KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said university education must focus on research and innovation.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Paudel has held discussions with the officials of the teachers' union. Minister Paudel discussed with the officials of the teachers' association about the padlocking of the university and the delay in the appointment of the dean of the open university.

ISTANBUL, Feb 6: Turkey’s president has ordered the establishment of two new departments in the country’s most prestigious university, which has been rocked by weeks of demonstrations protesting his appointment of a new rector with government links.

Taylor Swift has donated more than 23,000 pounds ($30,000) to a Portuguese student living in Britain after she spotted an online page seeking donations to help her fund a maths degree at university.

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Wednesday said it's with constant education that a country, a family can move forward as there is never an end to learning.

Erosion of professors’ prestige

February 2, 2020 09:10 am

In his book What the Best College Teachers Do Ken Bain says that professors are ‘university-based top-ranked expert academicians’ to extend then enforce knowledge and virtues. In Nepal too, professors are co-positioned with the first-class bureaucrats in merit. Such a distinguished position automatically attracts intense gravity. They are expected to be involved in academic excellence, knowledge, studies and research.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has underlined the need to develop universities as a place for research and academic upliftment rather than fulfilling one's personal political aspirations.

HONG KONG, Nov 23: An uneasy calm settled over Hong Kong on Saturday as the city prepared to go to the polls for local elections seen as a referendum on months of anti-government protests, after weeks of especially violent clashes between police and demonstrators.

HONG KONG, Nov 23: A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland on Saturday, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the trashed grounds, as the city’s focus turned to local elections.

HONG KONG, Nov 21: Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists desperately searching for ways to escape while others hid.

The University of Kansas has apologized for a performance by rapper Snoop Dogg that featured drug references and dancers on stripper poles, saying the show fell short of creating a “family atmosphere.”

KATHMANDU, July 19: A former employee of Tribhuvan University has committed suicide on Thursday.

CHITWAN, June 28: With the widening rift between Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) and Tribhuvan University (TU) on land, AFU's bid to construct its building at Forestry Campus, Hetauda, Makawanpur, has adjourned.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said peace, democracy and development complemented each other and Nepal has emphasized on democracy in its entirety.

KATHMANDU, June 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the University education should be compatible with time and people-oriented.

SYDNEY, June 4: Australia’s top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data of students, including bank account numbers and passport details, going back nearly two decades.

OHIO, May 18: Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said.

KATHMANDU, March 21: A provision in a bill that proposes removing top officials of universities through a majority on the university senate concerned has drawn flak. The bill has already been registered in parliament.

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Uttam, the Thesis-Binder

January 9, 2019 19:41 pm

Have you lately had your thesis bound? Uttam KC is into binding thesis. He binds thesis works for many students studying at different Universities in Nepal.

CHITWAN, Nov 14: Students have vandalized and set fire to the central office, the dean’s office and the administration office of the Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur on Tuesday evening. They smashed the window panes of the offices.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Global Reach is scheduled to organize 'Australian University Fair' at Hotel de L'Annanpurna, this Saturday. According to the press statement released by Global Reach, the fair will provide a common platform to interested students to collect information on 35 participating universities.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal Open University is to add four more programmes under the Faculty of Management and Law.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The University of British Colombia termed the absence of Kul Prasad Koirala in the conference a ‘shame’ and that they were ‘dismayed to learn of it.’

KATHMANDU, May 30: Students' attraction towards the Open University is found gradually increasing in recent days. The Open University has opened in Nepal for the first time.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Dr Jeet Joshi who was born in Tanahu, a district in province 4 had reached the United States of America some three decades ago in course of his study has become the first Nepali to serve as a dean of a university there.

KATHMANDU, May 21:  In response to students demand from Nepal, LBS has introduced a new intake for selected Post Graduate Business courses in January, with accelerated study programs to allow earlier completion.

TU lifts University Cricket Cup

March 18, 2018 07:42 am

KATHMANDU, March 18: Tribhuvan University (TU) defeated DAV College by six wickets to lift the University Cricket Cup T20 Tournament title in the final on Saturday.

