Stories By 'BIMAL PRATAP SHAH'
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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Navigating the congested streets of Kathmandu, one of the most polluted cities in the world, is never a pleasant experience.
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As the saying goes, ‘A digital economy is born when digital computing technologies enable economic activities.’ Some with the mindset of a bygone era might find it hard to fathom the dictum, but the digital economy has undeniably emerged as an unstoppable force that is growing at a rate of 10 percent per annum—triple the rate of overall global economic growth.
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The other day, I received a text message that read something like this: “Is Angelina Jolie a Cyborg?” A cyborg is a fictional being with physical abilities stretched beyond normal human limitations by mechanical components built into the body. Since, I knew nothing about her being a cyborg, I quickly texted back saying, “no.” But the strange question got me thinking about cyborgs in general.
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