Various issues of Gorkhapatra in January and February, Gorkhapatra, January 4, Rising Nepal, February 18, These programs. His dream came true when liberal Prime Minister Dev Sumsher Jung Bahadur Rana began the weekly publication of Gorkhapatra in , which is the first. 7 Results Latest in Gorkhapatra: Page: 1. – 7 Results found. 1 ยท Ophthalmic Assistant. Nepal Eye Hospital. Job Location: 24 days left – Newspaper Job.

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Political campaigns by parties for and against the Panchayat were being held all across the country. They look like exceptionally long articles extending over multiple columns and pages.

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This Nepal -related article is a stub. Slightly smaller than the broadsheet dailies we get today, these more than a hundred years old papers were of a yellowish, off-white color with a thin layer of dust.

During the time of its publication, it was among the few newspapers that were being published in the whole of South Asia in local languages. Youth leader Shankar Pokharel happened to contest the elections to the provincial parliament of Province-5 last year. A long list containing fourteen points on advantages of having a newspaper was published on the second page of the first issue.

One of the lines in the document says gorkhaoatra any unjust decisions made in courtrooms can be reported in the newspaper. Other contents were subjected to heavy censorship. Features Issue Jun, Media of Nepal List of newspapers.

Dev Shumshere started publishing the Gorkhapatra as a weekly from the 62nd day of his assuming the powerful post of prime minister. The story of Gorkhapatra, and with it the history of print media in Nepal ironically begins with the rise of Junga Bahaur Rana as he set out gorkhaptara establish a dictatorship that shrouded the country for over a century.

The paper was also going to serve as a medium for the gorkhapatrx to express their problems and grievances to the government. With full support from the Prime Minister, it became the first newspaper to be published in Nepal.


The readers were going to be able to have their news on local, national and international affairs, market prices of goods, exchange rates and much information for which they had to pay high prices before delivered right to their kn for a mere 4 rupees a year. Vorkhapatra decision generated national It was a dawn of political freedom. Harsher rules were put into effect to limit media activities. It claimed that the newspaper would serve the public by disseminating news, information, education and inspiration acting as a bridge between the ruler and the people.

While the literate population itself was a tiny minority, even among them the newspaper was not so popular because of the tight government control over its contents.

Yet, there was a government directive to the editors to publish both dailies, Gorkhapatra and The Rising Nepal in order to deliver the significance of the announcement to the nation.

The Gorkhapatra daily, the first newspaper of Nepal and one of the oldest in South Asia, has completed years of uninterrupted publication since it was first published inwhen the country was under the control of the autocratic Rana regime. He returned with several ideas for modernization and policies to strengthen ties with the Great Britain.

So I went to Gorkhapatra Sansthan to see if I could lay my hands on any early issues of the newspaper. Before any material was printed, it was sent gorrkhapatra a final review by Lieutenant Colonel Dilli Shumsher Thapa Chettri before being published.

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As such, it is imperative that the management of the Gorkhapatra Corporation take the necessary measures to bring timely reforms in the Gorkhapatra and its other publications, including this daily, which completed 50 years of its publication last gokrhapatra, so that they could sustain and serve the readers in the highly competitive media market for at least another one century.


Retrieved from ” https: And voila, there in the archives on the top floor of the building were shelves filled with oversize folders containing old issues of Gorkhapatra. Josse later became the Editor-in-chief of The Rising Nepal and led the editorial for several years during the Panchayat Era. These issues were dated as early as BS the first year of its publication. The Birth of an Era? To understand the mountain, we need to get close. Rising from the Ashes Change often comes not as a breeze but as a storm.

Travelers would stay in a home Two clear pathways were now gokhapatra to the people. Until the literary monthly Sharada began its publication inGorkhapatra provided the much-needed forum for the publication of poems, stories and articles.

Oct, Issue Jim Jones. CM Pokharel Youth leader Shankar Pokharel happened to contest the elections to the provincial parliament of Province-5 last year.

This hand press that had an Eagle trademark on it was called Giddhe Press, and was first used to print the page Muluki Ain, an early attempt to codify laws for the nation, in Gorkhapatra was a golden beginning for print journalism and mass media in Nepal.

NCP to finalise nitty-gritty of party unification in 10 days Kathmandu temperature plummets to 0 degree Academic institutions should promote nationality: It was a birth of a new era in mass com munication. It began as a weekly newspaper and remained so for the next four decades. It is difficult, for many of us, to imagine a life without computers, mobile phones or tablet devices, these little virtual windows to a reality that is not physically present before our eyes.