Clean Feed Policy in Nepal to make international TV channels ad-free; Indian channels vaporized

Clean-feed policy in Nepal’s television broadcasting systems has been enforced since Friday midnight, barring international advertisers from advertising on foreign television channels.   The Clean Feed Policy, announced last year, set a deadline of 23 October 2020 for all cable providers to make plans for the continued transmission or blocking […]

Nepal PM Oli fuels speculation by retaining Ministry of Defense in Cabinet reshuffle

Nepal’s Prime Minister, K P Sharma Oli, has reshuffled his cabinet, holding the main defense portfolio with himself, in an attempt to strengthen his hold on the fractious ruling party and allow his government to operate smoothly.   Oli has introduced three new ministers, including Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel, and […]

The EU offers EUR 1.65 million in humanitarian aid to assist those impacted by floods in South Asia

The European Union is providing EUR1.65 million in humanitarian aid funding to support those affected by flooding in South Asia, particularly in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. “In response to severe flooding that have affected South Asia–most notably Bangladesh, India and Nepal–the European Union is providing EUR1.65 million in humanitarian aid […]

Nepal Civil Aviation Authority cuts budget sharply in midst of uncertainty over International flights and travel

The budget of the Authority has fallen to Rs41 billion, but aims to complete two international airports and extend the parallel taxiway at Kathmandu airport by the end of the fiscal year. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has cut its annual budget as its revenues are expected to dry […]