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TU to introduce credit transfer system (ht 20/01/2018)

Unleashing opportunity: Reforms in higher education must, by Bishwo Bandhu Pokharel (ht 17/01/2018)

Time for overhaul: When I did not allow the student to cheat, he formed a ‘gang’ and was waiting to punish me outside, by Jiva Nath Lamsal (rep 16/01/2018)

Being a ‘smart’ student: If the formal courses in Nepali universities come with their contextual limitations, being smart means being alert to contemporaneous opportunities elsewhere, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 13/01/2018)

Supreme Court reinstates Dr Sharma as IoM dean (ht 08/01/2018), SC ruling on IoM dean splits legal experts (kp 08/01/2018), Fresh dispute looms over IoM (kp 11/01/2018), Govt inks five-point agreement with Dr KC (ht 13/01/2018), TU, IoM not on the same page over dean (kp 16/01/2018)

UGC spending on research negligible (ht 08/01/2018)

TU’s ‘lingering’ in seat endorsement jeopardised medicine programme: IoM; TU council has to endorse the total number of seats before IoM can begin counseling of the students (kp 07/01/2018), Bowing to pressure, TU endorses seat allocation (kp 08/01/2018)

The other way around: With the right policies, Nepal can be turned into a destination for foreign students, by Rajesh Chapagain (kp 07/01/2018)

Staff protest at kist medical college: Students urge IoM, NMC to resolve college dispute (kp 05/01/2018)

Medicine studies: Test compulsory before pursuing postgrad abroad (kp 01/01/2018)

Reforming TU from below: Those who work in TU and are brave enough to not bow down to party-based apparatchiks have to step up, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 28/12/2017)

Reversing the brain drain: Exposure to international curricula makes students more competent and qualifies them for job options globally (kp 28/12/2017)

Aboard the MBA train (kp 28/12/2017), Ready for the market (kp 28/12/2017)

NAMS to run bachelor’s levelprogramme on optometry (ht 26/12/2017)

High Court upholds earlier stay on IoM (kp 22/12/2017)

MBBS fees at med schools: IoM takes steps to curb overcharging (kp 17/12/2017)

Educationists demand ranking of colleges (ht 17/12/2017)

Student unions, TU trade blame at delay in Master’s degree exams in Valley, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (kp 13/12/2017)

Less number of students going abroad to study medicine (ht 12/12/2017)

MBBS entrance test: Fresh exam on Dec 2 under tight security, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/12/2017), IoM conducts MBBS entrance test amid tight security (kp 03/12/2017), IoM publishes MBBS entrance re-examination results: The pass percentage this year is comparatively lower than that of last year (ht 05/12/2017)

KU to start master’s level study in technical and vocational education (kp 30/11/2017)

Medical college under PU runs into controversy: MoE, NMC in dark about decision to let Koshi Zonal Hospital run MBBS course (kp 28/11/2017)

IoM to seek police help to conduct MBBS test: Entrance examination to be held on December 2 amid tight security (kp 26/11/2017), Entrance a must for overseas PG courses (ht 26/11/2017)

NMC turns down KU’s request to add up quotas: 3 months after the NMC fixed quotas, KU on November 16 requested  for added MBBs seats (kp 25/11/2017)

TU leaves it for the IoM to decide on test legitimacy, by Anuj Kumar Adhikari (kp 17/11/2017), IoM voids MBBS entrance exam, to fix new date soon (kp 20/11/2017)

Ministry presses NMC to allocate seats to National (kp 07/11/2017)

Same old syllabus: College students are going abroad since they can’t get modern research-based education here, by Pragyan Bhattarai (kp 29/10/2017)

Entrance exam cheating case: Prolonged probe to affect TU’s MBBS calendar; An investigation is under way after some students were caught using wireless devices to cheat in the  IoM entrance test, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/10/2017), Papers might have been leaked, police tell IoM: No involvement of IoM officials: Crime division, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/11/2017)

Sanskrit getting popular among foreign students, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 26/10/2017)

Focusing on innovation: Today’s medical school curricula need to incorporate core aspects of innovation to ensure quality health care, by Manoj Bhattarai (kp 20/10/2017)

11 held from MBBS entrance test (kp 15/10/2017)

House passes bill to set up varsity in Province 2 (kp 13/10/2017)

Few students opting for language major at TU (ht 10/10/2017)

Prof Gajurel’s strike enters 12th day (ht 09/10/2017)

Bill tabled to set up medical academy in in Dang’s Ghorahi (kp 07/10/2017), Bill endorsed to set up new health academy in Dang: Health Minister Pokharel says setting up Rapti Academy of Health Sciences will expand medical access to public  in the region (kp 11/10/2017)

Colleges told to follow govt-set fee structure: The IoM has instructed  the private medical  colleges not to charge fees in arbitrary basis (kp 17/09/2017)

House to pass Acts on two varsities before dissolution: Bills to set up Nepalgunj University in Banke and Rajarshi Janak in Dhanusha are under consideration in the Committee on Women, Children and Elderly Citizens (kp 16/09/2017)

TU body without member-secretary for 3 months, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 15/09/2017)

Communication academy soon, says minister (kp 10/09/2017)

Teachers, professors warn of stern agitation (kp 06/09/2017)

TU panel ‘falsified’ National College inspection report, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/08/2017), National’s Ghattekulo hospital run illegally, by Manish Gautam (kp 23/08/2017), Cronyism to the maximum: Investigate the falsified report that granted KNMC affiliation and punish the guilty (kp 23/08/2017), Dr KC demands annulment of Kathmandu National affiliation, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/08/2017), TU remains defiant despite broadcriticism over national med college (kp 26/08/2017), Kathmandu National Hospital will be shut: Health Ministry (kp 29/08/2017), TU suspends Kathmandu National Medical College affiliation (rep 03/09/2017), NMA urges Deuba to scrap KNMC affiliation (kp 04/09/2017), TU scraps National Medical College affiliation: Fresh inspection by a varsity-formed team finds facility without doctors, patients and staff (kp 07/09/2017), The next step forward: TU’s decision to rescind its misinformed decision on KNMC was much needed (kp 08/09/2017)

National denies merit students admission, again, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/08/2017)

Academic Accommodations For Disabled, by Dev Datta Joshi (rn 05/08/2017)

MPs’ reservations block endorsement of Health Profession Education Bill, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/07/2017)

IoM asst deans refuse to assume office: Say they have been given ‘ambiguous office term’ (kp 27/07/2017)

Lumbini Buddhist University senate endorses master-plan, new degrees (rep 26/07/2017)

SC’s interim order denial paves way for merit grads’ admission: Apex court rejects enrolled students’ plea for halt in new admissions (kp 21/07/2017)

