KATHMANDU, April 8: Nepal Institute of Human Sexuality (NIOHS) has started online classes targeting capacity building of individuals related to the sector.

BUTWAL, March 24: Visitors can now book tickets online to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha. The Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) has launched an online ticketing system for visitors planning a trip to Lumbini.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The Department of Immigration (DoI) has initiated the issuance of e-Visas and enabled online payments for visa services.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Office of the Controller of Examinations of Tribhuvan University (TU) is trying to end the situation where students have to go to the office at Balkhu to complete their work.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The foreign workers in Nepal will now have the convenience of obtaining labor permits and licenses through an online platform. The latest information from the Department of Labor and Occupational Safety, operating under the Ministry of Labor, Employment, and Social Security, highlights this development.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Nepal Police has arrested two people on charge of their involvement in online sexual abuse.

The buzz about the E-commerce Bill is increasing day by day since the bill was tabled in parliament for deliberation. Though the buzz started back in 2021, the bill remained stagnant due to political changes in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Minister for Foreign Affairs, NP Saud has instructed the officials of the Department of Consular Services under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct all works related to the Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) online. He instructed the director general of the Department, Prakashmani Paudel, to make arrangements for all PCC work to be done online within 10 days.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has started a new initiative that allows service seekers to pass the house design approval through the online system. The new service has come into effect from April 14. Mayor Balendra Shah said that the service from house design registration to plinth level will be done online.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The Election Commission (EC) has made necessary arrangements to fill the details of voter registration forms online in five more districts from today.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The Department of Foreign Employment has started issuing institutional labor permits completely online from Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Bagmati Province has launched a dedicated information system to facilitate the payment of vehicles tax online.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Tribhuvan University has started giving the degree recognition and equivalency service of the educational certificates obtained from other national and foreign universities and educational institutions through online medium.

The growth of E-commerce

May 24, 2021 13:58 pm

Although E-Commerce has been in the market for a long while now especially in the developed countries, currently it has been growing all over the world as an easier platform for doing business as well.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Metropolitan Police Traffic Division has started to receive a fine amount from traffic rule violators through an online payment method.

Two arrested on charge of online fraud

January 17, 2021 18:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Police have arrested two “fraudsters” on the charge of duping people through social media.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The distribution of driver’s license form is going to be reopened from December 29 that was suspended some 10 months ago due to the sudden outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The government has made the online ticket issuance of the passenger bus services mandatory for those operating in medium and long routes.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has introduced online service to report lost or found vehicles from Monday.

The studio lights dim, the band begins to strum, and it’s showtime for a Singapore getai concert - a popular form of entertainment in southeast Asia that features songs, skits and over-the-top costumes to celebrate the dead.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 7: The Far-Western University is at work to administer online exams of various programmes under Bachelor's and Master's degree on September 28 and onwards. The exams were halted due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Michelle Obama launched a series of online video readings for kids with the classic picture book ‘The Gruffalo,’ which the former first lady called the story of a mouse who uses his ‘wit and imagination’ to get the best of a fox and other would-be predators.

Shanghai Fashion Week, initially postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, will go ahead as scheduled online in a tie-up with Alibaba Group’s Tmall marketplace, its organizers said.

KATHMANDU, July 20: With the beginning of online system for issuance of Certificate of Origin, traders who export their products to the third country can issue Certificates of Origin through links in the websites of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), and Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC).

Lessons from K-fashion

May 10, 2019 10:04 am

The key to fashion is balance. And nowadays it looks like no one can pull of fashion better than the Koreans. Thanks to the Hallyu wave that paved the way for Korean fashion and K-pop to spread all over the world, there is no dearth of fashion inspiration online.

TIKAPUR, May 9: Bal Bahadur Rawat of Janaki Rural Municipality-1, Durgauli was obliged to make rounds of the Land Revenue Office (LRO), Tikapur, for five days to freeze the transaction of his land. Similarly, it has been two days since Sher Bahadur Budha of Bardagoriya Rural Municipality-1 has been visiting the LRO for the transfer of his land to his brother.

There is no doubt that social media is crucial for modern communication and socialization in this age of globalization. But at the same time, it has plunged a huge number of youngsters into addiction.  In the past few years, resulting from a strong internet access, children are also using online platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Such users are likely to fall into cyber offense like Virtual comparison, online bullying, online fraud, and scam which are considered as major causes of mental health problems among youngsters.

Ban your fears

April 20, 2019 00:25 am

I was in grade seven in school when a fellow classmate asked me if I knew what ‘sex’ meant. I replied that I had no clue. He told me to go home and find its meaning from the dictionary. I obliged politely, went back home and the meaning read “sex is an intercourse between a man and a woman”. I mugged it up and the next day at school recited the same line to this friend.

