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Cyber crimes on the rise in the valley

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KATHMANDU — The cyber crimes in Kathmandu valley are on the rise with people’s increased access to social networking sites.

A total of 1,176 cyber crimes have been registered in the last 10 months of the ongoing fiscal year at the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD). The cyber crimes’ cases related to facebook, emails, twitter, youtube, SMS and ATM among others have been recorded.

MPCD Chief and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dhiraj Pratap Singh said the cases have been filed against 54 persons for cyber crime related offences during the period.

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“37 individuals were taken action for crimes in various social networking sites, two for passport hacking, 11 for issuing threats through SMS, three in fraud cases on fake lottery schemes through SMS and two for character assassination through youtube,” SSP Singh said.

Most of the individuals facing cases related to cyber crimes are from age group 12 to 45, according to MPCD.

With the rise in cyber crimes, Minister for Finance, Dr Yuvraj Khatiwada, during the budget speech on May 29 had allocated budget for establishment of a Cyber Crime Control Bureau.

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All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled

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KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.

All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.

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A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.

Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.

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