TU to resume BSc agriculture classes (ht 19/07/2017)

Not a single college, univ property rebuilt in 2 yrs: The main administrative building of the TU having offices of vice-chancellor, rector and the registrar, was totally destroyed (kp 18/07/2017)

State of confusion: There was a suggestion from a former vice chancellor of a university to do away with publication of journal articles and books, by Pranab Kharel (rep 16/07/2017)

Docs’ associations press Universal to admit listed grads (kp 15/07/2017)

MD/MS adminission: Two medical colleges seek hefty extra sums, by Manish Gautam (kp 14/07/2017)

Reversing brain drainLosing thousands of youths to other countries every year is bad; we must create incentives for them to return home, by Byanjana Sharma (kp 13/07/2017)

PMO tells colleges to admit merit grads (kp 08/07/2017)

Petition against med college admission denial: Apex court postpones hearing by five days (kp 05/07/2017)

Agriculture and Forestry University padlocked: Affiliation to private colleges caused stir (ht 05/07/2017)

Questions raised over TU examinations office (ht 04/07/2017)

Universal and National deny enrolment again, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/07/2017), NMA tells med colleges to honour merit list (kp 02/07/2017), Postgraduate admission rules flouted: Medical colleges in bid to seek political refuge (kp 03/07/2017)

Disregard of the merit list is but an example of malpractices in medical education sector (kp 30/06/2017)

Enrol students on merit basis: SC (kp 29/06/2017)

Emerging Young Generation, by Prem Khatry (rn 27/06/2017)

Students on merit list denied seats: National, Universal colleges say their quotas are full, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/06/2017), Students warn of stern protest (kp 26/06/2017)

Burning Issues In University Curriculum, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 24/06/2017)

Helpless giant: Nepal’s oldest and largest university has been stumbling from one problem to another, by Dharani Kumar Sharma (kp  23/06/2017)

Medical colleges told to cancel illegal postgraduate admissions (rep 23/06/2017)

Dr Thapa continues as KU registrar (kp 20/06/2017)

Experts raise concern over fees charged by medical colleges (rep 18/06/2017), Experts raise concerns over exorbitant fees (kp 20/06/2017), Rs 3.1m fee set for MD/MS courses (kp 22/06/2017)

TU plans to buy plagiarism checking tools at exorbitant price (rep 14/06/2017)

Adapt and learn: Even when we know how we are supposed to behave in a new system, we don’t realize we are resisting or not making the shift, by Shyam Sharma (rep 14/06/2017)

Industry-Academy Interface: Together they bloom; The recruiters, to their dismay, are rarely able to find right hires from among new graduates, by Roshee Lamichhane Bhushal (rep 14/06/2017)

Edu Ministry instructs TU to set MD/MS fees (kp 08/06/2017), Delay in fixing PG fees to hit IoM table: oM has yet to counsel students who are set to be assigned to different medical colleges affiliated to TU (kp 08/06/2017)

Irregularities in admission process: NMC, Universal told to follow merit system; The institute of Medicine writes to the National Medical College and the Universal Medical College to enrol students based on merit after it was reported that they had been admitting students charging exorbitant fees, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/06/2017)

State-owned campuses fail to deliver quality education: 300 to 600 students are enrolled in a single class at Tri-Chandra Campus, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 25/05/2017)

Agriculture and Forestry University finally gets administrative building, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 20/05/2017)

TU teachers to stage protest from Thursday (rep 17/05/2017)

Health Ministry suspends Manipal licence (kp 01/05/2017)

Affiliation to colleges: Lumbini Buddhist University flouting rules: Report, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/04/2017)

Restructuring Universities, by Mukti Rijal (rn 30/03/2017)

Controversial Appointments, by Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang (rn 18/03/2017)

Semester system for master's level in all TU Valley campuses (rep 15/03/2017)

Committee tells govt to transform NAMS into an umbrella university (rep 15/03/2017)

Rs9m Japanese grant for KU (kp 14/03/2017)

Govt appoints VCs at four health institutes (kp 03/03/2017), Govt breaches poll code, appoints 4 VCs (rep 03/03/2017)

TU, KU part of Unesco Chair programme (kp 27/02/2017)

Unpaid staffers padlock Janaki Medical College (ht 24/02/2017)

‘Uni education should produce capable people’: Prez says well-educated and skilled youths could propel country towards the path of development (kp 21/02/2017)

Studying abroad: It can be a boon if we find out why students leave Nepal and come up with ways to attract them back, by Rajesh Chapagain and Ratna Bhattarai (kp 17/02/2017)

Scholarship students say medical colleges cheating them, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 16/02/2017)

Protest against KU shutdown (kp 04/02/2017)

Health Ministry set to run PG programmes in big govt hospitals: Each student who wishes to be enrolled in the course will have to sign a bond first, says Minister Thapa, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/02/2017)

KU padlocked for past 11 days; classes hit (kp 02/02/2017)

Seed processing centre at agriculture university (ht 24/01/2017)

TU reluctant to issue appointment letters to assistant lecturers (rep 23/01/2017)

VC posts in 3 med academies: Panel starts review of application (kp 22/01/2017)

Dr Makaju reappointed as VC of KU, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/01/2017)

PM to seek work plan from VC nominees before appointment, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/01/2017), PM Dahal yet to appoint VC at KU (kp 10/01/2017), Sr KU officials demand Senate meeting pronto (kp 12/01/2017)

10 doctors’ associations against TU Senate decision (kp 07/01/2017)

Valley’s public colleges losing their sheen? Number of students in public campuses in Kathmandu and Lalitpur has been on the decline, thanks to their failure to offer new academic courses, by Samipa Khanal (kp 06/01/2017)

Rediscovering Tribhuvan University, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 06/01/2017)

PM Dahal stresses need of reforming TU (kp 05/01/2017)

ANNISU-R padlocks medical colleges, VC offices (rep 16/12/2016)

KU VC appointment: Minister-led search panel yet to recommend Makaju’s successor, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 12/12/2016), Three-member panel fails to reach unanimity (kp 13/12/2016), KU faces leadership void first time in 25 years: Search committee yet to reach consensus on VC appointment, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 14/12/2016), KU urges MoE to pick acting VC for smooth operations (kp 15/12/2016), KU registrar to be acting VC (kp 18/12/2016), VC appointment at KU marred by politics (kp 21/12/2016), Search panel recommends five names for KU VC (kp 26/12/2016), No to politicisation: KU’s reputation as an independent and credible educational institution is at stake (kp 27/12/2016), Politics Usurps Academic Space, by Mukti Rijal (29/12/2016)

