Nepal has international reputation in paragliding securing 2nd position after Japan in Asian Games 2018 held in Indonesia. Similarly, bungy jumping of Bhote-Koshi is supposed to be the first of its type in South Asia. In trekking, Great Himalayan Trail is a world renowned adventurous trekking trail from east to west of Nepal at an altitude of 5000 meters along with Annapurna circuit trek.
Enforce compulsory education provision
Kailali, April 22: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel on Monday said any educational institution failing to implement the compulsory education provision would be deprived of government services.
According to the Free and Compulsory Education Act that got approved last week from the cabinet, the local governments have to make sure every child aged 5 to 12 years is enrolled and receives free education in public schools.
The new law also bans anyone without basic education (grades eighth) by 2028 from taking up jobs at any government or non-government agencies and from getting public position. "Those educational institutions failing to enforce the provision will be barred from even opening bank accounts," he said speaking at a press meet in Dhangadhi.
The government was on track to declare the country literate soon, he said. Stating that of the total 313,000 children who remained out of school last year, 254,000 have already been enrolled in schools, he stressed the need for the local government itself to take care of the remaining children.
The Media Council Bill that the government has registered in the National Assembly has been dragged into controversy. Media workers have also been divided...