KATHMANDU, March 2: While being criticized for delaying the implementation of pesticide testing standards for vegetables imported from India, the government has said that the standards for measuring the quality of all imported and indigenous vegetables are the same.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Monday asked the government to continue with the old standards in cement manufacturing, reversing the ministry's recent move to implement the new rule that allows the manufacturers to produce and sell the construction material in low quality.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection Management is preparing to revise the list of essential commodities to ensure smooth supply, price stability and adherence to quality standards.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called on community and private schools to work for the enhancement of quality education so that no Nepali have to go aboard in search of quality education.
Being a part of the family business is great, but often times you will wish to pursue your own ideas and dreams, and take matters in your own hands. This is what happened to brothers Aman Gautam, 27, and Prashanna Gautam, 30. While they were involved in shoe making industry before the launch of Caliber Shoes as they worked for their dad’s company that had been established around 25 years ago, they wanted to start something new, on their own. That’s when they deliberated and came up with the idea and concept for Caliber Shoes.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Former Health Minister and Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has questioned Prime Minister KP Oli’s statement to make the country a medical hub by establishing more medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley and outside.
KATHMANDU, July 8: The government is learnt to have been planning to come up with clear policies regarding forest and environment sectors with an objective of improving the people's living standard through the means of community forest.
JHAPA, July 7: Youth Association Nepal Jhapa Chapter has padlocked the office of a tar industry located at Kankai Municipality of Jhapa district, reasoning that the tar produced there was of low quality.
KATHMANDU, Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit has said that his ministry has prioritized ‘Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali’, a goal set by the incumbent government.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Clean Energy Nepal in collaboration with the US Embassy in Nepal held a workshop entitled 'Open data for policy formulation, decision making and citizen-government partnership to improve air quality' on Tuesday with the aim to sensitize stakeholders on the importance of data-based decisions.
CHITWAN, May 29: Disproportionate tea-cher-student ratio, lack of infrastructures and poor management committees are common problems of community schools in Madi. However, Madi Municipality is now set to change this. With an aim to ensure quality education in schools, the municipality office has decided to merge them.
Tribhuvan University (TU) is one of the oldest universities of the nation. It was also known as the backbone of the country's educational sector. But it won’t be wrong to say that it is only the oldest university of nation and not the backbone anymore. It is due to the old teaching style along with political involvement of students and teachers, which is degrading the quality of education.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has directed the Nepal Telecom (NT) employees to do their best to guarantee directs benefits to people, providing quality services to customers.
DHADING, Jan 23: Every morning Sonisa Chepang has to walk for two hours to reach her school. Despite her toils, the pain she takes to reach her school does not ensure that she will have teachers to teach at the school. Most of the times, teachers remain absent at her school and sometimes she herself stays home.
Nava Raj Dahal is the newly elected president of Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) and managing director of Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition Pvt Ltd. The seasoned trekking entrepreneur recently talked to Arpana Ale Magar of Republica on different aspects of Nepali trekking industry and future plans of TAAN. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Nov 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called upon the government, educational institutions and the guardians to pay attention to the quality of education in the coming days for 'happier Nepalis and prosperous Nepal'.
DOLAKHA, September 3: Newly-elected people's representatives have started acting tough to improve the quality of education in Dolakaha in recent days. Shailung Rural Municipality has decided to close down various community schools which were running without enough students and adjusted the 'irrelevant teachers' quota.
It is always fun to watch prominent actors like, and not limited to, Kiran KC, Shivahari Paudel, Rajaram Paudel, Deepak Raj Giri, Manoj Gajurel, Sangita Gurung and Deepa Shree Niraula on stage. Punch lines delivered by these actors are based on issues pertaining in the society and oftentimes an amalgamation of thoughts that has passed an audience’s mind. However, owing to the binding constraints of society, they remain unsaid.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed on scientific, qualitative and practical education, while pointing out the need to reach higher education to people of all sections of the society.
KATHMANDU, August 6: The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee (AWRC) under the Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to measure quality of milk and dairy products being produced and distributed across the country including Kathmandu valley at the earliest and take action against those found producing or distributing substandard dairy products.
LONDON, August 2: A failure to recruit quality signings that will help increase competition within the squad could leave Tottenham Hotspur struggling to end their trophy drought, manager Mauricio Pochettino has said.
KATHMANDU, April 3: The number of people registering complaints on the quality of food stuffs available in the market has decreased significantly over the past few years, the Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DoFTQ) says. Despite adulteration of foodstuffs being present in the market, the number of complaints has been very low, the department said.
KATHMANDU, March 15: As a part of the ambitious plan to establish a comprehensive network of air quality monitoring stations across the country, two more air quality monitoring stations have been set up on Tuesday - one at Ratna Park and the other at the US Embassy's recreational centre at Phora Durbar.
In the recent years, there has been significant improvement in the number of people who have access to education in Nepal: primary, secondary and higher education. But the 21st century Nepal is still grappling with the question of whether or not people have access to education as we struggle to move the conversation forward to question whether or not people have access to quality education.
KATHMANDU, March 3: In a bid to ensure the people’s right to health services provisioned in the constitution, the government is all set to establish the Nepal Health Institutions Quality Certification Council soon.
DANG, Jan 17: A state-run primary school, Ratri Primary School, in Ghorahi - 3 decided to enhance the quality of its education by adopting private school policies in terms of grading of classes, medium of instruction, extra-curricular activities, among others, six years ago. Newly added classes- Nursery, LKG and UKG - got quite popular among parents instantly.