Cheerleaders for education: The TU leadership must quickly implement training programs for faculties, create academic support beyond class for students and take up advocacy, by Shyam Sharma (rep 12/12/2016)

PAHS examination: Govt launches probe into MBBS entrance results (kp 05/12/2016)

PM Dahal pledges additional budget to NAST (ht 03/12/2016)

Sanskrit University moving to lease 200 bigha land to Patanjali, by Devendra Basnet (rep 29/11/2016), Locals regret donating land to Nepal Sanskrit University, by Devendra Basnet (rep 30/11/2016), ‘PM ready to lease university land to Ramdev’, by Durga Lal KC (kp 02/12/2016)

Whither research? Unlike in India and China the universities in Nepal don’t publish any quality journals, by Angel Sharma (rep 29/11/2016)

TU forms panel to look into IoM dean appointment row (kp 24/11/2016), IoM to students: Abide by campus rules: Warns of stern action if ‘they support Dr KC’ (kp 24/112016)

UGC vice chairman calls for ending arbitrary affiliations: The regulatory body’s responsibility is merely  limited to providing grants to universities and  community college (kp 23/11/2016), Minister Paudel seeks greater role for UGC (ht 23/11/2016)

Manipal Medical College to resume classes from today: The strike staged by the teachers demanding salary hike and permanent positions for tenure teachers, has affected around 300 students studying in the college (kp 17/11/2016)

KU VC’s office vandalised (kp 15/11/2016), Ruling Maoist party's students vandalise KU VC's office, by Madhusudhan Guragai (rep 15/11/2016), ANNISU-R leader held for vandalising KU VC office (kp 17/11/2016), ‘PM attends KU convocation after his party cadre was freed’ (kp 23/11/2016) [???]

TU appoints Dr. KP Singh IoM dean amid controversy: Dr KC begins hunger strike demanding sack for TU VC Khaniya, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/11/2016), Dr KC on fast against new IoM dean (kp 14/11/2016), What does the IoM dean issue mean? Orthopedic surgeon Govinda KC’s protracted fight against ‘political hand-picking’ continues (kp 16/11/2016)

Govt set to establish NIET (ht 11/11/2016)

Problems of education: We should improve the existing universities instead of issuing permits to new ones left and right, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 09/11/2016)

Govt yet to appoint Open University officials (ht 09/11/2016)

House panel: Halt affiliations from foreign varsities: It also decides to form a sub-panel to determine possible measures for reforms of higher education system (kp 21/10/2016)

TU property handover: Edu Minister Poudel promises to resolve long-running dispute (kp 18/10/2016)

Gentle, semester-ward: Changing from the annual to the semester system will improve education to the extent that we improve practice and culture of teaching and learning, by Shyam Sharma (rep 18/10/2016)

Govt tables bill at House to set up varsity in Province 2 (kp 05/10/2016)

TU gave affiliation to campuses without own premises, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 01/10/2016)

Mismanagement, lack of resources ail TU Central Library, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 23/09/2016)

Classes halted at Agriculture and Forestry University (ht 18/09/2016)

PU plans to run medical college in Morang: PU Vice-chancellor says the varsity has initiated works to develop Koshi Zonal Hospital as a medical college (kp 16/09/2016)

Dabur Nepal, TU sign agreement (kp 02/09/2016)

PM urged not to interfere in TU activities (ht 29/08/2016)

Classless society: Open universities allow students to receive education at home through distance learning, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 05/08/2016)

Mockery of education: Knowledge and ethics have been overshadowed by the need to get a degree for financial gain, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 02/08/2016)

Free Wi-Fi service on TU premises (kp 16/07/2016)

Mathema resigns as KU senate member, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/07/2016)

Govt initiates process to set up infra academy (kp 03/07/2016)

Tenth university in the offing: Open University Bill to be passed by ‘next’ meeting of Parliament; New varsity to ease admission pressure, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/06/2016), House endorses Open University Bill (ht 01/07/2016), Way paved for establishing open university in Nepal, by Ashok Dahal (rep 02/07/2016)

University Education In Crisis, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 04/06/2016)

TU signs MoU with Tibet University (ht 03/06/2016)

House panel endorses open university bill (ht 02/06/2016), Open university (ht 03/06/2016)

AFU-TU dispute recurs in Rampur (ht 31/05/2016)

Over 1,000 colleges only temporarily affiliated to Tribhuvan University (ht 09/04/2016)

Politics In Higher Education: Threat To Safe Academic Space, by Mukti Rijal (rn 07/04/2016)

Govt committee advises against MMIHS takeover, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/03/2016)

TU to set up Himalayan research centre (ht 23/03/2016)

Birth pangs: There is a challenge to establish academia as a serious profession and not just stepping stone into the consultancy world, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (09/03/2016)

Teachers protest against TUSC vacancy announcement: Tribhuvan University should induct skilled and qualified manpower through open competition (ht 28/02/2016), Lecturers continue protest against university officials: Tribhuvan university aims to hire 1,200 lecturers through internal competi-tion, while lecturers demand scrapping the call (kp 01/03/2016)

Engineering college found operating without affiliation to university, by Shreeram Sigdel (ht 27/02/2016)

Nepal, Germany sign mutual scientific cooperation deal (ht 25/02/2016), NAST, IASS sign MoU for scientific cooperation (rep 25/02/2016)

TU to hire teachers only through open competition (kp 25/02/2016)

TU central campus to become WiFi enabled (ht 19/02/2016)

Reconstruction, quality enhancement: TU seeks donor support (kp 15/02/2016)

TU starts consultation regarding FSU polls (ht 13/02/2016), TU to take decision on FSU polls by next week (ht 27/02/2016)

One day in Kirtipur: If we turn universities into power camps, we will destroy Nepal’s tertiary educational system, by Abhi Subedi (kp 07/02/2016)

TU set to propose date for FSU polls (ht 07/02/2016)

TU lecturers staging relay hunger strike (ht 06/02/2016)

Futures on hold: Political and natural disasters are taking their toll on academic life, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/01/2016)

Post of registrar in three universities still vacant (ht 18/01/2016)

Rescuing TU: Tu should be able to take disciplinary action against teachers, whether they teach at private campuses or not, if they do not do their duty at Tu properly (ht 15/01/2016)

SC convicts mid-western university staff for corruption (ht 12/01/2016)

Row between varsities leaves students in lurch (ht 02/01/2016)

Saubhagya Shah award for TU peace studies: The award will be given to the student securing highest marks in Conflict, Peace and Development Study from next year (kp 18/12/2015)

Master’s students could miss exams, by Shankar Acharya (kp 01/12/2015)

TU central college halts regular classes, by Anup Ojha (kp 27/11/2015)

