Kathmandu, Aug. 22 -- In a reversal of talk on immediate implementation of the Clean Feed Policy which bans screening of non-Nepali advertisements on foreign pay channels, the parliamentary Development and Technology Committee has paved the way for the existing service providers to air clean feed content only a year after the endorsement of the Advertisement Bill.

Committee officials say that the rationale behind including the provision of a grace period for clean feed implementation serves a practical purpose as the existing service providers have already paid huge sums to acquire downlinking rights to air foreign channels.

"The service providers have acquired licences to screen foreign channels by paying huge sums which would go to wa...