Editorial

A gift of tongues

Nepal has more than 123 languages, and it is up to us to preserve this diversity

Feb 22 2019

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Getting off easy

Corrupt officials get to resign and go scot-free, fuelling impunity

Feb 21 2019

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Silent students

Usually vociferous unions are keeping mum on harassment

Feb 20 2019

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An offer he couldn’t refuse

Democracy and freedom of speech thrives in the pursuit of truth that those with economic and political power do not want told. Using satire and making music have long been used as instruments of political communication.

Feb 19 2019

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Publisher’s note

Kantipur Publications has now entered its 27th year. On this occasion, I would first like to extend my gratitude to our valued subscribers, readers, advertisers and well-wishers.

Feb 19 2019

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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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