IoM extends admission deadline of MBBS, BDS (ht 17/11/2015)

TU reschedules exams in Tarai districts (ht 10/11/2015)

Follow set fee structure, MoE tells med colleges (ht 02/11/2015)

Few students enrol in tea technology course: The campus started offering a tea technology course four years ago to produce human resources in the sector, by Parbat Portel (kp 28/10/2015)

MU Service Commission gets first woman chairperson (ht 16/10/2015)

TU Central Library in shambles post quake, by Anup Ojha (kp 25/09/2015)

Universities unlocked after deal on apptts: NPPA has been offered posts of two ViceChancellors and member-secretary at UGC (kp 23/09/2015), Two more VCs appointed (kp 24/09/2015)

PU profs bar new VC from joining office, by Binod Bhandari (kp 12/09/2015)

Rebuilding Nepal: The Open University Initiative (OUI) aims to take education opportunities to the grassroots communities, by Raju Adhikari, Pramod Dhakal, Drona Rasali and Ambika Adhikari (rep 09/09/2015)

Professors urge TU to split Sociology, Anthropology dept (kp 02/09/2015)

Mathema report implementation in progress: MoE (ht 01/09/2015)

Incoming TU Leadership Challenges And Opportunities, by Jeevan K. Prasain (rn 23/08/2015), Candidates recommended for VCs in four universities amid controversy (ht 24/08/2015), Khaniya picked as TU VC charged with plagiarism, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 24/08/2015), VCs appointed in four universities: Nepal gets first female Vice Chancellor in Prof Shrestha, by Kokila KC (ht 25/08/2015), PM Koirala appoints VCs in five universities (kp 25/08/2015), Three VCs join office amid protest (ht 25/08/2015), Dhakal new VC at Agriculture Forest University (ht 226/08/2015), UML-affiliated NPPA padlocks univ buildings (kp 26/08/2015), Copy and paste: Khaniya as TU-VC highlights how lightly academic credentials are taken in Nepal (kp 27/08/2015), New TU Vice Chancellor: The Tasks And Challenges Ahead, by Mukti Rijal (rn 28/08/2015), UML accuses NC of making political appointments unilaterally (ht 28/08/2015), VC appointments condemned (kp 28/08/2015), VC offices at 5 universities padlocked for 6 days (rep 29/08/2015), Protests keep VCs off offices (kp 01/09/2015)

Himalaya College shut as students, police clash (kp 21/08/2015)

Power-sharing tussle delays VC appointments (kp 20/08/2015), ‘Appoint VCs from among academics, experts’ (ht 20/08/2015) [Leave political persons completely out and appoint academic chancellors!!]

TU to review permission to pvt colleges to run BBM course (ht 14/08/2015)

Ex-acting PU VC accused of financial irregularities, by Binod Bhandari (kp 13/08/2015)

TU, Aus varsity collaborate (kp 13/08/2015)

Minister-led committees to recommend names for 7 VCs (kp 09/08/2015)

Open University hopes high amid new bill (kp 07/08/2015), CA members pledge to table Open University Bill 2015 (ht 07/08/2015)

Creative destruction: Purbanchal University is a lesson on how not to start a new university in Nepal. But is anyone listening?, by Pratyoush Onta, Devendra Uprety and Lokranjan Parajuli (07/08/2015), Shrestha retires as
PU vice chancellor: Leaves behind tenure of corruption, scandal, dispute
, by Binod Bhandari (08/08/2015)

Shun political appointment of VCs, NUTA tells PM (ht 06/08/2015)

Govt unveils health edu policy report, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/08/2015), Policy report made public (ht 05/08/2015), Health profession education policy (kp 09/07/2015)

Watch and wait: There is no need for the govt to be in a hurry to establish new universities (kp 05/08/2015)

Call to end all political appointments in universities (ht 04/08/2015)

Another bill to open new university: Bills registered for Nepalgunj and Rajarshi Janak Universities even as TU hesitates to share property (kp 01/08/2015)

NUTA gives ultimatum to Kathmandu University (ht 01/08/2015)

Making managers: Nepal needs high-class management education to benefit from its valuable resources, by Suresh Raj Sharma (kp 31/07/2015)

Health profession edu policy: KC warns to begin fast-unto-death (kp 31/07/2015)

Unions lobby for univ VCs (kp 30/07/2015)

KU buildings built without design approval, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 29/07/2015)

New programmes at varsity (ht 28/07/2015)

TU to shift two campuses to Kirtipur (ht 18/07/2015)

Management malfeasance: Janaki Medical College’s woes should serve as a warning to the many private colleges in the country that are cutting corners and delivering less than a quality education, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/06/2015)

International NEWS conference kicks off (ht 19/06/2015)

JMC students face uncertain future, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/06/2015)

Lumbini University passes academic masterplan (ht 12/06/2015)

Quake Damage And TU: Institutional Reengineering Needed, by Mukti Rijal (rn 11/06/2015)

Valley colleges face shortage of classrooms: Campus chiefs struggle to adjust students as classes resume today, by Kokila KC (ht 05/06/2015), Colleges fail to resume classes for lack of classrooms; Academic activities to start tomorrow: Campus chiefs (ht 06/06/2015)

UGC plans to visit varsities, campuses damaged by quak: Loss caused to TU to the tune of Rs 2 billion (ht 02/06/2015)

TU students return to capital to resume studies: Say they might have lost homes and property in districts but have not lost hope, fighting spirit, by Som Nath Ghimire (ht 28/05/2015)

TU loss estimated to be over Rs 2 billion: Several structures in Kirtipur, constituent campuses damaged (ht 23/05/2015), TU relies on its own resources, well-wishers to rebuild from rubble, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/05/2015)

PhD and promotion at TU: Meritocracy should prevail, by Balakeshwar Thakur (ht 07/05/2015)

TU to remain closed for a month, exam on time (ht 05/05/2015)

Dispute between Lab School, TU deepens: Institution refuses to oblige to varsity’s demand to relocate, by Som Nath Ghimire (ht 12/04/2015)

PM’s Office blocks CTEVT affiliation to nursing colleges, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/04/2015)

Reinstate Shrestha, Pathak: Supreme Court (ht 06/04/2015)

Medical colleges needing affiliation push for turning BPKHIS into varsity, by Rohit Rai (rep 02/04/2015)

