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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s speech at the Oxford Union, UK last month stressed the importance of freedom, rights and democracy, even though at home his administration has been continuously criticised for pursuing authoritarian ambitions.
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The government recently released a budget of around $13.66 billion for the next fiscal year. The opposition has called it extremely populist, overly impractical, and against the spirit of federalism.
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The main opposition, the Nepali Congress, suffered a heavy loss in the last national election mainly because it was slow to adapt to globalisation, the digital landscape, and the changing aspirations of the 21st century Nepali people.
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Sometime in the fall of last year, the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology banned digital pornography in Nepal using Article 121 of the Criminal Code, which states,
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The Nepali Congress (NC) recently expressed its objections to a few provisions on the Information Technology (IT) Bill registered in Parliament. They highlighted the government is trying to restrict people’s freedom of expression in
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The world is moving towards autonomous vehicles—Nepal cannot be left behind
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