13 May 2021

Nepal tries to form a new government as its Covid-19 crisis deepens

 Nepal’s Prime Minister was forced to step down after public anger over his response to a second wave of Covid-19. K. P. Sharma Oli lost a vote of confidence on Monday and was removed from his seat. One month ago, Nepal was reporting 10 Covid-19 cases a day, but on

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30 Mar 2021

Nepal closes schools as air pollution hits alarming levels

The Himalayan nation is seeing the worst pollution levels since 2016. Schools have been ordered to close for four days as the pollution has become hazardous. Millions of students are forced to stay home across the country. The country is located in the Himalayas between China and India, two of

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10 Dec 2020

SideWinder APT Targets Nepal, Afghanistan in Wide-Ranging Spy Campaign

The advanced persistent threat (APT) group SideWinder has allegedly launched a campaign targeting Nepal and Afghanistan. The group has also brought new techniques onboard, creating convincing phishing emails, backdoors, and malicious mobile apps to lure targets into handing over valuable information. The APT is leveraging recent territorial disputes between China,

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10 Jul 2020

Nepal bans private Indian channels for airing ‘false propaganda’

Some Indian news channels will not be available in Nepal for much longer as Nepal’s cable and satellite TV providers have pledged to stop airing channels originating in India that spread false propaganda or skewed news reports. On Friday, one operator stated that the move was in response to public

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