Development

Govt response sparks sense of deja vu

Six years after a cholera epidemic in Jajarkot claimed more than 350 lives,

POST DEVELOPMENT BUREAU, Apr 20 2015

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fearing for the worse

The government’s delayed and half-hearted response to H1N1 influenza, popularly known as swine flu,

POST DEVELOPMENT BUREAU, Apr 20 2015

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Guidelines on anvil to ensure workers’ welfare

The Ministry of Labour and Employment grabbed media headlines for all the wrong reasons recently.

Roshan Sedhai, Apr 13 2015

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‘Weak regulation fuel fraud cases’

Hundreds of prospective Nepali migrant workers continue to be the victims to foreign employment fraud, which has raised serious

POST DEVELOPMENT BUREAU, Apr 13 2015

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Nepal’s labour black-market

Last October, the government added Uzbekistan in the list of work destinations, in what was to be the 110th country where Nepalis

Roshan Sedhai, Apr 13 2015

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Major overhaul necessary

Despite significant increase in school-level education funding, performance of students is going down every year.

Apr 06 2015

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Dalits, Janajatis, Madhesis falter in grades

The initiatives taken by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to improve learning achievement of school level students

POST DEVELOPMENT BUREAU, Apr 06 2015

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A lopsided deal

Every year, the government allocates the largest budget to education sector, a large share of which is spent on secondary

BINOD GHIMIRE, Apr 06 2015

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Safety oversight to blame

Every year during dry season, fire-induced disasters cause huge loss of properties and render many families homeless in different parts of the country.

POST DEVELOPMENT BUREAU, Mar 30 2015

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Brigades poorly armed to fight fire

In the first week of February, a fire broke out in a cotton factory at Balkot in Bhaktapur.

POST DEVELOPMENT BUREAU, Mar 30 2015

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UNprepared for disaster

The country’s failure to prioritise fire hazards as compared to other natural ones such as floods, landslides and earthquakes

POST DEVELOPMENT BUREAU, Mar 30 2015

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New ones struggle to get by

Five years ago, the government decided to set up three new universities at the regional level.

POST DISTRICT BUREAU, Feb 09 2015

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