Changes in Farming System

July 11, 2021 15:10 pm

Farmers in Nepal are mainly involved in subsistence production for maintaining both economic and social demands. Limited food grains and livestock are sold for cash income. Off-farm income opportunities are limited. Therefore, all household members are involved in farming activities.

Faltering Intraparty Democracy

May 25, 2021 12:38 pm

The deepening crisis of intraparty democracy brushes off the achievement of democratic values and legal standards and creates a feeding ground for brutal and egregious dictators. We are, in a true sense, living under a dictatorship.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Nepal Chamber of Commerce has urged the government to pilot the central information system based on the web from the next fiscal year.

TU research head’s rebuttal

June 12, 2019 07:40 am

Republica published a news item titled “TU research head found plagiarizing” on June 4.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that his government is focused on strong governance.

The knowledge system possessed by various communities across the globe, which has been used and passed down through several generations, is termed as indigenous or traditional knowledge. This knowledge is generally embedded in the cultural tradition of any religion, indigenous or local communities.

BAJHANG, Aug 6: Mangal Aauji of Masta Rural Municipality - 1 still remembers several bitter incidences from his childhood, where he was discriminated on the basis of his caste. He remembers how people belonging to the so-called higher caste would treat him lowly but he would fail to understand for doing so.

LAHAN, Aug 4: Speakers at a programme here have underscored the need of launching special campaign to end dowry which has afflicted the Tarai/Madhes people, especially the women.

ILAM, July 31: Introduction of the semester system in masters' level programs by Tribhuvan University has affected student enrollment in campuses affiliated to it in the hilly districts of the eastern region. In some campuses, the number of enrollment in the masters programs has gone down to zero.

SURKHET, July 23: Chief Minister of Karnali Province, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, underscored the need of tunnel transportation system for the development and prosperity of the province.

BRUSSELS, July 18: The European Union’s antitrust chief has fined Google a record $5 billion for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has rolled out the much-awaited fully-automated trading system in the stock market. The new system will run parallel with the existing system for the time being.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to bring the time card system into operation for goods-carrying vehicles plying from Jagati of Bhaktapur to Koteshwar of Kathmandu beginning from July 17.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to bring the time card system into operation for goods-carrying vehicles plying from Jagati of Bhaktapur to Koteshwar of Kathmandu beginning from July 17.

July 9: There's about a 50 percent chance you already have cytomegalovirus (CMV), but don't worry, it's pretty harmless in healthy adults. It's long been believed that the virus probably weakens the immune system in older people, but now mice tests have shown that the opposite is true – somehow, the virus gives the immune system a bit of a late-stage boost.

Isn’t it funny that those who are deprived of facilities are keener in studies? Yet, those who are blessed with all facilities blame how rigorous the education system is. Yes, it’s sad, but it also is a bitter aspect of the society.

Why parliamentary system?

June 28, 2018 09:30 am

The debate on directly elected presidential system demeans, disdains and denigrates people’s mandate and democratic achievements

KATHMANDU, June 28: Turkish Airlines has launched 'Wireless In-Flight Entertainment System'. The flag carrier of Turkey has become the first user of this wireless in-flight entertainment system entirely developed by Turkish engineers in cooperation with Turkish Technic Inc, and Havelsan, according to a statement received on Wednesday.

Most of us have known Rajesh Hamal as an intelligent actor of Nepali film industry, the actor who has played in over 100 films in his career, and who at times appears in quiz shows and television interviews. But what is the superstar’s understanding of Nepali politics, economy, society and Nepal’s foreign affairs? Where do we stand as a nation today? Mahabir Paudyal and Thira L Bhusal met the superstar to explore various aspects of Nepali politics.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has announced that it will bring the fully-automated online trading system into operation from July 17 in parallel with the existing computerized trading system.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The government is preparing to withdraw cases now being investigated by the courts and bring them under the transitional justice mechanisms.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that democratic system in the country has fallen in jeopardy under the communist rule.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is preparing to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for expanding digital financial services across the country.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Daayitwa is preparing for the 8th Nepal Public Service Fellowship Program. The fellowship program aims at inspiring youths to enhance positive conversation and action in Nepal’s public governance system.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The United Nations has installed a solar energy system at its country office in Kathmandu in a move to make headway toward a renewable energy future.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has objected to the remarks by Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal who recently said that he intends to introduce executive presidential system by amending the constitution.