Problems remain in govt, doc talks: Dr KC refuses to back down until TU office bearers sacked; Thousands affected by medicos’ protest, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/04/2015), Sins of omission: NC-UML still seems unconcerned about the health of Dr Govinda KC (kp 02/04/2015), Dr KC adamant Yadav must resign, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 02/04/2015), Too big to dismantle, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 02/04/2015), Dr KC ends fast after 11-pt deal with govt (kp 03/04/2015), Dr KC breaks fast-unto-death, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 03/04/2015), Power of satyagraha: Dr Govinda KC’s hunger strike and the widespread support it gathered shows that all is not lost, by Abhi Subedi (kp 05/04/2015), Without political will, Dr KC’s demands cannot be fulfilled, interview with Sharad Onta (kp 06/04/2015)

NMA to shut OPDs across country, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/04/2015), Nationwide strike in health services begins today, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 01/04/2015), CIAA prescribes reforms in med education sector (kp 01/04/2015), UML denies role in med education row (kp 01/04/2015)

Curers of maladies: Campaigners behind KC should remember that it's politicians who make or brake history rather than interpreters in law, medicine or journalism, by C.K. Lal (rep 30/03/2015)

Fee row deprives engineers of licence, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 09/03/2015)

TU tells IoM to grant affiliations, by Binod Ghimire and Manish Gautam (kp 04/03/2015), IoM may call urgent meet to decide affiliation issue, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 05/03/2015), IoM undecided on affiliation issue (kp 08/03/2015), Dr KC warns of another strike (kp 13/03/2015), Decide affiliations in a week, TU tells IoM, by Binod Ghimire and Manish Gautam (kp 14/03/2015), IoM undecided over calling board meeting (ht 16/03/2015), IoM bows to TU pressure, meet to discuss affiliation (kp 17/03/2015), IoM denies affiliations despite heat, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/03/2015), IoM affiliation halted until further notice: Move comes amid intense pressure from govt,parties (ht 20/03/2015), IoM draws criticism for halting affiliation process: Senior doctors, medical college proprietors take exception to faculty board decision (ht 21/03/2015), 223 students expelled, invigilator suspended (ht 21/03/2015), Dr KC says he will stage hunger strike from today (ht 22/03/2015), Dr KC on hunger strike for fifth time (kp 23/03/2015), Dr KC goes on hunger strike for fifth time (ht 23/03/2015), IoM dean directs Dr KC not to stage protest at TUTH (kp 24/03/2015), Dr KC turns down IoM request not to stage fast-unto-death (ht 24/03/2015), Fifth time farce: IoM must continue to refuse medical affiliations until a policy is drafted (kp 24/03/2015), IoM students to boycott classes, by Kritagya Regmi, IoM students urge PM to respond to Dr KC’s concerns (ht 26/03/2015), Dr KC’s health worsens (kp 27/03/2015), Dr KC’s health deteriorating, say docs attending to him, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 27/03/2015), The accountability of Sushil Koirala: Dr Govinda KC (alive) and Nanda Prasad Adhikari (dead) speak for the weak and desolate, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 27/03/2015), To the good doctor: I do not support Dr KC’s cause if the final aim is to halt affiliations for new medical colleges at any cost, by Subhash Lakhe (kp 27/03/2015), Can’t halt affiliation just because someone is protesting: TU (ht 27/03/2015), Affiliation row (ht 27/03/2015), Govt forms committee to talk to fasting doc, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/03/2015), Cabinet assigns two ministers for talks with Dr KC, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 28/03/2015), Address Dr KC’s
demands in 24 hrs: NMA to govt
, by Manish Gautam (kp 29/03/2015), NMA serves 24-hour ultimatum (ht 29/03/2015), Medical bodies throw weight behind Dr KC: Docs warn of consequences if demands not met, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/03/2015), Show some spine Strong stand must be taken against political corruption in med education (kp 30/03/2015), Dr Govinda KC’s health worsens: Refuses to be shifted to ICU,says he’d rather die, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 30/03/2015), PM steps in to address demands: Chief secy, NPC vice-chair assigned to work out a deal n Docs assured low fees, med colleges in rural areas (kp 31/03/2015), Dr Govinda KC’s health ‘critical’ (kp 31/03/2015), Dr. KC: At The Height Of Talks And Popularity, by Prem Khatry (rn 31/03/2015), TUTH resident docs to boycott all except emergency services (ht 31/03/2015),
Dr. KC And Ailing Medical Sector, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 01/04/2015), Govt to meet Dr KC’s lawful demands: Some concerns ‘impractical’ (ht 01/04/2015), Dr KC sticks to his demands, talks fail: Says he will not call off his fast-unto-death unless govt addresses his concerns (ht 01/04/2015), CIAA Chief Karki refutes charges (ht 01/04/2015)

UC Merced, KU sign MoU (ht 28/02/2015)

TU exam postponed owing to ‘negligence’ (kp 21/02/2015)

Not about numbers: Govt must endorse Higher Education bill before establishing new universities (kp 13/02/2015)

Mind the gap: The course and curriculum of IT colleges are old and not up to the market needs, by Sudan Jha (rep 10/02/2015)

There’re few takers for master’s course at TU central campus (ht 07/02/2015)

Students hit hard by TU’s sluggish work, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 06/02/2015)

IoM instructs Janaki Medical Colleges to resume classes (kp 05/02/2015), IoM threatens to cancel JMC affiliation Begin classes pronto, college told, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 05/02/2015)

TU to shift MBBS programme regardless of IoM disapproval (kp 30/01/2015)

Distance learning a far cry until Bill on Open University passed pronto (ht 29/01/2015)

TU colleges call admission under annual system (kp 26/01/2015), TU reverts to old annual system: Opens master's admission (ht 27/01/2015)

Limited semester plan upsets private colleges (kp 25/01/2015)

TU to open admission forms on January 26 (ht 23/01/2015)

TU treads middle path: Set to endorse semester in only 3 faculties, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/01/2015), It’s back to square one, no semester system now Buckling under students’ protest, TU to open admission forms under annual format from Jan 23 (ht 20/01/2015)

Tough task for TU to extend semester plan (kp 07/01/2015), TU gives in to unions’ protest: To open admission forms under annual format from Sunday, by Kokila KC (ht 09/01/2015), Student unionson war path: Warn TU against imposing semester system in campuses (ht 12/01/2015)

Unions’ stir puts TU in fix, students on horns of dilemma, by Kokila KC (ht 07/01/2015)

Experts for separate body to oversee university activities, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 03/01/2015)

Students oppose semester system in colleges: Say the move will deprive many of education; Press TU to withdraw the decision pronto (ht 02/01/2015)

Protest for improved semester system (kp 29/12/2014), Student unions warn of protest against Tribhuvan University: Say semester system in Valley colleges not feasible (ht 31/12/2014)

Property dispute: TU leaves new univs in the lurch (kp 28/12/2014)

Students ‘fare better’ in semester system, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/12/2014)

