Ailments of education

April 21, 2019 00:25 am

Awareness-raising and educating the people through mass media—by the government, its agents or by citizens—is one of the tools to lead the nation toward the progressive path. It is with this belief I bring up the anomalies in Tribhuvan University’s Master’s of Education program.

BEVERLY HILLS, July 30: Netflix is standing by “Master of None” and Aziz Ansari despite a sexual-misconduct allegation against him earlier this year.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government passed a master plan that prohibits child labor in all work sectors on Sunday’s meeting of the Council of Ministers.

Master of adventure sports

May 26, 2018 06:17 am

Four youths in blue t-shirts, with ‘crew’ written on them, stand in a ready position right in the middle of the 166-meter-long Bhotekoshi Bridge. One lady moves closer to the jumping spot with her waist and body fastened tightly with belt and rope.

Master of his craft

May 4, 2018 09:23 am

Tai Chi isn’t a commonly known form of martial arts that is practiced to build confidence, stamina, and physical strength. Instead, it is one of the oldest Chinese discipline that is believed to have originated way earlier than the principles of yoga. This form of martial arts is practiced for defense training and various health benefits and it comprises of slow, mindful, meditative patterns and full-body energy that comes from standing postures and movements. Despite all that, it’s never been very popular. However, that didn’t stop Nima Syangdo Lama from taking it up. He has been learning Tai Chi for years now and currently even teaches this martial art form to those seriously interested in learning it.

RUPANDEHI, April 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said Lumbini has been the pilgrimage site for Buddhists from across the globe.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Patron of National Taekwondo Association-Nepal has been felicitated by    World Taekwondo Headquarter Kukkiwon –Korea in Seoul recently.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Homeland Sports Club Nepal is set to organize the Kathmandu Open International Grand Master Chess Tournament from April 12.

Master of Muay Thai

March 18, 2018 08:47 am

When you hear about martial art which is also taken as combat sports such as karate, wrestling, boxing, judo, mix martial art (MMA) and others, most of you may take these activities as violent, risky and uncivilized.

Master of his craft

January 5, 2018 09:00 am

Anyone with even the slightest interest in Nepali theater will be able to tell you who Sunil Pokharel is. He is considered one of the most influential figures in the Nepali theater industry. Many people know him as the founder of Aarohan Gurukul but even without Gurukul’s identity tailing him, he is one of those artists who people admire and adore. The Week caught up with him for a short chat.

Grand Master XXX Rum launched

December 5, 2017 03:45 am

KATHMANDU Dec 5: Vijay Distillery, a company from the Jawalakhel Group of Industries, has brought a new product -- Grand Master XXX Rum -- in the Nepali market.

MASTER OF VOICES

November 19, 2017 09:24 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The way one speaks becomes their identity. The tone, the texture and the pitch of one’s voice makes them unique. Most of us are stuck with one voice for the rest of our lives. Very few have the privilege to change their voice, it is hard to change one’s voice or rather it’s a matter of practice to generate a new voice but we don’t practice it. Nevertheless, it’s always amusing to see a person who changes their voice and sound natural at that.

SURKHET: The budget as well as program for developing Bheriganga Municipality into a smart city has been made public. The goal for the current fiscal year is to turn the municipality into a green city and rich in physical infrastructure.

The country on Wednesday witnessed the second phase of local elections. The last time local level elections took place in the country was nearly two decades ago when there were very few local bodies. The elections this time was historic also because it was the first local level elections after the country adopted federalism having seven provinces and 744 local units. While the government is yet to hold elections in Province 2, many local bodies have already got the officer bearers. Depending on their potential and needs, aspirations and visions of the chiefs and deputy chiefs of those bodies vary. Here we talked to the representatives of Achham and Ilam districts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Fourth master plan is to be introduced to develop Pashupati area as tourism and religious site.

Healthy competition pushes us to excel, to take chances and to better ourselves. Of course, competition has its toxic dark side: it can drain your morale, blind you to organizational goals, and exacerbate stress. The key to winning lies in competing on your terms, taking advantage of your strengths, and making the most of your opportunities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The government has been working to prepare a master plan aimed at bringing the children with physical disabilities to schools.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Development Committee of the Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to prepare a master plan on railways so as to connect Nepal with Europe and Africa through the Trans-Asian and Trans-Siberian rail networks.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Sujana Lohani has become the first Nepali woman chess player to be awarded with the title of FIDE Master after registering victory in the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Sujana Lohani has become the first Nepali woman chess player to be awarded with the title of FIDE Master after registering victory in the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan on Tuesday.

Master of his own style

September 10, 2016 08:35 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: We are inside a dressing room where actors are getting ready to stage a Ramlila play.

BANEPA, July 16: The Master Plan of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to be established at Panchkhal of Kavrepalanchowk has come to the final shape.