KATHMANDU, May 28: From now onward every industry and or company has to mandatorily pay their staffers through banking system.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The government has launched e-payment system for paying government revenue.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi has insisted on a coordinated role between the police and government attorneys to make the criminal justice system more effective.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Department of Civil Registration (DoCR) has launched an information system to systematize the social security allowance (SSA) scheme.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has instructed all brokerage firms to provide investors a service to place a buy or sell order of their shares online.

SAPTARI, April 8: The first irrigation system, Chandra Irrigation System, was established by the Rana regime in 1920s. The then Rana Prime Minister, Chandra Shamsher is reported to have been so much interested by the infrastructures in England that upon his return he constructed many crucial infrastructures. The Chandra Irrigation System, was one of them.

KATHMANDU, March 19:  Grandstream launched its video conferencing system in Nepal by organizing 'Discover Roadshow' in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced ‘Payment System Oversight Framework’ as part of its objectives to ensure sound legal foundation of payment systems and enhance their risk management and control.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has launched an online monitoring information system to keep track of activities of international non-governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) involved in the reconstruction and rehabilitation in all districts affected by the 2015 earthquakes.

GAUR, Feb 19: CPN (UML) leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the 'turn by turn' system should not be established to the post of Prime Minister.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A day before the expiry of the deadline set for the political parties, the CPN-UML on Sunday submitted the list of its candidates winning the parliamentary seats under the proportional representation system to the Election Commission.

Enabling semester system

February 11, 2018 00:09 am

Unlike in annual system of education where teachers predominantly depended on lecture method of teaching and barely engage with students outside the classroom, teachers today are seen in continuous academic engagements from the beginning to the end of academic session. This change started in Tribhuvan University after introduction of semester system in 2014.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Ministry of Education is preparing to amend the system to bar the students from being upgraded if they score less than D+ in grade eight.

'Customs system should reform'

January 26, 2018 17:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The need of operating country's customs system as per the international standard has been stressed.

Students react to letter grading system

January 25, 2018 10:25 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: After two years of implementation, Grade XI results were published under the letter grading system this year. Under this evaluation system, students’ results are categorized in nine different letters — from A+ to E.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) is starting full-fledged operation of Mode S Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR), which was installed at Bhattedanda of Lalitpur 14 months ago, from February 1.

CHITWAN, Jan 22: Time card system has been implemented from Bharatpur of Chitwan to Manahari of Makawanpur aiming to curb increasing road accidents due to trucks and tippers along the road section.

CHITWAN, Jan 22: Time card system has been implemented from Bharatpur of Chitwan to Manahari of Makawanpur aiming to curb increasing road accidents due to trucks and tippers along the road section.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The dispute between Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML over the system for constituting the National Assembly (NA) has delayed authentication of the upper house election ordinance by the president and the formation of the new government.

System Vs student: Who’s the problem?

December 19, 2017 09:38 am

Problems are vital units of life. Life and problem are inter-related; life is possible because of problems. And it’s the crucial job of humans to get a solution for those problems. What if something vital has problematic backlashes? We address the problem, find the solution but can’t apply it. And we just remain in forlorn and degrade ourselves. Gradually, we end up losing all our confidence and feel useless.

Vote counting concludes under PR system

December 17, 2017 14:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Vote counting for Proportional Representation electoral system under Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies concluded on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A preliminary estimate by the Finance Ministry shows that at least Rs 820 billion would be required to run the federal administration for the next three years.

KHOTANG, Dec 13: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in the district. The vote counting has finalized on Wednesday where UML wins towards first-past-the-post elections in Khotang has also become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.

DOLAKHA, Dec 12: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in Propotional Representaional system in Dolakha.