In the name of secularism, our leaders have been felling their personal interest and these people have also put the country's integrity and security on a stake. Religion is the way that helps every person formulate his life’s journey successfully. Hinduism was not rejected by the people of Nepal. Credit goes to Girija Prasad Koirala and his team who helped abolish the 240-year-old Hindu monarchy and transforming the impoverished country into a secular republic.
By Deepak Raj Joshi Jan 27, 2019
Gender equality in the family reduces divorce and depression, making them happier and improving the living standard of the individual. It is crucial that men stay as part of the feminist action. For feminism to achieve the goal of women's liberation, men must participate in the struggle. Indeed, men bear greater responsibility for ending the oppression of women because they are the patriarchs of the main perpetrators of that oppression. But can men do so to become feminists?
By Deepak Raj Joshi Dec 22, 2018
Politicians in the House are busy performing political acrobats without the support of rational arguments to cover all the issues people are facing in the country. Each party looks selective in sorting data that only supports the predisposition already embedded in their head by their political agenda. Populism is based on exploiting the wide ignorance of people.
By Deepak Raj Joshi Nov 23, 2018
Many nations, rich and poor, fear that their culture, identity, religion and their security will be lost on the massive arrival of foreigners. Despite the musical manifesto made by John Lennon, the idealization of a place without borders will continue to be part of claims made by millions of people.
By Deepak Raj Joshi Sep 22, 2018
Traitors infest the Nepalese political class and voters think all politicians are corrupt. The voters' low ideological alignment with the parties, especially in municipal elections, is another reason that guarantees a politician with a few agitators when it comes to changing parties or even position.
By Deepak Raj Joshi Aug 18, 2018
Dr. JEET JOSHEE is the first Nepali-American to hold the prestigious position at California State University, Long Beach USA. Joshee, who was born in Bandipur, Tanahu in western Nepal, attended Bhanu High School , Bandipur, Tanahun. He left Nepal in pursuit of higher education to the United States some 33 plus years ago. He got his first master Degree from School for International Training in Vermont, USA and second Master degree and Doctoral Degree in International Development Education form University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was an Assistant Dean at University of Connecticut and was appointed Dean in 2005 at Cal State San Bernardino. Now is he is Associate Vice President for International Education and Global Engagement and Dean of the College of Professional and International Education at California State University, Long Beach. He is also a the President of the American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) and also affiliated for a long time with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), European Association of International Education (EAIE) and Asia-Pacific Association of International Education (APAIE). Dr. Joshi spoke to DEEPAK RAJ JOSHI about his education, career, experience and home country. Except:
By Deepak Raj Joshi Jul 16, 2018
In a panorama in which the digital media has become increasingly important, it is necessary to adapt to the terms that define our society, our culture or even our political system. For this reason, the term cyber democracy may be one of the most used nowadays
By Deepak Raj Joshi Jun 15, 2018
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