Internet is a new dimension and it is constantly evolving. There are many benefits of this technology and there are many cons as well. We all must take the benefits and enjoy the sweet fruits of this big worldwide garden. But we also must be careful about the dark side. Cybercrime is very serious and Nepal police are always looking on this matter. As the power of the internet increases the crimes also increase with it. There are various acts and rules like the Electronics Transaction Act 2063, National ICT Policy 2072 and Electronics Transaction Rules 2064. All these provide guidelines and rules for the internet, computer, and digital IT space. This is a very serious space and we want to discuss on the topic of cybercrime and penalties in Nepal.
Nepal’s popular digital online wallet service provider Khalti now has got PSP license. Khalti has now received the license of Payment Service Provider (PSP) by NRB. Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) or the country’s reserve bank is the governing body for all monetary activities. This means a lot of new things for Khalti. They can now act as a payment settlement provider.
A lot of Nepalese people go to foreign countries for work. They go as migrant workers and they are involved in a lot of tasks. Foreign soil is different and their culture, work, the situation is also different. Migrant workers need to learn about many things to adjust. They also need to learn the process of going or migrating. “Shuvayatra” is an app that helps such people get information on various related topics. They have now partnered with Khalti to provide rewards to its users.
Nepali technology market is growing exponentially each year. IT and software sector are also taking new heights with more advancements. The IT sector is growing with new companies and developers. New graduates are joining the market as well as many investors are also looking in this field. There are a lot of opportunities and to help them connect, ICT Frame is organizing Nepal Software Meetup #1. This is the first meetup of the year 2019.
The online market is very new to this world and for Nepal, it is more like a baby. eCommerce and online shopping are in the development phase but Daraz is taking it into the next space. Most of us buy items such as clothes, smartphones, accessories, electronics, etc on online portals. But now, Daraz Nepal is selling two-wheelers on their website. This is a big deal because it is a very new thing for the Nepali market.
In Nepal, it is now “Winner Winner No chicken Dinner” for PUBG players. Nepal Government has now banned PUBG in Nepal. NTA (Nepal Telecommunication Authority) has ordered all ISP to block the popular game. Government is now blocking it in such a way that, it can’t be played or downloaded. Nepal Police CIB (Central Investigation Bureau) requested for this action. PUBG or Player Unknown’s Battleground is a very popular online game.
Daraz is fully prepared to bring good offers to Nepali customers on New Year 2076. They organized Titan Watch sale a few days ago and now they are teasing a new thing. Since a few days in Daraz website and app, we can see, “Shake That A***” posters and posts. Instagram post of the company asks people to guess the missing letters. People are guessing many words such as ATM, Art, Arm, etc.
On the auspicious occasion of Nepali New Year 2075, Sony Nepal is offering discounts on their television sets. The scheme is called New Year 4K Offer. This is 2076 offer that is especially giving discounts on 4K Sony TV. The company is stating that they are giving a flat 30% discount on selected models. There are about 9 numbers of 4K models and 3 other normal FHD Internet TV.
PUBG is a very popular battle royale game these days. Almost every youth is playing it on their phones or computer. The crazy is so high that many people buy new phones just to play this game. The corporation is organizing global competition PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 and Vivo is title sponsor.
Foodmandu is one of the leading online platform that delivers food to the door step of users. They are now organizing Online Food Festival this year. This is a 10 days event and company as a lot to offer. They have lots of discounts, mystery bags, treasure box, flash deal and Rs 1 offer. Foodmandu delivers food to homes, offices and colleges. There are 30 exhibiting restaurants and free delivery offer as well. This festival is going to run from 2019 January 15th to January 24th.