Issues emerging around internet governance in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A total of 3.6 billion people - nearly half the world population- use the internet now. As the internet has become a global facility for communication, commerce and innovation, it has been the hangout of the youth populace these days. Nepal, despite being the least developed country, has witnessed increasing internet penetration. As per the recent Management Information System (MIS) report of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority, the internet penetration has reached 54.34% in Nepal. ...

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New dimension added to Nepal-China relations: PM Dahal

Kathmandu, March 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said the Nepal-China relations have assumed a new dynamism and dimension. Addressing a press conference organised at the VIP lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport upon his arrival home on completion of a visit to the People's Republic of China today, PM Dahal said the high-level meetings and talks he held during the visit have further strengthened mutual trust and understanding. The PM stated that the main objective of the ...

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  • Raute of Dadeldhura finding niche for themselves in commercial vegetable farming

    Dadeldhura, March 29: Raute of the district, the nomadic tribe, are getting attracted towards commercial vegetable farming lately with the profession generating good income. The ethnic group who would survive on wild fruits and roots has found their calling in the farming foreign...

  • Issues emerging around internet governance in Nepal

    KATHMANDU: A total of 3.6 billion people – nearly half the world population- use the internet now. As the internet has become a global facility for communication, commerce and innovation, it has been the hangout of the youth populace these days. Nepal, despite being the least...

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New political party established

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kathmandu, March 29: A new political party called Unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Rastrabadi) has been formed under the chairmanship of former Minister Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani. Keshar Bahadur Bista is the senior leader while Ganesh Sherchan is the senior Vice-Chairman of the newly...

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Raute of Dadeldhura finding niche for themselves in commercial vegetable farming

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Dadeldhura, March 29: Raute of the district, the nomadic tribe, are getting attracted towards commercial vegetable farming lately with the profession generating good income. The ethnic group who would survive on wild fruits and roots has found their calling in the farming foreign to them...

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Motivational program for Working Children

Bhaktapur 18 March 2017, Berlin based Nepali and German artists organized ‘A Motivational Program’ for children working in brick kiln areas in Nalinchowk, Bhaktapur on Saturday, 18 March 2017. The...

Nepathya to perform in Hong Kong

6th March, Kathmandu Come 12th of March, Nepathya is to perform in Hong Kong, a city that has hosted Nepathya more than any other outside Nepal. Hong Kong has a special place in Nepathya’s memory. Many...

Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan hugged at Mijwan and we wish they were dating in real life!

At Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan 2017, the event witnessed a short reunion of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The superstar went forward to hug Kajol and that pretty much stole the show and made us wish they were...

Big award ceremony mistakes

PARIS, Feb 28, 2017 (AFP) – The Oscar mix-up that saw “La La Land” mistakenly named as Best Picture before “Moonlight” took the award might be the biggest such blunder,...

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an apartment building has been built with a train running through it.

This decade, the mantra in real estate has been people want to live near mass transit. Now it seems people want to live with the transit. At least that’s the case in Chongqing, China, where an apartment building has been built with a train running through it. Not only does the light rail passenger train pass through the 19-story...

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Breaking With Tradition, This Trail Runner Is Finding Her Way

Two years ago, Nepali runner Mira Rai went for a jog in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, just outside of Kathmandu. As she darted along the hilly trails, she happened to meet a few other runners and casually jogged with them for a while, chatting and laughing. They told her to come back a few days later, for what she assumed was a training run. When...

Nepal’s beautiful ‘veggie seller’ becomes internet sensation

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Issues emerging around internet governance in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A total of 3.6 billion people – nearly half the world population- use the internet now. As the internet has become a global facility for communication, commerce and innovation, it has been the hangout of the youth populace these days....

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काठमाडौं । उर्जा मन्त्री जनार्दन शर्मा(प्रभाकर) अप्रिल दोश्रो साता मलेसिया जाने भएका छन् । माओबादी केन्द्र सम्बद्ध अन्तरास्ट्रिय बिभाग नेपाली जनप्रगति मन्चको सातौ महाधिवेशन उद्घाटन गर्न उनी अप्रील ९ तारिख मलेसिया जाने भएका हुन...

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Cambodia bans human breast milk exports to US

PHNOM PENH, March 28 :(AFP) – Cambodia officially banned selling and exporting locally-pumped human breast milk Tuesday, after reports exposed how women were turning to the controversial trade to boost meagre incomes in one of Southeast Asia’s...

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‘Muglan App helps migrant workers in trouble’

RC Giri With cases of Nepali migrant workers being ill-treated in Malaysia and many other Gulf countries becoming extremely common. As a student of IT and a migrant, I wanted to find a better way to help my fellow migrants. Then I got the idea of developing a mobile app for them which instantly provides all kind of information about foreign employment as well as collect their complaints and queries. Mugaln that can be used by migrant workers to contact relevant authorities and ogranizations without delay. I spent many years as a migrant. I have...

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‘When we’re naked, it’s like we’re all the same’: Yoga studio offers all-nude co-ed classes to overcome body issues and vulnerability

One New York City yoga studio has taken yoga’s flexible principles to the next level by offering co-ed, naked vinyasa courses. The class, introduced the Bold & Naked studio in Chelsea, is supposed to provide students with a new way to focus on celebrating their bodies and is not intended to be sexually evocative. ‘There are a lot of things that separate us in a normal yoga class, like what brand of yoga clothing you’re wearing or how you look when you’re wearing it,’ Vanessa Kennedy, a naked yoga class attendee, told...

ASIA NEWS

S. Korea’s ex-president Park to appear in court to avoid arrest

SEOUL,  (Xinhua) — Former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea on Tuesday decided to appear in a Seoul court to avoid arrest, which is being sought by prosecutors over a corruption scandal embroiling her. The special investigation headquarters of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office, tasked with the probe into the scandal, said Tuesday via text message that Park’s legal team informed the prosecutors of Park’s decision to appear in the Seoul Central District Court on Thursday. The court would decide whether...

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Fagu Purnima

Celebrate all the good things in life! Spring comes a calling. Fagu Purnima or Holi is a Hindu festival celebrated on a full-moon day at the end of the month of Falgun, from mid February to mid May. A festival celebrated as the harbinger of good and balmy spring weather, Fagu Purnima is celebrated all over Nepal especially in the southern Terai region. Legend has it that this festival originated as celebration of the death of the Demoness Holika. This wicked woman, who was supposed to be indestructible by fire had made several attempts to...

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‘Deals signed between Nepal-China on way to implementation’

Kathmandu, March 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s Foreign Affairs Advisor Dr Rishi Adhikari has said that PM Dahal’s China visit was successful. At an interaction programme organized by Reporters Club in the capital city on Thursday, Dr Adhikari said that PM Dahal’s 45 minutes long talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping was crucial. He also added that China’s pledge for financial assistance for the local level polls in Nepal and other issues made the visit completely successful. Dr Adhikari said that the deals agreed...