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New Information Technology bill could kill innovation in Nepal, experts warn

Bhrikuti Rai 20 Feb 09:12 PM

A new Information Technology bill proposed by the KP Sharma Oli administration has alarmed rights advocates as well as IT entrepreneurs, who say the law is not in line with the government’s messages about Nepal being open for business opportunities and foreign investment, and could stifle innovation in the country’s nascent but growing information technology sector. Read Full Story »

Dilliram Khatiwada 20 Feb 07:51 PM

Two persons including the driver died in a tractor accident at Bahrakilometre Mode in Triyuga Municipality-10 of Gaighat-Saune road section, Udayapur on Wednesday. Read Full Story »

Proposed National Muslim Commission Chairman Ansari has two birth dates

Sanjaya Lama 20 Feb 05:43 PM

The Parliamentary Hearing Committee has started an investigation into Samim Miya Ansari, the chairman nominee of the National Muslim Commission.  Read Full Story »

Here is your horoscope for February 20, 2019

20 Feb 08:29 AM

You’re usually the one who is pushing for things to go further faster, but right now things are already working well. Let family know you’re in control and you know exactly what you’re doing even if you don’t. Right now it’s important to stay in control. Read Full Story »

20 Feb 07:10 AM

Usually vociferous unions are keeping mum on harassment Read Full Story »

Sonu Nigam admitted to Norvic hospital

Post Report 19 Feb 08:12 PM

Popular Indian singer Sonu Nigam has been admitted to the Kathmandu-based Norvic Hospital after he complained of back pain on Tuesday.Read Full Story »

Justice Deepak Raj Joshee resigns

Post Report 19 Feb 11:41 AM

Senior-most Justice at the Supreme Court Deepak Raj Joshee has resigned from his post on Tuesday. Read Full Story »

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19 Feb 08:58 AM

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Here is your horoscope for February 19, 2019

19 Feb 08:54 AM

A lot of information will be coming at you rapidly today—and it will probably be related to computers or other types of technology. Adjusting to new ways of doing things is usually easy for you, but right now you may be feeling a little bit overwhelmed. Read Full Story »

Engendering change

Avasna Pandey 19 Feb 06:00 AM

Women will be more visible in the political structure only once they are allowed to leverage power Read Full Story »

The erasure of transwomen

Rukshana Kapali 19 Feb 06:00 AM

Though #MeTooNepal has provided a long-overdue platform for women to discuss issues about sexual assault, harassment, and rape, it is also important to address its caveats: It is largely shaped by cis-narratives. Read Full Story »

The Disruptors

Post Report 19 Feb 06:00 AM

Nepali history is replete with examples of women being underestimated. They have had a limited role in political leadership and have faced significant social hurdles in asserting their identity and accessing their fundamental rights. Read Full Story »

Who wants to be a Gurkha? Women

Asmita Manandhar 19 Feb 06:00 AM

On the race to become the first batch of women to join the British Gurkha regiment under the British Armed Forces Read Full Story »

President Bhandari hands over Kantipur Icon awards

Post Report 18 Feb 08:41 PM

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Monday handed over the Kantipur Icon awards under four different categories announced by Kantipur Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic wing of Kantipur Media Group.Read Full Story »

Second session of Kantipur Conclave begins

Post Report 18 Feb 10:59 AM

The second and final day of the first Kantipur Conclave has begun at Hotel Hyatt in Kathmandu on Monday. Read Full Story »

18 Feb 10:00 AM

Providing midday meals is a step towards curbing drop-outs in schools Read Full Story »

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18 Feb 08:53 AM

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Here is your horoscope for February 18, 2019

18 Feb 08:52 AM

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Folk Song Academy urges singer Sharma to re-upload his music video ‘Lutna Sake Luta’

Samuel Chhetri 17 Feb 09:00 PM

National Folk & Duet Song Academy Nepal (Rastriya Lok Tatha Dohori Geet Pratisthan Nepal) has urged singer Pashupati Sharma to re-upload his song "Lutna sake lut" which he had taken down from YouTube following threats from the youth wing of ruling Nepal Communist Party. Read Full Story »

Nepal has all attributes required for development: PM Oli

Post Report 17 Feb 05:20 PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal has all the attributes required for development including resources and stable system. Addressing the first Kantipur Conclave organised by Kantipur Media Group in Kathmandu on Sunday, Oli reiterated the government’s single agenda—development and only development. Read Full Story »

Prime Minister Oli inaugurates Kantipur Conclave

Post Report 17 Feb 04:14 PM

With the objective of holding discussions on the current economic condition of Nepal and the potential opportunities, the first Kantipur Conclave organised by Kantipur Media Group has kicked off in Kathmandu. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the two-day event at Hyatt Regency on Sunday.     Read Full Story »

Here is your horoscope for February 17, 2019

17 Feb 09:01 AM

A recent development has been very good news in an important part of your life, but it may also have unforeseen negative effects on your finances. Take some time today to examine monetary matters. Read Full Story »

Light at the end of the tunnel

Kiran Panday 16 Feb 11:53 AM

The Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower project—the largest hydropower project that the country is current undertaking—is once again facing delays. Read Full Story »

Nepal’s peace came with a promise for justice—but it’s been painfully slow

Binod Ghimire 16 Feb 08:00 AM

The imminent departure of the key people in charge of investigating and recommending punitive action for crimes committed during the 10-year-long insurgency that pitted Maoist rebels against the country’s security forces has not only thrown the timeline for completion of the transitional justice process into uncertainty but also raised serious doubts about whether the government, which the Maoists are a significant part of, and the political structure are committed to delivering justice to the conflict victims. Read Full Story »

A story of deferred dreams

Saroj Gc 16 Feb 07:00 AM

While conflict is one of the prominent agents of social change and transformation, it naturally has more heinous and notorious repercussions. It can be infinitely menacing and equally dehumanising. Read Full Story »

Oli needs to relax and stick to one-liners and make us laugh with his comedy

Guffadi 16 Feb 07:00 AM

First of all, let us congratulate our Prime Monster Oli Ba for completing his one year in office the second time around. Oli tells us that his government has laid a solid foundation for prosperity in our land. Read Full Story »

Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy is a poignant portrait of a Mumbai slum beset by class, gender and religion divides

Shreya Paudel 16 Feb 07:00 AM

If Gully Boy is the mainstream Bollywood movie with two of the industry’s biggest actors, then one could finally say that the Indian film industry has come of age. Superstars still rule Bollywood but as is often repeated by industry insiders, nowadays, ‘the story is the king’. Read Full Story »

Kulman Ghising: The man who gave us light

Deepak Adhikari 16 Feb 06:30 AM

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Nepal government’s new Information Technology bill draws battle lines against free speech

Bhrikuti Rai 15 Feb 09:30 PM

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Sanjaya Lama 15 Feb 04:12 PM

The International Federation of Journalists and its affiliated Nepal Press Union have strongly criticised a proposal floated by the government to impose harsh penalties for posting contents on social networking sites deemed ‘improper’. Read Full Story »

Anti-graft agency commissioner Pathak resigns

Sanjeeb Phuyal 15 Feb 01:53 PM

Raj Narayan Pathak, a commissioner at the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority, who was embroiled in controversy for receiving bribe, has resigned. Read Full Story »

Nepal condemns terrorist attack in India-administered Kashmir

Samuel Chhetri 15 Feb 11:24 AM

Nepal has condemned the deadly terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir of India on Thursday that claimed at least 40 lives of Indian paramilitary police personnel.Read Full Story »

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15 Feb 07:40 AM

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