Nepal banned private Indian channels for spreading false propaganda

Nepal banned private Indian channels for spreading false propaganda

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Cable and satellite television providers in Nepal have stopped broadcasting Indian news channels and one operator said on Friday that the move was in response to a public complaint against “objectionable” content broadcast about Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

Problems between Nepal and India had escalated after India opened a new road at Lipuvadhura on the Nepal-India border

“After airing offensive content about our country, we felt a moral obligation to block the channels,” Dhurba Sharma, vice president of Max Digital TV, told AFP.

 

 

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