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Press evaluation:

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)

Over 6,000 graduates attend TU convocation (kp 28/12/2013)

TU offers master’s in IR, diplomacy (kp 21/12/2013)

Birendrangar Multiple Campus now under Mid-Western University, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 15/12/2013)

IoM Dean resignation exposes sick games: Interest groups flexing muscles to secure affiliation for new medical institutes (ht 11/12/2013), TU brass to talk to Dr Sayami, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 14/12/2013)

Colleges spar with TU over tax row (kp 09/12/2013)

TU set to introduce semester-based Masters courses (ht 04/12/2013)

Resentment in IoM at call for affiliations, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/09/2013)

Apex court upholds right to education (ht 24/09/2013)

Hand over property: New varsities ask TU (kp 19/09/2013), Property row with TU hits varsities (ht 19/09/2013)

TU students allowed to see answer sheets, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/09/2013)

Allowance cut angers TU staffers: Rs 300 to be deducted from salary to recover perks distributed last year (ht 22/08/2013)

‘Purvanchal varsity should stop granting affiliation for five years’, by Kokila KC (ht 21/08/2013), PU professors warn of resigning en masse: Have been demanding that university officials quit; UGC asks to resolve issues through talks, by Kokila K.C. (ht 23/08/2013), Committeee sought to solve Purvanchal University problems (ht 26/08/2013), Panel to look into PU problems (kp 27/08/2013), PU agitators and govt reach agreement (ht 03/09/2013), PU college association threatens agitation (kp 05/09/2013), PU shut despite agreement (ht 05/09/2013)

University Education In Agriculture And Forestry, by Tej Bahadur K.C. (rn 20/08/2013)

Nepalese universities: Why they avoid research, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 19/08/2013)

NEC: No engineer licence for grads of unlisted colleges (kp 18/08/2013)

Powerful weapon: University education in Nepal, by Vikas Raj Satyal (rep 18/08/2013)

KUSOM to begin new MBA programme this fall (kp 16/08/2013)

Tribhuvan University plans to reduce arrears (ht 13/08/2013)

TU depts sans students, and classes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/08/2013)

Varsity gets Rs 500m windfall from unions’ ‘vote-buying spree’, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/08/2013)

No trace of 30 TU affiliate colleges in the Valley (ht 05/08/2013)

Students want TU to offer new programmes (ht 30/07/2013)

Student bodies occupy  Purbanchal University (ht 25/07/2013)

Regional varsity officials in City to save jobs (ht 23/07/2013)

Eight parties demand PU officials’ resignation, by Binod Bhandari (kp 18/07/2013), Regmi assures needful to solve PU problems, by Binod Bhandari (kp 20/07/2013)

New Open University Bill not necessary, say education experts (ht 15/07/2013)

Approach To Agriculture & Forestry Education, by Tej Bahadur K.C. (sp 12/07/2013)

Students intensify agitation in PU (ht 12/07/2013)

Mid-Western University under CIAA scanner (ht 09/07/2013)

Raising the bar: TU cannot become a centre of academic excellence without the commitmentof student unions, by Bijaya Raj Poudel (kp 07/07/2013)

Change, Not Always For The Better, by D.M. Thapa (rn 05/07/2013)

Patan Multiple Campus shut after riots (ht 28/06/2013)

TU reluctant to hand over ownership, say agriculture university officials, by Dipendra Baduwal (kp 17/06/2013)

FWU to begin three postgraduate courses, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 15/06/2013)

UCPN-M-aligned student leader warns of ousting TU officials (kp 08/06/2013), Miffed at VC, ANNISU (R) demands TU brass resign (kp 10/06/2013), ANNISU-R seeks resignation of TU officials (ht 10/06/2013)

KU affiliates awarded QACC (ht 08/06/2013)

FSU election delay bid to scuttle CA polls: Bhattarai (ht 07/06/2013)

FSU polls deferred indefinitely, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/05/2013), Student election postponed sine die: TU says environment not conducive, by Kokila KC (ht 31/05/2013), FSU polls postponed after unions’ approval: TU rector says students submitted their signatures (ht 01/06/2013), NSU launches stir over FSU poll deferral (kp 02/06/2013), 11 fringe unions up in arms (kp 02/06/2013), Student body enforces transportation strike in front of colleges demanding FSU polls (nn 02/06/2013)

Politics in FSU elections: Education is the casualty, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 27/05/2013)

Student unions splurging out on ‘vote buying’: Campus chiefs were reportedly forced to admit hundreds of union cadres, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/05/2013), Eleventh-hour enrolment to sweep FSU polls, by Kokila KC (ht 19/05/2013), UCPN (M) union announces
FSU election candidates: So far other student unions haven’t picked prez candidates
, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/05/2013), Manusi Bhattarai in race for leadership of apex student body: One of 105 ANNISU-R candidates in the fray (ht 20/05/2013), Six campuses padlocked: Disputes over fake students likely to hit FSU elections hard (ht 21/05/2013), Unions tell TU to scrap their illegal move (kp 22/05/2013), Fake students under scanner (ht 22/05/2013), TU to probe into fake admissions: VC to sort out the matter (ht 23/05/2013), 2 dozen campuses yet to publish voters’ lists (kp 26/05/2013), ANNISU-R locks more TU campuses (ht 28/05/2013), No FSU polls amid turf war: Colleges, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/05/2013), FSU polls likely to be postponed (kp 30/05/2013), End lockout
in colleges, says TU
(ht 30/05/2013), ANNFSU-R padlocks FSU poll offices (ht 30/05/2013)

TU makes public FSU poll schedule (ht 15/05/2013)

Open university remains on paper (ht 14/05/2013)

