KATHMANDU, August 2: The government has drawn criticisms for potentially infringing on citizens' privacy rights in the name of crime control and tariff regulation. The provision of direct access to citizens' SMS and call details, considered highly confidential, is raising concerns about the government's approach towards respecting the right to privacy.

NEB publishes SEE results

July 6, 2023 15:35 pm

KATHMANDU, July 6: The National Examination Board (NEB) has announced the results of this year's Secondary Education Examination (SEE). The Board meeting held on Thursday decided to publish the results.

Nine years of Sparrow SMS

March 25, 2019 15:10 pm

SMS service provider, Sparrow SMS marked its ninth year anniversary on Sunday. In its nine years journey, the service has welcomed over 15 million users.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM), the government body that issues driving licenses, on Wednesday launched a new system to inform the general public about the results of their driving license tests and information regarding the status of their smart license cards through SMS.

A new, richer form of mobile phone messaging is being slowly rolled out by network providers. Called RCS (Rich Communication Services), it has been in development for 10 years and is intended to replace the SMS (Short Message Service) system which has been in use since 1992.

A new, richer form of mobile phone messaging is being slowly rolled out by network providers.

SMS: Digital maintenance service

July 19, 2018 11:39 am

The growing trend of youths migrating abroad for foreign employment has led to a scarcity of human resources in Nepal. Contemplating the skill shortage, a group of three young entrepreneurs, Sujeet Regmi, Pukar Acharya, and Kawish Bhakta Shrestha established a digital maintenance company named Sajilo Marmat Sewa (SMS) in 2017. Currently, the company has been providing services in eight different sectors, including plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical appliances, computer, networking, and aluminum construction.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has started giving information on house permit to the service seekers through Short Message Service (SMS).

NTC announces free SMS

August 13, 2017 18:10 pm

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal Telecom (NTC) has announced free short message service (SMS) for next three days starting from Sunday to aid victims of flood and landslides all over the country. The service will be free up to Tuesday, August 15.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Supreme Court has ordered the government to compulsorily seek permission from the district court if the police or other authorities concerned need to access telephone call records and SMS details for the purpose of criminal investigations.

Ncell launches ‘New SMS Pack’

January 28, 2017 00:14 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28 : Ncell has launched a new offer, ‘New SMS Pack’, which allows its prepaid and postpaid customers to stay connected with their loved ones at affordable rates within Ncell network, a statement issued by the GSM operator said.

As per the record at District Public Health Office (DPHO), there are around 1,500 pregnant women in the district currently. Pregnant women are sent message during fourth, sixth, eighth and ninth month of pregnancy.

PALPA, Oct 25: Different campaigns have been launched in the district to garner support from lawmakers to get the impeachment motion against suspended chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki endorsed by the parliament.

MORANG, Sept 7: The farmers in Morang district who are registered at the District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Morang have been lately availing agricultural advisory services at a sms away.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Ncell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM) for early warning/alerts system, which can help people to safety and prevent loss of property in areas where risk of flood and landslides is high.