Stories By ' Bhrikuti Rai'
Travel agencies in Nepal are scrambling to find alternate flights for local Jet Airways passengers, after the embattled carrier’s decision on Wednesday.
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The detention of and subsequent charges filed against journalist Arjun Giri earlier this week under the Electronic Transaction Act for publishing a story about a local businessman has reignited the conversation about existing and proposed laws in Nepal, which media advocates say could be used to stifle press freedom.
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An editor of a weekly was detained in Pokhara on Monday for publishing a story online about a local businessman, under laws intended to authenticate electronic transactions and discourage cybercrime and not related to journalists or media.
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The annual report released by the Office of the Auditor General revealed that government bodies are exposed to cybersecurity risks because of their disregard for the existing rules and guidelines.
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Arundhati Roy keeps telling herself she is not going to write anymore. But then she keeps breaking her promise.
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An investigation by The Kathmandu Post found previously undisclosed details of the chain of events that unfolded since the students filed a complaint of sexual harassment at Tri-Chandra in 2011, which ultimately resulted in the case being withdrawn. The  findings are based on interviews with the women, their friends who were in the same examination hall, former and current Tribhuvan University and Tri-Chandra Campus officials, and activists who were involved in the legal proceedings. All of them told the Post that direct and indirect threats to the women and the lack of a mechanism to handle sexual harassment complaints in the university led to a “half-hearted” compromise.
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