Supreme Court clears FSU election decks (kp 04/05/2013)

Politicking keeps TU positions vacant (ht 02/05/2013)

TU asked not to enforce age limit for FSU poll candidates (kp 22/04/2013), SC maintains age bar provision for studentleaders (ht 22/04/2013), FSU election likely to be postponed (ht 23/04/2013), FSU poll schedule after age bar verdict (ht 27/04/2013)

Open varsity law needed: Expert (ht 17/04/2013)

FSU leaders padlock offices of VC, rector, registrar (ht 13/04/2013)

Campus shut down after students clash (ht 28/02/2013)

FSU polls to be held on April 8, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/02/2013), TU likely to opt for mixed system in FSU election: Thirty-yera age bar for candidates proposed; Eleven to 25-member Free Student Union sought (ht 27/02/2013), Special meet clears FSU hurdles, polls soon (ht 06/04/2013), FSU elections on June 6 (nn 06/04/2013), FSU elections in May final week (kp 07/04/2013)

Lumbini varsity seeks locals’ help for land, pupils, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 24/02/2013)

Pokhara University holds 10th convocation ceremony (ht 21/02/2013)

TU to announce FSU poll date within a week (ht 16/02/2013)

TU staff unpaid since mid-Nov (ht 08/02/2013)

Endless test paper leaksknock TU off its pedestal, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/02/2013)

TU to become central varsity (kp 09/01/2013)

No end in sight to agitation in Purwanchal University (ht 04/01/2013)

Month-long padlocking cripples TU (kp 22/12/2012)

Varsity shut over appointment row, by Binod Bhandari (kp 21/12/2012)

NVC recovers bounced cheques from TU body (kp 19/12/2012)

Sanskrit univ locked (ht 18/12/2012)

185 MBBS students flunk licensing test (kp 17/12/2012)

SAU to run PhD programmes (kp 13/12/2012)

Pokhara varsity shut again, by Basanti Bastola (kp 13/12/2012)

Rampur campus shut for third day (kp 12/12/2012)

Shrestha to be KU vice chancellor (kp 11/12/2012), KU asked to appoint Dr Shrestha as VC: Professors’ union to protest move (kp 14/12/2012)

PU shutdown affects classes, by Lal Prasad Sharma and Prasanti Bastola (kp 11/12/2012)

Varsity closed for eight days (kp 11/12/2012)

TU property to new varsities: 2 months on, task force fails to get down to work (kp 08/12/2012)

Protest in PU enters Day III (ht 05/12/2012)

PU shut in appointment protest (kp 20/11/2012), PU shutdown continues (kp 29/11/2012), Padlock at PU continues (ht 30/11/2012)

Future of Kathmandu University: Post Suresh Raj era, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 20/11/2012)

Political regulation of universities is inevitable, interview with André Béteille (kp 12/11/2012)

KU vice-chancellor resigns (kp 10/11/2012)

New university sought to govern public colleges (kp 07/11/2012)

Pvt colleges eating into TU enrolment, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/10/2012)

TU arrears more than its total annual budget (kp 17/10/2012)

Varsities’ property feud to be sorted out (ht 16/10/2012)

Flouting apex court order, TU all set to add lecturers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/10/2012)

Ailing academia: Never before has political meddling debilitated scholarship to the extent that it does today, by Bidushi Dhungel (kp 04/10/2012)

Madhesi profs demand recognition in universities (ht 04/10/2012)

TU bigwigs locked in for 28 hrs, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/09/2012)

Cancel exams, NVC orders TU (kp 21/09/2012)

NRN-initiated Open University to be launched next year (nn 31/08/2012), Agreements signed to set up open university: Varsity to cater to middle-class people (ht 01/09/2012), Fingers crossed: Open university in Nepal (rep 02/09/2012)

Autonomy for TU is absolutely necessary, interview with Kedar Bhakta Mathema (kp 20/08/2012)

New varsities seek more govt funds: Say increased funding a must for quality education (ht 04/08/2012)

TU key posts vacant for six months: Unionism to blame; Administrative works hit; Academic calendar rendered defunct (kp 25/07/2012)

Four-year science diploma unlikely from next session, by Om Astha Rai (rep 19/07/2012)

Teachers’ protest hits TU campuses (ht 13/07/2012), Inflated peace process budget hits oldest university, by Om Astha Rai (rep 13/07/2012), MoE releases Rs 381.1m to TU: TUTA says strike will continue unless additional Rs 190m is ensured, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/07/2012)

Bhattarai asks TU to adapt courses to changing times (kp 29/06/2012), PM seeks high-standard TU education (ht 29/06/2012)

TU Bachelor in Arts courses to become multidisciplinary (ht 28/06/2012)

Four-yr BSc course in TU from this session (ht 26/06/2012)

TU per student cost doubles in 5 years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/06/2012)

TU to run 4-yr bachelor’s degree from Sept, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/06/2012)

Oldest university loath to implement new calendar, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/04/2012)

University Education: Failing to be Human?, by Prem Khatry (rn 03/04/2012)

Autonomy and accountability of universities For quality education, by Tirth Raj Khaniya (ht 16/02/2012)

Autonomous Tribhuvan University: Wrong lesson, by Nitya Nanda Timsina (rep 13/02/2012)

Off the blocks, by Geetanjali Upadhyaya (rep 05/02/2012)

Remote girls to benefit as PU hostel soon (kp 04/02/2012)

At politicians’ behest, 4 varsities to be born: All proposed in Tarai when 2/3 students are from hills, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/01/2012)

Central office of Far Western University established, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 29/01/2012)

KU’s forward move: Time for reinvigoration, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 16/01/2012)

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