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‘Umbrella act’ to regulate all forms of mass media: Minister Banskota

Kathmandu, July 17 Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Banskota, says the government will introduce an ‘umbrella act’ to regulate all forms of mass media including online news portals. The act will replace existing Press and Publication Act, National Broadcasting Act, Working Journalists Act and other laws related to the media sector, according […]

Govt to select Nepal Telecommunications Authority chief through open competition

Kathmandu, July 17 The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology says it has started a process to appoint the chairperson of the country’s telecommunications regulatory body, Nepal Telecommunications Authority, through an open competition. Previous to this, the government would make a political appointment for the position. The post is vacant after the government recently decided […]