Letters

Tug of war

Chaitanya Mishra’s books, namely, ‘Badlido Nepali Samaj’, and ‘Pujiwaad Ra Nepal’, are friendly reminders of problems of applying the toolkits of capitalism as a philosophy of economic exchange in Nepal.

May 26 2019

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Inaccuracies found

The author lumps the Church of Scientology in with offshoots of Christianity. The Scientology religion is not an offshoot of any other faith. It is its own faith tradition and is, in fact, the only major world religion to emerge from the 20th century.

May 26 2019

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LMV teacher responds to sexual abuse allegations by former students

I have a serious concern on the recent news about Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidhyalaya (‘Two more teachers at Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidhyalaya accused of sexual abuse by former student’, Page 1,February 5, 2019)  in your esteemed newspaper, The Kathmandu Post

Feb 12 2019

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Hidden voices

This comes regarding your article (‘Two more teachers at Lalitpur madhyamik vidhyalaya accused of sexual abuse by former student’, Page 1, February 5, 2019) First and foremost, I would like to thank the Post for covering stories with such importance

Feb 12 2019

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Governmental inaction

The graphic description of molestation of the little girls for decades by a math teacher in a public school in the heart of the federal capital made for a cringy reading (‘Two more teachers at Lalitpur madhyamik vidhyalaya accused of sexual abuse by former student’, Page 1, February 5, 2019).

Feb 12 2019

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Gap in export

Conserving precious foreign exchange by cutting nonessential imports such as liquor, vehicles, luxury items and further curtailing exchange facilities for foreign holidays is the only best way to maintain reserves and balance of payment (‘Foreign currency expenses to be tightened to check balance of payments deficit’, TKP Money page 1, January 28)  However, just conserving the limited foreign exchange reserve will not help

Feb 05 2019

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Search for truth

This in in reference to the op-ed by Sarita Pariyar (‘From tika to ashes’, Page 6, January 25), on the brutal gang rape of the 20-year-old Maya Bishwakarma Simply because she refused to have physical relations with one of her assailants—who was a married man from an upper class family—she had to suffer a terrible fate

Feb 05 2019

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Civic Sense

The editorial of the Kathmandu Post (‘We are the change’, Page 6, January 18) drew my attention.

Jan 30 2019

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Written off  

Thomas Robertson’s op-ed (‘The right stuff’, Page 6, Jan 27) is seriously misleading about what it takes for international students to get accepted into US universities. Of course, US universities require good writing but Nepali students in the US also usually need to come from families with money, 

Jan 30 2019

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Believe survivors 

Front page news of Saturday’s edition of the Kathmandu Post (‘Maths teacher at Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidyalaya sexually abused young girls for’, TKP Online, Jan 25 2019) brought back scarring events experienced by my fellow colleague/friend.

Jan 29 2019

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Fearing class 

I also graduated from Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidhyalaya (LMV) Batch 2007. With regards to your article about our school, ( ‘Maths teacher at Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidyalaya sexually abused young girls for’, TKP Online, Jan 25 2019) about Mr Boudh or Basu Tripathee, our math teacher.

Jan 29 2019

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Men, step up and do your part

The morning Bhrikuti Rai’s piece (‘Tribhuvan University lecturer sexually harassed female students for years’, Jan 24 2019) appeared in The Kathmandu Post, my father who teaches social work and sociology to first year Bachelor’s students at a TU-affiliated college said he felt dismayed and hopeless.

Jan 29 2019

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