Fifteen TU student unions demand trained teachers (kp 20/12/2014), Student unions submit memo to TU officials (ht 20/12/2014)

TU plans convocation at Dasharath stadium (kp 14/12/2014)

MBBS entrance questions leaked: Goldengate College director, teacher caught red-handed, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 07/12/2014)

PU appoints new office bearears (kp 03/12/2014)

Academicians question plan to add two more universities, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/11/2014)

‘Ban politics in universities’ (ht 24/11/2014)

Institutional failure: Except for rare exceptions, universities in Nepal have largely failed to become vibrant institutions of higher education, by Pratyoush Onta and Devendra Uprety (kp 21/11/2014)

Experts lay emphasis on starting Open University (ht 19/11/2014), ‘House will endorse Billon Open University soon’ (ht 20/11/2014), ‘Distance learning not so far from Nepal now’, interview with Anna Peachey (ht 23/11/2014)

A case of bad apples: Continuing high-level corruption at universities threatens to deprive Nepali students of a decent education, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 18/11/2014)

New PU vice-chancellor accused of making unilateral appointments, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 09/11/2014), Appointment triggers disturbance at PU (ht 09/11/2014), Pokhara University VC joins office (ht 10/11/2014), PU appointments kick up dispute (ht 14/11/2014), Teachers protest appointments by PU VC, by Keshav Sharan Lamichhane (rep 14/11/2014), PU teacher on fast-unto-death (kp 18/11/2014), PU officials resign, prof calls off strike (ht 22/11/2014)

Govt appoints VC in two universities (kp 08/11/2014)

Labs for change: Investing more in universities and ensuring academic autonomy are crucial for Nepal’s future, by Jeevan K. Prasain (kp 06/11/2014)

Admission delay irks MBBS scholarship awardees: Students warn of launching stern protest if process not started at the earliest (ht 06/11/2014)

TU to introduce semester system for master’s level (kp 06/11/2014), TU colleges in Valley brace for semester system (rep 06/11/2014)

Govt mulling to dissolve NMC, by Manish Gautam  (kp 05/11/2014)

Pokhara University hit by corruption scandal (kp 02/11/2014), PU in shambles after CIAA booked its top officials (ht 02/11/2014), Shameful, says ex-FNCCI chair (ht 03/10/2014), Work at Pokhara University hit after officials’ arrest (ht 04/11/2014), With graft exposed, students quit Purbanchal, Mid-Western varsities, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 04/11/2014), New VC for Pokhara University soon (ht 06/11/2014), PM to talk to CIAA today regarding irregularities in PU (ht 06/11/2014), Pokhara varsity officials freed on general date (ht 12/11/2014), CIAA to challenge Special Court's order to release 24 PU officials, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 17/11/2014)

TU plans more medical facilities for students, staff (ht 01/11/2014)

PU appointment draws criticism, by Binod Bhandari (kp 31/10/2014)

CIAA detains 23 PU officials including VC Bhattarai (ht 27/10/2014), CIAA arrests PU VC, 22 others, by Bharat Koirala (ht 28/10/2014), CIAA detains VC of PU, ex-VC, 21 others: PU said to be into corruption since very beginning, by Keshav Sharan Lamichhane (rep 28/10/2014)

TU asks IoM to shift its undergrad programme (kp 12/10/2014)

Call for separate public varsity (ht 12/10/2014)

TU professors, staff found playing truant (ht 10/10/2014)

TU constituent colleges: Student enrolment lowest in eight years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/09/2014)

Varsities 12 but TU still holds 90 pc students (kp 28/09/2014)

PU officials get jobs back, stir called off (ht 26/09/2014)

Contract lecturers, Employees padlock PU (kp 22/09/2014)

Admissions in medical schools in state of limbo (ht 21/09/2014)

PM inaugurates science musuem (kp 18/09/2014)

SC clears affiliation hurdle for NMC (kp 18/09/2014)

TU has water storage for emergency use (kp 11/09/2014)

Janaki Medical College loses MBBS seats, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/09/2014), IoM fixes 760 MBBS seats for TU colleges (ht 10/09/2014)

TU loses 200,000 students in a year (kp 10/09/2014)

IoM asked to furnish detail ‘autonomy plan’, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/09/2014)

Entrance tests will be mandatory: TU (kp 08/09/2014)

Newly-appointed chancellors administered oath of office (ht 08/09/2014)

Affiliate medical colleges charging higher fees than KU itself, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 07/09/2014)

VCs express dissatisfaction over CIAA raids (kp 04/09/2014), Koirala warns ofthrowing the book at corrupt academicians (ht 04/09/2014)

TU directs IoE to suspend admission process (kp 04/09/2014)

TU told to let MMIHS run MBBS courses, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 29/08/2014)

IoE courts controversy for reviewing entrance exam results, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 27/08/2014)

CIAA raids 13 TU departments: HSEB and CTEVT also under investigation for corruption; Two truckloads of documents confiscated, by Bhadra Sharma and Binod Ghimire (kp 25/08/2014)

Mid-western varsity VC, registrar arrested (ht 25/08/2014), Corruption case filed against MWU officials (ht 26/08/2014)

KU professors withdraw protest (kp 24/08/2014), KUPA warns of stir if varsity deceives (ht 25/08/2014)

KU, NMC deny Nobel admission call, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 17/08/2014)

KU teachers to halt classes from Monday (rep 17/08/2014)

TU to hold Convocation Day in December (ht 16/08/2014), 53,000 graduates to attend TU convocation in January (rep 18/08/2014)

Highlights of KUSL’s Launching Ceremony, by Bidushi Adhikari (sp 15/08/2014)

Universities And CIAA: Developing An Unholy Alliance, by Prem Khatry (rn 12/08/2014), Varsities engage in corruption in absence of strong oversight: Experts, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 14/08/2014)

KUPA warns it will seek KU officials’ resignation (ht 11/08/2014)

Former PU officials face graft charge (kp 08/08/2014)

CIAA wants MWU VC, three officials suspended, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 07/08/2014), Pandey appointed acting VC of MWU (kp 09/08/2014), At the crossroads: Crisis ate the Mid Western University does not augur well for other regional varsities, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 16/08/2014)

Pokhara University under CIAA scanner (ht 07/08/2014)

Agitating professsors warn of stern protests (kp 31/07/2014)

Two varsities operating from same institute (ht 30/07/2014)

Panel okays separate medical varsity plan (kp 23/07/2014)

SAsian varsity receives 4,600 apps for 250 seats (kp 17/07/2014), Hint of hope: The South Asian University is a noble step towards regional consciousness (kp 18/07/2014)

Umbrella Act forall universities being worked out (ht 07/07/2014)

PU’s ANNISU-R members resort to vandalism (ht 06/07/2014)

