BEIJING, Sept 25: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he has a dream to build a 'digital Nepal' and wanted to work to that end.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is preparing to issue a digital currency.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) permitted the banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to issue loans of up to Rs 500,000 to their customers via digital platforms.

Anyone whose virtual alter ego is wandering around the Roblox online game platform these days might run into other avatars sporting Gucci handbags, sunglasses or hats.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The government is launching a one-door system in imports and exports to minimize hassles that traders are forced to undergo in the office procedures.

Ending the confusion over the fate of Paris Fashion Week, French fashion’s regulatory body has said that this month’s Paris men’s and haute couture shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears.

With theaters closed around the world, three South American dancers have created a digital dance-off for aspiring twirlers, with Instagram the new stage where competitors from Argentina and Brazil to Israel and Italy post clips of their moves.

The movie “Chini Kam Rang Kada” has been released via Amazon Prime video. According to a press statement released by film team, it is currently available in the US and UK.  In Nepal, the movie will be showcased after sometime.

Hit action-comedy 'Bad Boys for Life' an early digital release on March 31. This move by the entertainment company came amid the nation's movie theaters going dark due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Preventing digital feudalism

October 13, 2019 00:30 am

Threat posed by artificial intelligence and other technologies lies in how they are being designed and deployed

Conversation with digital darlings

August 24, 2019 02:00 am

Don’t go coy with these faceless digital darlings. Get mollycoddled by striking a lovely conversation with them now

Digitalizing farming

July 25, 2019 01:00 am

Digitalizing farming process by providing farmers access to the internet can help solve most of the problems facing Nepali farmers, including improving competitiveness in farming

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, June 19: Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.

Why economics must go digital

June 11, 2019 01:00 am

As several recent reports have pointed out, the digital economy poses a problem for competition policy

TAPLEJUNG,  May 30: Stating that eyesight problem is getting prevalent among children, ophthalmologists in the district have warned parents to take precautionary measures ‘before it is too late’. Excess exposure to cell phones, laptop and computers, among other digital devices, have taken a severe toll on children’s eye health, they claimed.

KATHMANDU, May 24: China has urged Nepal to embrace a ‘very pragmatic approach’ to deal with foreign payment service providers and platforms including Alipay and WeChat Pay.

BANEPA, March 26: E-learning is common in private schools. However, it draws headlines when this happens in community schools. There are a very few community schools in the country to offer this facility and schools of Panauti Municipality have recently made into this list. With the support of donors, the municipality has installed computers and other necessary tools in two schools of Banepa while 10 other schools are in the row to go digital.

BAJURA, Feb 17: Badimalika Municipality in Bajura has gone fully digital after all its ward offices were connected to the internet recently.  According to the municipality’s Mayor Padam Baduwal, the initiation was taken in a bid to make all its village and town offices technology friendly. “We are really glad that we did it. Now our municipality has gone fully digital which is essential for development in the present world,” he said.

Let's Read! Digital Library for All

August 1, 2018 08:58 am

A two-day book translation event for Let's Read! Digital Library by The Asia Foundation in Kathmandu initiated from Saturday. According to the press statement released by Let’s Read! Digital Library, academicians, authors, writers, editors, librarians, teachers, volunteers, book readers and students gathered to translate more than 60 children books into the Nepali language.

While heat over My Health Record continues, the Coalition is promoting a report from the UN that gave it second spot in a report on digital government.

SMS: Digital maintenance service

July 19, 2018 11:39 am

The growing trend of youths migrating abroad for foreign employment has led to a scarcity of human resources in Nepal. Contemplating the skill shortage, a group of three young entrepreneurs, Sujeet Regmi, Pukar Acharya, and Kawish Bhakta Shrestha established a digital maintenance company named Sajilo Marmat Sewa (SMS) in 2017. Currently, the company has been providing services in eight different sectors, including plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical appliances, computer, networking, and aluminum construction.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is preparing to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for expanding digital financial services across the country.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Nepalflix, an entertainment platform, has been announced as the official digital broadcast partner for the 2018 season of the TVS Everest Premier League (TVS EPL) on Thursday.

MYAGDI, May 11: A digital tourist information center has been established in the district headquarters of Myagdi, Beni, with the aim to provide information about agricultural productions and religious and tourist destinations of the district.

