Most Popular Online News Portal of Nepal

With the increment of the uses of the internet, it’s been much easier for the people to read the news about all over the world with the single tap of your fingertips. In the busy schedule of the 21st century, it’s been very difficult for the people to read the news by sitting in one place for a long time. With the development of the technology and different news portal, its been very easy for the busy people to read the news at their own time and at any place.

As the online news portal are increasing rapidly all over the world and in Nepal too, you need to be very careful while reading the news on the web as there are many fake sites which give false or fake news. It does not mean that all the site are same.

Most Popular Online News Portal of Nepal

Some of the popular news portals of Nepal are as below:

  1. OnlineKhabar:
    One of the most popular and most browsed online news of Nepal is It was launched in the year 2006 and was founded by Dharma Raj Bhusal who is also an editor of the news portal. Due to the news authenticity, fast update and availability of the user interface this has been trusted by many people all over the world and is ranked as one of the best Nepali news portals. This site is not only browsed in Nepal but also browsed in many other countries and is considered as one of the trusted sites with the genuine news. It took 12 years to be ranked in the number one for this news portal to be number one in the world of internet browsing. Due to its authenticity and real-time news available in the portal, it becomes popular among the news reader. This news portal is very popular for the masala news which is really liked by the reader.
  2. Annapurna Post:
    The other online news portal that is very popular due to its authentic news is known as Annapurna Post. It also one of the most browsed web news portal which is run by most renowned Nepal News Network International This network is also very active in the field of media and has run AP1 TV which is known as Nepal’s first HD news channel. This web portal also has its own app version in which the news is updated. The app is available in both Google Play store and App Store. To be in the top news portal the team of Annapurna post has been working very hard to update and also post authentic news in the right time.
  3. Nagarik News:
    It is very difficult for anyone to be in top rank and also to be in the same position for a long time is more difficult on the web and is the challenging job. The web news portal Nagarik news was started in the year 2009 April. This popular news portal is owned by the Nagarik Republic Media Pvt. Lt. It started its web version at Since its establishment time, it has been working very hard to provide the news and information that is reliable at news readers fingertips. The other reason the portal is in the top rank as this news portal also run the English news portal identified as Well, this web portal is also ranked in the most browsed news portal of Nepal.
  4. Ekantipur:
    Ekantipur is the web version of one of the most popular newspapers of Nepal. The online news portal Ekantipur is operated by the most popular media house the Kantipur media group which is very popular among the Nepalese people. This online version of the news portal has been achieving the success at the same rate as of its paper-based news. As the web portal of the news is run by the big media house and is run by the large group of IT professionals and technicians and provide the news in both English and as well as in the Nepali language. Due to this and the real news that has been published in the web portal, this online news portal has been browsed by many people and has given their faith to this portal. Well, the team of the Ekantipur also aims to grow more market and increase their viewer and reader in the coming years.
  5. Baahrakhari:
    The news portal which was started back in 2106, just 2 years ago has reached the rank of top 5 among the most browsed online news portal of Nepal which is a great achievement on its own. In the very short time, this web-based news portal has gained the popularity among the online news reader. This website is considered as one of the most visited sites of Nepal. To be one of the best web-based portal is very challenging but with the fast update and genuine news makes it even more popular on social networking sites like facebook and twitter.
  6. Setopati:
    One of the fast growing and gaining the reputation in the field of online news is Setopati. It has been around a year (2017) since its launch as it has become one of the leading online news sites in Nepal. Due to its strong management team and skilled journalist working for this site, it has become one of the best news sites in the very short duration. The main reason for Setopati to become number one is the good management team best working journalist and the reliable update of the news.

popular online news portal of nepal

Some more news portals of Nepal are listed as below:

7. Ratopati
8. Pahilopost
9. HamraKura
10. Nayapatrika
11. Lokantar
12. Imagekhabr
13. News24
14. Nepali headlines
15. Nepalnews
16. Ujyaalo online

There is 11 out of 20 news portal which is web-based and does not have their paper-based newspaper. Even though they are only on the web or online they are one of the reliable and timely updated news portals with the authentic news. Due to the reliable and quick news, many of the web news portals are widespread throughout the country than that of the paper-based news. Some of the news portals are recently launched and still could manage to be in the top 10 and top 20 list. The above-listed news portal has all got their own unique feature like Onlinekhabar is popular for authentic news whereas Ekantipur is popular due to reliable news and also the reputation gained by the paper news. These days, Gorkhapatra is also available online and you can read epaper of gorkhapatra online. In the same way, other news portals are also popular in one or the other way due to good management team or by delivering the news instantly.

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