ISLAMABAD, Oct 10: Pakistan blocked the Chinese social media app TikTok, saying the company failed to fully comply with the instructions to develop an effective mechanism to control unlawful content.

Pakistan said on Thursday (Aug 8) it would ban the screening of Indian films in the country's cinemas, as tensions between the two countries rise over the contested Kashmir region.

SURKHET, Aug 6: Bheriganga Municipality has prohibited the use of mobile phones and junk foods in schools with the aim to improve education quality at the local level.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday issued an interlocutory stay order against the government’s decision to ban protests at various places in the capital city.

NUWAKOT, June 24: A Rs. 200 million oxygen plant has been barred from continuing its construction after local administration found that it was illegally mining sand.

SINDHULI, June 9: In a bid to stop rampant excavation in Sunkoshi River, District Administration Office (DAO), Sindhuli has banned the operation of more than a dozen crushers after they were found operating against the laws.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The government has banned the general public from organizing protests, demonstrations or gatherings at Maitighar Mandala, a major crossroads to the south of Singha Durbar in the capital.

SYDNEY, April 3: Bans handed to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft should be reduced, the Australian cricketers' union said today, arguing the punishment was disproportionate to previous ball-tampering cases.

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Mar 23: China’s media regulator is cracking down on video spoofs, the official Xinhua new agency reported, amid an intensified crackdown on any content that is deemed to be in violation of socialist core values under President Xi Jinping.

PYEONGCHANG, Feb 9: Russia’s desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes — including several medal favorites — into the Winter Olympics failed just hours before Friday’s opening ceremony, as sports’ highest court upheld the IOC’s right to decide who can compete.

MOSCOW, Feb 1: Twenty-eight Russian athletes had their Olympic doping bans overturned Thursday, throwing the International Olympic Committee’s policy on the country into turmoil.

NEW DELHI, Dec 12: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry in India on Monday issued an order banning the broadcast of condoms commercials between 6 am in the morning to 10 pm at night, stating that it had received multiple complaints regarding their adverse impact on children.

KHOTANG, Nov 26: The District Administration Office (DEO), Khotang has banned the sale of liquor ahead of the elections with the objective of avoiding any kind incidents that might foil or disrupt the parliamentary and provincial polls slated for Sunday.

DAO bans election materials in Khotang

October 17, 2017 03:45 am

KHOTANG, Oct 17: With the parliamentary and provincial elections just around the corner, the District Administration Office (DAO), Khotang has announced to take stern action against those printing, distributing and selling clothes and materials with election symbols of various political parties

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20: Malaysia has banned “Despacito” on state radio and television, though it might be hard to slow the song’s record-breaking popularity.

England's Football Association has handed two supporters life bans from attending away games following incidents during March's friendly match against Germany in Dortmund.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Election Commission (EC) has introduced vote count directive, barring the use of mobile phones inside the counting centers.

SRINAGAR, India, April 27:  India's government has banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in parts of the disputed region of Kashmir after viral videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. But the sites remained online Thursday morning as the local telecom company struggled to block them.

NT bans Facebook during office hours

April 25, 2017 16:55 pm

KATHMANDU, April 25: The Nepal Telecom has made arrangements for the operation of around 550 government websites ( domain) free of cost in its GSM mobile services.

ZURICH, March 28: Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday's game in Bolivia.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The government has adopted a policy of prohibiting the consumption of alcohol at public functions and at weddings and other parties.

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani high court today banned Valentine's Day celebrations across the country and its promotion on social media after accepting a petition which argued that it was un-Islamic.

WASHINGTON, Oct 16: Passengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under an emergency order issued Friday by the Department of Transportation in response to reports of the phones catching fire.

Bulgaria’s parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), a regulatory body of the aviation of the country, has banned to carry mobile Galaxy Note 7 mobile sets in during domestic flights operated by airlines companies on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has imposed a 10-year ban on an Indian police couple for morphing the photographs to obtain their Mt Everest summit certificates.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who faked photographs purporting to show them at the top of Mount Everest, an official said Tuesday.

PALO ALTO, Calif. Aug 23: Stanford University officials say hard liquor is now prohibited in undergraduate on-campus parties.

MOSCOW, July 26: The International Canoe Federation has barred five Russian canoeists from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics including Olympic champion Alexander Dyachenko after they were named in a report alleging a state-sponsored doping cover-up.

JERUSALEM, June 28: Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following repeated clashes with Palestinians rioters.

LONDON, June 28: Pop sensation Lady Gaga has reportedly been added to a list of hostile foreign forces banned by China’s Communist party after she met with the Dalai Lama.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Following the Afghanistan bomb attack which killed 13 Nepali citizens, the government has imposed a ban on employment for Nepali workers in the four conflict-ravaged countries of Afghanistan, Syria, Libya and Iraq.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Maya (name changed) knew that the government has banned the sending of female domestic workers abroad.