Do you remember how you used to (and still sometimes do) rid your home of dry wastes such as plastics, bottles, old books, and stray metals pieces? There would be someone (on a bicycle, most of the times) collecting all that to take to a scrap dealer who would then recycle and reuse it. But now, as these jobs get rarer by the day, we usually have these things lying somewhere at a corner of our homes ready to be dumped whenever possible. Many even toss these wastes at various places around the city where waste has accumulated due to random dumping.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has set upper limit for cash transactions through digital payment channels as well as the ceiling for cash withdrawal using credit card.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Sunrise Bank has signed an agreement with Khalti Digital Wallet for mobile payment. Rabin Nepal, deputy general manager of Sunrise Bank and Manish Modi, managing director of Khalti, signed an agreement on Thursday.

Going digital

March 18, 2018 01:15 am

Adopting digital payment system can help economy, lessen government burden and increase earning

How digital is the world

March 17, 2018 00:53 am

The world is clearly digital. As of 2018, more than half of the 1.3 bn world’s population are internet users and 3.2 bn are active social media users.

KATHMANDU, March 10:  Banking experts and stakeholders have said that promoting digital finance system will help bring a large number of the country's population into the formal financial system.

Simplifying your digital life

March 9, 2018 11:42 am

We are always on the lookout for the next big thing in the smartphone world to always have access to the best features the digital world has to offer. But there are some tweaks and hacks that let you experience that best feature on the device you have with you right now.

According to a new report from the Dentsu Aegis Network, China is way ahead when it comes to preparing people for our fast moving digital world.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Distribution of digital driving licenses has been a problem ever since the new system was introduced in December 2015. Over 200,000 people are yet to receive their digital driving licenses from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) due to the shortage of smart cards, according to officials of the department.

TULSIPUR Feb 2: The District Police Office, Dang, has launched digital mobile radio technology service from Friday. Inspector General (IG) of Nepal Police, Prakash Aryal, inaugurated the service amidst a function organised in Tulasirpur.

Rural municipality goes digital

January 15, 2018 03:26 am

DHADING, Jan 15: Karna Bahadur and Shreemaya Shrestha recently got their marriage registered. The locals of Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality had reached the rural municipality's office in the first hour on Sunday thinking that it might take hours to get the work done. To their great surprise, the couple was handed over the certificate within minutes.

China’s digital challenges

December 28, 2017 00:35 am

If China is to ensure continued development of its digital economy while containing risks associated with disruption, its leaders will need to implement smart regulations.


December 12, 2017 09:18 am

Digital gaming has become an integral part of this technological age. People from late teens are thought to be the most active ones when it comes to gaming. Digital gamings seem to have had influenced Nepali people’s lives as well.

China, the digital giant

December 6, 2017 00:30 am

With the world’s largest domestic market and plentiful venture capital, China’s “copy-cat” entrepreneurs have transformed into innovation powerhouses.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Ncell Pvt Ltd has organized ‘Digital Jam’ day, involving all its employees to explore and scale up their digital talents.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Ncell Private Ltd has organized ‘Digital Jam’ day, involving all its employees to explore and scale up their digital talents with an aim to be agiler and more relevant in serving the customers and enhancing customer experience on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Ncell Private Ltd has organized ‘Digital Jam’ day, involving all its employees to explore and scale up their digital talents with an aim to be agiler and more relevant in serving the customers and enhancing customer experience on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The ‘International Digital Art Exhibition on Tibetan Cultural Heritage’ will conclude on Monday at Hotel Shangrila, Lazimpat. The exhibit had begun on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: A three-day conference titled ‘OLE Nepal: EdTech Conference 2017’organized by Open Learning Exchange Nepal came to an end on Friday with discussions on digital teaching and learning techniques practiced in six of the participating countries.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 7: Election campaigning by political parties has made Surket-based journalist Maya Thapa busy doing voice-overs for the social media publicity material of election candidates.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Minister of Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet has returned home on Sunday after taking part in the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) in Buenos Aires, Argentine.

Harry Potter’s magical world is coming alive like never before.  Fans of the best-selling books and films can now fly through the boy wizard’s Hogwarts School and its quidditch pitch, in an immersive digital experience.

Converting the digital divide into digital dividends requires the internet that is universal, affordable, open, and safe.

Converting the digital divide into digital dividends requires the internet that is universal, affordable, open, and safe.

China’s digital dividend

August 3, 2017 00:30 am

Since 2015, China has taken the lead in e-commerce worldwide.

KATHMANDU, June 20: “Quality of content is the key to success for both digital and print media. There should not be competition between print and digital media. But they should move together and digital media should be taken as revolution not as evolution,” said Helena Phua, executive vice president, Asia Pacific, The New York Times, in an interactive session held on Monday at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Bouddha.