THT becomes the only English daily to make it to Press Council's 'Ka+' classification
KATHMANDU: The Himalayan Times is the only English daily to find a spot among the 11 Ka+ grade newspapers in the Press Council's newspaper classification list released today which has classified 816 newspapers into Ka+. Ka, Kha and Ga grades.
Along with THT, Gorkhapatra daily, Kantipur daily, Nagarik daily, Naya Patrika daily, Himal Khabarpatrika, among others have been classified as Ka+ newspapers.
A total of 953 papers had filled the classification forms for the fiscal year 2073-74. However, 136 applicants were not included in the list owing to their failure to meet the minimum criteria required for the classification.
The Press Council Nepal is an independednt media regulatory body set up by the government that monitors freedom of press and acts as an advisor to the government on media policy developments.
Here is the link to the complete list.