Nepal to soon get internet services from China, India’s monopoly to end

Pouring water on hope for the relaxation on the ongoing indefinite bandh in West Bengal’s Darjeeling hills, the all hilly region party meeting today decided to continue the bandh. Nepal is scheduled to get Chinese internet services from August ending India’s monopoly over the same, a Nepali daily reported. Currently, the tiny Himalayan country accesses…

Trump thanks himself on Twitter

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to thank himself. Trump took credit for rising consumer confidence in an evening tweet — and said he’s the one who should be thanked. “The U.S. Consumer Confidence Index for December surged nearly four points to 113.7, THE HIGHEST LEVEL IN MORE THAN 15 YEARS! Thanks Donald!” Trump said…

Security tight as Kim Kardashian leaves New York after robbery

NEW YORK : Flanked by multiple security guards, Kim Kardashian and her family on Thursday left the Manhattan apartment where they have been closeted since she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, amid reports that the reality star was planning to take some time off. News video and photos showed Kardashian, her face partly hidden…

Twitter drops photos, videos from 140-character limit

User names and media attachments such as photos and videos will no longer count toward the length of a tweet, Twitter said on Tuesday, but the 140-character limit will stay. Twitter said the change, part of its efforts to simplify its microblogging service, will come into effect in the next few months. “A few simple…

Canadian, Robert Penner to leave Nepal after work visa revoked

KATHMANDU: A Canadian man will leave Nepal on Thursday after a court failed to hear his appeal for the revocation of his work visa over critical social media posts, his lawyer said. Dipendra Jha said the Supreme Court did not have time to hear the appeal Thursday and their turn would likely only come up…

Nepal Arrests Canadian Man Over ‘Provocative’ Twitter Post

follow admin on Twitter:@khumbule_nima KATMANDU, Nepal — A Canadian man in Nepal who writes frequently about political issues on social media was arrested on Monday afternoon after “posting a provocative message on Twitter aimed at spreading social discord,” according a Nepalese immigration official. The man, Robert Penner, has been living in Nepal for at least…