Building A Better TU For Quality Education, by Jeevan K. Prasain (rn 01/07/2014)

Is History in decline in academia?, by Weena Pun (kp 17/06/2014)

Panel recommends ways to regulate medical education, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 15/06/2014)

NRNA, MoE sign MoU for open university (ht 12/06/2014)

Nat’l accreditation body proposed for MBBS, BDS tests (kp 10/06/2014)

Scores injured asstudents clashwith police (ht 10/06/2014)

Student unions’ ultimatum to Institute of Medicine: They have demanded inclusive and proportionate principle in admission (ht 09/06/2014)

Panel likely to recommend against med university, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/06/2014)

Purbanchal VC, honchos in CIAA charge sheet (kp 02/06/2014)

Death of a teacher: The semester system at Tribhuvan University helps students claim agency over their writing and knowledge, by Shuv Raj Rana Bhat (kp 01/06/2014)

Student protests halt TU’s hiring process (ht 31/05/2014)

Politics ruins TU campuses, by Mukti Rijal (rn 22/05/2014)

Students stare at bleak future due to govt apathy, by Weena Pun (kp 15/05/2014)

University Village opened (ht 04/05/2014)

Thesis Writing, An Institutionalised Business, by Dikendra Kunwar (rn 01/05/2014)

An Australian education, by Grace Dobell (kp 21/04/2014)

Mired in corruption, PU left without top officials, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 10/04/2014), Fall from grace: Corruption at PU should prompt a reassessment of higher education (kp 11/04/2014), Political meddling mars dream for better higher education, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 13/04/2014), Golden opportunity: Cleaning up our universities (rep 13/04/2014), PU comes to complete halt, by Bhim Ghimire (kp 14/04/2014)

TU books 104 for moonlighting (kp 30/03/2014)

TU teachers to continue strike till April 4 (ht 30/03/2014), TU professors warn of tougher protests (rep 31/03/2014), TU teachers call off relay hunger strike (ht 17/04/2014)

TU relents, teachers to end hunger strike (ht 24/03/2014)

On The Semester System, by Gyan Basnet and Shailendra K. Shrestha (rn 21/03/2014)

TU colleges remain shut, scores affected (kp 13/03/2014), TUTA warns of non-cooperation protest (kp 14/03/2014)

TU professors threaten to launch relay hunger strike (ht 09/03/2014)

NSU submits memo to education minister seeking student polls (ht 07/03/2014)

Semester system in Tribhuvan University: Entrance tests go despite protests (kp 03/03/2014), Student unions to allow TU operate semester system (kp 06/03/2014), TU authority presses ahead with semester system despite protests, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 08/03/2014), A decent education: The semester system, though not a cure for the ills of higher education, can help (kp 12/03/2014)

TU professors announce fresh protests (ht 03/03/2014)

Student body warns PU of stern protest (ht 25/02/2014)

SC upholds Dr Srivastav’s appointment as IoM dean (kp 24/02/2014), SC refuses to stay IoM dean's appointment (ht 24/02/2014)

12 student unions to act against TU semester plan: Unions close to CPN-M and Madhesi parties agitating at TU colleges set to start the semester system (kp 24/02/2014), Student unions vandalise TU departments (kp 25/02/2014)

Make it easy: The lack of private universities is robbing millions of adolescents of a bright future, by Anand Jha (rep 23/02/2014)

Riders for launch of semester system in TU (ht 17/02/2014)

MWU starts engineering classes (kp 17/02/2014)

FWU officials resign en masse, by Chitrang Thapa (kp 13/02/2014), Far-west varsity VC quits (ht 13/02/2014), Far Western University officials resign en-masse (rep 13/02/2014)

Dr Govinda KC resumes hunger strike (nn 08/02/2014), Dr KC resumes hunger strike, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/02/2014), Dr KC on hunger strike, says patience has limit: Committee fails to recommend new dean at Institute of Medicine; Panel member resigns after dispute over criteria for appointment (ht 09/02/2014), Dr KC back on strike, by Arjun Poudel (rep 09/02/2014), Dr Koirala quits as TUTH director (kp 09/02/2014), TUTH director Koirala’s resignation accepted (ht 09/02/2014), Install dean by today or face action, Regmi tells TU brass, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/02/2014), The long haul: Total overhaul of the health sector is at the heart of Dr KC’s protest (kp 10/02/2014), Acting TUTH director barred from office (ht 10/02/2014), Docs quit en masse, halt OPD services (kp 11/02/2014), IoM faculty docs to quit today: TUTH residents stop providing all but emergency services (ht 11/02/2014), Doctors to tender mass resignation to Koirala today, by Arjun Poudel (rep 11/02/2014), Install IoM dean in 24 hours: PM, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/02/2014), Dr Srivastav new dean: Dr Srivastav new dea Outpatient services at TU Teaching Hospital likely to resume today, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/02/2014), TU exec council appoints IoM dean: Revokes acting director Shrestha’s appointment (ht 13/02/2014), RP Srivastav new dean at IoM: Dr KC not to end hunger strike until the government sacks TU office bearers (rep 13/02/2014), TU officials refuse to budge despite ongoing protests (kp 14/02/2014), Explore possibility of autonomous IoM: PM (ht 14/02/2014), TU VC Maharjan says action could be taken against Dr KC (nn 14/02/2014) [???], Carrying the country’s conscience: Dr Govinda KC has taken the first step, now we need to get behind him, by Chaitanya Mishra (nt 14/02/2014), Govt agrees to address fasting doc’s demands: Dr KC likely to end strike todays, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/02/2014), Dr KC likely to end fast today: Govt pledges to address his demand to sack TU officials (ht 15/02/2014), Dr KC breaks fast after govt commits to meet demands (kp 16/02/2014), Dr KC ends fast-unto-death (ht 16/02/2014)

Internship row: Foreign-school MBBS graduates besiege NMC, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/02/2014), China-educated MBBS grads stage demo for internship (ht 05/02/2014)

Strong medicine: TU authorities must immediately appoint a new dean to the IoM (kp 04/02/2014), TU giving silent treatment to Dr KC: Appointment of new dean at IoM unlikely even today (ht 04/02/2014), Delay in dean appointment concerns NMA (kp 05/02/2014), Dubious delay: IOM dean appointment (rep 05/02/2014), TUTH docs warn over dean apptt:   Dr KC threatens to resume fast if no dean by Friday evening (kp 07/02/2014), DR KC to resume hunger strike: To wait if university appoints a new dean at IoM before noon on Saturday (kp 08/02/2014), Dr KC to resume hunger strike (rep 08/02/2014)

