Cable operators in Nepal ban all Indian news channels except DD national

From Thursday cable operators in Nepal have banned all indian news channels except for Doordarshan, On July 9. Nepal Information and Broadcasting Minister Yuba Raj Khativada claimed that the Indian media was spreading misleading news and pressuring and jeopardizing sovereignty and self-respect of Nepali citizens. He mentioned that diplomatic means would be mobilised to curb the alleged “misinformation” spread by the Indian media,he said while addressing a press conference earlier in the day.

Later, senior Nepal Communist Party spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha alleged that the Indian news channels were simply spreading baseless propaganda and fake news against Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli.Chief advisor Of Nepal PM Bishnu Rimal said that Indian news channels are working against ethics of journalism, it’s not acceptable the news reports from India accusing KP Sharma Oli.

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