• Planning Commission: Myths and Realities Planning Commission: Myths and Realities

    NPC reforms should be oriented toward establishing an institution that would replace the existing NPC system with a purely advisory agency that would conduct extensive research and advise various layers of governments on the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies.

    Thaneshwar Bhusal

  • Teej in a foreign land Teej in a foreign land

    Teej should no longer remain as the festival of women alone. All kinds of festivals should foster acceptance of cultural diversity. Instead of gendering Teej, why not make it a festival of both men and women, a festival to celebrate and respect each other's existence and importance in each other's lives?

    Sangeeta Rijal


  • You can be a memory champion You can be a memory champion

    Would you also like to be a memory champion? Believe it or not, you can also be a memory champion. But the first thing you need to do is to come up with a memory system, called mnemonic that helps you remember many things.

    Om Baniya

  • Bio-medical understanding of Ebola viral infection

    Yes many people from Africa do visit Nepal so they can bring virus to Nepal. But there is no need to panic. As direct contact with an infected person is required for the virus to spread, health officials say the risk to the public is “very low”.

    Sagar Regmi

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