Legal response to age of hate

March 25, 2019 01:05 am

Social media has become both a mitigating and magnifying force for divisions between people around the world. In recent days, we have seen the connection between growing online hate speech and hate crimes in the real world. The apparent inability of legal regimes to creatively deal with this growing trend demonstrates how fast technology has outpaced the law.

What to cook today? Serbs looking for ideas are increasingly turning to the Balkan country’s 69-year-old hit chef Granny Jela, who has put her life-long experience to good use and launched an online cooking tutorial.

One stop solution

November 16, 2018 08:45 am

Ordering food online and having it delivered at your doorsteps within an hour or less have made things a lot easier these days. You don’t have to go out to eat on days you don’t feel like having home-cooked meals. But sometimes deciding which restaurant to order from and pouring over the menus can be tiresome as well. Now, you can simply log on to 911 Food Express and choose from a wide range of dishes and enjoy them from the comforts of your home.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: In a bid to expedite the ministries' performance and ensure better results, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is monitoring the progress details of different ministries through online system.

SHANGHAI, Nov 11 : Online shoppers spent more than $14 billion within the first two hours of China’s annual buying frenzy on Sunday, once again breaking records as the consumer tradition enters its 10th year.

Online share trading to go live today

November 6, 2018 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The much-awaited fully automated online trading of shares is going live from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 2: All industries will have to submit their progress reports of the Fiscal Year 2017/18 to the government by mid-January 2019, according to a provision of Industrial Enterprise Act 2073 BS that came into force from the past fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Sanima Bank Ltd has launched Sanima Online Loan Assessment, an online service for its customers. According to a statement issued by the bank issued on Saturday, the customers can use this service to know about the processes of loan and to submit a loan application in the bank.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has rolled out the much-awaited fully-automated trading system in the stock market. The new system will run parallel with the existing system for the time being.

NEW DELHI, July 16: India has been shaken by a spate of mob killings sparked by a hoax about child kidnappers spread on WhatsApp.

Nepal Online Trade is a business initiative of Sajak Yonjan that sells décor materials imported from China, Hong Kong, and America to Nepal. Explaining the inspiration behind starting the business he said, “I was involved in small business even before Nepal Online Trade. However, at one point, I realized the need to introduce a commercial product that would thrive in the market. So, I first started by introducing products like wall stickers, which were not easily available in the market.”

KATHMANDU, June 24: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has announced that it will bring the fully-automated online trading system into operation from July 17 in parallel with the existing computerized trading system.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and the Nepal Press Union (NPU) in condemning the threats to and harassment of journalists of an online news portal by student leaders in Nepal.

ZURICH, June 5: Soccer’s ruling body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against online ticket reseller Viagogo, saying it wanted to protect fans and prevent unauthorized ticket resales at the World Cup in Russia starting next week.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has started online bank account opening facility. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the bank said that it expects the new service will allow potential account holders to initiate an account from their home itself or while traveling.

The recent mass killing in Toronto by a man who once called for an “Incel Rebellion” has drawn attention to an online community of men who lament being “involuntarily celibate” and dream of a social order granting them access to the women of their choice.

Education is an important part of our life. Many students cannot decide what is good for them, when it comes to education. To help such students, a group of four entrepreneurs--Navaraj Pandey, Pradeep Subedi, Kishor GC, and Suresh Panta--have started a website named kpadhne.com where people can find different information related to education, such as exam routine, notices, scholarship opportunities, and so on.

NEPSE goes online

April 15, 2018 19:48 pm

KATHMANDU, April 15:  The buyers and sellers now can order through the online system to buy and sell the secondary shares of the public companies listed on the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE).

KATHMANDU, April 15: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has instructed all brokerage firms to provide investors a service to place a buy or sell order of their shares online.

LRICC launches online HSK test

March 25, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 25: LRI Confucius Classroom (LRICC), a Chinese language training center in the capital, has launched online examination system for Chinese language proficiency test from Saturday.

KATHMANDU Mar 4: Kapadaa.com, an online shopping platform aiming to cater the Nepali shoppers, has been launched. Labiz & Bryan Fashion Limited started Kapadaa.com amid a ceremony organized in Kathmandu on Monday.

March 3: The 2018 Oscars — or the 90th Academy Awards, if you'd prefer — are headed our way on Sunday, March 4, bringing glitz, glamour and maybe even a headline-grabbing mix-up or two, like the 2017 snafu that was the "La La Land"-"Moonlight" debacle (as documented in the photo above). This year, nine films are up for best picture, just one of 24 award categories that will be featured in the Oscars broadcast.