BANEPA, Aug 5: Ubiquitous learning or u-learning; is not yet a much heard term in the country. However, this ‘portable’ teaching technique is being adopted to teach community kids in some districts including Banepa.
For most tourists and expats, Nepal appears to be a beautiful Shangri-La with delicious food, friendly people, heavenly places, and adventurous journeys. But according to Caleb Spear, founder and CEO of Portal Bikes and a citizen of the United States, it is only after living here that one understands the magnitude of challenges people face each day.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Thamel - the popular tourist district of Kathmandu - is transforming. It now boasts of better roads and good sanitation facilities. Also, the decision to declare it a no-vehicle zone has worked wonders.
Sanskriti Rijal, a school student, went on a Annapurna Base Camp trek during the recent Dashain holidays. She says her parents didn’t object as this is the only long holiday she gets at her school and she wanted to ulitize it properly, and not by carrying out rituals she barely even understands.
CHITWAN, Sept 22: Anusha Budhathoki of Mangalpur - 17 is extremely busy these days. She looks equally high spirited and active than usual times. “I love it very much. The exercise we do, and the host of things we are learning since few weeks is kind of transforming us,” said the ninth grader at a nearby school, Narayani Vidhya Mandir.