Why the haste? Reverting to a failed system without proper analysis of past failure is likely to backfire, by Vikash Raj Satyal (kp 03/02/2014), TU panel to resolve semester system row (ht 06/02/2014), Conditional support to TU master semesters (kp 07/02/2014), Semester system gets nod (rep 11/02/2014)

Dr KC warns of a return to strike (kp 03/02/2014), Dr KC warns of fresh hunger strike (ht 05/02/2014)

Medical internship in Nepal: Students in limbo, by Rabindra Dahal (ht 03/02/2014)

Govt fiat to address Dr KC’s demands (ht 30/01/2014)

University of Medical Sciences: Urgent need, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 28/01/2014)

A dark chapter: Dr Govinda KC has prevailed for now but make no mistake: the ‘medical mafia’ will mount a strong pushback, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 27/01/2014), Medical education needs to be accountable to society, interview with Sharad Onta (kp 27/01/2014)

Semester system in TU: Promise or peril?, by Tirth Raj Khaniya (ht 27/01/2014)

TU teachers give fresh three-day ultimatum (ht 25/01/2014)

A decade after its formation, Rolpa college still lacks building, by Hira Bahadur Gharti Magar (rep 25/01/2014)

ANNFSU-R padlocks campus chiefs’ offices (ht 24/01/2014)

PU staffers reject communication and fuel allowances (rep 23/01/2014)

Nepal Sanskrit University: Taking Big Leaps Forward, by Prem Khatry (rn 21/01/2014)

Continuing progress: While the semester system is a good idea, TU must also adopt continuous assessment instead of exams every six months, by Amrit B. Thapa (kp 19/01/2014)

Ex-Dean Dr Sayami tells all the tale, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/01/2014)

Semester system premature for now, say experts, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 15/01/2014)

Same old story: The tradition of political appointments to TUTH and IoM must stop (kp 14/01/2014), Root of the problem (ht 17/01/2014), Undue intrusion: The IoM crisis is a result of unnecessary political interference in the medical field (kp 20/01/2014), Doctors’ orders: There is a long and sordid story of corruption and greed in the health sector that is behind Govinda KC’s hunger strike, by Santa Gaha Magar (nt 24/01/2014), Act on it now: Govt-Govinda KC deal (rep 25/01/2014)

Janaki Medical College barred from admitting students for new session: NMC decision puts future of 500 MBBS students studying there at stake; 26 freshers already enrolled to be refunded, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 11/01/2014)

Dr Sashi Sharma is the new IoM dean: Dr Govinda KC threatens hunger strike ‘to save IoM’, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/01/2014), Dr KC to start hunger strike against IOM appointment (ht 11/01/2014), Not again! Political meddling in IOM (rep 11/01/2014), TUTH doctor’s fast-unto-death against IoM dean appointment, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/01/2014), Dr KC on fast-unto-death against dean appointment (rep 12/01/2014), Fast for a cause: Dr KC’s health worsens, put on drip, by Manish Gautam (kp 14/01/2014), Doctors to halt services at TUTH’s OPD, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 14/01/2014), Medics say ailing Dr KC needs intensive care, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/01/2014), Appeal to address Dr Govinda KC’s demands (ht 15/01/2014), IoM not to grant new affiliations this year: Dr KC's condition worsens, by Arjun Poudel (rep 15/01/2014), IoM medics threaten to stop work, by Manish Gautam (kp 16/01/2014), Doctors ask IOM dean to quit (ht 16/01/2014), Govt mulls task force to address Dr KC's demands (rep 16/01/2014), Six-member task force to address Dr KC’s demands (kp 17/01/2014), NHRC urges govt to save Dr KC’s life (ht 17/01/2014), Docs halt services at TUTH, patients suffer: Continue to pile pressure on govt to address the demands of Dr KC who is on fast-unto-death, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 17/01/2014), Making a complete mess, by Trishna Rana (nt 17/01/2014), NMA threatens hospital shutdown from Sunday, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/01/2014), Doctors threaten nationwide strike (ht 18/01/2014), SC stay sought against shutdown of health services (ht 18/01/2014), NMA threatens to shut hospitals across country: Calls all doctors to capital, by Arjun Poudel (rep 18/01/2014), Govt fails to stop hospital closure, by Manish Gautam (kp 19/01/2014), Hospital closure hits thousands: 400 hospitals shut across country; IoM Dean Dr Sharma refuses to quit; NMA moots scaling up stir, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/01/2014), Review IoM dean’s appointment, TU told: Our duty to save Dr KC,education minister tells Tribhuvan University VC, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 20/01/2014), Talks on dean appointment row inconclusive, by Arjun Poudel (rep 20/01/2014), Police break up medical doctors' rally in support of Dr KC (nn 20/01/2014), Dr KC's health situation heading towards critical stage: Doctors (nn 20/01/2014), ‘Regmi can amend law to sack dean’ (kp 21/01/2014), Frail Dr KC stands firm on his demands: Turns down TU VC’s request to end his fast-unto-death, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 21/01/2014), Teaching Hospital doctors resign en-masse (nn 21/01/2014), Regmi fails to end Dr KC’s fast, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/01/2014), Make dean appointment ‘ineffective’ (kp 22/01/2014), Better late than never: Regmi's directive revoking Sharma's appointment as IoM dean is welcome (kp 22/01/2014), Chitwan doc on silent fast in support of Dr KC, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 22/01/2014), Dr KC vows to continue hunger strike: Refuses govt request to end fast, says demands not met yet, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 22/01/2013), TU sacks Dean Sharma: Decision just a ploy to calm down protesters, say university officials, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 23/01/2014), TU executive council gives Dr Sharma the boot: Everyone left waiting for the other shoe to drop, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 23/01/2014), TU executive council expels Dean Sharma: Dr KC to end fast only after all demands are met, by Arjun Poudel (rep 23/01/2014), Govt agrees to meet doc’s major demands: Dr KC likely to end his fast today, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/01/2014), Dr Govinda KC finally breaks 14-day long hunger strike; hospitals across country resume service (nn 24/01/2014), Dr Govinda KC ends his death fast: Expresses hope the hard-won victory will not go waste; Nepal Medical Association calls off its strike, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/01/2014), Dr KC ends fast, govt gives in to demands: Reforms pledged in health sector; Doctors call off nationwide strike, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 25/01/2014), Dr KC ends 14-day fast, says sorry to patients, by Arjun Poudel (rep 25/01/2014), Patients' suffering compelled me to cut short hunger strike, by Govinda KC (rep 27/01/2014)

Forestry campus closure continues (ht 07/01/2014), Stir at Forestry Campus intensifies (ht 08/01/2014)

Disputes settled, say PU officials (kp 05/01/2014)

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