KATHMANDU, July 9: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against three persons including a “master’s degree gold medalist of economics” Surendra Prasad Koirala and Tribhuvan University officials on the charge of mark sheet forgery.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Kangnam University of South Korea has offered an honorary doctorate degree to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli amidst a special ceremony in the capital city today.

Foreign degree in native land

July 26, 2018 10:36 am

KATHMANDU, July 26: Seventy-six students of Merryland College, Biratnagar -- affiliated to the Wolverhampton University of England -- completed their Bachelors in Business Management.

KATHMANDU, June 1: An interactive map produced by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies shows that Nepal’s temperatures rose from -0.124 (-17.8466667 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit to 0.781 (-17.3438889 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit in 2017.

The craze of foreign degree

May 16, 2018 11:09 am

It appears that that the ultimate goal of most Nepali students these days is to go abroad for their higher studies. The ever-increasing number of Nepali students leaving their native country for higher education has been in major spotlight, at least among the youth and their families. This craze starts when students begin planning the course of their lives in terms of career.

The degree delusion

May 5, 2018 00:25 am

Our society gives unusual importance to those people who lack a sense of  pleasure in their work simply because they once had earnedcertain degree

KATHMANDU, April 8: Govinda Ballav Pant University of Agriculture and Technology at Indian state Uttarakhand has conferred honorary doctorate degree to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli during his visit to Uttarakhand on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23:  Two provinces of the country don't have any medical college for the bachelor's degree in medicine, though the nation has already adopted federalism.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Kathmandu valley has recorded the coldest day of this year so far with the temperature recorded at zero degree Celsius on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The semester system enforced for the first time at Master's level in Tribhuvan University (TU)-affiliated campuses of the Kathmandu Valley has not been implemented effectively due to the delay in conducting the first semester exams.

BONN, (Germany), Nov 15: It has been a decade since the scientists first warned that the climate change would have a negative impact on the human world if the temperature soared above 1.5 degree Celsius by the 21st century.

Doctor by degree,  writer by heart

November 2, 2017 11:40 am

Amardeep Keshari is a 23 year old writer from Kalaiya, Bara. Though he graduated from Wesleyan University in the US as a neuroscientist, he later decided to pursue a writing career. He is currently living in Shantinagar with his brother.

MARQUETTE, Oct, 15: A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana.

Making a firm career choice for a high-school graduate is more of a parents’ job, however, it hardly happened in his case. One of the leading advocates of Nepal, Semanta Dahal, 33, has been associated with Abhinawa Law Chambers (ALC), Kathmandu for years now. My City’s Sonam Lama caught up with Semanta to get a view of how invigorating his journey has been in the legal field.

General Certificate of Education Advance-levels (A-levels) is an international course under the University of Cambridge (UK). A-levels is further divided into AS and A2 levels. The hype towards A-levels has been increasing since the past few years in Nepal. However, people have the misconception that students are sure to fly abroad after they graduate.

Nepal, being a landlocked country and surrounded by mountains, natural diversity, glaciers, lakes, perennial rivers is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. Nepal’s mountainous and challenging topography and socio-economic conditions makes it prone to climate change.

Does a college degree still matter?

January 9, 2017 23:20 pm

Go to school, focus on your studies, do all your school tasks, get a degree, get a good job and take care of business. This age-old wisdom has rung throughout the years, but how much merit does it have? Does success at college or university guarantee a great entrance into the workforce after graduation? Do the best students always succeed in real life? Does a degree necessarily make you a better employee or an entrepreneur?

Twitter unveils 360-degree live video

December 29, 2016 16:50 pm

Twitter on Wednesday began streaming 360-degree video, allowing users to interact and get behind the scenes of live broadcasts.

Indian film superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday received an honorary doctorate from Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) for his extraordinary contribution in promotion of Urdu language through his films.

LONDON, Oct 3: Students are being allowed to play mobile phone game Pokemon Go as part of their degree course.

Keki now has an MBA degree

August 1, 2016 11:33 am

KATHMANDU, July 31: We mostly see Keki Adhikari gracing the spotlight in her cocktail dresses and gala gowns. But on Saturday, the ‘How Funny’ actress was seen donning a graduation cap and gown.