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Internet slows as Kathmandu residents grounded by the lockdown turn to the web en masse

The number of video content engagements including YouTube, Facebook video and TikTok has surged, said service providers. Read the full…

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Coronavirus and the World Wide Web

Nepal has seen an explosive growth in YouTube use – up from virtually zero in 2018 to 34% last year,…

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Internet use jumps with more office workers working from home

The Nepal Telecommunications Authority is ready to enhance bandwidth as required, officials said. Read the full story on The Kathmandu…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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No freedom after expression

Illustration: DIWAKAR CHHETRI Prime Minister K P Oli spent 14 years in jail for opposing the Panchayat absolute monarchy. He…

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Rule by law

Illustration: SUBHAS RAI Nepal’s ruling unified Marxist-Leninist-Maoists have in the past year incrementally constricted freedom of expression, thinking no one…