Connect with us

Main News

Govt orders to block porn sites

Gorkha Post

Published

on

Representationa image

KATHMANDU — The Government on Friday has asked Nepal Telecom Authority to block all porn related sites in the nation,citing an increase in incidents of rape in recent days.

The Ministry for Information and Communication issued a release citing pornographic content to be the reason for rape.

“The Criminal Code 2071 article 121 and other prevalent laws prohibit the production and dissemination of sexually obscene contents,” reads the release from the ministry issued on Friday.

ALSO READ :  Fourth BIMSTEC Summit kicks off in Kathmandu

“In order to prevent the access of such content through electronic media, the need of pulling down such websites inside Nepal has become necessary.”

After the government order, the NTA has also directed all internet service providers in the country to follow the order and ban such sites with effect from Sunday.

The decision of the government to ban pornographic content comes amid the rising rage against the government’s failure to identify the perpetrators who allegedly raped and murdered a 13-year-old schoolgirl Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur recently.

Continue Reading

Main News

Country marking today as Black Day

RSS

Published

on

By

KATHMANDU- The country is marking today (December 16) as Black Day to protest the disposition of the first democratically elected government by the late former king Mahendra Shah on December 15, 1960.

ALSO READ :  Country marking today as Black Day

Mahendra took charge of the state with the help of the then Royal Nepali Army and formulated the Panchayat System by overthrowing the elected government led by B.P. Koirala and dissolving the parliament.

Various programmes are scheduled on the occasion.

Continue Reading

TOP PICKS