Back to school

Providing midday meals is a step towards curbing drop-outs in schools

Feb 18 2019

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Hard to say

This year seems to be a critical year to test every citizen's fundamental right to express their opinions

Feb 15 2019

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Watch out

Last August, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security registered the Right to Employment Bill at the Parliament Secretariat. The proposed legislation guarantees the right to employment of each citizen.

Feb 13 2019

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Meditate on change

The government’s disregard for Lumbini’s historical artefacts must be addressed

Feb 13 2019

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Press freedom cannot be curtailed in the name of regulation

Freedom of the press is essential to any democracy and any laws that might be used to circumscribe that freedom should be scrutinised.

Feb 12 2019

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Monumental apathy

For over four years, the many ancient heritage sites and structures that were damaged by the 2015 Gorkha earthquakes remained where they fell as rubble (very much without a cause). But in recent years, preservation efforts have gained pace.

Feb 11 2019

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Many patients, little patience

Clinical laboratories must be regulated

Feb 08 2019

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Say watt?

Perhaps our elected officials are taking their duty to ‘take charge’ too literally

Feb 07 2019

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Massive meltdown

The Himalayan region is overlooked in climate change narratives

Feb 06 2019

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Step up your game

The government should give sports the due attention it deserves

Feb 05 2019

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Standing in the way of control

The Peace and Security bill 2019, which was registered at the parliament secretariat by the Home Ministry last week, has vested powers upon the Chief District Officer (CDO) to stop any peaceful protest even before such a deliberation takes place It is now at the discretion of the CDO whether or not any mass gathering should be allowed to happen

Feb 04 2019

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