Security personnel inspect an explosion site in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

Nepalese police on high alert after explosions kill four people in Kathmandu

  • Police suspect the blasts may have been the work of a splinter group of former Maoist rebels who are opposed to the government for arresting its supporters
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Security personnel inspect an explosion site in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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Tourism is a major revenue-earner for Nepal.

Nepal bans Chinese digital wallets Alipay and WeChat Pay to prevent loss of foreign currency earnings

  • A spokesman for the country’s central bank said Nepal was losing out since the actual transactions took place in China
  • ‘Action will be taken if anyone is found using the platforms,’ Laxmi Prapanna Niroula said
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Tourism is a major revenue-earner for Nepal.
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