TIA to launch eduroam service

Kathmandu: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is gearing up to introduce the cutting-edge eduroam service. This initiative comes as a result of a memorandum of understanding inked between the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal and the Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN). The agreement solidifies the groundwork for enabling individuals at the airport to access the… Continue reading TIA to launch eduroam service

Zambia uncovers ‘sophisticated’ Chinese cybercrime syndicate

Kathmandu: A “sophisticated internet fraud syndicate” has been uncovered in Zambia, leading to the arrest of 77 people, including 22 Chinese nationals. It was a “significant breakthrough in the fight against cybercrime”, the authorities said after a multi-agency raid on a Chinese-run company. The firm employed Zambians who believed they were to be call-centre agents.… Continue reading Zambia uncovers ‘sophisticated’ Chinese cybercrime syndicate

Nepal police arrests 3 Chinese nationals for online fraud

Kathmandu: Three Chinese citizens have been apprehended by Parsa Police on suspicion of involvement in online fraud, according to Kumar Bikram Thapa, spokesperson and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the District Police Office in Birgunj. The arrested individuals are identified as Liu Gui Chai, 33, from Hunan Province; Wang Bohang, 26, from Hubei Province;… Continue reading Nepal police arrests 3 Chinese nationals for online fraud

Donald Trump posts video of truck showing hog-tied Joe Biden

Kathmandu: Donald Trump has been criticised by Joe Biden’s campaign team for sharing a video on social media featuring a truck bearing the image of the US president with his hands and feet tied together. The Biden campaign team accused Trump of “regularly inciting political violence” ahead of November’s election. A spokesman for the Trump… Continue reading Donald Trump posts video of truck showing hog-tied Joe Biden

European flying car technology sold to China

Kathmandu: The tech behind a flying car, originally developed and successfully test-flown in Europe, has been bought by a Chinese firm. Powered by a BMW engine and normal fuel, the AirCar flew for 35 minutes between two Slovakian airports in 2021, using runways for take-off and landing. It took just over two minutes to transform… Continue reading European flying car technology sold to China

China hits out at US and UK over cyber hack claims

Kathmandu: China has hit back at accusations from the US and UK that it is behind a state hacking operation targeting millions of people in Western countries. A foreign ministry spokesperson said Washington and others should stop their own cyber attacks, accusing them of “political manipulation”. He added that Britain’s evidence for alleging its electoral… Continue reading China hits out at US and UK over cyber hack claims

eSewa introduces cross-border payment service for Indian Nationals in Nepal

Kathmanu: eSewa, a leading digital payment platform in Nepal, has rolled out a groundbreaking service allowing Indian nationals to make payments within Nepal seamlessly. In a recent notice issued by eSewa, the company announced the launch of this new feature, marking a significant stride in facilitating cross-border transactions. According to eSewa, Nepali businessmen affiliated with… Continue reading eSewa introduces cross-border payment service for Indian Nationals in Nepal

Viber becomes first social networking site to be registered in Nepal

Kathmandu: The popular social networking app Viber has been officially listed in Nepal, marking a significant milestone in the country’s digital landscape. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has confirmed this groundbreaking move, citing compliance with the recently introduced ‘Directive 2080 on Regulating the Use of Social Networks.’ This directive was crafted to streamline… Continue reading Viber becomes first social networking site to be registered in Nepal

House passes bill that would lead to a TikTok ban if Chinese owner doesn’t sell

Kathmandu: The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would lead to a nationwide ban of the popular video app TikTok if its China-based owner doesn’t sell, as lawmakers acted on concerns that the company’s current ownership structure is a national security threat. The bill, passed by a vote of 352-65, now goes to the… Continue reading House passes bill that would lead to a TikTok ban if Chinese owner doesn’t sell

Prime Minister Dahal supports ‘Paperless and Faceless’ system for better governance

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said good governance can be made meaningful only by delivering services through the ‘paperless and faceless’ system in the coming age. Addressing the scientists’ conference entitled ‘AI for Prosperous Nepal, Employment for the Future’, here today he stressed on the need of giving priority to the use… Continue reading Prime Minister Dahal supports ‘Paperless and Faceless’ system for better governance