KABUL, Jan 29: Gunmen attacked a military university in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan early on Monday, triggering explosions and gun fight, with unknown casualties, China's Xinhua news agency reported, quoting sources and witnesses.

2018 Hult Prize at Kathmandu University

December 16, 2017 12:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The second edition of Hult Prize at Kathmandu University (KU) was organized successfully by a team of Kathmandu University students on December 12, at KU premises in Dhulikhel.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15:  Tribhuvan University (TU) is not happy over the bringing of the Rajarshi Janak University (RJU) Act that has drawn flak from stakeholders over the issues of accreditation and acquisition of property belonging to TU.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The government has issued a medical education ordinance, barring the university from providing affiliation to new medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley.

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

Efforts on for setup of Kirant University

September 26, 2017 12:06 pm

KHOTANG, Sept 26: Efforts are underway for the establishment of Province level Kirant University in Khotang.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Finland's Oulu University of Applied Sciences has launched an initiative for business incubation in Nepal, entitled "Building University Capacity to Support Business Incubation in Nepal", in partnership with Nepal's King's College and three other institutions.

BIRMINGHAM, August 17:  Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when she was 17, said on Thursday she was "excited" after winning a place to study at Oxford University.

KATHMANDU: Global Reach is all set to organize the Australian University Fair in Kathmandu on Monday. The event will take place at Hotel De’ L Annapurna, Durbar Marg from 10 am to 5 pm, and is said to be the biggest event of its kind in Nepal.

SURKHET, August 9: A joint students' union here on Tuesday padlocked the Mid – Western University at Birendranagar protesting the decision to grant affiliation to the private colleges against the instruction of the University Grant Commission.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), August 7: All activities of Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, have been halted for the past one week due to an agitation launched by the students to protest the University's alleged preparations to give affiliation to private colleges.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The eighth senate of Lumbini Buddhist University has endorsed the master-plan of the university during a meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office in Kathmandu on Monday.  The formulation and adoption of the master-plan was long due at the university.

Tribhuvan University

July 16, 2017 08:48 am

Tribhuvan University

KATHMANDU, July 15: Kathmandu University (KU) became the team champion of the second edition of the Prime Minister Cup University Sports Meet on Saturday accumulating a total of seven medals. The defending champion KU retained the title bagging four of the total nine golds adding one silver and two bronze medals in the competition that featured volleyball, badminton and table tennis.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The second edition of the Prime Minister Cup University National Sports Event is set to begin from Thursday  in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Shabnam Koirala-Azad has been appointed as the dean of University of San Francisco (USF), becoming the first woman of Nepali origin to hold such a prestigious position at a university of the United States.

Kailash Panday barely had an idea about his life taking a roller-coaster ride when he left home for India at 17. Born to a family who lived a simple life in Ramechhap, it was quite tough for him to build his career on his own. Nonetheless, accepting the challenges that life threw at him, he now stands proud as a corporate lawyer and a chartered accountant. Holding a degree of Chartered Accountancy from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (2012), he earned Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from University of Delhi in 2016.

WASHINGTON DC, June 7: The world renowned Harvard University is set to become a partner for maximum use of Nepal's statistics and verification instrument for policy making.

CHITWAN, May 20: Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) in Rampur of Chitwan now boasts of a new administrative building.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The quarterfinals line-up of the ongoing Sponsor University Cricket Cup T20 Tournament has been completed after Golden Gate International College (GGIC) and K&K College became the latest teams to book their places in the last eight on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 6: NIST College and Sahid Smarak College advanced to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Sponsor University Cricket Cup T20 Tournament defeating Patan Multiple Campus and Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) respectively in the first round matches on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Global College and TribhuGlobal College and Tribhuvan University (TU) made winning starts to the Sponsor University Cricket Cup as they defeated the A and B teams of Nepal Engineering Campus (NEC) respectively on Wednesday.