Our democracy is caught between nationalism and federalism. On the other hand, populism and nationalism threaten democracy. Our representative democracy no longer represents the people. In reality, democracy in Nepal does not exist, neither as a value, nor as a spirit, or as a social necessity.
By Deepak Raj Joshi May 04, 2018
Education in Nepal is obsolete and evaluation systems that qualify teachers and students are inadequate to implement measures that regulate the teaching-learning system of students. All this causes a low academic level in the students, warn specialists, organizations, and officials.
By Deepak Raj Joshi Apr 07, 2018
If you're a social media addict and your addiction is getting worse, there's a reason for that: Most of the major social network companies as well as social content creators are working every day to make their networks addictive so that consumers can't resist them
By Deepak Raj Joshi Aug 13, 2017
Dr. Shabnam Koirala-Azad, the first Nepali-American woman dean of an American university, is the daughter of the renowned Magsaysay award winning journalist and media educator of Nepal, Bharat Dutta Koirala. Dr. Shabnam Koirala-Azad graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Education. She received her Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley, in Social and Cultural Studies in Education. She began her career as an assistant professor of international and multicultural education at the University of San Francisco (USF). Within a few years, she became the department Chair and Associate Dean of the School of Education, where she now is the Dean, which is a very prestigious position in the American education system. Dr. Shabnam Koirala-Azad talked with DEEPAK RAJ JOSHI of New Spotlight about her education, career, experience and home country. Excerpts:
By Deepak Raj Joshi Jul 23, 2017
A country with a weak economic system can hardly have effective institutions that can sustain the system. This generates corruption and as a consequence it weakens the entire nation and its economic performance. It will take several generations to ge
By Deepak Raj Joshi Feb 25, 2017