teacher in school – it can be anything from a book you have read recently, a piece of art you cherish or an album from your favorite artist. With that, The Week’s Urza Acharya asked some people to tell us a little about who or what they consider to be a “guru” in their lives.

JANAKPUR, July 4: After a series of syringe attacks that recently took place in Kathmandu went viral on social media, a similar kind of incident has taken place in Dhanusha district.

DHANKUTA, June 29: Three grade 10 students in Dhankuta district sustained injuries when their science teacher subjected them to physical torture.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Centenary personality Satya Mohan Joshi on Sunday felicitated Rimpoche Shreedhar Rana, a renowned preacher of Buddhism, amid a function organized by Amrit Prithvi Abhinashi Guthi at Nepal Academy in Kathmandu.

ROLPA, June 4: A teacher of Bhanu Basic School of Runtigadhi Rural Municipality-8 of Rolpa has been arrested on Monday afternoon on the charge of severely beating up schoolchildren and fracturing the forearms of five of them. A total of 14 students were injured in the beating by teacher Laxmi Pun, who had punished the students on May 26 for being late to the morning assembly.

ROLPA, June 3: Fourteen students were seriously injured in a primary school in Rolpa district after their teacher thrashed them with a cane, police said.

PYUTHAN, May 28: Mandavi Rural Municipality has made it mandatory for all those receiving salaries from the government coffers to admit their children to community schools.

DHAKA, April 19: A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday.


March 9, 2019 18:40 pm

Week in pictures for the week March 3-March 9, 2019.

Teacher killed in accident in Kathmandu

February 23, 2019 12:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A teacher died after a bus this morning hit his motorcycle at Basundhara. Police confirmed the death of Pradeep Neupane, 39, in the accident happened at 7:15 am.

Being a congenial teacher

January 14, 2019 10:47 am

It wasn’t an easy decision to opt for being a teacher. In 2015, I thought about it for hundred times before denying the offer to work as an associate of a Front Office Department.

RATNANAGR, Jan 13 (RSS): A school’s head teacher has been arrested on the charge of sexually abusing a student.


December 1, 2018 18:40 pm

The week in pictures November 25 - December 1.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26:  A case has been filed at the Comission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) against Sakuldev Khang, a teacher of BP Madan Primary School in Shripurjabdi, Sunsari, for using a fake educational certificate and enjoying government benefits.

5 things about Rajan Mukarung

November 26, 2018 10:17 am

A poet, novelist and teacher, Rajan Mukarung is an eloquent intellectual. Originally from the hilly district of Bhojpur, his early success in writing won him numerous accolades. Awarded with Kirat Puraskar Samman for novel ‘Hechhakupa’, Pahichan Puraskar for ‘Ferido Saundarya’ and Madan Puraskar for ‘Damini Bhir’ in 2012, he is currently dedicated to the publishing his next volume, ‘Ayogya’  soon this year.

Teaching is tough

September 23, 2018 01:00 am

Being a good teacher is becoming increasingly tough. It’s even tougher when it comes to teaching modern day teenagers

RAUTAHAT, June 15: A policeman and a teacher have been taken into custody for investigation into the kidnapping of 12 years old Yuvraj Shah of Katahariya Municipality-9, on Sunday.

Originally from Morang, 53-year-old Jeevan Bastola owns a garment stall in the street at Haugal, Patan. Having a brief experience as a teacher in Solukhumbu, Bastola remembers wandering around Kathmandu in hopes of finding a job.

ATLANTA, May 27: A retired secondary school English teacher has corrected a letter she received from US president Donald Trump and sent it back to the White House.

At 99 years old, Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest yoga teacher, and she's proving that age doesn't limit us from doing what we love.

GORKHA, May 17: Binod Pandey, a local teacher of Tara Secondary School of Gorkha municipality-10 has been arrested after abusing his student.

JAJARKOT, May 5: A teacher of a school based in Khurpa area of Kushe rural municipality – 5 has been expelled after he discarded warnings to not come to school in a drunken state.

ATLANTA, March 1: A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said.

The Teacher

February 25, 2018 11:54 am

He was so very frightening He stared at me, his fist tightening

NUWAKOT, Feb 5: Hundreds of people from Salme, Bhalche and Lachyang in Nuwakot district moved to Simbutar of Bidur Municipality after they were rendered homeless by the deadly earthquake of 2015.

A Young Teacher

November 9, 2017 11:53 am

Kishor Kuikel is a 23-year-old teacher from Fulbaari, Kavrepalanchowk. He is currently living in Gokarna with his family. Kishor teaches social work at Brilliant College, Kathmandu.

MYAGDI, Nov 5: An ambitious student, who was deprived of higher education due to poor economic condition and lack of family support, has finally got an opportunity to complete her studies.

Conversation with the teacher

November 3, 2017 09:33 am

This scribe was informed that Sardaman Shrestha, the sculpture-making teacher at Srijana College of Fine Arts, was everyone’s favorite teacher. His witty jokes and compassionate teaching made sculpting lessons very interesting. Many even claimed that he was the ‘best in the world’.

If your Hogwarts acceptance letter is still lost in the mail, go for the next best thing and transfer to Evergreen Middle School in Hillsboro, Oregon, where a seventh and eighth-grade teacher has transformed his classroom into a Harry Potter-themed wonderland – complete with Sorting Hat.

NAWALPARASI, Sept 7: Family members have registered an application at the Area Police Office, Kawaswoti seeking support in the search for Ram Prasad Chapagain of Kawaswoti.

The teacher with a purpose

August 11, 2017 12:40 pm

The concept of ‘Education for all’ seemed like a predetermined battle for visually impaired students. But in 1964, Laboratory Higher Secondary School in Kirtipur introduced the Braille system, a tactile writing and reading style for visually impaired people, under the supervision and guidance of Father of Nepali Braille, Janga Bahadur Bogati. “It is because of the use of the Braille system that many students have been able to pursue education despite their disability,” says Ramesh Subedi.

Missing teacher found dead

July 8, 2017 10:46 am

(PARBAT), July 8: An unidentified body found at the bank of the Kaligandaki river is reported to be that a missing teacher, police confirmed.

GAIGHAT (UDAYAPUR), May 6: A teacher with the Janata Primary School based at Triyuga – 7, who went missing eight days ago, was found dead on Friday evening.

Ex-police constable kills teacher

April 13, 2017 14:10 pm

CHITWAN, April 13: A former police head constable has brutally killed a school teacher at Gaindakot of Nawalparasi on Thursday morning.